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Sidmouth House Lindley Estate is one of the streets of London in the SE15 postal area.



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Post by Leslie Butler: Neate Street, SE5

My Uncle (James Burgess and his wife Lil) used to live on Neate street, we used to come up from Croydon to visit (50 years ago) and play on the canal bridge that was about six houses along, the canal used to be at the back of his house. Used to feel like we were in a Dickens film Oliver Twist. The bridge is still there but nothing underneath as the canal has long gone and so have the houses that used to be on Neate street.

Image of Footbridge over Grand Surrey canal linking St Georges Way and Neate Street.

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Post by Melissa London: Trafalgar Avenue, SE15

The ARP Report giving details of the damage caused by a V2 Rocket on the 14 February 1945:- This very serious Rocket Attack occurred when the V2 struck Waite Street and the junction of Trafalgar Avenue Following details obtained from Camberwell ARP records : A LRR penetrated a 3 storey houses at the SW angle of Trafalgar Av with Waite Street, forming a crater at ground level about 40 feet across by 10 foot deep. Blast caused the complete demolishing of 12 4 storey ’neo Greek’ type of terrace houses of poor construction erected about 90 years previously. Damage beyond repair to about 25 similar properties adjoining the crater and damage calling for first aid repairs to properties within a s radius of about 200 yards of the crater. Rescue operations were concerned with the release of 10 trapped casualties which were found by dogs. Initial

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Elephant and Castle

Elephant and Castle is one of five London tube stations named after a pub.

One thing Elephant and Castle is not named after is 'La Infanta de Castilla', seemingly referring to a series of Spanish princesses such as Eleanor of Castile and María, the daughter of Philip III of Spain. However, Eleanor of Castile was not an infanta - the term only appeared in English about 1600. María has a strong British connection because she was once controversially engaged to Charles I, but she had no connection with Castile. Infanta de Castilla therefore seems to be a conflation of two Iberian royals separated by 300 years.

Regardless, the pub of that name gave its name to the station, and in turn the station to the nearby area - originally called Newington.

Elephant & Castle tube station is on the Bank branch of the Northern Line between Kennington and Borough, and is the southern terminus of the Bakerloo Line.

The station was built in two stages. The Northern Line station opened on 18 December 1890 as part of the first deep-level tube, the City & South London Railway (C&SLR). The Baker Street & Waterloo Railway (BS&WR) station opened on 5 August 1906, five months after the rest of the line. Although belonging to separate companies, the platforms were connected below ground from 10 August 1906.

The first baby to be born on the underground was born at the station in 1924. Press reports claimed that she had been named Thelma Ursula Beatrice Eleanor (so that her initials would have read T.U.B.E.) but this story later proved false, and she was named Marie Cordery. Elephant and Castle seems to specialise in names which prove false!


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Elephant and Castle:   Elephant and Castle is one of five London tube stations named after a pub.
Elephant and Castle tavern:   The name Elephant and Castle which now gives its name to this whole area of London was is derived from a coaching inn.
Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park:   Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park is a public park in Kennington.
Newington Gardens:   
Peckham:   Peckham is a district located in the London Borough of Southwark. It is situated 3.5 miles south-east of Charing Cross.
Surrey Linear Canal Park:   


