MEMORIAL TO MARGARET MCMILLAN AT RACHEL MCMILLAN NURSERY SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1214190

Date first listed: 13-Feb-1995

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Jun-2002

Statutory Address: MEMORIAL TO MARGARET MCMILLAN AT RACHEL MCMILLAN NURSERY SCHOOL, MCMILLAN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: MEMORIAL TO MARGARET MCMILLAN AT RACHEL MCMILLAN NURSERY SCHOOL, MCMILLAN STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: Greenwich (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 37382 77675

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History

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Details

786/26/10035 MCMILLAN STREET 13-FEB-95 (East side) MEMORIAL TO MARGARET MCMILLAN AT RACHEL MCMILLAN NURSERY SCHOOL

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Memorial to Margaret McMillan (1860-1931), erected May-November 1932 to the designs of Herbert Baker. Sculptor unknown. Stone on brick plinth, a circular column inscribed 'IN MEMORIAM MARGARET McMILLAN, PALM SUNDAY 1931, MISERIS SUCCURRERE DISCO' ('I learn to succour the poor', the McMillan clan motto) with a roll moulding at the top and decorated base carved with figures, animals and plants in bas relief. Iron lantern on top. McMillan was a pioneer in nursery education, whose ideas on health, fresh air and imaginative play were first embodied in a building on this site in 1914.

Sources Minutes of the Rachel McMillan School Management Committee, 1932 Herbert Baker, Architecture and Personalities, 1944 District Surveyors Returns held at London Metropolitan Archives.

Listing NGR: TQ3738277675

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 398946

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Baker, H, Architecture and Personalities, (1944)

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