Is the Jerwood Space's flat roof and cut-off staircases the result of an aircraft taking off part of the second floor just after the end of the war?
Jerwood Space Director Richard Lee says: "I've met a cab driver who swears he was here in the early Fifties or late Forties who remembers playing in the wreckage or the hole caused by the crash in what is now the kitchen garden area."
He knows various people who have been asked about the alleged incident but they can only recall hearsay rather than the event itself. The Southwark Local History Library does not have any records.
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