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By Steve Grindlay

for hundreds of years, Sydenham used to be a small hamlet at the fringe of a wide tract of universal land, referred to as Sydenham universal, within the parish of St Mary's, Lewisham. London used to be greater than an hour's trip away. Over little greater than part a century, 3 occasions greatly altered Sydenham, turning it from a rural hamlet right into a populous, even trendy, suburb of London: the enclosure of Sydenham universal, the arrival of the railway in 1839 and the development of the Crystal Palace on Sydenham Hill. this day, Sydenham and woodland Hill are appealing and renowned areas to dwell, with strong entry to eco-friendly areas and native facilities. sign up for neighborhood historian Steve Grindlay on a photographic journey of Sydenham and wooded area Hill prior and current, showcasing attractions resembling the Horniman Museum, the Kirkdale construction and Jews stroll. Sydenham and woodland Hill via Time is a vital quantity for an individual who is familiar with and loves those leafy suburbs.

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