(formerly Hillingdon Street), SE5

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(formerly Hillingdon Street) is a road in the SE5 postcode area



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VIEW THE CAMBERWELL AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE CAMBERWELL AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE CAMBERWELL AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE CAMBERWELL AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE CAMBERWELL AREA IN THE 1900s
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Camberwell

Camberwell is a district of south London, England, and forms part of the London Borough of Southwark. It is a built-up inner city district located nearly three miles southeast of Charing Cross.

It was already a substantial settlement with a church when mentioned in the Domesday Book, and was the parish church for a large area including Dulwich and Peckham. It was held by Haimo the Sheriff (of Kent).

Up to the mid-nineteenth century, Camberwell was visited by Londoners for its rural tranquillity and the reputed healing properties of its mineral springs. Like much of inner South London, Camberwell was transformed by the arrival of the railways in the 1860s.

Camberwell today is a mixture of relatively well preserved Georgian and 20th-century housing, including a number of tower blocks. Camberwell Grove, Grove Lane and Addington Square have some of London's most elegant and well-preserved Georgian houses. The crossroads at the centre of Camberwell is the site of Camberwell Green, a very small area of common land which was once a traditional village green on which was held an annual fair of ancient origin which rivalled that of Greenwich. An extensive range of bus routes have stops at Camberwell Green.

The Camberwell Beauty is a butterfly (Nymphalis antiopa) which is rarely found in the UK - it is so named because two examples were first identified on Coldharbour Lane, Camberwell in 1748.

A large mosaic of the Camberwell Beauty used to adorn the Samuel Jones paper factory on Southampton Way. The paper factory has since been demolished but the mosaic was removed and re-installed on the side of Lynn Boxing Club on Wells Way.

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(formerly Hillingdon Street) · (formerly Lucas Road) · 1st Place Children and Parents’ Centre · Addington Square · Albany Road · Ark All Saints Academy · Ark Walworth Academy · Bishops House Children’s Centre · Boundary Lane · Boundary Lane · Bowyer Place · Bowyer Street · Brixton Road · Broome Way · Brunswick Park Primary School · Bullace Row · Burgess Park · Camberwell · Camberwell New Road · Camberwell New Road · Chartist meeting · Churchyard Passage · Comber Grove School · Cook’s Road · Crane Street · Depot Street · Donato Drive · Draycott Close · Durfey Place · Eaves Housing for Women · Elliott Road · Elmington Road · Flecker House · Fleming Road · Forsyth Gardens · Foxley Road · Glenfinlas Way · Grimsel Path · Highshore School · Hillingdon Street · Jago Walk · Kendal Close · Kendal Close · Kennington Park · Kennington Park Academy · Kennington Park Gardens · Kennington Park Place · Kennington Park Road · Kirwyn Way · Kitson Road · Langton Road · Laxley Close · Listowel Close · Magee Street · Medlar Street · Minerva Close · Myatt Road · Neate Street · Notley Street · Owgan Close · Peckham - Camberwell - Vauxhall - Westminster Highway · Pepler Mews · Perseverance Place · Phoenixplace · Quiet Area · Royal Road · Saint Agnes Place · Sears Street · Shorncliffe Road · St Agnes Place · St Georges Way · St John the Divine Church of England Primary School · St Joseph’s Catholic Infants School · St. Agnes Place · Toulon Street ·
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Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
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London Underground map from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
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London Underground map from 1908.
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