Map of Peckham, Lewisham, 1842


This section of the Dewhirst map of the parish of St Giles, Camberwell, shows the first stage of transition of the area from a rural village to a London suburb.

Ribbon development has taken place along the Old Kent Road (top right), Hill Street, the High Street and Rye Lane.

Prime plots facing south-west looking over Peckham Rye have also been developed.

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Map of the parish of St.Giles, Camberwell, delineating its ecclesiastical and parochial details. Drawn by J Dewhirst, surveyor, and published by W Wheeler, 1842