plaque with id: 6175

The Old Operating Theatre, 9a St Thomas Street, Southwark,, London SE1 9RYThe Old Operating Theatre (Hospitals etc) Raymond Russell (Musician)(Photos Taken: 18-Sep-2021)Link
Plaque Wording: Church of St Thomas Apostle, (formerly St Thomas Martyr) Southwark, S.E.1. Parish church of St Thomas 1136-1862, which also served as the chapel of St Thomas's hospital 1215- 1862, rebuilt in 1703 by Thomas Cartwright & Son (sometime master masons to Christopher Wren).The roof space was used as the hospital's herb garret and from 1822 as its operating theatre. Rediscovered by Raymond Russell in 1956, the herb garret and operating theatre is now a museum supported by the Lord Brock Memorial Trust.

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