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by Fogbrain
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?
Replies: 22
Views: 4181

Re: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?

Thanks, Kiwi, I surprise myself sometimes. I was more surprised though to discover that the houses on the right (of which you can only see the window sills) survive. And surprised also to see that some front yards are separated by brick walls, albeit with sloping tops, but others by railings as they...
by Fogbrain
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?
Replies: 22
Views: 4181

Re: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?

NEAR JAMAICA STREET OLD ROTHERHITHE.? The southern half of Prospect Row, looking north towards Jamaica Road. The houses have Prospect Place addresses and the small turning on the left leads to Truman's Place. The taller building beyond is the rear of the Royal George (aka Boatman's, later renamed Th...
by Fogbrain
Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?
Replies: 22
Views: 4181

Re: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?

kiwi wrote:I’m wondering if this could be on the corner of Richardson Street (right) and Guy Street (left)?

Spot on.
by Fogbrain
Tue Oct 31, 2017 12:23 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: Bermondsey Advertisments
Replies: 27
Views: 5407

Re: Bermondsey Advertisments

Would this be a Tollgate? Yes. Not sure where St James Gate was situated Just along Jamaica Road from the Greg, towards Rotherhithe. Just before demolition in 1865. JamaicaRoadToll18652.jpg You only had to pay the toll at one gate within the Bermondsey, Rotherhithe, & Deptford Turnpike Trust to...
by Fogbrain
Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: BLUE ANCHOR LANE
Replies: 4
Views: 852

Re: BLUE ANCHOR LANE

kiwi wrote:Blue Anchor Lane Bermondsey in 1928

This is Blue Anchor Lane, Peckham.
by Fogbrain
Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: SOUTHWARK PARK.
Replies: 23
Views: 3447

Re: SOUTHWARK PARK.

kiwi wrote:An Old Photo of the Open-Air Lido in Southwark Park

this one is Tooting Bec Lido!
by Fogbrain
Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: SOUTHWARK PARK.
Replies: 23
Views: 3447

Re: SOUTHWARK PARK.

kiwi wrote:The Open-Air Lido in Southwark Park in Summer 1960

Nice photo, Kiwi, but it's not Southwark Park. Don't know where it is though.
by Fogbrain
Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: ZOAR STREET.
Replies: 3
Views: 752

Re: ZOAR STREET.

Not sure if I have got the location right, as it says near St Pauls, which I took to be St Pauls Church near Nelson St now Kipling St. I could not find a Zoar St there but remembered a Zoar St near Bankside so have gone with that, this ran between Canvey St & Great Guilford St. Obviously if thi...
by Fogbrain
Fri Aug 18, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Webb Street
Replies: 7
Views: 1334

Re: Webb Street

Kelly's Directory for 1938 shows these building as Railway Buildings and were known locally as the Seaside Buildings due to the block names. Can anyone remember these buildings as they resemble Guinness Trust or Peabody Trust Buildings in their design, or were they built by the Railway for railway ...
by Fogbrain
Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Bermondsey Street
Replies: 27
Views: 4395

Re: Bermondsey Street

kiwi wrote:Charles Waller ... based at 176 Bermondsey Street

If the street number is correct, Kiwi, the site is slightly off - № 176 of the early 19th century was further up on the left. Bermondsey Street has been renumbered twice since then.
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