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Norwood


Price: £12.99


By John Coulter

Norwood is a large and varied district of south London, built in the nineteenth century on the range of hills formerly covered by the Great North Wood. It is shared between four boroughs, Croydon, Lambeth, Bromley and Southwark. West Norwood is the original early nineteenth-century village. The breezy Upper Norwood, close to the Crystal Palace, has been an area of expensive housing since the enclosure of the Wood in 1800. South Norwood, on the lower ground, developed as a railway suburb after 1839. Norwood also incorporated parts of Penge, Dulwich, Streatham and Tulse Hill.

The photographs in this book show all of these areas as they were in the first half of the twentieth century.

PLEASE NOTE: All the copies have been purchased from high-class antique book dealers and are therefore of good quality. Second hand books are however subject to the usual problems - light foxing and / or lightly stained pages, loose or missing spines and the page edges, etc may not be perfect. Where available the jackets may not be perfect (and we may not have any in stock with a jacket). The pages are always fully secure. The best available copy of the book will always be sent.

Hardback 129 pages 218 illustrations