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Peckham Rye is Cockney rhyming slang for tie (necktie).

Peckham Rye station (1890s)
Peckham Rye, with a station on Rye Lane, lies in the centre of the shopping district of Peckham in South London.

Peckham Rye itself is an open space in the London Borough of Southwark. The roughly triangular open space with Peckham Rye Common to the north and Peckham Rye Park to the south. The road called Peckham Rye forms the western and eastern perimeter of the open space.

Peckham Rye railway station opened on 1 December 1865 for LC&DR trains and on 13 August 1866 for LB&SCR trains. It was designed by Charles Henry Driver, the architect of Abbey Mills and Crossness pumping stations, who also designed the grade II listed Denmark Hill and Battersea Park stations between here and Victoria.

It was on the Rye in the 1760s that the artist William Blake claimed to have seen visions, including one of a tree filled with angels, bright angelic wings bespangling every bough like stars.

During World War II, part of the Common became a Prisoner of War camp for Italian prisoners of war.


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Peckham Rye station (1890s)
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THE STREETS OF PECKHAM RYE
Athenlay Road, SE15 Athenlay Road, part of the Waverley Park Estate, was named in 1886.
Banfield Road, SE15 Banfield Road is a road in the SE15 postcode area
Barforth Road, SE15 Barforth Road is a road in the SE15 postcode area
Barry Parade, SE22 Barry Parade is one of the streets of London in the SE22 postal area.
Borland Road, SE15 Borland Road is one of the streets of London in the SE15 postal area.
Brenchley Gardens, SE22 Brenchley Gardens is a road in the SE22 postcode area
Brenchley Gardens, SE23 Brenchley Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SE23 postal area.
Brenchley Gardens, SE4 Brenchley Gardens is a road in the SE4 postcode area
Brookstone Court, SE15 A street within the SE15 postcode
Carden Road, SE15 Carden Road is a road in the SE15 postcode area
Cheltenham Road, SE15 Cheltenham Road was part of the Newlands estate.
Colyton Road, SE22 Colyton Road is a road in the SE22 postcode area
Cornflower Terrace, SE22 Cornflower Terrace is a road in the SE22 postcode area
Dovedale Business Centre 22a, SE15 A street within the SE15 postcode
Dovedale Road, SE22 Dovedale Road is one of the streets of London in the SE22 postal area.
Dunstan’s Grove, SE22 Dunstan’s Grove is a road in the SE22 postcode area
East Dulwich Road, SE15 East Dulwich Road is one of the streets of London in the SE15 postal area.
Elland Road, SE15 Elland Road is a road in the SE15 postcode area
Fernholme Road, SE15 Fernholme Road is a road in the SE15 postcode area
Firstreet Floor, SE15 A street within the SE15 postcode
Forest Hill Road, SE22 Forest Hill Road runs from Peckham Rye Park up to Honor Oak and Forest Hill.
Hawkslade Road, SE15 Hawkslade Road is one of the streets of London in the SE15 postal area.
Hichisson Road, SE15 Hichisson Road is one of the streets of London in the SE15 postal area.
Home Meadow Mews, SE22 Home Meadow Mews is a road in the SE22 postcode area
Homeleigh Road, SE15 Homeleigh Road is a road in the SE15 postcode area
Homestall Road, SE15 Homestall Road is a road in the SE15 postcode area
Homestall Road, SE22 Homestall Road is one of the streets of London in the SE22 postal area.
Inverton Road, SE15 Inverton Road is one of the streets of London in the SE15 postal area.
Kelvington Road, SE15 Kelvington Road is one of the streets of London in the SE15 postal area.
Limes Walk, SE15 Limes Walk is a road in the SE15 postcode area
Marcus Garvey Mews, SE22 Marcus Garvey Mews is a road in the SE22 postcode area
Marmora Road, SE22 Marmora Road dates from 1878.
Mundania Road, SE22 Mundania Road is one of the streets of London in the SE22 postal area.
Natasha Mews, SE15 Natasha Mews is a road in the SE15 postcode area
