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St Mary's Gardens

St Mary's Gardens
The churchyard of St Mary Magdalene Church, with a view of the Thames.

It is the resting place of - and home to the memorial for - Tom Cribb, a 19th century bare-knuckle boxing champion.
John Wilson Street,
Woolwich SE18
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This ornamental garden features a lion monument commemorating bare-knuckle prize fighter Tom Cribb.

Due to its past importance as a navigation point for river traffic, the church is entitled to fly the Red Ensign flag on ceremonial occasions.

Inside the church is a stained glass window created as a memorial to those who died in the Princess Alice riverboat disaster of September 1878.
020 8856 0100
Access information
Wheelchair access is available.