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Gunner's Cottages, off Salamanca Street, Lambeth 1910.

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Gunner’s Cottages, off Salamanca Street, Lambeth 1910.

Charles Booth, researching his Poverty Map of London, visited Gunner’s Cottages in 1892-1898:

"Gunner’s Cottages: entered through swing wooden door: dark blue to light blue,
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Conservatives 'would have won clear majority under proposed boundary changes,' study finds
Proposed changes to constituency boundaries would have won the Conservative Party a clear majority in the 2017 General Election, new research shows.

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London weather: Storm Ophelia to blow more Saharan dust over capital as health warning issued
A health warning has been issued with Saharan dust that descended on London set to return later in the week.

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Piccadilly Circus billboard lights switched back on after nine-month upgrade
The iconic electronic billboards of Piccadilly Circus have finally been switched back on after nine months of upgrade works.

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Free products for the first visitors to the opening of the new PoundStore in Woolwich
The people of Woolwich will be able to bust out their new pound coins as a new PoundStore is coming to town.

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Jurgen Klopp hints Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will remain a winger for Liverpool despite Arsenal frustrations
Jurgen Klopp has suggested that he will only utilise Liverpool's deadline-day signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain out wide for the time being.

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Join the club! London's best clean-eating supper hangouts
From FODMAP-friendly menus to gluten-free dinners, these pop-ups cater for every diet

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Andrew Lloyd Webber quits House of Lords due to busy theatre schedule
Andrew Lloyd Webber has quit the House of Lords because of his "busiest workload yet" as crucial votes on Brexit loom.

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'Mauricio Pochettino called me and I fell in love': Fernando Llorente explains snubbing Chelsea for Tottenham move
Fernando Llorente has explained his decision behind snubbing Chelsea for a move to Tottenham on transfer deadline day.

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You may not like Jose Mourinho 'parking the bus', but Manchester United will finish above Liverpool
Jose Mourinho was slaughtered for parking the bus at Anfield.

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Maiden voyage of new high-speed train into London blighted by leaks, heat and delays
Maiden voyage of new high-speed train into London blighted by leaks, heat and delays

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I grew up in bessborough place at the back of our house and Grosvenor road and bessborough gardens was a fantastic playground called trinity mews it had a paddling pool sandpit football area and various things to climb on, such as a train , slide also as Wendy house. There were plants surrounding this wonderful play area, two playground attendants ,also a shelter for when it rained. The children were constantly told off by the playground keepers for touching the plants or kicking the ball out of the permitted area, there was hopscotch as well, all these play items were brick apart from the slide. Pollock was the centre of my universe and I felt sorry and still do for anyone not being born there. To this day I miss it and constantly look for images of the streets around there, my sister and me often go back to take a clumped of our beloved London. The stucco houses were a feature and the backs of the houses enabled parents to see there children playing, we use to call it the block as it was built in such a way

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Train delays between Norwood Junction and East Croydon
Train delays are expected this morning between Norwood Junction and East Croydon.

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Hollyoaks actress Lysette Anthony claims she was raped by Harvey Weinstein in her Chelsea home
A British actress has claimed she was raped by Harvey Weinstein when the disgraced movie mogul turned up to her London home.

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Multiple south east London train stations shut due to Sunday engineering works
Multiple train stations in south east London are shut today (October 15) as Network Rail carry out engineering work on the lines.

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Work under way on new apartments at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup
Work is under way on new apartments at at the old maternity ward at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup.

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There is something creepy in this photograph of Lesnes Abbey
The ruins of Lesnes Abbey date back to 1178 and are no strangers to myths and legends.

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VIEW THE LAMBETH AREA IN THE 1750s
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Lambeth

The ’Lamb’ in Lambeth really means just that.

The name is recorded in 1062 as Lambehitha, meaning ’landing place for lambs’, and in 1255 as Lambeth. The name refers to a harbour where lambs were either shipped from or to. It is formed from the Old English ’lamb’ and ’hythe.

South Lambeth is recorded as Sutlamehethe in 1241 and North Lambeth is recorded in 1319 as North Lamhuth. The marshland in the area, known as Lambeth Marshe, was drained in the 18th century but is remembered in the Lower Marsh street name. Sometime after the opening of Waterloo railway station in 1848 the locality around the station and Lower Marsh became known as Waterloo.

Lambeth Palace is located opposite the Palace of Westminster. The two were linked by a horse ferry across the Thames.

Until the mid-18th Century the north of Lambeth was marshland, crossed by a number of roads raised against floods.

With the opening of Westminster Bridge in 1750, followed by the Blackfriars Bridge and Vauxhall Bridge, a number of major thoroughfares were developed through Lambeth, such as Westminster Bridge Road, Kennington Road and Camberwell New Road.