Nunhead Lane, SE15 Nunhead Lane is one of the streets of London in the SE15 postal area.
Peckham Rye, SE15 Peckham Rye is one of the streets of London in the SE15 postal area.
Peckham Rye, SE22 Peckham Rye is one of the streets of London in the SE22 postal area.
Piermont Green, SE22 Piermont Green is a road in the SE22 postcode area
Piermont Road, SE22 Piermont Road is a road in the SE22 postcode area
Reynolds Road, SE15 Reynolds Road is a road in the SE15 postcode area
Rockells Place, SE22 Rockells Place is a road in the SE22 postcode area
Rosenthorpe Road, SE15 Rosenthorpe Road is a road in the SE15 postcode area
Rother House, SE15 A street within the SE15 postcode
Royal Oak Place, SE22 Royal Oak Place is a road in the SE22 postcode area
Rye Court, SE22 Rye Court is one of the streets of London in the SE22 postal area.
Rye Hill Park, SE15 Rye Hill Park is a road in the SE15 postcode area
Rye Road, SE15 Rye Road is a road in the SE15 postcode area
Ryedale, SE22 Ryedale links Peckham Rye with Upland Road.
Sartor Road, SE15 Sartor Road is one of the streets of London in the SE15 postal area.
Scutari Road, SE22 Scutari Road refers to the Crimean War.
Shelbury Road, SE22 Shelbury Road is one of the streets of London in the SE22 postal area.
Solomon’s Passage, SE15 Solomon’s Passage is a road in the SE15 postcode area
Somerton Road, SE15 Somerton Road is one of the streets of London in the SE15 postal area.
St Aidan’s Road, SE22 St Aidan’s Road is a road in the SE22 postcode area
Strakers Road, SE15 Strakers Road is one of the streets of London in the SE15 postal area.
Strakers Road, SE22 Strakers Road is a road in the SE22 postcode area
Stuart Road, SE15 Stuart Road runs from the corner of Peckham Rye to Nunhead Cemetery.
Surrey Road, SE15 Surrey Road’s name notes the fact that Nunhead originally was in Surrey and also the Great Surrey Canal.
The Gardens, SE22 The Gardens is an attractive square with private garden off Peckham Rye built in 1875.
The Parade, SE22 The Parade is one of the streets of London in the SE22 postal area.
Therapia Road, SE22 Therapia Road is one of the streets of London in the SE22 postal area.
Torridge Gardens, SE15 Torridge Gardens is a road in the SE15 postcode area
Tresco Road, SE15 Tresco Road is one of the streets of London in the SE15 postal area.
Vermeer Gardens, SE15 A street within the SE15 postcode
Water Mews, SE15 Water Mews is a road in the SE15 postcode area
Waveney Avenue, SE15 Waveney Avenue is one of the streets of London in the SE15 postal area.
Waveney House, SE15 A street within the SE15 postcode
Welland House, SE15 A street within the SE15 postcode
Wellington Mews, SE22 Wellington Mews is a road in the SE22 postcode area
William Blake House, SE15 A street within the SE15 postcode
Williamson Court 163a, SE15 A street within the SE15 postcode



 

Peckham Rye

Peckham Rye is Cockney rhyming slang for tie (necktie).

Peckham Rye, with a station on Rye Lane, lies in the centre of the shopping district of Peckham in South London.

Peckham Rye itself is an open space in the London Borough of Southwark. The roughly triangular open space with Peckham Rye Common to the north and Peckham Rye Park to the south. The road called Peckham Rye forms the western and eastern perimeter of the open space.

Peckham Rye railway station opened on 1 December 1865 for LC&DR trains and on 13 August 1866 for LB&SCR trains. It was designed by Charles Henry Driver, the architect of Abbey Mills and Crossness pumping stations, who also designed the grade II listed Denmark Hill and Battersea Park stations between here and Victoria.

It was on the Rye in the 1760s that the artist William Blake claimed to have seen visions, including one of a tree filled with angels, bright angelic wings bespangling every bough like stars.

During World War II, part of the Common became a Prisoner of War camp for Italian prisoners of war.
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