Marnock House, SE17
An area which may have existed since the nineteenth century or before with housing mainly dating from the 1960s
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A street within the SE17 postcode
Amelia Street, SE17 Amelia Street originally consisted of late 19th century tenement blocks built by James Pullen, a local builder, between 1886 and 1901. Dawes Street, SE17 James Arthur Dawes was the first Mayor of the Metropolitan Borough of Southwark. East Street, SE17 East Street is one of the streets of London in the SE17 postal area. Elba Place, SE17 Elba Place is one of the streets of London in the SE17 postal area. Missenden, SE17 Missenden is one of the streets of London in the SE17 postal area. Rodney Road, SE17 Rodney Road is one of the streets of London in the SE17 postal area. Villa Street, SE17 Villa Street has been in existence since the turn of the nineteenth century. Wingrave, SE17 Wingrave is one of the streets of London in the SE17 postal area.
Walworth is an inner-city district in the London Borough of Southwark. Walworth probably derives its name from the Old English Wealhworth, meaning 'farm'. It is located 2 miles south east of Charing Cross and near to Camberwell and Elephant and Castle.
The major streets in Walworth are the Old Kent Road and Walworth Road
. It once had a common surrounded by streets with houses on one side, the Common on the other. This whole area is now covered by housing.
St. Peter's Church, Walworth's altar
St. Peter's Church, Walworth, built circa 1825, is an excellent example of the neo-classical style of church built by Sir John Soane. It is an indication of the wealth of the middle-class merchants who then lived in the vicinity that they could afford an architect of such prominence. Charles Upfold was born at Walworth Common and baptised at St. Peters. The church is home to the Monkey Park - which was once home to a menagerie kept by a past Reverend of the Church, but is now a garden.
Walworth is also home to the Pullens buildings - a mixture of Victorian live/work spaces and yards. Many of the flats are 1 bedroom, and some of the flats still connect to the Workshops of any of the three yards (Illife Yard, Peacock Yard and one other). They all share communal roof terraces with extensive views over to the West End.
Walworth also used to have a Zoo, in Royal Surrey Gardens, which was visited by Queen Victoria.
market is a major street market.