Bostall Hill, SE2
Road, existing until now
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Bostall Hill was an old route leading east from Plumstead.
The modern development of Bostall Hill dates from the early twentieth century.
The Bostall Estate was built as a result of Bostall Farm and Suffolk Place Farm being acquired by the Royal Arsenal Co-operative Society in 1886 and 1899 respectively and then developed for housing.
Further east along the road, Bostall Heath and Woods
is an area of 159 hectares of woodland with areas of heathland located adjacent to Lesnes Abbey Woods. The area to the south of the Bostall Hill is Bostall Woods and to the north is Bostall Heath. The wood is owned and maintained by the Royal Borough of Greenwich, with the exception of the Cooperative Woods, in the north east corner of the site which are owned by the Royal Arsenal Co-operative Society.
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Bostall Hill (1910)
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