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Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Ropers Garden

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, July 26, 2018
1. Ropers Garden Marker
Inscription.
Metropolitan Borough of Chelsea
The Worshipful the Mayor
Councillor Lady Heath laid this stone
on 11th March, 1964 to commemorate
the constructon of Ropers Garden
on the site of buildings destroyed
by parachute mine on 17th april 1941.
The site of this garden formed part
of the marriage gift of Thomas More
to William and Margaret Roper in 1521.

Architects   Bridgewater Shepheard & Epstein
Contractors   Marshall-Andrew & Co

 
Location. 51° 28.969′ N, 0° 10.279′ W. Marker is in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Chelsea Embankment and Old Church Street, on the right when traveling west on Chelsea Embankment. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, England SW3 5DQ, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sir Jacob Epstein Sculpture (a few steps from this marker); Chelsea Embankment (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir Thomas More (within shouting distance of this marker); George Sparkes (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir Hans Sloane B.A.P.
Ropers Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 26, 2018
2. Ropers Garden Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Carlyle (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Boy David (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Ralph Vaughn Williams O.M. (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
 
Categories. Parks & Recreational Areas
 
Ropers Garden image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 26, 2018
3. Ropers Garden
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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