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Barry Road
Dunstans Road
Forest Hill Road

Upper East Dulwich is the hilly area of SE22 between Barry Road, Forest Hill Road Wood vale and Lordship Lane. Previously it had been green fields with cattle grazing as it was part of Friern Manor which incorporates most of East Dulwich. It included Friern Manor itself which was on the junction of Friern and Underhill Roads and sold in 1864. Click here for an 1862 map of Friern Manor 
Shops: Barry Road, Forest Hill Road & Dulwich Plough
Buses: 12, 197, 63, 176 185 & 363 
Rail: Peckham Rye (63 bus)
Overground: Honor Oak

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The road links Peckham and Dulwich. It is named after Charles Barry the architect. It is said to be exactly one mile long. Named in 1867 but not finished until later in C19. Mostly large Victorian villas, Busy with traffic and on the 12 and 197 bus routes. 
Guide to Barry Road Shops  Guide to Dulwich Plough Shops
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The road links Peckham Rye with Upland Road.  Named in 1877 after the site of land known as Dunstan’s Herne. Good views of London.
Local recommendation: Barry Road Shops
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Busy road running from Peckham Rye Park up to Honor Oak and Forest Hill. Late Victorian terraced houses. 
Famous resident: Boris Karloff was born at No 36 in 1887. 
Now busy with traffic and on the 63 and 363 bus routes. Local recommendation: Forest Hill Road Shops
       
Friern Road
Lordship Lane
Marmora Road
Overhill Road
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It runs from Peckham Rye up to Dulwich Park. The land was sold in 1864. The road was named in 1868 after Friern Manor (the house was on the junction of Friern Road and Underhill Road). In 1864 the land was sold and the road was named in 1868 and developed with Victorian houses. A Flying bomb caused extensive damage at the Lordship Lane end in the Second World War. The site now has social housing on it. Some rush hour traffic but generally quiet.
Guide to Barry Road Shops Guide to Dulwich Plough Shops
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The old boundary of Dulwich and Friern Manor, it extends from Goose Green to Sydenham Hill.
Mostly late Victorian from 1880s with many good shops etc. 
Famous resident: Enid Blyton was born at No 354. 
Busy with heavy traffic and buses.Local recommendation: Dulwich Plough Shops, Bars
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Named in 1878. Many roads in this area were named after the Crimean War (1853-1856). Marmora was probably named after the Sea of Marmora which links to the Black Sea. Backs onto Brenchley Gardens which were opened in 1928. Local recommendation: Omrith Indian restaurant
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It  runs parallel  with Upland Road on a hill  and was named in 1867. Mostly Victorian large family houses with good views of London.
Guide to Dulwich Plough Shops Local recommendation: The Plough
       
Ryedale
Scutari Road
Underhill Road
Upland Road

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The road links Peckham Rye with Upland Road. Named in 1903.
Local recommendation: Forest Hill tavern

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Another reference to the Crimean War. Scutari was where Florence Nightingale famously improved the health of British Soldiers from 1855. Runs from Peckham Rye south to Forest Hill border.
Local recommendation: Cafe On the Rye

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Mostly mid-Victorian houses becoming larger as one ascends towards Forest Hill from Lordship Lane. Named in 1866 after John Underhill, a Bishop of Oxford in C16. 
Famous resident: CS Forester (author of Hornblower) moved with his family to 58 Underhill Road around 1911 whilst attending Alleyn’s school. 
Served by P13 bus. Local recommendation: Barcelona

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Quiet road running op the hill from Barry Road to Dulwich Park with good views of London. Built on old Friern farm land and named in 1867. Large Victorian houses in one of SE22’s best locations. Some rush-hour traffic but generally peaceful. Several nursery and primary schools.
Guide to Dulwich Plough ShopsLocal recommendation: The Plough
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