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Anerley & Penge
Elephant and Castle
Old Kent Road
Tudor Forest Hill
1602 Queen Elizabeth I visited Sir Richard Bulkeley at Sydmonscourt. Tradition has it that she lunched under the shade of an oak on the hill known as One Tree Hill between Forest Hill and Brockley.
Georgian Forest Hill
1790-1810 Georgian villas built
in Forest Hill: Hill House, White House and Ashberry Cottage.
Victorian Forest Hill
1839 View from Dartmouth Arms
Modern Forest Hill
c1900 Colour-tinted postcard of Forest Hill
1901 Horniman Museum (by C Harrison Townsend in Art Nouveau style) opened.
Presented to London County Council along with 21 acres of park and gardens.
1902 Fire Station built in Perry Vale.
Prewar Forest Hill
1929 Capitol Cinema (by John Stanley Beard) opened on London Road 11-15) in Neo-Classical style
1935 Taymount Grange modernist flats by George Bertram Carter built.
1936 Fox Croft modernist flats by Arnold Andre Higuer built
1944 Forest Hill station damaged by flying bomb
Post war Forest Hill
Forest Hill and Sydenham - Adrian Prockter
(1987 London Reference Books)
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