Sydenham, London

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Sydenham is a district of south-east London, England, within the London Boroughs of Lewisham, Bromley and Southwark.wikipedia
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Penge

Today Sydenham is a diverse area, with a population of 28,378 (2011 census) and borders Forest Hill, Dulwich, Crystal Palace, Penge, Beckenham, Catford and Bellingham.
Penge Lane was the road from Penge to Sydenham which is now named St John's Road and Newlands Park Road.

Crystal Palace, London

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Today Sydenham is a diverse area, with a population of 28,378 (2011 census) and borders Forest Hill, Dulwich, Crystal Palace, Penge, Beckenham, Catford and Bellingham.
It is contiguous with Anerley, Dulwich Wood, Gipsy Hill, Penge, South Norwood, Sydenham and Upper Norwood.

Sydenham Wells Park

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In the 1640s, springs of water in what is now Wells Park were discovered to have medicinal properties, attracting crowds of people to the area. Mayow Park, Lewisham's oldest municipal park and Sydenham Wells Park are both Green Flag Awarded.
Sydenham Wells Park is located in Sydenham, south east London.

Forest Hill, London

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Today Sydenham is a diverse area, with a population of 28,378 (2011 census) and borders Forest Hill, Dulwich, Crystal Palace, Penge, Beckenham, Catford and Bellingham.
When the Crystal Palace was moved from Hyde Park to Sydenham in 1854, many large homes were built on the western end of Forest Hill along with Honor Oak.

Walter Cobb (department store)

Walter Cobb
In 1860, the Walter Cobb department store at Lawrie Place, Kirkdale (now known as Cobbs Corner) opened, lasting until the 1980s.
Walter Cobb was a department store located in Sydenham in South London.

London Borough of Bromley

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Sydenham is a district of south-east London, England, within the London Boroughs of Lewisham, Bromley and Southwark.
In addition, parts of Mottingham, Sydenham, Swanley and Ruxley lie within the borough boundaries.

Dulwich

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Today Sydenham is a diverse area, with a population of 28,378 (2011 census) and borders Forest Hill, Dulwich, Crystal Palace, Penge, Beckenham, Catford and Bellingham.
Dr Glennie held Saturday evening concerts which attracted visitors from outside the family circle, such as the poet Thomas Campbell, then living in nearby Sydenham, and Robert Barker, inventor of the panorama.

London Borough of Lewisham

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Sydenham is a district of south-east London, England, within the London Boroughs of Lewisham, Bromley and Southwark.
An extension to this line opened on 23 May 2010, serving Brockley, Honor Oak Park, Forest Hill, and Sydenham.

Crystal Palace railway station

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The station and the line were poorly used despite new houses being built in the area, as passengers preferred to use other stations near-by Sydenham Hill (opening in 1863), Crystal Palace (Lower Level) and Sydenham which were on more direct routes.
It is one of two stations built to serve the site of the 1851 exhibition building, the Crystal Palace, when it was moved from Hyde Park to Sydenham Hill after 1851.

Sydenham Hill railway station

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The station and the line were poorly used despite new houses being built in the area, as passengers preferred to use other stations near-by Sydenham Hill (opening in 1863), Crystal Palace (Lower Level) and Sydenham which were on more direct routes.
Sydenham Hill railway station is on the Chatham Main Line in England, serving Sydenham Hill, the Kingswood Estate, and Upper Sydenham, in south London.

Beckenham

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Today Sydenham is a diverse area, with a population of 28,378 (2011 census) and borders Forest Hill, Dulwich, Crystal Palace, Penge, Beckenham, Catford and Bellingham.

Mayow Park

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Mayow Park, Lewisham's oldest municipal park and Sydenham Wells Park are both Green Flag Awarded.
Located on Mayow Road in Sydenham, south east London, it is the borough's oldest park and its second oldest public open space after Blackheath.

Catford

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Today Sydenham is a diverse area, with a population of 28,378 (2011 census) and borders Forest Hill, Dulwich, Crystal Palace, Penge, Beckenham, Catford and Bellingham.
The park forms part of the Waterlink Way which forms a significant section of the river from Sydenham to the Thames.

Croydon Canal

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Sydenham grew rapidly in the 19th century after the introduction of the Croydon Canal in 1809 which linked the Grand Surrey Canal to Croydon and a reservoir was constructed in Sydenham.
To keep the canal supplied with water, reservoirs were constructed at Sydenham and South Norwood; the latter still exists as South Norwood Lake in a public park.

Frederick Gibberd

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With the success of this scheme, Gibberd became established as the 'flat' architect and went on to build several other schemes including Park Court, Sydenham, London (1936) and Ellington Court, Southgate, London (1936) continuing to practise until the outbreak of the Second World War.

Sydenham School

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Sydenham contains two secondary schools, the private Sydenham High School and the state Sydenham School.
Sydenham School (known as Sydenham Girls by locals) is a comprehensive girls' school located on Dartmouth Road (A2216) in Sydenham, London.

Denis Gifford

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He grew up in the prosperous South London suburb of Sydenham, but was evacuated during the war to Tonbridge, Kent.

Sydenham Hill Wood

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Additionally, located along the borders of Sydenham, there are Crystal Palace Park, Dulwich Woods, Southend Park and Sydenham Hill Woods.
The Pulham catalogue indicates that the firm of James Pulham and Son worked extensively in the Sydenham/Dulwich area in the 1870s.

Norman Hunter (author)

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Hunter was born in Sydenham, England, on 23 November 1899.

Berthold Lubetkin

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Tecton's housing projects included private houses in Sydenham, one of the UK's few modernist terraces at 85-91 Genesta Road in Plumstead, south London, and most famously the Highpoint apartments in Highgate.

Sydenham High School

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Sydenham contains two secondary schools, the private Sydenham High School and the state Sydenham School.
The school is separated into the senior and junior schools, each with a separate site located close to one another on Westwood Hill, Sydenham.

River Pool (London)

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Riverview Walk is a nature conservation area which runs along the River Pool from Catford.
It then flows northwards through Beckenham in the London Borough of Bromley, and Sydenham in the London Borough of Lewisham, to join the Ravensbourne in Catford.

Sydenham Hill

Historically, the area was very affluent, with the Crystal Palace being relocated to Sydenham Hill in 1854.

E. A. Letts

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He was born at Clare Lodge in Sydenham in Kent on 27 August 1852 the son of Emma Harwood Barrie and her husband, Thomas Letts.