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Carver Road

This hillside area between Herne Hill (the road) and Half Moon Lane was originally known as Dulwich Hill. It was developed as the Dulwich House estate in the late Nineteenth Century.
The Stanford Map of 1862-71 shows Herne Hill before its development
Shops: Half Moon Lane
Buses: 37, 68, P4
Rail: North Dulwich

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A quiet road  between half Moon Lane and Red Post Hill in the late Victorian style.
Named  after a village in Argyll. Dulwich House was situated  nearby. The Hollywood actress & director Ida Lupino  was born at No 33 in 1918.

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A quiet tree-lined road with parking spaces with houses in the late Victorian style. 
Named in 1891 after William Beckwith Towse. Towse, who, as trustee of the estate, was responsible for laying out the building plots.

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Curving tree-lined road off Half Moon Lane with houses in the late Edwardian houses
Named in 1912 after Canon Alfred James Carver (1826-1909), the Master of Dulwich College who oversaw its expansion in the 19th Century. James Callaghan (1912-2005) lived in Carver Road before becoming Prime Minister in 1976.
       

Danecroft Road

Elmwood Road

Frankfurt Road

Half Moon Lane

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Hillside road with good views of Dulwich. The road was built on the site  of Carlton House mansion and its gardens. It was named in 1902
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Curving tree-lined road off Half Moon Lane with houses in the late Victorian style.  Sunray Gardens is on Elmwood Road.
Named in 1891 after Elm
Cottage and Elm Field

Hillside road with good views of Dulwich. The Built on the site of Frankfurt Villa, a house on Herne Hill. Named in 1902

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Old road that joins Herne Hill with North Dulwich, Houses are in a period of styles from Late Victorian onwards. 
Named after the Half Moon pub first built in 1760.

       
Herne Hill

Hollingbourne Road 

Holmdene Avenue

Ruskin Walk

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The road links Herne Hill with Camberwell. Houses are a mixture of period styles from  late Victorian onwards
Originally lined with large Georgian/early Victorian houses all with extensive grounds. Redeveloped as prewar housing.
Famous residents include the Victorian arts critic John Ruskin was born at No 28 (now No 26) in 1819 and the Hollywood actor Roddy McDowall, who was born at No 204 in 1928.
Served by 68 and 468 buses.
Key properties: Dorchester Court, the Quadrangle etc
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Tree-lined road off Half Moon Lane with houses in the late Victorian style. 
Named in 1891 probably after a parish in Kent. 

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Tree-lined road on a hillside off Half Moon Lane with houses in the late Victorian style.  
Named in 1891.

Tree-lined road on a hill-side. Quiet with little traffic with houses in the late Edwardian style
Originally a pathway named Simpson’s Alley. See Stanford map. Named in 1905
 after John Ruskin (1819-1900), the Victorian writer and critic who lived at the top of Herne Hill for many years

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