Camberwell New Road, SE5
Road, existing between 1818 and now
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is part of the A202.
The road starts at the Oval in the SW9 postcode and runs southeastwards to Camberwell.
It was created as a turnpike road, authorised by an Act of Parliament in 1818, just after the construction in 1816 of the first Vauxhall Bridge, which it starts from. It thus provided a second route from Camberwell to central London.
Camberwell New Road
is the longest Georgian Road in England.
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