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Elephant & Castle (1910):   The Elephant and Castle is a major road junction and the name of the surrounding area, largely superseding the name Newington.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
America Street, SE1 · Applegarth House, SE15 · Ashmore Close, SE15 · Avon Place, SE1 · Avonmouth Street, SE1 · Aylesbury House, SE15 · Ayres Street, SE1 · Baden Place, SE1 · Balfour Street, SE17 · Barlow Street, SE17 · Bath Terrace, SE1 · Bear Lane, SE1 · Beckway Street, SE17 · Belvedere Buildings, SE1 · Bianca Road, SE15 · Bird In Bush Road, SE15 · Boathouse Walk, SE15 · Bonar Road, SE15 · Borough High Street, SE1 · Borough Road, SE1 · Boyfield Street, SE1 · Brandon Street, SE17 · Brook Drive, SE1 · Buller Close, SE15 · Burrell Street, SE1 · Catesby Street, SE17 · Caversham House, SE15 · Chaloner Court, SE1 · Chancel Street, SE1 · Chapel Court, SE1 · Chatham Street, SE17 · Clennam Street, SE1 · Colegrove Road, SE15 · Collingwood Street, SE1 · Collinson Walk, SE1 · Colnbrook Street, SE1 · Commercial Way, SE15 · Comus Place, SE17 · Congreve Street, SE17 · Copperfield Street, SE1 · County Street, SE1 · Crail Row, SE17 · Crosby Row, SE1 · Crosslet Street, SE17 · Darwin Street, SE17 · Deacon Way, SE17 · Dean’s Buildings, SE17 · Devon Street, SE15 · Disney Place, SE1 · Doyce Street, SE1 · East Street, SE17 · Elba Place, SE17 · Elcot Avenue, SE15 · Elephant and Castle, SE1 · Elephant Castle Shopping Centre, SE1 · Elephant Castle, SE1 · Elephant Road, SE17 · Elsted Street, SE17 · Ethel Street, SE17 · Ethnard Road, SE15 · Ewer Street, SE1 · Falmouth Road, SE1 · Fenham Road, SE15 · Flint Street, SE17 · Freda Corbett Close, SE15 · Frensham Street, SE15 · Friary Road, SE15 · Furley Road, SE15 · Garden Row, SE1 · Gaunt Street, SE1 · Gay Street, SW15 · Gaywood Street, SE1 · Gladstone Street, SE1 · Glasshill Street, SE1 · Glengall Road, SE15 · Goldsmith Road, SE15 · Goldsmith Street, SE15 · Great Guildf, SE1 · Great Guildford Street, SE1 · Great Guildford, SE1 · Great Maze Pond, SE1 · Great Suffolk Street, SE1 · Green Hundred Road, SE15 · Grenard Close, SE15 · Gt Suffold Street, SE1 · Harper Road, SE1 · Hatcham Road, SE15 · Haymerle Road, SE15 · Henshaw Street, SE17 · Heygate Street, SE17 · Hillery Close, SE17 · Holbeck Row, SE15 · Hornshay Street, SE15 · Howell Walk, SE1 · Hulme Place, SE1 · Ilderton Road, SE15 · John Maurice Close, SE17 · Kell Street, SE1 · Kentish Buildings, SE1 · Keyworth Street, SE1 · Kincaid Road, SE15 · King and Queen Street, SE17 · King James Court, SE1 · King James Street, SE1 · King Queen Street, SE17 · King’s Place, SE1 · Kings Bench Street, SE1 · Lagare Apartments, SE1 · Lancaster Street, SE1 · Lant Street, SE1 · Larcom Street, SE17 · Latona Road, SE15 · Lavington Street, SE1 · Ledbury Street, SE15 · Leontine Close, SE15 · Library Street, SE1 · Livesey Place, SE15 · Loman Street, SE1 · London Road, RM4 · London Road, SE1 · Lympstone Gardens, SE15 · Maidstone Buildings Mews, SE1 · Maismore Street, SE15 · Manor Grove, SE15 · Marmont Road, SE15 · Marshalsea Road, SE1 · Meadow Row, SE1 · Meeting House Lane, SE15 · Melon Road, SE15 · Mermaid Court, SE1 · Merrow Street, SE1 · Milcote Street, SE1 · Mint Street, SE1 · Naylor Road, SE15 · Nelson Square, SE1 · Neville Close, SE15 · New Kent Road, SE1 · New Kent Road, SE17 · Newcomen Street, SE1 · Newington Butts, SE1 · Newington Causewa, SE1 · Newington Causeway, SE1 · Nutcroft Road, SE15 · Old Kent Road, SE15 · Omeara Street, SE1 · Ontario Street, SE1 · Orb Street, SE17 · Ormside Street, SE15 · Pastor Street, SE1 · Peckham Bus Station, SE15 · Peckham High Street, SE1 · Peckham High Street, SE15 · Peckham Hill Street, SE15 · Peckham Park Road, SE15 · Penarth Street, SE15 · Pencraig Way, SE15 · Pennethorne Road, SE15 · Pepper Street, SE1 · Pickwick Street, SE1 · Pioneer Street, SE15 · Plantain Place, SE1 · Pocock Street, SE1 · Price’s Street, SE1 · Princess Street, SE1 · Queen’s Head Yard, SE1 · Radnor Road, SE15 · Reading House, SE15 · Record Street, SE15 · Redcross Way, SE1 · Risborough Street, SE1 · Rockingham Street, SE1 · Rodney Place, SE17 · Rodney Road, SE17 · Sanctuary Street, SE1 · Sandgate Street, SE15 · Sawyer Street, SE1 · Scovell Crescent, SE1 · Scovell Road, SE1 · Searles Road, SE1 · Sharratt Street, SE15 · Shopping Centre Elephant Castle, SE1 · Sidmouth House Lindley Estate, SE15 · Sister Mabel’s Way, SE15 · Southwark Bridge Road, SE1 · St Georges Circus, SE1 · Staffordshire Street, SE15 · Stanford Place, SE17 · Stead Street, SE17 · Sudrey Street, SE1 · Surrey Row, SE1 · Surrey Rowe, SE1 · Sylvan Grove, SE15 · Talbot Yard, SE1 · Tarn Street, SE1 · Tatum Street, SE17 · Tennis Street, SE1 · The Mews, SE1 · Theobald Street, SE1 · Thomas Doyle Street, SE1 · Tisdall Place, SE17 · Tiverton Street, SE1 · Toulmin Street, SE1 · Townley Street, SE17 · Townsend Street, SE17 · Trundle Street, SE1 · Union Street, SE1 · Unwin Close, SE15 · Victory Place, SE17 · Vine Yard, SE1 · Wadding Street, SE17 · Wagner Street, SE15 · Walworth Road, SE1 · Walworth Road, SE17 · Wansey Street, SE17 · Weller Street, SE1 · Wentworth Crescent, SE15 · West Square, SE11 · Willowbrook Road, SE15 · Windspoint Drive, SE15 · Wingrave, SE17 ·

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