Camberwell

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Camberwell is a district of South London, England, within the London Borough of Southwark.wikipedia
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St Giles' Church, Camberwell

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The name Camberwell was first applied to the Parish of St Giles, Camberwell, which included the village of Camberwell, and the hamlets of Peckham, Dulwich, Nunhead, and part of Herne Hill (the rest of Herne Hill was in the parish of Lambeth).
St Giles' Church, Camberwell, is the parish church of Camberwell, a district of London which forms part of the London Borough of Southwark.

Peckham

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The name Camberwell was first applied to the Parish of St Giles, Camberwell, which included the village of Camberwell, and the hamlets of Peckham, Dulwich, Nunhead, and part of Herne Hill (the rest of Herne Hill was in the parish of Lambeth).
Peckham was originally part of the parish of Camberwell in Surrey, which became the Metropolitan Borough of Camberwell within the County of London in 1889.

Dulwich

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The name Camberwell was first applied to the Parish of St Giles, Camberwell, which included the village of Camberwell, and the hamlets of Peckham, Dulwich, Nunhead, and part of Herne Hill (the rest of Herne Hill was in the parish of Lambeth).
Dulwich lies in a valley between the neighbouring districts of Camberwell (to the west), Crystal Palace, Denmark Hill, Forest Hill, Peckham, Sydenham Hill and Tulse Hill.

Metropolitan Borough of Camberwell

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In 1900 the original parish became the Metropolitan Borough of Camberwell.
Camberwell was an ancient parish in the county of Surrey, governed by an administrative vestry from 1674.

Denmark Hill

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Springs and wells are known to have existed on the southern slope of Denmark Hill, especially around Grove Park. The Victorian art critic and watercolourist John Ruskin lived at 163 Denmark Hill from 1847, but moved out in 1872 as the railways spoiled his view.
Denmark Hill is in Camberwell, in the London Borough of Southwark and is a sub-section of the western flank of the Norwood Ridge, centred on the long, curved Ruskin Park slope of the ridge.

Nunhead

Nunhead, London
The name Camberwell was first applied to the Parish of St Giles, Camberwell, which included the village of Camberwell, and the hamlets of Peckham, Dulwich, Nunhead, and part of Herne Hill (the rest of Herne Hill was in the parish of Lambeth).
Nunhead formed part of the large ancient parish of Camberwell in the Brixton hundred of Surrey.

Wilson's School

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Wilson's School was founded in 1615 in Camberwell by Royal Charter by Edward Wilson, vicar of the Parish of Camberwell.
It was founded as Wilson's Grammar School in Camberwell in 1615, making it one of the country's oldest state schools.

Metropolitan Police District

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In 1829, it was included in the Metropolitan Police District and in 1855 it was included in the area of responsibility of the Metropolitan Board of Works, with Camberwell Vestry nominating one member to the board.

Camberwell Grove

Camberwell Grove, Grove Lane and Addington Square have some of London's most elegant and well-preserved Georgian houses.
Camberwell Grove is a residential street in Camberwell, London, England, in the Borough of Southwark.

Camberwell Green

Camberwell Green is now a very small area of common land; it was once a traditional village green on which was held an annual fair, of ancient origin, which rivalled that of Greenwich.
Camberwell Green is a small area of common land in Camberwell, south London.

Addington Square

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Camberwell Grove, Grove Lane and Addington Square have some of London's most elegant and well-preserved Georgian houses.
Addington Square is a Georgian and Regency garden square in Camberwell in the London Borough of Southwark which is named after the early 19th century prime minister Henry Addington.

R. White's Lemonade

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The area has historically been home to many factories, including R. White's Lemonade, which originated in Camberwell, as well as Dualit toasters.
Robert and Mary White produced the first R. White's lemonade in Camberwell, south London, in 1845.

Camberwell Collegiate School

Camberwell Collegiate School
The Camberwell Collegiate School was an independent school in Camberwell, London, England.

King's College Hospital

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Camberwell is home to one of London's largest teaching hospitals, King's College Hospital with associated medical school the Guy's King's and St Thomas' (GKT) School of Medicine.
King's College Hospital is an acute care facility in Denmark Hill, Camberwell in the London Borough of Southwark, referred to locally and by staff simply as "King's" or abbreviated internally to "KCH".

Surrey

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Until 1889, it was part of the county of Surrey. Camberwell St Giles formed an ancient, and later civil, parish in the Brixton hundred of Surrey.

Camberwell College of Arts

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Camberwell has several art galleries including Camberwell College of Arts, the South London Gallery and numerous smaller commercial art spaces.
It is located in Camberwell in South London, England, with two sites, located in Peckham Road and Wilson Road.

Lakanal House fire

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On 3 July 2009 a major fire swept through Lakanal House, a twelve-storey tower block.
The Lakanal House fire occurred in a tower block on 3 July 2009 in Camberwell, London.

Coldharbour Lane

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The Camberwell beauty (also 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.
Coldharbour Lane is a road in south London that leads south-westwards from Camberwell to Brixton.

South London Gallery

Camberwell Borough Council's art gallery
Camberwell has several art galleries including Camberwell College of Arts, the South London Gallery and numerous smaller commercial art spaces.
The South London Gallery, founded 1891, is a public-funded gallery of contemporary art in Camberwell, London.

Hundred of Brixton

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Camberwell St Giles formed an ancient, and later civil, parish in the Brixton hundred of Surrey.
The hundred contained the parishes of Battersea (including the detached part of Penge), Bermondsey (also later Rotherhithe), Camberwell, Hatcham, Lambeth, Walworth, Streatham, Barnes, Merton, Mortlake (also later Wimbledon and Putney), Tooting and Wandsworth.

Church of the Sacred Heart, Camberwell

The Church of the Sacred Heart, Camberwell has been listed Grade II on the National Heritage List for England since 2015.
The Roman Catholic Church of the Sacred Heart is a Roman Catholic church on Knatchbull Road and Camberwell New Road in Camberwell, south east London, SE5.

Nymphalis antiopa

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The Camberwell beauty (also 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.
The name originated from the discovery of two individuals at Coldharbour Lane in Camberwell in August 1748.

John Ruskin

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The Victorian art critic and watercolourist John Ruskin lived at 163 Denmark Hill from 1847, but moved out in 1872 as the railways spoiled his view.
1912), near the village of Camberwell in South London.

Walworth

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Another famous writer who lived in the area was the poet Robert Browning, who was born in nearby Walworth, and lived there until he was 28.
It adjoins Camberwell to the south and Elephant and Castle to the north, and is 1.9 mi south-east of Charing Cross.

Robert Browning

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Another famous writer who lived in the area was the poet Robert Browning, who was born in nearby Walworth, and lived there until he was 28.
Robert Browning was born in Walworth in the parish of Camberwell, Surrey, which now forms part of the Borough of Southwark in south London.