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Blackheath is divided between the London Borough of Lewisham and the London Borough of Greenwich with the borough boundary running across the middle of the heath.


Blackheath Village, south of the heath, lies in Lewisham. The Blackheath Standard area and Westcombe Park lie on the north-east side in Greenwich. The name ’Blackheath’ derives from the dark colour of the soil in the area.

It was known to the Romans as a stopping point on Watling Street. Blackheath was a rallying point for the uprisings - Wat Tyler’s Peasants’ Revolt of 1381, and Jack Cade’s Kentish rebellion in 1450. After pitching camp on Blackheath, Cornish rebels were defeated in the Battle of Deptford Bridge to the west on 17 June 1497. Blackheath was a notorious haunt of highwaymen during the 17th century.

During the seventeenth century Blackheath was a common assembly point for English Armies. In 1673 the Blackheath Army was assembled under Marshal Schomberg to serve in the Third Anglo-Dutch War.

The main area of the village lies to the north side of Blackheath railway station (opened on 30 July 1849), between the south side of the heath and the railway line. All Saints’ parish church is the only building on the heath itself.

In 1608, according to tradition, Blackheath was the place where golf was introduced to England at the Royal Blackheath Golf Club, established in 1766.

Blackheath is well-known as the starting point of the London Marathon. This maintains a connection with athletics dating back to the establishment of the Blackheath Harriers in 1878.


