Church House: Old Walls in Church Lane

Church House:  Old Walls in Church Lane

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Partial / Incomplete Date c.1913
Area Merton Park
Copyright 1 Museum of Wimbledon
Picture Reference MerMor_​Houses_​Buildings_​A_​C_​6-12
Original Format Photos
Photographer / Origin of Photo G.C. Druce
Notes / History This is part of the historic perimiter wall surrounding Church House, Church Lane, Merton.

The house was built on the site of a Tudor mansion and between 1820 and 1845 the property was used as a workhouse, and later as a school.

Part of the house was demolished in 1911 and the remainder in 1923. The wall which enclosed the house still survives and dates from the 16th and 17th centuries.

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