Croydon Canal Maps 1

1) New Cross to Brockley 2) Brockley to Honor Oak 3) Honor Oak to Sydenham The maps continue next page THE CROYDON CANAL PAGES: hatcham / new cross / barriedale / shardeloes rd / brockley / honor oak / boveney rd / davids rd / forest hill / sydenham /…

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The Croydon Canal 20) Route Maps

These maps are approximate. The actual canal route might vary slightly! These Croydon Canal maps are not scale representations of the canal’s former route. They are just approximate indications of the old canal alignment. More detailed maps can be found in the local library archive centres at Croydon and other…

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The Croydon Canal 16) Penge Road and South Norwood Lake

The street layout of Norwood has its origins in the lengthy canal loop here. The village was built around the canal and the present arrangement reflects the canal route strongly This is about the third lot of flats that we have seen built on or alongside the canal’s alignment. Whist…

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The Croydon Canal 15) The concrete trough at Betts Park

The canal through Betts Park was considerably more attractive before the improved concrete trough was built! Moving on from the previous section, we are on the other side of these flats adjacent to Betts Park which stand on the actual course of the canal. There was a bridge here but…

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The Croydon Canal 12) From Thriftwood to Venner Road

The canal that wouldnt go away! The houses in Thriftwood kept subsiding and eventually the cause was attributed to poor drainage caused by the filling in of the old canal route The house, seen above, is in Thriffwood, just off Silverdale. Behind the house is a fence forming the Dacres…

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