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THE STREETS OF BLACKHEATH
& 37d Eastdown Park, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
Aberdeen Terrace, SE3 Aberdeen Terrace is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Abernethy Road, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
All Saints Drive, SE3 All Saints Drive is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Annesley Road, SE3 Annesley Road is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Axis House, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
Ay, SE13 A street within the postcode
Baizdon Road, SE3 Baizdon Road is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Bankwell Road, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
Belmont Grove, SE13 Belmont Grove is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Belmont Hall Court, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
Belmont Hill, SE13 Belmont Hill is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Belmont Park Close, SE13 Belmont Park Close is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Belmont Park, SE13 Belmont Park is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Biscoe Way, SE13 Biscoe Way lies off of Blessington Road.
Blackheath Vale, SE3 Blackheath Vale is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Blackheath Village, SE3 Blackheath Village is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Blessington Close, SE13 Blessington Close is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Blessington Road, SE13 Blessington Road dates from the mid-Victorian period.
Bonfield Road, SE13 Bonfield Road is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Boone Street, SE13 Boone Street is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Boones Road, SE13 Boones Road is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Boutique Hall, SE13 Boutique Hall is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Boyne Road, SE13 Boyne Road is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Brandram Road, SE13 Brandram Road is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Brigade Street, SE3 Brigade Street is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Brook Lane, SE3 Brook Lane is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Callaghan Close, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
Camborne Row, SE3 Camborne Row is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Camden Row, SE3 Camden Row is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Campshill Road, SE13 Campshill Road is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Caterham Road, SE13 Caterham Road is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Cedars Close, SE13 Cedars Close is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Cedars Close, SE3 Cedars Close is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Celestial Gardens, SE13 Celestial Gardens is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Chalcroft Road, SE13 Chalcroft Road is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Chiltonian Mews, SE13 Chiltonian Mews is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Chiswell Square, SE3 Chiswell Square is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Clarendon Rise, SE13 Clarendon Rise is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
College Park Close, SE13 College Park Close is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Collins Street, SE3 Collins Street is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Cordwell Road, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
Cranfield Walk, SE3 Cranfield Walk is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Cressingham Road, SE13 Cressingham Road is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Cresswell Park, SE3 Cresswell Park is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Dacre Gardens, SE13 Dacre Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Dacre Park, SE13 Dacre Park is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Delme Crescent, SE3 Delme Crescent is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Dermody Gardens, SE13 Dermody Gardens is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Dermody Road, SE13 Dermody Road is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Duke Humphrey Road, SE3 Duke Humphrey Road was named for Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester.
Eastdown Park, SE13 Eastdown Park is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Ebdon Way, SE3 Ebdon Way is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Eliot Hill, SE3 Eliot Hill is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Eliot Place, SE3 Eliot Place is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Fernbrook Crescent, SE13 Fernbrook Crescent is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Fernbrook Road, SE13 Fernbrook Road is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Fludyer Street, SE13 Fludyer Street is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Freshfield Close, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
Fulthorp Road, SE3 Fulthorp Road is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Gilmore Road, SE13 Gilmore Road is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Glenton Road, SE13 Glenton Road is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Granville Grove, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
Grote’s Buildings, SE3 Grote’s Buildings is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Halley Gardens, SE13 Halley Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Hare and Billet Road, SE10 Hare and Billet Road is a road in the SE10 postcode area
Hare And Billet Road, SE3 Hare And Billet Road is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Haynes Close, SE13 Haynes Close is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Heath Lane, SE3 Heath Lane is a road in the SE3 postcode area
High Road, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
High Street, Lewisham, SE13 High Street, Lewisham is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Holly Hedge Terrace, SE13 Holly Hedge Terrace is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Hurren Close, SE3 Hurren Close is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Independents Road, SE3 Independents Road is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Kellerton Road, SE13 Kellerton Road is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Kidbrook Way, SE3 Kidbrook Way is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Kidbrooke Gardens, SE3 Kidbrooke Gardens is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Kidbrooke Grove, SE3 Kidbrooke Grove is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Kidbrooke Park Close, SE3 Kidbrooke Park Close is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Kidbrooke Way, SE3 Kidbrooke Way is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Kingswood Place, SE13 Kingswood Place is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Lee Church Street, SE3 Lee Church Street is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Lee High Road, SE13 Lee High Road is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Lee Terrace, SE13 Lee Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Liskeard Gardens, SE3 Liskeard Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Lloyd’s Place, SE3 This is a street in the SE3 postcode area
Lloyds Place, SE3 Lloyds Place is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Lochaber Road, SE13 Lochaber Road is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Lock Chase, SE13 Lock Chase is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Lockmead Road, SE13 Lockmead Road is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Long Pond Road, SE3 Long Pond Road is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Longhurst Road, SE13 Longhurst Road is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Longhurstreet Road, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
Lynch Close, SE3 Lynch Close is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Manor Lane Terrace, SE13 Manor Lane Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Manor Lane, SE13 Manor Lane is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Manor Park Parade, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
Manor Park, SE13 Manor Park is both a road and a park.
Manor Park, SE3 Manor Park is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Marischal Road, SE13 Marischal Road is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Marks House, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
Mercator Road, SE13 Mercator Road was at first called Marlborough Road and was first laid out in the 1850s.
Merryfield, SE3 Merryfield is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Michaels Close, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
Montpelier Row, SE3 Montpelier Row is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Montpelier Vale, SE3 Montpelier Vale is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Monument Gardens, SE13 Monument Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Morden Road Mews, SE3 Morden Road Mews is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Morden Road, SE3 Morden Road is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Mounts Pond Road, SE3 Mounts Pond Road is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Myron Place, SE13 Myron Place is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Nesbitt Close, SE3 Nesbitt Close is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
New Horizon Centre, SE3 New Horizon Centre is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Newton House Gardens, SE13 Newton House Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Northbrook Road, SE13 Northbrook Road is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Old Road, SE13 Old Road is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Pagoda Gardens, SE3 Pagoda Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Paragon Place, SE3 Paragon Place is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Pascoe Road, SE13 Pascoe Road is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Pond Close, SE3 Pond Close is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Pond Road, SE3 Pond Road is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Prince Charles Road, SE3 Prince Charles Road is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Prince of Wales Road, SE3 Prince of Wales Road is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Quentin Road, SE13 Quentin Road is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Regents Place, SE3 Regents Place is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Rennell Street, SE13 Rennell Street is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Rosse Mews, SE3 Rosse Mews is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Royal Parade Mews, SE3 Royal Parade Mews is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Royal Parade, SE3 Royal Parade is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Ryculff Square, SE3 Ryculff Square is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Salisbury Yard, SE13 Salisbury Yard is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Saxton Close, SE13 Saxton Close is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Shooters Hill Road, SE10 Shooters Hill Road is a road in the SE10 postcode area
Southvale Road, SE3 Southvale Road is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
St Germans Place, SE3 St Germans Place is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
St Josephs Vale, SE3 St Josephs Vale is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
St Margaret’s Passage, SE13 St Margaret’s Passage is a road in the SE13 postcode area
St Marys, SE3 St Marys is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
St. Margarets Passage, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
St. Stephen’s Grove, SE13 St. Stephen’s Grove is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Staplehurst Road, SE13 Staplehurst Road is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Streetfield Mews, SE3 Streetfield Mews is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Susan Road, SE3 Susan Road is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Sweyn Place, SE3 Sweyn Place is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Talbot Place, SE3 Talbot Place is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Telemann Square, SE3 Telemann Square is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
The Close, SE3 The Close is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
The Cube, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
The Curve, SE13 The Curve is a road in the SE13 postcode area
The Keep, SE3 The Keep is a road in the SE3 postcode area
The Orchard, SE3 The Orchard is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
The Paragon, SE3 The Paragon is a crecent of large semi-detached houses, linked by colonnades.
The Plantation, SE3 The Plantation is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
The Squirrels, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
Top Floor, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
Top Of Lochabar Road (Off Lee High Rd), SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
Tranquil Passage, SE3 Tranquil Passage is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Tranquil Vale, SE3 Tranquil Vale is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Trinity Close, SE13 Trinity Close is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Unit 3 Goldcrestreet House 32-64 Lee High Road London, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
Weardale Road, SE13 Weardale Road is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Wemyss Road, SE3 Wemyss Road is one of the streets of London in the SE3 postal area.
Westbrook Road, SE3 Westbrook Road is a road in the SE3 postcode area
Wisteria Road, SE13 Wisteria Road is one of the streets of London in the SE13 postal area.
Wolffram Close, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
Wolfram Close, SE13 Wolfram Close is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Woodpecker Mews, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
Wren Mews, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode
Wright Close, SE13 Wright Close is a road in the SE13 postcode area
Wrights Close, SE13 A street within the SE13 postcode



