Esoteric London

No. 1054: Bryantwood Road, N7

Posted in Entertainment, Gardens, Parks, Vanishings by esotericlondon on March 13, 2014

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Bryantwood Road, London, N7. Photo ©RogerDean 2014

The London Pleasure Gardens, Of The Eighteenth Century – Warwick Wroth, 1896:

The sale of Vauxhall Gardens in August 1859, or perhaps the closing of Highbury Barn in 1871, may be held to mark the final disappearance of the London Pleasure Gardens of the eighteenth century. “St. George’s Fields no more!” and hardly a tree or shrub recalls these vanished pleasances of our forefathers.

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