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Clapham Through Time

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Description for Clapham Through Time Paperback. This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Clapham has changed and developed over the last century. Series: Through Time. Num Pages: 96 pages, 180. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 166 x 10. Weight in Grams: 308.
In ancient times Clapham was a secluded Surrey village, clustered round a manor house and church. By the seventeenth century, the wealthy of London were building houses here as rural retreats and, by 1800, their mansions in extensive grounds surrounded Clapham Common, which was becoming a place of recreation. The development of the railways in the nineteenth century meant that families who could afford large houses moved further out to the countryside, selling off their ground to developers who built the terraced houses which cover the area today. Around forty years ago, after a period of neglect and bomb damage ... Read more

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Amberley Publishing
Publication date
Through Time
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Place of Publication
Chalford, United Kingdom
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About Alyson Wilson
Alyson Wilson has lived in Clapham for nearly 50 years and has always taken a keen interest in local history. Alongside her career as an art historian and researcher, she has written and edited several books about Clapham. She is a member of the Clapham Society's Local History Sub-committee, and gratefully acknowledges the opportunity to draw on the extensive research ... Read more

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