Elephant and Castle

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Re: Elephant and Castle

Postby fosney » Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:41 am

Posted by freddie


Sorry for the quality of this scan, but it was from a 1965 print in the SLP of an earlier view of the Elephant & Castle. I hadn't seen this pic before so thought it worth sharing. The caption reads:
"This view of the old Elephant and Castle public house, hub of the old six-roads juction for more than a century, with the curious dome of the Northern Line tube in the background, will take a generation or two to banish from the memory despite the fact that most of it has now gone to make way for the massive L.C.C. redevelopment of the area"
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Re: Elephant and Castle

Postby kiwi » Sat Jul 08, 2017 4:38 am

A man climbs onto a Southwark milk cart near the Elephant and Castle in South London. No street name but it does give an indication of what life was like back then, the milkman was part of our everyday life.
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THE ELEPHANT & CASTLE.

Thanks, Fogbrain. Oswin Street runs between St George’s Road & Brook Drive (2017) It was called Brook Street in the 1930s.
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Re: Elephant and Castle

Postby Fogbrain » Mon Aug 07, 2017 12:49 pm

kiwi wrote:A man climbs onto a Southwark milk cart near the Elephant and Castle in South London. No street name ...

It's Oswin Street.

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Re: Elephant and Castle

Postby kiwi » Sat Sep 09, 2017 3:11 am

An eel stall at Elephant and Castle. Hot, a shilling a basin, jellied, two shillings. 1949   X.jpg
An eel stall at Elephant and Castle. Hot, a shilling a basin, jellied, two shillings. 1949
A woman and baby look on as a Southwark housewife hangs out her washing in the Elephant and Castle area of south London, 8th January 1949.   X.jpg
A woman and baby look on as a Southwark housewife hangs out her washing in the Elephant and Castle area of south London, 8th January 1949.

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Re: Elephant and Castle

Postby kiwi » Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:03 am

Coalman unloading sacks from a horse-drawn cart underneath the railway arches in the Elephant and Castle area of London, 8th January 1949. I think this is possible ARCH STREET off NEW KENT ROAD.?
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ELEPHANT & CASTLE 1949.

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Re: Elephant and Castle

Postby kiwi » Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:52 am

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Elephant and Castle, London, early 20th century 1915
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South London Press building, and Elephant & Castle tube station in 1981. Image by- Dr Neil Clifton.

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Re: Elephant and Castle

Postby kiwi » Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:44 am

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Elephant and Castle mid 1880s.
1959 The Elephant and Castle Public House..jpg
The Elephant and Castle Public House c 1959.>>>>>

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Re: Elephant and Castle

Postby kiwi » Sun Jan 14, 2018 3:34 am

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ELEPHANT & CASTLE
Elephant Road, beneath Elephant & Castle railway station, looking towards New Kent Road c 2012  X.jpg
Elephant Road, beneath Elephant & Castle railway station, looking towards New Kent Road c2009

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Re: Elephant and Castle

Postby kiwi » Thu Jan 25, 2018 4:10 am

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Re: Elephant and Castle

Postby kiwi » Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:40 am

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Elephant & Castle Junction 1961.Metropolitan Tabernacle Baptist Church, Newington Butts (Right),.png
Elephant & Castle Junction 1961.Metropolitan Tabernacle Baptist Church, Newington Butts (Right),
Elephant & Castle Underground centre, Walworth Road going left.

Charles Spurgeon first preached at this Baptist Church in 1853. The Metropolitan Tabernacle was built to house his expanding congregation two years later.
The original building was burned down in 1898, leaving just the front portico and basement intact, before the rebuilt church was destroyed again in 1941 during the German bombing of London in World War II. Once again, the portico and basement survived and in 1957 the Tabernacle was rebuilt to a new but much smaller design accommodating surviving original features.
Elephant & Castle, Newington Butts, c1987, Metropolitan Tabernacle.  X.png
c1987
Elephant & Castle, Metropolitan Tabernacle interior view showing the Pastors vestry looking towards the library.  X.png
Metropolitan Tabernacle interior view showing the Pastors vestry looking towards the library.
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