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General Brixton history - photos, stories etc

Discussion in 'Brixton' started by editor, Mar 17, 2014.

  1. Puddy_Tat

    Puddy_Tat meh

    dunno. can't find any reference to anything film / music related from the right sort of time.

    today's is herne hill, 1952

     
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  2. Puddy_Tat

    Puddy_Tat meh

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    on tweeter today from rob baker (linkage) - dated 1952

    consensus seems to be that building at the right of photo is carlton mansions when it was the end of a terrace (1950 map here)
     
  3. Puddy_Tat

    Puddy_Tat meh

    and from flickr



    has already had a reference added to editor's brixton buzz page about quin and axten
     
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  4. northeast

    northeast Active Member

    Think the top and bottom ones of Acre Lane are taken just near the Timber and Builders Merchant. First one is a little further up the road. Hopefully this link shows where i think it was roughly taken from Google Maps. Shops on the right are now the tyre repairs, DIY store and a Paint shop. The white pillars on the right helped place it.
     
  5. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    Yes, I'm pretty sure it's Coldharbour Lane with Carlton Mansions to the right.
     
  6. ricbake

    ricbake working out how

    This was taken from Gresham Road - can see through to the houses on Bellefields Road, across the gap where Blue Star House now stands
     
  7. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

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