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by will greenwood
17 Apr 2008 07:55
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: that tunnel in the woods
Replies: 10
Views: 6218

ah!
i understand now!
I am glad it wasnt me! :?
by will greenwood
14 Apr 2008 07:14
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: that tunnel in the woods
Replies: 10
Views: 6218

Hi Lambchops
check out this earlier thread... more pics of that tunnel and more;
http://forum.sydenham.org.uk/viewtopic. ... 3d29f576ea
by will greenwood
6 Apr 2008 19:22
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Croydon Canal route - Forest Hill - a walk along the towpath
Replies: 22
Views: 21701

oops! sorry... heres the contents of the poster I was sent; Garthorne Rd Nature walk Saturday 10th May 10am-12pm Please come and join us for a guided walk with a local expert around this beautiful Nature Reserve. Not usually open to the public Meet at the site entrance, located at the end of Beadnel...
by will greenwood
6 Apr 2008 15:57
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Croydon Canal route - Forest Hill - a walk along the towpath
Replies: 22
Views: 21701

This should be interesting to anyone who wants to check things for themselves..
and its a great place to visit, anyway!
by will greenwood
25 Mar 2008 16:28
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Croydon Canal exposed!!! (Anerley, Penge)
Replies: 6
Views: 5901

Hi I've had a good look, and the fieldings is much higher than the canal was, and the triangle of grass is much smaller than the area in question. take a walk down to the ambulance station...the low triangular area biordered by Pearcefield rd is the area of the pool, with the canal heading off along...
by will greenwood
25 Mar 2008 10:59
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Croydon Canal exposed!!! (Anerley, Penge)
Replies: 6
Views: 5901

Hi Peter.. I think the OS maps show quite clearly where the canal ran, and it would have needed locks to rise to the level of the cinema, as it ran as close to one contour as possible. I'd like to know why the hill was cut into, but it certainly wasnt for the canal, altough there was a stream that r...
by will greenwood
24 Mar 2008 20:58
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Lost buildings of Lewisham
Replies: 21
Views: 20913

try these. http://images.google.co.uk/imgres?imgurl=http://cache.viewimages.com/xc/7[url]5568094.jpg%3Fv%3D1%26c%3DViewImages%26k%3D2%26d%3D17A4AD9FDB9CF193F59B4249CE5E7FC717494B092394FBAB284831B75F48EF45&imgrefurl=http://www.viewimages.com/Search.aspx%3Fmid%3D75568094%26epmid%3D2%26partner%3DGoogle...
by will greenwood
22 Mar 2008 22:18
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Early Penge Buildings (Part 2)
Replies: 48
Views: 50621

Those pics came from this site;
http://www.trolleybus.net
by will greenwood
19 Mar 2008 12:23
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Aerial Photograph of the Croydon Canal!
Replies: 78
Views: 58952

I heard a caller on the Robert Elm's show on BBC Radio London, some time ago. They said that the reason for the strange tower at Forest Hill Railway Station was that it once held some kind of equipment for the locks on the canal - the building being built earlier than the railway line. Is that true...
by will greenwood
18 Mar 2008 10:41
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: You all ready for another book on the Croydon Canal?
Replies: 6
Views: 2965

cheers mate!
I wont nick your discovery, dont worry.
by will greenwood
18 Mar 2008 08:29
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: You all ready for another book on the Croydon Canal?
Replies: 6
Views: 2965

....and just perhaps those wills I sent might be motivation enough!

...seriously, I cant wait for more information about the canal...and you have my word I wont publish your discovery...

...and besides.....I hate to be teased! :cry: :P
by will greenwood
17 Mar 2008 22:56
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: You all ready for another book on the Croydon Canal?
Replies: 6
Views: 2965

You know... I think sharing is a good thing!!! :wink:
by will greenwood
15 Mar 2008 09:32
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Transcription needed! (Property in Penge, 1800)
Replies: 4
Views: 2564

Royston Villa is marked on this map..(dated 1862 -71)
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by will greenwood
14 Mar 2008 20:59
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Transcription needed! (Property in Penge, 1800)
Replies: 4
Views: 2564

..its '... Roystons, being at or near Penge Green withinin the parish of Battersea' again...
by will greenwood
13 Mar 2008 23:16
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Croydon Canal route - Forest Hill - a walk along the towpath
Replies: 22
Views: 21701

whereabouts is that bank in the top picture?
by will greenwood
13 Mar 2008 19:38
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Airship over Sydenham?
Replies: 12
Views: 5903

Airships seem to be the one Nazi technological development not fully reclaimed and developed by the victors of WWII sorry, but Airships were already a thing of the past by the beginning of WW2, after the Hindenberg and the R101 disasters, and they were certainly not Nazi technology, most likely the...
by will greenwood
13 Mar 2008 15:53
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Early Penge Buildings (Part 2)
Replies: 48
Views: 50621

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by will greenwood
13 Mar 2008 09:50
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Early Penge Buildings (Part 2)
Replies: 48
Views: 50621

I hope this is the right place for these.... http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2020/2331068666_df8e5643c4_o.jpg http://www.ideal-homes.org.uk/images/bromley/penge/police-station-00501-640.jpg http://www.trolleybus.net/fullsize/654fs/37.jpg http://www.trolleybus.net/fullsize/cook/037-2000.jpg http://www...
by will greenwood
12 Mar 2008 21:46
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: You all ready for another book on the Croydon Canal?
Replies: 6
Views: 2965

...just what motivation do you need, mate??
:?:
by will greenwood
10 Mar 2008 18:56
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Tramshed on Waldram Crescent, and the original station steps
Replies: 7
Views: 3098

thanks again Steve...
it was the high doorway that made me think of trams, but that makes sense.
Is there any remnant of the atmospheric railway, do you know...just while we're on the subject?