Herne Hill

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Herne Hill is a district in south London, England, approximately four miles from Charing Cross and bordered by Brixton, Denmark Hill, Dulwich Village, Loughborough Junction and Tulse Hill.wikipedia
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Brixton

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Herne Hill is a district in south London, England, approximately four miles from Charing Cross and bordered by Brixton, Denmark Hill, Dulwich Village, Loughborough Junction and Tulse Hill.
It lies within Inner South London and is bordered by Stockwell, Clapham, Streatham, Camberwell, Tulse Hill, Balham and Herne Hill.

Denmark Hill

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Herne Hill is a district in south London, England, approximately four miles from Charing Cross and bordered by Brixton, Denmark Hill, Dulwich Village, Loughborough Junction and Tulse Hill.
It is part of the A215 which north of its main foot, Camberwell Green, becomes Camberwell Road and south of Red Post Hill becomes named Herne Hill, another district.

Loughborough Junction

Herne Hill is a district in south London, England, approximately four miles from Charing Cross and bordered by Brixton, Denmark Hill, Dulwich Village, Loughborough Junction and Tulse Hill.
Loughborough Junction is an area of South London, in the London Borough of Lambeth, which is located between Brixton, Camberwell and Herne Hill.

John Ruskin

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(John Ruskin grew up, from the age of 4, in a house on Herne Hill). Famous Herne Hill residents from history include John Ruskin and the Lupino family, and actor Roddy McDowall was born there.
Ruskin's childhood was spent from 1823 at 28 Herne Hill (demolished c.

Half Moon, Herne Hill

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The Half Moon is a Grade II* listed public house in Half Moon Lane.
The Half Moon is a Grade II* listed public house at 10 Half Moon Lane, Herne Hill, London.

London Borough of Lambeth

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It overlaps the boundary between the boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark.
In between are the developed and inner-city districts of Brixton, Brixton Hill, Streatham Hill, Clapham, Clapham Park, Herne Hill, Stockwell, Tulse Hill and Kennington, each at different stages of gentrification with suburban and urban elements.

Herne Hill railway station

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There is a road of the same name in the area (which is part of the A215 and was formerly called Herne Hill Road), as well as a railway station.
Herne Hill railway station sits at the bottom of the hill that gives the area its name and is close to Brockwell Park.

Brockwell Park

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The area is home to the 50.8 ha Brockwell Park.
Brockwell Park is a 50.8 hectare (125.53 acres) park located south of Brixton, in Herne Hill and Tulse Hill in south London.

Metropolitan Borough of Lambeth

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It was divided between the ancient parishes of Camberwell and Lambeth.
In addition to the historic riverside area of Lambeth, this included Kennington, Vauxhall, Stockwell, Brixton, the western part of Herne Hill, Tulse Hill and West Norwood.

Roddy McDowall

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Famous Herne Hill residents from history include John Ruskin and the Lupino family, and actor Roddy McDowall was born there.
McDowall was born at 204 Herne Hill Road, Herne Hill, London, the son of Winifriede Lucinda (née Corcoran), an aspiring actress originally from Ireland, and Thomas Andrew McDowall, a merchant seaman of Scottish descent.

River Effra

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In Rocque's 1746 map, the area is shown as "Island Green", probably reflecting the presence of the River Effra and smaller tributaries.
The art critic John Ruskin, who grew up at Herne Hill close to one of the Effra's tributaries, described "the good I got out of the tadpole-haunted ditch in Croxted Lane", and made an early sketch of a bridge over it.

Herne Hill Velodrome

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The Herne Hill Velodrome, situated in a park off Burbage Road, was built in 1891 and hosted the track cycling events in the 1948 Summer Olympics.
The Herne Hill Velodrome is a velodrome in Herne Hill, in south London.

A215 road

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There is a road of the same name in the area (which is part of the A215 and was formerly called Herne Hill Road), as well as a railway station.
The road continues southwest into Herne Hill, a short stretch of road running through the area of the same name.

Metropolitan Borough of Camberwell

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It was divided between the ancient parishes of Camberwell and Lambeth.
Camberwell stretched from what is now Burgess Park in the north to what is now the Horniman Museum in the south, taking in the central Camberwell area around Camberwell Green, the eastern part of Herne Hill and East Dulwich.

Brockwell Lido

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The park also houses Brockwell Lido, a 1937 open-air swimming-pool that faces on to Dulwich Road.
Brockwell Lido is a large lido in Brockwell Park, Herne Hill, London.

The Commercial, Herne Hill

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The Commercial on Railton Road was rebuilt in 1938, and is locally listed by Lambeth Council as an inter-war pub of architectural and historic interest.
The Commercial (also known as The Commercial Hotel) is a public house at 210-212 Railton Road, Herne Hill, London.

Tulse Hill

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Herne Hill is a district in south London, England, approximately four miles from Charing Cross and bordered by Brixton, Denmark Hill, Dulwich Village, Loughborough Junction and Tulse Hill.

Ida Lupino

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Lupino was born in Herne Hill, London, to actress Connie O'Shea (also known as Connie Emerald) and music hall comedian Stanley Lupino, a member of the theatrical Lupino family, which included Lupino Lane, a song-and-dance man.

Reginald Victor Jones

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Reginald Jones was born in Herne Hill, south London, on 29 September 1911.

Horace Brodzky

Brodzky is said to have been so engrossed in talk when he visited Gaudier-Brzeska's studio in the King's Road, that he missed the last bus to Herne Hill where he lived.

Lillian Rich

Rich was born in Herne Hill, London, on 1 January 1900.

Elhanan Bicknell

Bicknell occupied a large house at Herne Hill, Surrey, from 1819.

Ernie Izzard

Born in Herne Hill, Izzard was nicknamed "The Herne Hill Hairpin" and began his professional career in 1920.