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ancient camp at Hanging wood, adjoining Maryon park, Charlton.

William Thomas Vincent

ancient camp at Hanging wood, adjoining Maryon park, Charlton.

by William Thomas Vincent

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Published by Woolwich Antiquarian Society in Woolwich .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Extract from annual report of the Socity, 1905-6.

ContributionsWoolwiche District Antiquarian Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20854638M

Well, the shop and terraced houses have gone, replaced by 70's flats, but once inside Maryon Park the curious enigmatic feeling, given-off so powerfully in the film, is virtually intact. Again, all that we heard was the moving of the bushes and trees, and the chock-chock of .   is a way to mark unique locations on the planet and give them a voice. While GPS technology allows us to pinpoint any location on the planet, mark the location, and share it with others, Waymarking is the toolset for categorizing and adding unique information for that location.

Greenwich (/ ˈ ɡ r ɛ n ɪ tʃ / (), / ˈ ɡ r ɪ n ɪ dʒ /, / ˈ ɡ r ɪ n ɪ tʃ / or / ˈ ɡ r ɛ n ɪ dʒ /) is an early-established district of today's London, England, centred miles ( km) east south-east of Charing town lends its name to the Royal Borough of Greenwich.. Greenwich is generally described as being part of South-east London and sometimes as being part of. There is a spot above Maryon Park in Charlton. You have to climb loads of steps and at the top it's a deadend. Just a bench with an amazing view of South East's industrial riverside.

Over time the estates surrounding the Jacobean, Charlton House were gradually broken up, and once the Maryon-Wilson family died out in , the surviving open spaces were converted into public parks. The grounds connected with it have some very old cypresses; the "Hanging Wood," adjoining it, affords a charming walk; and some sand pits in the vicinity present great attractions to geologists. A farmhouse in the parish, called Cherry Garden, is said to have been erected by Inigo Jones for his own residence.


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Ancient camp at Hanging wood, adjoining Maryon park, Charlton by William Thomas Vincent Download PDF EPUB FB2

Metropolitan Borough of Greenwich bought Charlton House and acres of the grounds, allocating 43 acres for sports provision, forming Charlton Park, later transferred to the LCC. Hanging Wood presented to LCC to form Maryon Wilson Park, opened in Charlton is a district of south east London, England, within the Royal Borough of is located east of Greenwich and west of is miles ( km) east-southeast of Charing Cross.

'Charlton next Woolwich' was an ancient parish in the county of Kent, which became part of the metropolitan area of London in It is home to Charlton Athletic and to Charlton HouseCeremonial county: Greater London.

Two species of Cyrena (C. corda/a and C. cunei/ormis) were obtained n the Woolwich Clays, and small crystals of selenite were FIG. PLAN SHOWING THE CAMP IN HANGING WOOD, CHARLTON, AND THE PRESENT t~XTENT OF THE SAND-PITS, (Rroduced by:ermissien of t/*Council of the Woolw:ch MnHquar/an Saclety.) in cavities in the hard mottled by: 3.

Maryon Park History. The Graphic October “On the recommendation of the Parks and Open Spaces Committee, the Council accepted with thanks Sir S. Maryon Wilson’s gift of twelve acres of freehold land in Charlton parish, but near the populous part of Woolwich, as a recreation-ground to be used by the public in perpetuity, under the control of the Council.”.

On the village green in front of Charlton House the often rowdy Horn Fair was held on St. Luke’s day (18th October), described by Sandby in as a “disorderly annual fair Charlton. book rather rout with women on that day out vying the men”.InSir Thomas Maryon-Wilson, unhappy with the “indecent character” of this fair, succeeded in moving it to Fairfield (a short distance to the.

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Across Thorntree Road (formally Hanging Wood Road) is another portion of Hanging Wood that’s now a public park. This is Maryon-WilsonPark, given to the LCC by the family a little later, in The gift included a small fallow deer herd – the origin of the animal park which is now probably the park.

Adjoining Charlton Park to the north-east is Charlton Park School. The geology underlying the park is entirely Claygate, but the surface soils have been heavily disturbed over the entire area. The park is open days a year, 24 hours a day, with the exception of the walled gardens in Charlton House Grounds, which are only open during daylight.

Maryon Park ( words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article Maryon Park is an urban public park located in Charlton in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. It is situated on the A south of the Thames Barrier.

There. It is mi east-southeast of Charing Cross. Charlton next Woolwich was an ancient parish in the county of Kent, which became part of the metropolitan area of London in It is home to Charlton Athletic and to Charlton House.

History Toponymy. Charlton is recorded in the Domesday Book. The 18th and early 19th centuries witnessed comparatively little change. John Rocque’s map of clearly shows the nucleus of the village, with Charlton House (called ‘Charlton Place’) and its park to the south, a scattering of houses further west along Charlton Road, and Hanging Wood, still at its full acre extent, to the north-east.

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Charlton is an area of south east London, England, and a part of the Royal Borough of Greenwich. It is located east of Greenwich and west of Woolwich.

It is miles ( km) east-southeast of Charing Cross. 'Charlton next Woolwich' was an ancient parish in the county of Kent, which became. The area was originally part of Hanging Wood and it is named after the local landowners – the Maryon Wilson family. Much of the park is part of an old sandpit – known as East Pit - worked for sand for scouring, ballast or glass and bottle manufacture and which was exploited from the early 18th to The Site of the 3rd Ground: Pound Park (–) This is an area that was once Charlton’s first public park.

Pound Field was originally used as an overnight enclosure for animals waiting to pass through a toll gate at the junction of Charlton Lane and Lower Woolwich Road. but was opened as a Recreation Ground in and renamed Pound Park.

The park is a remnant of ancient forest once known as Hanging Wood (the word ‘hang’ comes from the Old English ‘hangra’, a wooded slope) and was reputedly a haunt of highwaymen. The wood was formerly part of the estate of Charlton Manor, owned by the Maryon.

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