Herringham Road, E16

Road built in the first world war period

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Herringham Road is a road in the E16 postcode area



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VIEW THE CHARLTON AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE CHARLTON AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE CHARLTON AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE CHARLTON AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE CHARLTON AREA IN THE 1900s
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Charlton

'Charlton next Woolwich' was an ancient parish in the county of Kent, which became part of the metropolitan area of London in 1855. It is home to Charlton Athletic F.C. and the location of Charlton House.

Charlton is recorded in the 1086 Domesday Book as Cerletone. It is formed from Old English 'ceorl' and 'tun' and means 'farmstead of the freemen or peasants'. It is a common English placename and the parish was also known as Charlton next Woolwich to distinguish it from Charlton by Dover, also in Kent.

In 1093, the manor of Charlton was given to Bermondsey Abbey by Bishop Robert Bloet of Lincoln. In 1268, the Abbey was granted a Monday market at Charlton, as well as an annual fair of three days, centred on Trinity Sunday, the eighth Sunday after Easter.

In the early 18th century, Charlton was described by Daniel Defoe as:
a village famous, or rather infamous for the yearly collected rabble of mad-people, at Horn-Fair; the rudeness of which I cannot but think, is such as ought to be suppressed, and indeed in a civiliz'd well govern'd nation, it may well be said to be unsufferable. The mob indeed at that time take all kinds of liberties, and the women are especially impudent for that day; as if it was a day that justify'd the giving themselves a loose to all manner of indecency and immodesty, without any reproach, or without suffering the censure which such behaviour would deserve at another time. (from A Tour through Great Britain).

The North Kent Line was extended in 1849, via Charlton, to London.

Apart from the Thames Barrier and The Valley, the area's most notable feature is Charlton House, a Jacobean mansion by architect John Thorpe, built for Sir Adam Newton between 1607 and 1612. Sir Adam was tutor to Prince Henry, son of King James I of England, and was also responsible for building nearby St Luke's Church. On the death of Adam Newton, his executors Peter Newton and David Cunningham, 1st Baronet of Auchinhervie were charged to rebuild St Luke's. The church is the burial place of Spencer Perceval (1762–1812), the only British Prime Minister to be assassinated, and of murdered civil servant Edward Drummond. Sir William Langhorne, 1st Baronet, is also buried there. On the northern edge of the garden of Charlton House is a mulberry tree planted in 1608 by order of King James in an effort to cultivate silkworms.

Later, Charlton House became the home of the Maryon-Wilson family, after whom a nearby park is named (another park in Charlton, Maryon Park, also named after the family, was the location for Antonioni's 1966 film Blow-Up). Since 1925, the house has been owned by the Royal Borough of Greenwich and has functioned as a library and community centre.

Charlton is also home to several parks of varying features, namely Maryon Park, Maryon Wilson Park, Hornfair Park, named in reference to the old Horn Fair, held in October, for which Charlton was renowned in previous centuries, and Charlton Park, which is largely made up of sports pitches or playing fields. Maryon Park provided the location for the classic 1960s movie Blow-Up.

