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Activity Leader's Gardens, Wandsworth
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Fill in the gaps

The text below is taken from the description for Leader's Gardens on the previous page. Some words have been blanked out - you need to fill them in, either by choosing the correct term from the pull-down list, or by typing in the blank space.

Re-read the entry from the previous page, then fill in the blanks!


A small public park lying along Putney Embankment between the to the Thames and the surrounding houses.

The Putney riverside was used by and for boat building from at least the 17th century, and for from 1830. Although there was a towpath by the late C18th, the Embankment as it exists today was laid out in 1890 as a by the Putney parish surveyor, J C Radford, who was also responsible for the serving various , the bridge over the Beverley Brook and Leader's Gardens, which opened to the public in 1903.


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