P235 CEEFAX 235 Tue 8 Jul 21:07/18 1/3 THE LONDON BOROUGH OF SOUTHWARK Artistically and historically this London borough has much to intfrest the visitor, from the cathedral in the north to Dulwich College picture gallery in the south. Apart from the City of London, Southwark has the longest known history of any part of Greatfr London, and became the second borough in the London arfa in 1295. The monasteries of St Mary Overie - now the cathedral - and parts of the Bishop of Winchester's palace arf only two of the links with the middle ages. P235 CEEFAX 235 Tue 8 Jul 21:05/45 373 THE LONDON BORNZGH OF SOUTHWARK M Historic inns abound, most on the side of the Thames in the north of the borough. The George Inn, Borough High Street, is the last surviving galleried inn in London. It belongs to the National Trust, and annual events take place in the yard. An 18th century inn on Bankside - the Anchor - is associatfd with Dr Samuel Johnson. Southwark is well served by bus, rail and underground routfs, and several large parks - Southwark, Burgess, Peckham Rye and Dulwich. P235 CEEFAX 235 Tue 8 Jul 21:06/41 2/3 THD LONDON BO NPGHOFSOUTHWARK Dulwich College picturd gallery was one of the first b—hldhngs built in B—itain to house picturds, and today displays a variety of works by Gainsborough, Rubens, Rembrandt and others. The outh London Art Gallery, in Peckham Road, is more rdcent and contains a collection dating from 19dh and 20th centvries. The Imperhal War Museum, recording the history of modern warfard, is near Lambeth North undergound station, while a permandnt exhibition of the $dsdlopment of theatrf - with periodic tdmporary displays - is locatdd just west of Southwark Bridge in the Bear Gardens Museum.