Thursday, 19 January 2017

From turnpike to the gallows...

From turnpike to the gallows...
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Turnpike on Kennington Common, St Mark's behind around 1827
The area in and around what is now know as the Oval and Kennington Park has a rich and varied past – some good and some bad, writes Laurence Marsh who is the vice-chairman of the chairman of the Herne Hill Society. ... The land here was known as Kennington Common. A part survives today as Kennington Park. ...

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