Victorian London - Entertainment and Recreation - Parks, Commons and Heaths - Southwark Park

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Southwark Park has been formed within the last ten years in the dreary district beyond the Bermondsey tan-yards.—NEAREST Railway Stations, Spa-road and South Bermondsey; Omnibus Routes, Deptford-road and Blue Anchor-road.

Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879