Monthly Archives: April 2015

Loughborough Junction and Coldharbour Lane in Maps

Detail from John Roque, 1746, MOTCO 2008 Detail from Benost, 1758 Detail from John Carey, 1786. MOTCO 2003 Detail from Edwards c1800 – it is orientated south at top. Detail from Laurie & Whittle’s New Map of London and it’s … Continue reading

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Green Man Lane in Brixton

This painting is titled Green Man Lane in Brixton and was painted by David Cox. Green Man Lane is these days better known to us all as Loughborough Road. Green Man Lane ran from Fiveways in the north down to … Continue reading

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Simon Stafford, South East of Eden, Poetry, Listening to the Isley Brothers

Published by purple-poets, December 2001

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Wanless Road by Paul Ashurst , Painting

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A Mystery – the decorative scrolling on a Coldharbour Lane terrace

Has anyone ever noticed the interesting decorative scrolling to be found on the terrace between 262-278 Coldharbour Lane. Perhaps the developer/builder was connected with the film industry in some way. There was for a few years a fledgling film industry … Continue reading

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Milkwood Tavern, Milkwood Road, Public House

The Milkwood Tavern was a public house that stood on the corner of Heron Road and Milkwood Road until 1966. A 99 year lease was purchased for 63 Milkwood Road on 24 June 1867 by three men : William Gilbee … Continue reading

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