Category: SE5

Camberwell New Road, SE5

Camberwell New Road is part of the A202. It goes from Camberwell to Kennington Oval. It was a turnpike road authorised by Act of Parliament in 1818, just after the construction in 1816 of the first Vauxhall Bridge, which it leads to, thus providing a second route from Camberwell to central London. Camberwell New Road …

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Southwark streets

This page lists streets, the histories of which are largely gleaned from the Conservation Area documents of the London Borough of Southwark: www.southwark.gov.uk Abbey Street, SE1 Addington Square, SE5 Alma Grove, SE1 Amelia Street, SE17 Anchor Terrace, SE1 The Angel (Rotherhithe) The Angel (Waterloo) Austral Street, SE11 Ayres Street, SE1   Balaclava Road The name of …

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London – South of the Thames : Chapter VIII

This is a digitised copy of the book “London – South of the Thames” by Sir Walter Besant Published in London by Adam & Charles Black (1912) This is in its raw form. Sections will be improved manually on this blog as time goes on. CHAPTER VIII CAMBERWELL In the Domesday Book this parish is called …

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