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William Booth College – Denmark Hill by Nick Kobyluch

This Painting by Nick Kobyluch is dated 20 January 2015 You can see more of Nick’s work on his flikr site https://www.flickr.com/photos/nickk-drawings/

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Lost Pubs of Denmark Hill – Golden Lion

The Golden Lion was located  on the eastern side of Denmark Hill, next door to where the HSBC is now, on the corner of Orpheus Street. Thanks to Barry for pointing out my original location error.  November 2016 update. It … Continue reading

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Northampton House – Denmark Hill

For many years, a grand house stood on the west side of Denmark Hill around where the Co-Operative supermarket stands now.   It was called Northampton House and it was the home of Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington. He was … Continue reading

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The lost Pubs of Denmark Hill: The Bull’s Head

There was a pub called The Bull’s Head in Camberwell for nearly three centuries. Most likely at the same location, on the site of todays Camberwell Green Post Office at what is now 25 Denmark Hill. This photo was taken … Continue reading

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Denmark Hill Chapel

In 1773, 30 members of the congregation of St Giles organised the building of a proprietary chapel on Denmark Hill. It is now the site of the present day King’s College Dental Hospital. It was initially used only for Morning … Continue reading

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The Changing Face of the Triangle: corner of Coldharbour Lane and Denmark Hill or where Nando’s is now

1833 A drawing taken from The Church Under the Hill, WY Fullerton, published 1924 1890 Buildings demolished to make way for the new Metropole Theatre. 1894 The Metropole Theatre under construction. Undated postcard but early 1900’s Postcard circa 1908 The … Continue reading

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A Pictorial Stroll down Coldharbour Lane in the 19th Century

In this post I have put together a number of drawings, paintings and photos that represent scenes of Coldharbour Lane throughout the 19th Century. With some of the earlier dated drawings it is impossible to precisely pinpoint the location. With others … Continue reading

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Goodies, 74 Denmark Hill, Camberwell by Jonna Pedersen

http://www.jonnapedersen.dk/ Acrylic on canvas 134×170 cm

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Denmark Hill Grammar School and the House at the Bottom of the Hill

At the bottom of Denmark Hill on the eastern side stood a large house. It was built in the middle to late 16th century and the owner around 1656 was a Nicholas Deloes, described by Blanch as a citizen & … Continue reading

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The German Lutheran Church on Windsor Road

On Windsor Road for many years was a little church that existed to serve the Camberwell German community.  Camberwell in the 1850’s had become home to a growing number of Germans mostly due to southwards migration from inner city central … Continue reading

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