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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th March 1991 Marc Camoletti's Don't Dress for Dinner, premieres in London

26th March 1985 Actress Keira Knightley was born in Teddington, London.

26th March 1975 Tommy premieres in London

26th March 1973 Susan Shaw, is 1st woman in 171 years in London's Stock exchange

26th March 1924 The Premiere of Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan.go to related location

26th March 1874 Born today: Gerald du Maurier, London Engld, actor (Power, Escape, Masks and Faces)

26th March 1840 Born today: George Smith, London England, assyriologist (cuneiform (script))

Inner Temple Garden



Inner Temple Garden

The historic oasis of calm in London's Inner Temple.

Location: Crown Office Row, Blackfriars

Description: The Inns of Court that surround this garden have existed here in London since the 14th century. The gardens here with their rare and unusual collection of trees sweeping down to the River Thames and bounded by spectacular herbaceous borders, however pre-date this. By the 15th century orchard's and roses were tended here, and a more formal design, with terrace and paths was laid out in 1591. The Long Border acknowledges the Wars of the Roses.

After Bazelgette constructed the Victoria Embankment, direct access to the river was lost.

It remains a little-known haven of tranquillity and beauty, in the heart of busy London.

Check out the Queen Anne sundial, the c1730 decorated iron gates, and the statue of a kneeling blackamore by Van Ost.

The garden is usually open from 12.30 to 3m each weekday.


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Inner Temple Garden

The historic oasis of calm in London's Inner Temple.


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