Dunley Drive is a road in the CR0 postcode area
Addington is a district situated 18 km south south-east of Charing Cross.
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The village lay within the Anglo-Saxon administrative division of Wallington hundred. Addington is thought to be named after Edda, a Saxon. In the Domesday Book, two manors are mentioned, linked with the names Godric and Osward
Addington Place, later known as Addington Farm and now called Addington Palace, dominates the village above the church of St Mary the Blessed Virgin Church and the 'Cricketers' pub. The manor house was situated behind the church and was the residence of the Leigh family. From this Leigh family, Pamela, Countess Mountbatten is descended. There is an oft repeated, but false account of a royal hunting lodge, "where King Henry VIII supposedly wooed Anne Boleyn, whose family owned nearby Wickham Court" by West Wickham Parish Church. However Anne Boleyn of Wickham Court was the aunt of Queen Anne.
The Palladian mansion was built in the mid-18th century by Barlow Trecothick, from Boston, Massachusetts in the United States, who returned to England and became an MP and Lord Mayor of the City of London. After his death without heirs, his nephew James Ivers (later Trecothick), also of Boston, continued his uncle's work and had the grounds laid out by Lancelot Brown. The estate was sold and eventually, as Croydon Palace became too inconvenient and unsanitary, the Addington house and part of the estate was bought for the Archbishops of Canterbury as a country residence. The last Archbishop to use it was Archbishop Benson.
There are still several old houses and buildings in Addington and, even though there has been some fairly modern building, the village atmosphere is intact in the 21st century, despite its being in Greater London. There is a blacksmith's forge, still mainly making ornamental ironwork. The hunt used to meet outside the pub, The Cricketers which has reverted to its former name once again after a temporary change of name. The village co-operative store and post office is now a private house.
Addington Village tram stop opened in 2000.
|LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP|
: Addington is a district situated 18 km south south-east of Charing Cross.
Aldrich Crescent, CR0
|NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP|
· Alford Green, CR0
· Alwyn Close, CR0
· Aragon Close, CR0
· Aragon Close, CR9
· Arnhem Drive, CR0
· Ashwood Gardens, CR0
· Betchworth Way, CR0
· Bothwell Road, CR0
· Brabiner Gardens, CR0
· Brockham Crescent, CR0
· Burford way, CR0
· Calley Down Crescent, CR0
· Castle Hill Avenue, CR0
· Cator Close, CR0
· Cator Crescent, CR0
· Central Parade, CR0
· Chertsey Crescent, CR0
· Chesney Crescent, CR0
· Claygate Crescent, CR0
· Cleves Crescent, CR0
· Comport Green, CR0
· Corbett Close, CR0
· Cudham Drive, CR0
· Danebury, CR0
· Dunley Drive, CR0
· Dunsfold Way, CR0
· Fairchildes Avenue, CR0
· Fairchildes Avenue, CR9
· Fieldway, CR0
· Flora Gardens, CR0
· Frensham Drive, CR0
· Frimley Close, CR0
· Frimley Crescent, CR0
· Gascoigne Road, CR0
· Godric Crescent, CR0
· Goldcrest Way, CR0
· Grenville Road, CR0
· Hares Bank, CR0
· Headley Avenue, CR0
· Headley Drive, CR0
· Heneage Crescent, CR0
· Homestead Way, CR0
· Horsley Drive, CR0
· Hutchingson’s Road, CR0
· Ivers Way, CR0
· Kennelwood Crescent, CR0
· Kestrel Way, CR0
· King Henry’s Drive, CR0
· King Henry’s Drive, CR6
· Layhams Road, CR6
· leigh Crescent, CR0
· Leveret Close, CR0
· Lomas Close, CR0
· Matthew’s Gardens, CR0
· Merrow Way, CR0
· Mickleham Way, CR0
· Milne Park East, CR0
· Milne Park West, CR0
· Montacute Road, CR0
· Netley Close, CR0
· North Downs Crescent, CR0
· North Downs Road, CR0
· North Walk, CR0
· Oak Bank, CR0
· Overbury Crescent, CR0
· Ownsted Hill, CR0
· Parkway, CR0
· Pirbright Crescent, CR0
· Queen Elizabeth’s Drive, CR0
· Queen Elizabeth’s Gardens, CR0
· Redstart Close, CR0
· Ripley Close, CR0
· Rowdown Crescent, CR0
· Rowdown Crescent, CR9
· Salcot Crescent, CR0
· Shaxton Crescent, CR0
· St Edwards Close, CR0
· Stowell Avenue, CR0
· The Lindens, CR0
· Thorpe Close, CR0
· Thursley Crescent, CR0
· Tilford Avenue, CR0
· Unity Close, CR0
· Uvedale Crescent, CR0
· Valentyne Close, CR0
· Walsh Crescent, CR0
· Walsingham Road, CR0
· Walton Green, CR0
· Warbank Close, CR0
· Warbank Crescent, CR0
· Westcott Close, CR0
· Windham Avenue, CR0
· Witley Crescent, CR0
· Wolsey Crescent, CR0
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Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.
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Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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