In William Blake’s epic Milton a Poem, the poet John Milton leaves Heaven and travels to Lambeth, in the form of a falling comet, and enters Blake’s foot. This allows Blake to treat the ordinary world as perceived by the five senses as a sandal formed of "precious stones and gold" that he can now wear. Blake ties the sandal and, guided by Los, walks with it into the City of Art, inspired by the spirit of poetic creativity. The poem was written between 1804 and 1810.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Garden Museum:   The first museum in the world dedicated to the history of gardening.
Lambeth:   The íLambí in Lambeth really means just that.
Vauxhall Gardens:   Vauxhall Gardens was a pleasure garden, one of the leading venues for public entertainment from the mid 17th century to the mid 19th century.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Beet Court (1910):   Photograph of Beet Court aka Lemon Court, in 1910.
Lambeth Bridge (1865):   Lambeth Bridge is on the site of a horse ferry between the Palace of Westminster and Lambeth Palace on the south bank.
Lambeth High Street (1860):   This photograph of the Windmill inn, Lambeth High Street, dates from 1860
Old Red Cow:   The Old Red Cow (right of picture)
Wake Street:   Wake Street (King Street before the 1880s) was featured in photos from the Picture Post edition of 31 December 1938.
Waterloo Air Terminal (1953):   Officially known as the British European Airways Waterloo Air Terminal, the building was officially opened on the Festival of Britain site on 19 May 1953 by the then Minister of Aviation.
York Wharf:   York Wharf, photographed in 1866.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albert Embankment, SE1 · Albert Embankment, SE11 · Albert Embankment, SW8 · Albert Embarkment, SE1 · Albert Enbankment, SE1 · Arden House, SE11 · Auckland Street, SE11 · Barbel Street, SE1 · Beaufoy Walk, SE11 · Bedlam Mews, SE11 · Belvedere Road, SE1 · Black Prince Road, SE1 · Bridgefoot, SW8 · Carlisle Lane, SE1 · Centaur Street, SE1 · China Walk, SE11 · Citadel Place, SE11 · Cooper Close, SE1 · Coral Street, SE1 · Cosser Street, SE1 · Dean Stanley Street, SW1P · Distin Street, SE11 · Dodson Street, SE1 · Fellmongers Path, SE1 · Fitzalan Street, SE11 · Gerridge Street, SE1 · Gibson Road, SE11 · Glasshouse Walk, SE11 · Goding Street, SE11 · Graphite Square, SE11 · Greenham Close, SE1 · Hercules Road, SE1 · Hornbeam Close, SE11 · Hotspur Street, SE11 · Hurley Road, SE11 · Jameson House, SE11 · Johanna Street, SE1 · Jonathan Street, SE11 · Juxon Street, SE11 · Kennington Lane, SE11 · Kennington Lane, SW8 · Kennington Road, SE1 · Kennington Road, SE11 · Kennington Road, SW95 · King Edward Walk, SE1 · Knight’s Walk, SE11 · Lambeth Bridge, SE1 · Lambeth Bridge, SW1P · Lambeth High Street, SE1 · Lambeth Palace Road, SE1 · Lambeth Palace Road, SW1 · Lambeth Pier, SE1 · Lambeth Road, SE1 · Lambeth Road, SE11 · Lambeth Walk, SE1 · Lambeth Walk, SE11 · Laud Street, SE11 · Launcelot Street, SE1 · Leake Street, SE1 · Lilac Place, SE11 · Lollard Street, SE11 · Lower Marsh, SE1 · Marylee Way, SE11 · Millbank Tower, SW1P · Millbank, SW1P · Milverton Street, SE11 · Newnham Terrace, SE1 · Newport Street, SE11 · Norfolk Row, SE1 · Old Paradise Street, SE1 · Old Paradise Street, SE11 · Pear Place, SE1 · Pratt Walk, SE1 · Pratt Walk, SE11 · Randall Road, SE11 · Royal Street, SE1 · Sail Street, SE11 · Salamanca Place, SE1 · Salamanca Street, SE1 · Saunders Street, SE11 · Simpson House, SE11 · South Street, SE11 · St Oswalds Place, SE11 · St. Georges Mews, SE1 · Steam Pump Lane, W4 · Tanswell Street, SE1 · Tent City, NW10 · The Chandlery, SE1 · The Tunnel, SE1 · Thorney Street, SW1P · Tinworth Street, SE11 · Tyers Street, SE11 · Tyers Terrace, SE11 · Vauxhall Street, SE11 · Vauxhall Walk, SE11 · Virgil Street, SE1 · Walnut Tree Walk, SE11 · Waterloo Bridge, SE1 · Waterloo Bridge, WC2R · Waterloo Centre, SE1 · Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 · Whitehorse Mews, SE1 · Whitehouse Apartments, SE1 · Whitgift House, SE11 · Whitgift Street, SE1 · Whitgift Street, SE11 · Wickham Street, SE11 · Wincott Parade, SE11 · Windmill Row, SE11 · Worgan Street, SE11 ·


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