 

Blackheath

Blackheath is divided between the London Borough of Lewisham and the London Borough of Greenwich with the borough boundary running across the middle of the heath.

Blackheath Village, south of the heath, lies in Lewisham. The Blackheath Standard area and Westcombe Park lie on the north-east side in Greenwich. The name ’Blackheath’ derives from the dark colour of the soil in the area.

It was known to the Romans as a stopping point on Watling Street. Blackheath was a rallying point for the uprisings - Wat Tyler’s Peasants’ Revolt of 1381, and Jack Cade’s Kentish rebellion in 1450. After pitching camp on Blackheath, Cornish rebels were defeated in the Battle of Deptford Bridge to the west on 17 June 1497. Blackheath was a notorious haunt of highwaymen during the 17th century.

During the seventeenth century Blackheath was a common assembly point for English Armies. In 1673 the Blackheath Army was assembled under Marshal Schomberg to serve in the Third Anglo-Dutch War.

The main area of the village lies to the north side of Blackheath railway station (opened on 30 July 1849), between the south side of the heath and the railway line. All Saints’ parish church is the only building on the heath itself.

In 1608, according to tradition, Blackheath was the place where golf was introduced to England at the Royal Blackheath Golf Club, established in 1766.

Blackheath is well-known as the starting point of the London Marathon. This maintains a connection with athletics dating back to the establishment of the Blackheath Harriers in 1878.
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