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By Simon McNeill-Ritchie,Ron Elam

Battersea has grown to be a modern and colourful district of south-west London. known as Patricesy within the Domesday publication, Battersea was once traditionally most sensible identified for industry gardening, offering fruit, greens and plant life for town of London. even if, the realm moved from rural to city with the arriving of the railways, and large-scale housing from the 1840s, upsetting a inhabitants development from 4,000 to 120,000 via the start of the 20th century. Glimpses of the earlier can nonetheless be obvious round smooth Battersea, yet a lot has replaced through the years. utilizing a variety of outdated and new images, neighborhood historians Simon McNeill-Ritchie and Ron Elam hint Battersea's distinct trip during the last century. that includes landmarks akin to Battersea energy Station, Battersea canine & Cats domestic and Battersea Park, this booklet is vital analyzing for an individual who is familiar with and loves this well-known South London district.

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