East Greenwich

…East Greenwich, Greenwich The historically industrial side of Greenwich, including (by many definitions) the former marshland of the Greenwich Peninsula Gasometer and That* One…

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Painted Hall

…Stupendously decorated dining room The Painted Hall, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich It may be worth bringing a pair of binoculars to fully…

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Blackheath

…Blackheath, Lewisham/Greenwich A pretty village and common, separated from Greenwich Park by Shooters Hill Road and originally focused on the junction of roads to…

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Ashburnham Triangle

…Ashburnham Triangle, Greenwich A conservation area in south-west Greenwich, consisting of nine original streets and some later cul-de-sacs, bounded by Greenwich South Street, Blackheath…

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Woolwich

…Woolwich, Greenwich A historic naval and military town, now much altered, situated three miles east of Greenwich A community has existed by the Thames…

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Cutty Sark

…“Weel done, Cutty Sark!” Cutty Sark, Greenwich riverside The Cutty Sark, seen before its encasement in a ‘crystal cushion’ Built in Dumbarton in…

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Westcombe Park

…Westcombe Park, Greenwich Situated west of Charlton and north of Kidbrooke, Westcombe Park is in character an extension of Blackheath and Greenwich The manor…

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Thamesmead

…and Bossert, Thamesmead Rediscovered, Alan Conisbee and Associates, 1998 and Valerie Wigfall, Thamesmead: Back to the Future, Greenwich Community College Press, 1997   * The…

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Isle of Dogs

…Isle of Dogs, Tower Hamlets An 800-acre tongue of land jutting into the Thames opposite Deptford and Greenwich, now dominated by the gleaming towers…

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Avery Hill

…Avery Hill, Greenwich A Victorian mansion, park and mid-20th-century housing estate, situated east of Eltham It is possible that this place’s name refers to…

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