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Bermondsey Spa


Saturday 8th April
11am lasts about two hours
£10 (concessions £8)
Book by emailing Ken at oldmapguy@gmail.com
you will be notified of meeting place on booking
Latest bookings 9am morning of the tour

Walk with old maps exploring what became of the gardens and meadows between the Blue Anchor and Bermondsey Spa. With old maps we trace where Thomas Keyse established that spa. We find the tannery built on the footprint of an earlier industry, both used water from the River Neckinger that now flows underground. Then there’s the Waterloo church with bells cast from cannon captured at Waterloo. Along the way we encounter the country’s first health centre, the gates of Alaska and Arthur Carr’s short-cut.

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