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Battersea Park area map 1746
This very early map of Battersea is difficult to match up to many features that exist in Battersea’s current layout. Apart from fields existing wh ...
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Battersea Park Road looking west
A view of Battersea Park Road looking west. The location of the current estate is on the left of this picture (south). The chimney of the old lau ...
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Battersea Park Road joining Albert Bridge Road
This photograph was taken on the south side of Battersea Park Road looking east. The road on the left of the picture (north) is Albert Bridge Road ...
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Battersea Park Road, junction with Queenstown Road
Looking west, the present day Doddington and Rollo Estates are situated to the left (south) of this photograph. The present day Battersea Park Est ...
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Battersea Park Road, junction with Candahar Road
This photograph may well be from the fifties, judging from the advertising, car design, clothing and hair styles. It is taken from the north side ...
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Battersea Park Road, Prince's Head 1960s
This photograph was taken from the south side of Battersea Park Road looking west - Cabul Road is in the foreground on the left. The Prince's Head ...
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Battersea Park Road c1890
This view is taken from the south side of Battersea Park Road (near Dovedale Gardens) and shows the site of the Alms Houses (since rebuilt). Howev ...
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Latchmere Baths c1900
This picture of the Victorian Latchmere baths has been carefully set up; if you look carefully - in addition to a man poised to leap from the divi ...
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Ladies Pool Latchmere Baths 1981
The Latchmere Baths were opened in 1899. By 1902-3 the number of women using the swimming baths had increased dramatically, and a separate swimm ...
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Latchmere Baths 1981
Latchmere Baths not only played an important role in the recreational, social and political life of Battersea, but its independent artesian well w ...
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Battersea Park Road Postcard 4
This photograph shows the area on Battersea Park Road to the North of the Estate leading to Battersea Park Station and the junction with Queenstow ...
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Battersea Park Road c1890 Card 2
This picture details the area to the South of the Estate showing the junction of Latchmere Road with Battersea Park Road and Battersea Bridge Road ...
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Battersea Bridge c1872 to 1875 by J.A McNeil Whistler
Nocturne: Blue and Gold – Old Battersea Bridge is a painting by the American-born British artist James McNeill Whistler, now held in the collectio ...
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The old Morgan Crucible site near Battersea Bridge
The company was founded in Battersea in South London by the six Morgan brothers in 1856 as The Patent Plumbago Syndicate Limited to make graphite ...
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Princes Head Public House
The Princes Head pub to the south of the estate was a well known Battersea landmark. It was located at the corner of Battersea Park Road and Falco ...
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The Red House 1840
Archaeologists digging into the foreshore of the Thames at Battersea Park recently found the brickwork of a famous old tavern, the Red House. It w ...
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Battersea 1836 to 1842
This map shows the area pre development in the mid 1800s. The Battersea Fields area was well known for growing asparagus. There were also low lyin ...
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Battersea 1950
This map details the area before the construction of Battersea Park Estate and other housing estates in the 1950s and 60s. The area changed consid ...
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Battersea 1894
This map largely details the area of Battersea to the south and west of the estate. As can be seen a series of factories were located along the ri ...
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Battersea 1885
The population of Battersea increased hugely in the late 1800s following the arrival of the railway. In this map Battersea Park can be seen which ...
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Battersea Bridge 1830
The wooden Battersea Bridge opened in the 1770s connecting Battersea with the affluent village of Chelsea. Until that time a ferry service had con ...
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London 1897
This map details the London area details the London area and its surroundings. The area shown in pink is the boundary of the old County of London. ...
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Battersea Power Station rotated
Battersea Power Station is a famous local landmark to the north of the estate. It was constructed in the 1930s generating power and heating for lo ...
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Falcon Road 1912
This press cutting from the local newspaper details local shops in the Falcon Road area to the south west of the estate. Up until the late 1960s, ...
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