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Photo taken in a northerly direction · Vauxhall · SE11 · Contributed by The Underground Map
October
23
2012
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Photomontage of Henry Millichamp's works and Old Red Cow - idea and execution from the Partleton Tree: www.partleton.co.uk

   Contemporary view of the area - viewing direction is appoximate

Looking north up Princes Street. On the right is the Old Red Cow pub. On the west (left) side of Princes Street from the same viewpoint, we see a pottery, Henry Millichamp's drainpipe works.


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Lambeth

The Lamb in Lambeth really means just that. Bah!

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
Battersea Power Station:   Battersea Power Station is a future Underground station on the Northern Line.
Garden Museum:   The first museum in the world dedicated to the history of gardening.
Lambeth:   The Lamb in Lambeth really means just that. Bah!
Vauxhall:   Vauxhall is an inner city area of Central London in the London Borough of Lambeth.
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.
Gunner's Cottages (1910):   Gunnerís Cottages, off Salamanca Street, Lambeth 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
Vauxhall Station early 1900s.:   Vauxhall at the turn of the twentieth century.
York Wharf:   York Wharf, photographed in 1866.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albert Embankment, SE1 · Albert Enbankment, SE1 · Andrew Place, SW8 · Arden House, SE11 · Ascalon House, SW8 · Ascalon Street, SW8 · Avro House, SW8 · Battersea Park Road, SW8 · Belmore Street, SW8 · Black Prince Road, SE1 · Blore Close, SW8 · Bowling Green Street, SE11 · Bradfield House, SW8 · Brocket House, SW8 · Brooks Court, SW8 · Cardigan Street, SE11 · Carey Gardens, SW8 · Christchurch Vicarage, SW8 · Citadel Place, SE11 · Clayton Street, SE11 · Clyston Street, SW8 · Condell Road, SW8 · Corunna Road, SW8 · Courtenay Square, SE11 · Courtenay Street, SE11 · Cowthorpe Road, SW8 · Cringle Street, SW8 · Deeley Road, SW8 · Dolland House, SE11 · Durham Street, SE11 · Elm Lane, SW8 · Farnham Royal, SE11 · Fellmongers Path, SE1 · Flower Market, SW8 · Fruit And Vegetable Market, SW8 · Fruit Vegetable Market, SW8 · Glasshouse Walk, SE11 · Glyn Street, SE11 · Goding Street, SE11 · Goldsboro Road, SW8 · Goldsborough House Springfield Estate, SW8 · Graphite Square, SE11 · Harleyford Road, SE11 · Harleyford Street, SE11 · Havelock Terrace Arches, SW8 · Havelock Terrace, SW8 · Hewlett House, SW8 · Hookham Court, SW8 · Imex Business Centre, SW8 · Imex Centre, SW8 · Jameson House, SE11 · Jonathan Street, SE11 · Kennington Oval, SE11 · Kirtling Street, SW8 · Lambeth High Street, SE1 · Lambeth Pier, SE1 · Lilac Place, SE11 · Linford Street, SW8 · Link House, SW8 · Lockington Road, SW8 · Lohmann House, SE11 · Loughborough Street, SE11 · Market Towers, SW8 · Millbank Tower, SW1P · Millbank, SW1P · Montford Place, SE11 · New Covent Gard, SW8 · New Covent Garden Centre, SW8 · New Covent Garden Mar, SW8 · New Covent Garden Mark, SW8 · New Covent Garden Market, SW8 · New Covent Garden, SW8 · Newburn Street, SE11 · Newport Street, SE11 · Nine Elms Lane, SW8 · Old Paradise Street, SE11 · Pagden Street, SW8 · Palmerston Way, SW8 · Pascal Street, SW8 · Patmore Street, SW8 · Pegasus Place, SE11 · Pensbury Place, SW8 · Ponton Road, SW8 · Pratt Walk, SE11 · Randall Road, SE11 · Rudolf Place, SW8 · Sancroft Street, SE11 · Sedley House, SE11 · Simpson House, SE11 · Sleaford Industrial Estate, SW8 · Sleaford Street, SW8 · Spencer House, SW8 · St Oswalds Place, SE11 · Statham House, SW8 · Stewarts Road, SW8 · Studios, N1 · The Fosters Oval, SE11 · The Pavilion, SW8 · Thessaly Road, SW8 · Tinworth Street, SE11 · Tun Yard, SW8 · Tyers Street, SE11 · Tyers Terrace, SE11 · Vauxhall Cross, SW8 · Vauxhall Street, SE11 · Vauxhall Walk, SE11 · Wenham House, SW8 · West Bridge, SW8 · Westminster Business Square, SE11 · Whitgift House, SE11 · Whitgift Street, SE11 · Worgan Street, SE11 ·


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