Lancaster Road is another South Norwood road of two halves. A series of grand Victorian villas on the southern and eastern sides complimented by 1920's houses of the Norhyrst Estate along the western edge.
Maps and Land Ownership
Building of the street
These large villas were built by the builder Abraham Steer who occupied the Estate Lodge, now number 11, with his wife, Susan, seven children and three servants. By 1891 they were living at The Grange, 26 Crescent Road, South Norwood Park.
Significant Street Buildings
The second fell at the junction of Lancaster Road and Warminster Road, 2 July 1944. That demolished six houses, including numbers 22, 24 and 26 Lancaster Road and severely damaged 30 more. (V1 & V2 Incident logs). http://flyingbombsandrockets.com/V1_summary.html