Significant Buildings


6 to 1 & 2 Paxton Terrace – 40 to 50 Anerley Road/Anerley Hill

6 TO 1 & 2, PAXTON TERRACE (40 – 50 ANERLEY ROAD/ANERLEY HILL) (FOR NO 42 ANERLEY HILL, SEE SEPARATE RESEARCH) Paxton Terrace on the left, looking up towards the Crystal Palace, with Paxton Arms on the corner of Palace Road on the left, and corner …


42 Anerley Hill

5 PAXTON TERRACE (42 ANERLEY HILL/ROAD) (NOW KNOWN AS 42 ANERLEY HILL) View down Anerley Hill c1905 postcard showing Paxton Terrace on the right hand side Between Pleydell Avenue and The Paxton Arms 2022 [photo: J Ray-Heard]View looking up-hill (Nos 44 …


Elm Cottage, Knights Hill

The buildings now standing on the west side of Knights Hill opposite St Luke’s church and its churchyard are not the first on that land. Before they were erected at the end of the 19th century, the area they occupy and also that of Nettlefold Place wer …


West Norwood Golf Club (1913 – mid 1920s)

The OS Map of West Norwood dated  1913 shows the existence of West Norwood Golf ground.  It was built on land which had been part of the estate of the late Charles Blake who was responsible for many of the buildings in what is now called the Chatsworth …


The Knights Hill Jewish Orphanage and Asylum (1863 to 1961)

The Jew’s Hospital and Orphan Asylum, Knights Hill, West Norwood (1863 to 1961) In 1795 the financiers Abraham and Benjamin Goldsmid invited subscriptions from their friends for the foundation of a Jews’ Hospital for the relief of the aged poor and an …



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