Category Archives: Denmark Hill

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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Fined for Throwing Snowballs on Denmark Hill…

This cartoon is from The Sketch dated Feb 12, 1919

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Lost Pubs of Denmark Hill – The Cock: Part 1

The Cock or Cock Tavern was located at No 3 Denmark Hill on the east side just a little south of The Tiger which some of you will have known as the Silver Buckle. The Pub is shown in this … Continue reading

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The Mystical Church of the Comforter … in Denmark Hill Railway Station

A disused waiting room in Denmark Hill Railway Station hosted the Mystical Church of the Comforter. It’s founder was Elizabeth Mary Ann Eagle Skinner nee Roberts. She was born August 30, 1875 in Bethnal Green. She married Arthur John Skinner, … Continue reading

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The Sad Story of William Jones and Adeline Gay. A Camberwell Carol.

  Published in Town Talk June 1oth 1885, and sourced from Lambeth Local History Archives, Minet Road. Note: William Temple was the Landlord of the Golden Lion pub. Another Note: The Tiger and The Cock were pubs on Denmark Hill … Continue reading

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Leo Verhoeven paintings

Leo Verhoeven’s work seems to be concentrated mostly on views in Southwark especially around Peckham and Camberwell. Here are two paintings. First, Odeon Denmark Hill, 1986 Second, Odeon Denmark Hill 2, 1992 I can’t find a dedicated website, but his … Continue reading

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Fields on Denmark Hill by Miss F Wolsey

This painting by Miss F Wolsey painted in 1890 is part of the Southwark Council Art Collection. Taken from a snapshot image on the art collection website. Reference:  

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