The contemporary population is a mixture of long established families, young professionals, and various ethnic groups, and has become very accessible for commuters in recent times due to its proximity to North Greenwich tube station, Woolwich Arsenal station, Greenwich's Cutty Sark DLR station, Canary Wharf itself, and rail links to central London. Charlton Riverside houses many larger shops, the cinema just over the border of the Greenwich Peninsula, as well as being close to The O2 arena and Canary Wharf.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Cardwell Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Charlton:   'Charlton next Woolwich' was an ancient parish in the county of Kent, which became part of the metropolitan area of London in 1855. It is home to Charlton Athletic F.C. and the location of Charlton House.
Charlton Park Academy:   Academy special converter which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19.
ExCeL London:   ExCeL London is an exhibitions and international convention centre, located on a 100-acre site on the northern quay of the Royal Victoria Dock between Canary Wharf and London City Airport.
Hornfair Park:   
Maryon Park:   
Maryon Wilson Animal Park:   
Mulgrave Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Mulgrave Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Pound Park Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 4.
Pound Park Nursery School and Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Royal Greenwich Trust School:   Free schools (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Silvertown:   Despite its argentine name, Silvertown is where Mr Tate and Mr Lyle (who never got on) have a sugar factory.
Thames Barrier:   The Thames Barrier is the world’s second-largest movable flood barrier (after the Oosterscheldekering in the Netherlands).
Thames Barrier Park:   
Thorntree Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Woodhill Primary School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Prison hulk at Woolwich:   The only known photograph of a prison hulks moored at Woolwich. This photo was taken just before they were removed in 1856.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A1020, E16 · Aldington Road, SE18 · Anchor And Hope Lane, SE7 · Anchor Hop Lane, SE7 · Anchor Hope Lane, SE7 · Antelope Road, SE18 · Atlas Gardens, SE7 · Barney Close, SE7 · Barrier Point Road, E16 · Beacham Close, SE7 · Boneta Road, SE18 · Booth Road, E16 · Borgard Road, SE18 · Bow Water Road, SE18 · Bowater Road, SE18 · Bowling Green Row, SE18 · Bramhope Lane, SE7 · Brewhouse Road, SE18 · Burt Road, E16 · Cable Depot, SE18 · Cambridge Barracks Road, SE18 · Cannon Place, SE7 · Carr Grove, SE18 · Cemetery Lane, SE18 · Cemetery Lane, SE7 · Charles Street, E16 · Charleton Church Lane, SE7 · Charlton Church Lane, SE7 · Charlton Gate, SE7 · Charlton Lane, SE7 · Charlton Park Care Home, SE7 · Charlton Park Lane, SE7 · Charlton Park Road, SE7 · Charlton Road, SE7 · Church Hill, SE18 · Churchill Court, SE18 · Cleveley Close, SE7 · Clevely Close, SE7 · Commonwealth Buildings, SE18 · Connaught Bridge, E16 · Coombe Lodge, SE7 · Coxmount Road, SE7 · Dairy Lane, SE18 · Defiance Walk, E16 · Defiance Walk, SE18 · Delafield Road, SE7 · Derrick Gardens, SE7 · Dockyard Industrial Estate, SE18 · Eastmoor Place, SE7 · Eastmoor Street, SE7 · Elliscombe Road, SE7 · Empire Close, SE7 · Erskine House, SE7 · Erwood Road, SE7 · Fairfield Grove, SE7 · Faraday Way, SE18 · Felltram Way, SE10 · Felltram Way, SE7 · Ferranti Close, SE18 · Flamsteed Road, SE7 · Fletching Road, SE7 · Floyd Road, SE7 · Frances Street, SE18 · Gallions Road, SE7 · Gallon Close, SE7 · Glenalvon Way, SE18 · Godfrey Road, SE18 · Gooding House, SE7 · Gorman Road, SE18 · Green Chain, SE7 · Greenbay Road, SE7 · Guild Road, SE7 · Hardens Manorway, SE7 · Harlinger Street, SE18 · Harold Gibbons Court, SE7 · Harrington Way, SE18 · Harvey Gardens, SE7 · Heathwood Gardens, SE7 · Herringham Road, E16 · Herringham Road, SE7 · Hickin Close, SE7 · Hill Reach, SE18 · Hill Reach, SE7 · Holegate Street, SE7 · Horizon Way, SE7 · Inigo Jones Road, SE7 · Inverine Road, SE7 · Joyce Page Close, SE7 · Kashmir Road, SE7 · Kidd Place, SE7 · Kingsman Parade, SE18 · Kingsman Street, SE18 · Kinveachy Gardens, SE7 · Lancey Close, SE7 · Lansdowne Lane, SE7 · Lansdowne Mews, SE7 · Lansdowne Workshops, SE7 · Leda Road, SE18 · Leila Parnell place, SE7 · Lime Kiln Drive, SE7 · Little Heath, SE7 · Littlecombe, SE7 · Marine Drive, SE18 · Marybank, SE18 · Maryon Grove, SE18 · Maryon Grove, SE7 · Maryon Road, SE18 · Maryon Road, SE7 · Mascalls Road, SE7 · Mast Quay, SE18 · Maud Cashmore Way, SE18 · McCall Crescent, SE7 · Meridian Road, SE7 · Mirfield Street, SE7 · Mulgrave Road, SE18 · Nadine Street, SE7 · New Lidenburg Commercial Estate, SE7 · New Lydenburg Street, SE7 · North Woolwich Road, E16 · Ogilby Street, SE18 · Oriental Road, E16 · Parish Wharf, SE18 · Park DRive, SE7 · Pellipar Road, SE18 · Penhall Road, SE7 · Pett Street, SE18 · Pound Park Road, SE7 · Prince Henry Road, SE7 · Priolo Road, SE7 · Prospect Vale, SE18 · Prospect Vale, SE7 · Ransom Walk, SE7 · Rectory Place, SE18 · Red Barracks Road, SE18 · Resolution Walk, SE18 · Rideout Street, SE18 · Royal Docks, E16 · Rush Grove Street, SE18 · Rushgrove Street, SE18 · Ruston Road, SE18 · Sam Bartram Close, SE7 · Samuel Close, SE18 · Samuel Street, SE18 · Sandpit Place, SE7 · Siemens Road, SE18 · Spindle Close, SE18 · Springfield Grove, SE7 · St Marks Industrial Estate, E16 · St Mary Street, SE18 · St Pauls Close, SE7 · Stone Late Retail Park, SE7 · Stonelake Ind Park, SE7 · Sunbury Street, SE18 · Sundorne Road, SE7 · Swallowfield Road, SE7 · Swan Road, SE18 · Tallis Grove, SE7 · Tamar Street, SE7 · Thames Barrier Approach, SE18 · Thames Road Ind Estate Thames Road, E16 · Thames Road, E16 · The Fairfield Health Centre, SE7 · The Heights, SE7 · The Village, SE7 · Thorntree Road, SE7 · Tivoli Gardens, SE18 · Torrance Close, SE7 · Troughton Road, SE7 · Unity Way, E16 · Unity Way, SE18 · Valley Grove, SE7 · Venus Road, SE18 · Victoria Way, SE7 · Wards Wharf Approach, E16 · Warren Court, SE7 · Warspite Road, E16 · Warspite Road, SE18 · Wellington Gardens, SE7 · Wellington Mews, SE7 · Westfield Street, SE18 · Westminster Industrial Estate, SE18 · Westmoor Street, SE7 · Westmoor, SE7 · Whitby Road, SE18 · Willow Lane, SE18 · Wolfe Crescent, SE7 · Wolffe Gardens, E15 · Woodhill, SE18 · Woodland Terrace, SE7 · Woodrow Business Centre, SE18 · Woodrow, SE18 · Woolwich Church Street, SE18 · Woolwich Road, SE18 · Woolwich Road, SE7 · Yateley Street, SE18 · Yateley Street, SE7 ·
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