Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood has an amazing rich and diverse heritage. On this interactive map (click here), you can explore Nationally listed assets (by Historic England) and Locally Listed (by each of the 5 boroughs) marked with Blue and Yellow Icons. Shown too are the many commemorative plaques (eg famous people or historic boundary markers) shown as small coloured dots.
To access the map click link: tinyurl.com/cpheritage
- Blue Pins are listed by Heritage England (for Grade I, Grade II* and Grade II)
- Yellow Pins are ‘Locally Listed’ (by one of the five Local Authorities that meet at Crystal Palace),
- Small dots are: Blue Plaques, Green Plaques, Red Plaques and Black Plaques (shown in grey, and include boundary markers). Web links to their source listing/info pages.Entries have web links to their listings and photos.
- Large Red Dots are potential for listing.
MARGARET LOCKWOOD 1916-1990 Actress lived here blue plaque erected 2018. 14 Highland Road, Upper Norwood, London, SE19 1DP
Please help, and make your suggestions for what’s missing! Have you spotted a boundary marker or plaque, or other listed feature not on the map? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to add others listed/plaques heritage features onto the map (attaching a photo and location details).
|Name of Plaque in Area||Link|
|JOHN LOGIE BAIRD 1888-1946 Television pioneer lived here||https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/john-logie-baird/|
|Sir FRANCIS PETTIT SMITH 1808-1874 Pioneer of the Screw Propeller lived here 1864-1870||https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/francis-pettit-smith/|
|LESLIE HOWARD 1893-1943 Actor and Film Director lived here||https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/leslie-howard/|
|ANNIE BESANT 1847-1933 Social Reformer lived here in 1874||https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/annie-besant/|
|MARIE STOPES 1880-1958 Promoter of sex education and birth control lived here 1880-1892||https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/marie-stopes/|
|IRA ALDRIDGE 1807-1867 Shakespearian Actor ‘The African Roscius’ lived here||https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/aldridge-ira/|
|EMILE ZOLA 1840-1902 French Novelist lived here 1898-1899||https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/emile-zola/|
|RAYMOND CHANDLER (1888-1959) – Writer lived here||https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/about-us/search-news/blue-plaque-raymond-chandler/|
|Camille Pissarro (1830-1903) impressionist Painter||http://www.blueplaqueplaces.co.uk/camille-pissarro-blue-plaque-in-london-9921#.WLWpaO0Vxpg|
|Grey plaque № 5334 in London – Parish marker||http://www.blueplaqueplaces.co.uk/grey-plaque-5334-in-london-5334#.WLWrUu0Vx-Q|
|Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins 1807-1889 artist and solicitor, designer of the prehistoric ‘monsters’ in Crystal Palace Park lived here||http://www.blueplaqueplaces.co.uk/benjamin-waterhouse-hawkins-black-plaque-in-london-1414#.WLWrS-0Vx-Q|
|Admiral Robert Fitzroy 1805-1865 explorer and pioneer of weather forecasting. Captain of HMS Beagle that took Darwin to the Galapagos Islands||https://www.norwoodsociety.co.uk/articles/57-fitzroy-of-the-beagle.html|
|Tivoli Lodge 1830 built 1830 by Decimus Burton. The entrance lodge to Royal Beulah Spa and Pleasure Gardens||http://www.blueplaqueplaces.co.uk/decimus-burton-and-tivoli-lodge-green-plaque-in-london-10040#.WLWul-0Vx-Q|
|Rockhills – The Home of Sir Joseph Paxton (1852 – 1865), Sir Henry Buckland 1922 – 1956||http://www.blueplaqueplaces.co.uk/joseph-paxton-blue-plaque-in-london-12443#.WLWw3O0Vxpg|
|SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON (1874-1922) Antarctic Explorer Lived here||https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/ernest-shackleton/|
|Sir GEORGE GROVE 1820-1900 Promoter of Musical Knowledge lived here||https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/george-grove/|
|ELEANOR MARX 1855-1898 Socialist Campaigner lived and died here||https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/eleanor-marx/|
|THE HORNIMAN MUSEUM AND GARDENS WERE GIVEN TO THE PEOPLE OF LONDON IN 1901 BY FREDERICK JOHN HORNIMAN WHO LIVED NEAR THIS SITE||https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/collector-frederick-john-horniman/|
|W. G. Grace 1848-1915 cricketer lived in a house on this site||http://www.blueplaqueplaces.co.uk/w-g-grace-red-plaque-in-london-10273#.WMVBfX0VzNA|
|W.F.R. STANLEY 1829-1909 Inventor, Manufacturer and Philanthropist founded and designed these halls and technical school||https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/w-f-r-stanley/|
|MARGARET LOCKWOOD 1916-1990 Actress lived here||https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/margaret-lockwood/|
|Thomas Crapper 1837-1910 engineer, developer of the controlled flow cistern lived here||http://www.blueplaqueplaces.co.uk/thomas-crapper-blue-plaque-in-bromley-1429#.XGCuIcHANWI|
The area has many local heritage and ‘Friends of’ groups, and local reference libraries to help discover the area. More detailed information to be provided soon. e.g Norwood Society (click here). All the heritage mapping data is being created in standard format to allow sharing with other other groups/uses. There are many conservation areas in CP area too, an overview is here.
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