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VS Pritchett , a brief stay as a child in Loughborough Junction

VS Pritchett was a prolific writer with novels, short stories, biography, literary criticism and travel writing. He was born in 1900 and died in 1997. His father was in early marriage not successful in business or work and the family … Continue reading

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Joshua Armitage

Joshua Armitage is a painter who painted scenes in Loughborough Junction. Here is a selection, I think from 2015/2016. http://www.josharmitage.co.uk/ Coldharbour 1   Coldharbour 111 Flaxman Road Eastlake Road Study Eastlake 11   Eastlake 111 Eastlake 1V    

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Brixton Brewery – welcome to Loughborough Junction

Newly ensconsed in a large industrial unit on Milkwood Road, Brixton’s favourite brewers Brixton Brewery. The Brixton Pale Ale is my new favourite.   https://www.brixtonbrewery.com/  

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A history of 200 Coldharbour Lane – now home to Harbour Cycles

On February 14th 2014, Harbour Cycles opened at 200 Coldharbour Lane, the latest in a long line of businesses occupying these premises for just over 150 years. In early 1860’s the railways arrived at what became known as Loughborough Junction.  … Continue reading

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Joiners Arms Yard by Edward Arthur Phipson

This painting by Edward Arthur Phipson was painted in 1922 and is part of the Southwark Council Art Collection https://heritage.southwark.gov.uk    

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Last Train From Denmark Hill by Thomas Bucci

This painting is titled Last Train From Denmark Hill and was painted by Thomas Bucci. Thomas painted it I assume during a visit to London  which is undated. You can check out all his work via his website: https://thomasbucci.com

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Three views of London from Denmark Hill

This undated painting titled A Panoramic View of London from Denmark Hill is by Alexander Nasmyth and is in the Hackney Council collection. Nasmyth  died in Edinburgh on April 10, 1840 This engraving titled A South View of the Cities … Continue reading

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