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by Fogbrain
Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: MONNOW ROAD.
Replies: 13
Views: 7250

Re: MONNOW ROAD.

The two buildings are obviously different, maybe due to WW2. :?: The bottom photo is of the original building. It was indeed destroyed in the blitz. It was at the southern end of the site; the photo was taken looking north from the rear access between the back gardens of Thorburn Square and Fort Ro...
by Fogbrain
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Shad Thames
Replies: 34
Views: 19815

Re: Shad Thames

[/quote]I would take this up with the Trades Directory :roll: Kiwi.[/quote] :) I'll get right on it. It is strange that neither the 1899 nor the 1910 edition lists Newell's wharf, but the 1910 edition shows Bovills' occupying both the south (№ 27) and the north (№ 28) parts of Cole's Lower Wharf on ...
by Fogbrain
Sat Oct 24, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Shad Thames
Replies: 34
Views: 19815

Re: Shad Thames

They were in Cole's Lower Wharf, but Sean's photo shows them to also be in Newell's Wharf. They were corn merchants and factors. Newell's Wharf was in Shad Thames - but the photographer was standing in New Square! According to the Trades’ Directory, Bovill & Sons was only in Coles Lower Wharf. ...
by Fogbrain
Fri Oct 23, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: TANNER STREET.
Replies: 26
Views: 16796

Re: TANNER STREET.

Cockle & Co, Bermondsey Mesh and Wireworks, moved to 109 Tanner St in 1903, trading at this location until 1919. Wire work was used for ornamental & utilitarian purposes: aviaries, trellises & meat-safes. It was also in the TRADES DIRECTORY, 1910, as still being in Bermondsey Street.?? ...
by Fogbrain
Fri Oct 23, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Jamaica Road/Union Road
Replies: 97
Views: 58667

Re: Jamaica Road/Union Road

I think these are the gates opposite Brunel Road. Jamaica Road, Southwark Park Gates by Rotherhithe Tunnel c1970's. X.png Jamaica Road 2019, Southwark Park Gates. same location as the c1970s picture. X.png The gates were opposite Paradise Street. They were reconstructed in their new location wh...
by Fogbrain
Mon Oct 12, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Shad Thames
Replies: 34
Views: 19815

Re: Shad Thames

Bovill & Sons (above) was actually in Coles Lower Wharf, left of Newell's Wharf which is left of the stairs. They were in Cole's Lower Wharf, but Sean's photo shows them to also be in Newell's Wharf. They were corn merchants and factors. Newell's Wharf was in Shad Thames - but the photographer ...
by Fogbrain
Sun Oct 11, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: SWAN ROAD ROTHERHITHE
Replies: 8
Views: 3649

Re: SWAN ROAD ROTHERHITHE

kiwi wrote:On the corner of York Place in the 1900s was a pub, which you can see (far corner) unfortunately I cannot fine the name of it.
Duke of York
by Fogbrain
Sun Oct 11, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Jamaica Road/Union Road
Replies: 97
Views: 58667

Re: Jamaica Road/Union Road

kiwi wrote:Possibly on the corner with Farncombe Street.?

Dockhead Post Office, corner of Parker's Row and Hickman's Folly.
by Fogbrain
Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Rotherhithe New Road
Replies: 28
Views: 15234

Re: Rotherhithe New Road

kiwi wrote:Rotherhithe New Road 2019, same location as the 2008 picture and no stink pipe.

Nah - it's still therehttps://goo.gl/maps/SVVt12DhnYNrZUmH7

And do you see the sleeve that was retrofitted halfway up it? I reckon that's where the sewer gas lamps used to be.
by Fogbrain
Sat Oct 10, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?
Replies: 40
Views: 30415

Re: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?

kiwi wrote:Picture states, Fair Street, Bermondsey, The Oxford Public House.
It's in Oxford Street, Stepney.

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