Myatt's Fields Park

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View of Myatt's Fields Park
Myatt's Fields Park in the snow

Myatt's Fields Park is a 14-acre Victorian park in Camberwell in the London Borough of Lambeth in South London, England, 2.9 miles south-east of Charing Cross.

History[edit]

The Park was designed by Fanny Wilkinson and was first opened to the public in May 1889.[1] It is named after Joseph Myatt, a tenant market gardener, who grew strawberries and rhubarb on the land in the 19th century. The Park's mulberry tree may date from the land's previous use as a market garden.[2]

Features[edit]

The Park includes a bandstand, summerhouse, and café. The Park is also home to tennis courts, a football pitch, and a children's playground.

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Coordinates: 51°28.4′N 0°6.2′W / 51.4733°N 0.1033°W / 51.4733; -0.1033