Sunday, 28 February 2010

Thames Tributary Ravensbourne - Pool River -Bellingham

Thames Tributary Ravensbourne
The Pool River flows north to join the Ravensbourne
TQ 37769 71568

Busy Southend Lane divides the London County Council built Bellingham Estate from private housing, sports grounds and parks.  The most notable thing about the area is ex-pupils of Sedgehill School, Status Quo.


Post to the west Bell Green
Post to the north Bellingham
Post to the east South End

Beckenham Hill
Was called Stumps Hill before John Cator turned up.
The Annunciation and St.Agnes. Built of red brick, circular, and centrally planned with gabled clerestory windows, lantern with copper fins, and an entrance like a barbican, with curved walls. .

Elfrida Crescent
Elfrida Primary School

Randlesdown Road
Shops destroyed in 1941 bombs
Fellowship Inn. Built by the LCC for the estate.

Sedgehill Road
Sedgehill School. The site was originally to be a TB hospital but the school was built by the LCC and then opened in 1957.
Recreation Ground

Southend Lane
Southend Park. Small local park

Worsley Bridge Road
Lloyds Bank cricket field – became HSBC and also the Kent County Cricket Club.
Sydenham High School Sports Ground
Sports Ground

Sources
Annunciation and St. Agnes. Web site
Field. London Place Names,
Pevsner and Cherry. South London 
Sedgehill School . Web site

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