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by Sean.Byrne
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Camberwell (info. only)
Topic: CAMBERWELL NEW ROAD
Replies: 7
Views: 3037

Re: CAMBERWELL NEW ROAD

I have been reading some articles about the number of pubs that are closing in the UK. The numbers are staggering including one every two days. Some magnificent Victorian buildings are lost to demolition not to mention the history of the pub and its people. The Athenaeum was situated at 334 Camberwe...
by Sean.Byrne
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: PICKLE HERRING STREET.
Replies: 1
Views: 2127

Re: PICKLE HERRING STREET.

I live in Toronto (ex Camberwell guy). One thing we do not have here is wonderful street names like this. I get a kick out of so many great street names in London. Frying Pan alley and so on

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Pickle Herring Street: by Vine Lane
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Symon's Wharf, Pickle Herring Street: west end by Abbot's Lane
by Sean.Byrne
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Shad Thames
Replies: 34
Views: 17239

Re: Shad Thames

1906 Shad Thames Pumping Station Newell's Wharf, located on Maguire Street, it is still in operation today. zzzzzzz.jpg 1906 Bovill and Sons premises on New Square, which is no longer there but has been replaced by Maguire Street. I could not find any history on Bovill and Sons in that area. zz11.JP...
by Sean.Byrne
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:10 am
Forum: Camberwell (info. only)
Topic: KNATCHBULL ROAD
Replies: 2
Views: 1774

Re: KNATCHBULL ROAD

The Roman Catholic Church of the Sacred Heart is a Roman Catholic church on 2 Knatchbull Road and Camberwell New Road in Camberwell, south east London, SE5. The first church on this site was destroyed by enemy action during The Blitz between 8–9 October 1941 The church was built between 1952 and 195...
by Sean.Byrne
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:49 am
Forum: Camberwell (info. only)
Topic: CAMBERWELL GROVE
Replies: 10
Views: 6585

Re: CAMBERWELL GROVE

Mary Datchelor School was founded out of an endowment originally intended for the upkeep of the 18th-century Datchelor family's family tomb. A board of trustees was established in 1871, with £20,000 to found a girls' school. The school opened in 1877 with thirty girls, and had grown to over 400 by 1...
by Sean.Byrne
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:19 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: PICTON STREET
Replies: 5
Views: 1973

Re: PICTON STREET

THE DUALIT COMPANY Max Gort-Barten the founder of Dualit was born in Germany in 1914. Max found himself in England as WWII broke out. After 5 years in the army, he bought a factory on Picton Street in Camberwell with the intention of manufacturing one of his many inventions, the first of which was a...
by Sean.Byrne
Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Camberwell (info. only)
Topic: SUMNER ROAD
Replies: 2
Views: 1920

Re: SUMNER ROAD

The Alliance, Sumner road, Opened: 1867 Closed: sometime between 2002-2007

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by Sean.Byrne
Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Camberwell (info. only)
Topic: COLDHARBOUR LANE
Replies: 7
Views: 3139

Re: COLDHARBOUR LANE

The Plough Inn, 66 Coldharbour Lane, Camberwell Opened: 1856 Closed: 2018 Small local pub between Camberwell and Loughborough Junction. Known as Amaryllis Bar and Kitchen between 2007-2018
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by Sean.Byrne
Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Camberwell (info. only)
Topic: IVANHOE ROAD
Replies: 0
Views: 2643

IVANHOE ROAD

The Ivanhoe was situated at 28 Ivanhoe Road. This pub was known as Hoopers at time of closure in 2012. The building still exists. z1ivan.JPG This was a street party to celebrate the end of WW2. The residents of Ivanhoe Road and Grove Hill road joined together. Many had harrowing stories of the bombi...
by Sean.Byrne
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: BERMONDSEY WALL EAST
Replies: 13
Views: 7848

Re: BERMONDSEY WALL EAST

I found a blog with a wealth of historical information about The Angel (Kiwi has posted some pics already)……….. The Angel has a history going back to at least the 17th Century. At the very end of Bermondsey Wall East, it used to be flanked by a variety of buildings, all crowded together to make the ...

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