Bedwardine Road



Named after the Bedward family who lived at Bedward Lodge (24)South Vale, Upper Norwood in 1841. The road is characterised by some fine examples of Victorian housing with a range of architectural features and later housing built post 1945.

Maps and Land Ownership
Maps

1862 Stanford Map of London showing land owned by the Archbishop of Canterbury where houses in the road would later be built

1898 OS Map showing location of Bedwardine Road and houses built

Timeline
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Building of the street
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Architecture
 

91 Bedwardine Road

57 Bedwardine Road – London brick, decorated brickwork, timbered cladding and plasterwork, wooden bay and sash windows, bargeboards

55 Bedwardine Road – recessed porch with slate awning, bay and sash windows, timbered plasterwork, roof balcony, bargeboards

53 Bedwardine Road – London brick, sash windows, recessed porch

1 Bedwardine Road – double fronted house with dormer windows in slate roof, recessed porch, wooden sash and bay windows, decorated brickwork, chimneys

‘Bangalore’ 17 Bedwardine Road – dormer roof windows, covered porch, timbered front door with glass panelling, wrought iron gate and fencing, chimneys

4 Bedwardine Road – double fronted house with slate roof, sash and bay windows, recessed porch with decorated stone work

6 Bedwardine Road – double fronted house with sash and bay windows, recessed and decorated stone porch, slate roofs, chimneys

8 Bedwardine Road – slate roofs, sash windows, bargeboards

Significant Street Buildings

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Residents

    Anderson, Henry Lawrence Anderson (1867 to 1914)

    Lived at 5 Bedwardine Road in 1891 He was born in June 1867 and was the son of Major-General Robert Anderson and attended Dulwich College with his brother Charles.  He was a member of the 1881 2nd XV, before leaving Duwlich to serve on the Merchant Nav …


    Darbyshire, John Russell (1880-1948)

    Lived at 2 Bedwardine Road in 1901 and 1911 The Darbyshire family lived at 2 Bedwardine Road at the time of the 1901 and 1911 censuses. In 1891 they had been living at 44 Harold Road. John Russell’s father, Edward (1840-1920) was a merchant. At the tim …


Memories
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War
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