Theobald Street, SE1

Road in/near Elephant and Castle, existing between 1829 and now

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Theobald Street is (now) a short street lying off of the New Kent Road.

The street was on the map by 1830, marked as Theobalds Street. It run north to a now-gone street known as George Street.

Its notable architectural feature used to be the St Andrew’s Southwark church which was on the corner of Theobald Street and the New Kent Road, The parish of St Andrew, Newington had been formed from Holy Trinity in 1877.

The church, consisted of a chancel with vestry and organ chamber, a nave with north and south aisles, a tower in the west bay of the south aisle and a shallow porch against the tower. It was built of stock bricks with red brick dressings and slate roofs. It was designed in late 13th-century style.

It was damaged in World War 2 and demolished in 1956. The church hall remained but was demolished c 1980, following a fire.

Theobald Street, Southwark is now largely industrial.

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I lived at 105 Sturgeon Road in 1956 went to st Paul’s church Lorrimore sqN8DvL

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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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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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VIEW THE ELEPHANT AND CASTLE AREA IN THE 1750s
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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:   
Walworth:   Walworth is an inner-city district in the London Borough of Southwark. Walworth probably derives its name from the Old English Wealhworth, meaning 'farm'. It is located 2 miles south east of Charing Cross and near to Camberwell and Elephant and Castle.


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 · Avon Place, SE1 · Avondale Pavement, SE1 · Avonmouth Street, SE1 · Ayres Street, SE1 · Baden Place, SE1 · Balfour Street, SE17 · Barlow Street, SE17 · Bartholomew Street, SE1 · Bath Terrace, SE1 · Bear Lane, SE1 · Beckway Street, SE17 · Belvedere Building, SE1 · Belvedere Buildings, SE1 · Bird In Bush Road, SE15 · Borough High Street, SE1 · Borough Road, SE1 · Boyfield Street, SE1 · Brandon Street, SE17 · Brewery Square, SE1 · Bridge Houseborough High Stlondon Bridge, SE1 · Brockham Street, SE1 · Brook Drive, SE1 · Browning Estate, SE17 · Browning Street, SE17 · Burge Street, SE1 · Burrell Street, SE1 · Catesby Street, SE17 · Chaloner Court, SE1 · Chancel Street, SE1 · Chapel Court, SE1 · Charleston Street, SE17 · Charlie Chaplin Walk, SE1 · Chatham Street, SE17 · Chettle Close, SE1 · Clennam Street, SE1 · Clink St Studios, SE1 · Cole Street, SE1 · Collingwood Street, SE1 · Collinson Walk, SE1 · Colnbrook Street, SE1 · Comus Place, SE17 · Congreve Street, SE17 · Copperfield Street, SE1 · Cotham Street, SE17 · County Street, SE1 · Crail Row, SE17 · Crayford House, SE1 · Crosby Row, SE1 · Crosslet Street, SE17 · Darwin Street, SE17 · Dawes House, SE17 · Deacon Way, SE17 · Dean’s Buildings, SE17 · Deverell Street, SE1 · Devon Street, SE15 · Dickens Square, SE1 · Disney Place, SE1 · Doyce Street, SE1 · East Street, SE17 · Elba Place, SE17 · Elephant and Castle, SE1 · Elephant Castle Shopping Centre, SE1 · Elephant Castle Super Bowl, SE1 · Elephant Castle, SE1 · Elephant Road, SE17 · Elsted Street, SE17 · Ethel Street, SE17 · Ewer Street, SE1 · Falmouth Road, SE1 · Flat Iron Square, SE1 · Flint Street, SE17 · Floors Lincoln House, SE1 · Freda Corbett Close, SE15 · Garden Row, SE1 · Gaunt Street, SE1 · Gay Street, SW15 · Gaywood Street, SE1 · George Inn Yard, SE1 · Gladstone Street, SE1 · Glasshill Street, SE1 · Globe Street, SE1 · Great Dover Street, SE1 · Great Guildf, SE1 · Great Guildford Street, SE1 · Great Guildford, SE1 · Great Maze Pond, SE1 · Great Suffolk Street, SE1 · Green Dragon Court, SE1 · Gt Suffold Street, SE1 · Harper Road, SE1 · Hartley Buildings, SE1 · Hatcham Road, SE15 · Hatchers Mews, SE1 · Henshaw Street, SE17 · Heygate Street, SE17 · Hillery Close, SE17 · Hornshay Street, SE15 · Howell Walk, SE1 · Hulme Place, SE1 · Hunter Close, SE1 · Ilderton Road, SE15 · John Maurice Close, SE17 · Kell Street, SE1 · Kentish Buildings, SE1 · Keyworth Street, SE1 · 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 · Lansdowne Place, SE1 · Lant Street, SE1 · Larcom Street, SE17 · Larnaca Works, SE1 · Lavington Street, SE1 · Law Street, SE1 · Leontine Close, SE15 · Library Street, SE1 · Loman Street, SE1 · London Road, RM4 · London Road, SE1 · Lower Road, SE1 · Lympstone Gardens, SE15 · Maidstone Buildings Mews, SE1 · Manciple Street, SE1 · Manor Grove, SE15 · Market Yard Mews, SE1 · Marshalsea Road, SE1 · Meadow Row, SE1 · Mermaid Court, SE1 · Merrick Square, SE1 · Merrow Street, SE1 · Middle Yard, SE1 · Milcote Street, SE1 · Mint Street, SE1 · Morecambe Street, SE17 · Nelson Square, SE1 · New Kent Road, SE1 · New Kent Road, SE17 · Newcomen Street, SE1 · Newington Butts, SE1 · Newington Causewa, SE1 · Newington Causeway, SE1 · Newington Court, SE1 · Old Kent Road, SE15 · Omeara Street, SE1 · Ontario Street, SE1 · Orb Street, SE17 · Ormside Street, SE15 · Otford House, SE1 · Oxford Drive, SE1 · Pardoner Street, SE1 · Pastor Street, SE1 · Peckham High Street, SE1 · Penarth Street, SE15 · Pepper Street, SE1 · Pickfords Wharf, SE1 · Pickwick Street, SE1 · Plantain Place, SE1 · Pocock Street, SE1 · Price’s Street, SE1 · Princess Street, SE1 · Queen’s Head Yard, SE1 · Record Street, SE15 · Redcross Way, SE1 · Rich Industrial Estate, 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 · Southwark Bridge Road, SE1 · Spurgeon Street, SE1 · St Georges Circus, SE1 · Stanford Place, SE17 · Staple Street, SE1 · Stead Street, SE17 · Sudrey Street, SE1 · Surrey Row, SE1 · Surrey Rowe, SE1 · Swan Street, SE1 · Sylvan Grove, SE15 · Tabard Street, SE1 · Talbot Yard, SE1 · Tarn Street, SE1 · Tatum Street, SE17 · Tennis Street, SE1 · The Jam Factory, 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 · Trinity Church Square, SE1 · Trinity Street, SE1 · Trundle Street, SE1 · Tulip House, SE1 · Tyers Gate, SE1 · Union Street, SE1 · Victory Place, SE17 · Vine Yard, SE1 · Wadding Street, SE17 · Wagner Street, SE15 · Walworth Road, SE1 · Walworth Road, SE17 · Wansey Street, SE17 · Weller Street, SE1 · West Square, SE11 · Wingrave, SE17 ·

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