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Thames Tributary Neckinger - Bermondsey

Thames Tributary Neckinger The Neckinger is said to have flowed generally north east to emerge at St.Saviour’s Dock. The Lock Stream is also said to have passed through the area on the way to Duffield Sluice Abbey Street Abbey Street named after the Bermondsey which is connected to the river. A stream ran alongside it which is probably the Neckinger following its course, or alternatively the Lock Stream going to Duffield sluice? The monks’ lavatories were built over the stream. It was laid out in 1820, when the western end was built on the site of the nave. The oldest part of the road was at the east end and called Neckinger Road, with the middle section as George Street. Bermondsey Abbey. This was the Cluniac Priory of St Saviour founded in 1086. During the Crusades, it was used by the Norman Templar knights, as a headquarters. Later founded by Alwyn Childe it became the Benedictine Abbey of the Holy Saviour. The church was at the west end of a gravel island called Bermondsey

Thames Tributary Neckinger - Walworth

Thames Tributary Neckinger The Neckinger is said to have flowed down Brook Drive and then across the southern section of the Elephant and Castle interchange. It then turned north east towards Bermondsey Abbey and St.Saviours dock. Post to the east Bricklayers Arms Post to the south Camberwell Road Post to the north Borough Post to the west Kennington Newington Butts Amelia Street 18 Eurotraveller Hotel is a conversion of the old Queen's Head Pub Express Hotel Police car pound Pullens Open Spac e Aylesbury Estate Impersonal megalomaniac constructions designed by architect Derek Winch and built starting in 1963. There were 2,700 dwellings designed to house roughly 10,000 residents. The final blocks of flats were completed in 1977 and the estate included a nursery, a day centre and a health centre. The estate went through a period of decline in the 1980s. In 1999 the estate was awarded New Deal for Communities status and given £56.2m of central government funding. In 200

Thames Tributary Neckinger -St.George's and Waterloo

Thames Tributary Neckinger The Neckinger wound around Lambeth and Kennington from a source which probably in Mary Harmsworth Park. It appears to go to the Thames in two directions – one to the East at St. Saviours, and three to the west around Westminster Bridge . Post to the north Southwark Post to the west Lambeth Riverside Post to the east Borough Post to the south Kennington - Newington Butts Austral Street 27 Two Eagles two-bar side street ex-pub Baylis Road Was Oakley Street and renamed after Lillian Baylis niece to the Victorian 'lady who transformed the Old Vic into a theatre of the first rank. Features in films 'File of the Golden Goose’. 33 Duke of Sussex . Pub opposite the Old Vic, popular with London Transport staff from the nearby bus depot. Old pictures of the surrounding area on the walls. Flats an unusually attractive cluster, 8-19 storeys, and load-bearing brick, with crisply projecting balconies. By Stillman & Eastwick Field, 1963 part of the