Guinea Court, DA7

Road in/near Barnehurst

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Guinea Court, DA7

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Road · Barnehurst · DA7 ·
November
19
2019

A street within the DA7 postcode




NEARBY STREETS
Braemar Avenue, DA7 Braemar Avenue is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Chapel Road, DA7 Chapel Road is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Chieveley Parade, DA7 A street within the DA7 postcode
Chieveley Road, DA7 Chieveley Road is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Dorothy Evans Close, DA7 Dorothy Evans Close is a road in the DA7 postcode area
East Street, DA7 East Street is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Erith Road, DA6 Erith Road is a road in the DA6 postcode area
Foresters Crescent, DA7 Foresters Crescent is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Geddes Place, DA6 Geddes Place is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Geddes Place, DA6 A street within the DA6 postcode
Gravel Hill Primary School, DA6 Gravel Hill Primary School is a road in the DA6 postcode area
Grazeley Close, DA6 A street within the DA6 postcode
Grove Road, DA7 Grove Road is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Halcot Avenue, DA6 Halcot Avenue is a road in the DA6 postcode area
Highland Road, DA6 Highland Road is a road in the DA6 postcode area
Latham Road, DA6 Latham Road is a road in the DA6 postcode area
Leysdown Avenue, DA7 Leysdown Avenue is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Lynsted Close, DA6 Lynsted Close is a road in the BR1 postcode area
Lynsted Close, DA6 Lynsted Close is a road in the DA6 postcode area
Martens Avenue, DA7 Martens Avenue was built on the site of Springfield House in the immediate post-war era.
Martens Close, DA7 Martens Close is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Mayplace Close, DA7 Mayplace Close is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Mayplace Road Eastreet, DA7 A street within the DA7 postcode
Mayplace Road West, DA7 Mayplace Road West is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Mayplace Road Westreet, DA7 A street within the DA7 postcode
Mera Drive, DA7 Mera Drive is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Miller Close, DA7 Miller Close is a road in the DA7 postcode area
North Street, DA7 North Street is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Oakhouse Road, DA6 Oakhouse Road is a road in the DA6 postcode area
Park Grove, DA7 Park Grove is part of the Martens Grove Estate, build in the 1930s.
Pincott Road, DA6 A street within the DA6 postcode
Pinnacle Hill North, DA7 Pinnacle Hill North is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Pinnacle Hill, DA7 Pinnacle Hill is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Rossland Close, DA6 Rossland Close is a road in the DA6 postcode area
Sevenoaks Close, DA7 A street within the DA7 postcode
Sovereign Court, DA7 A street within the DA7 postcode
Spring Vale, DA7 Spring Vale is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Springfield Road, DA7 Springfield Road is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Stephen Road, DA7 Stephen Road is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Sterling Road, DA7 A street within the DA7 postcode
The Vyne, DA7 A street within the DA7 postcode
Tower Road, DA7 Tower Road is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Warren Close, DA6 Warren Close is a road in the DA6 postcode area
Watling Street, DA6 Watling Street is a road in the DA6 postcode area
Watling Street, DA6 Watling Street is a road in the DA7 postcode area
Watling Street, DA6 Watling Street is a road in the DA1 postcode area
Yeomanry Signal Regiment Territorial Centre, DA6 A street within the DA6 postcode


Barnehurst

The name of Barnehurst is derived from the name of the landowner family and the Saxon word for woodland: ’hurst’.

In 1745, Miles Barne the son of a wealthy London merchant married Elizabeth Elwick the heiress to May Place and inherited the estate in 1750. The family owned May Place until 1938 when it was sold to the local council.

The name Barnehurst came into being once a station had been proposed in Conduit Wood for the Bexley Heath Railway Company on their 1895 railway. It crossed the May Place Estate, then owned by Colonel Frederick Barne. At that time the area now known as Barnehurst was part of the Parish of Crayford, consisting of a mix of farmland and market gardens, with cherry, apple and plum orchards, with wood and parkland belonging to the estates of May Place, Martens Grove and Oakwood. The small population was concentrated along and to the south of Mayplace Road.

At first, the railway failed to attract large scale house developers - passenger numbers were small only boosted at weekends by golfers travelling to the new Barnehurst Golf Course opened in 1903. Its club house the old mansion of May Place was destroyed by fire in 1959. The electrification of the Bexleyheath Line in 1926 signalled the start of the large housing developments of the 1920s and 1930s.


LOCAL PHOTOS
Martens Avenue, Barnehurst (1934)
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Mayplace Road East (1900)
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In the neighbourhood...

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Future junction of Park Grove and Watling Street, Barnehurst, 1934
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Trolley bus at Erith Road bus depot (1935)
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Martens Avenue, Barnehurst (1934)
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Bexleyheath Bus Depot opened in time to serve the new trolley buses, operational from 1935
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