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.

LATEST UPDATES:
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 info@cpneighbours.org to add others listed/plaques heritage features onto the map (attaching a photo and location details). 


Name of Plaque in AreaLink
JOHN LOGIE BAIRD 1888-1946 Television pioneer lived herehttps://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/john-logie-baird/
Sir FRANCIS PETTIT SMITH 1808-1874 Pioneer of the Screw Propeller lived here 1864-1870https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/francis-pettit-smith/
LESLIE HOWARD 1893-1943 Actor and Film Director lived herehttps://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/leslie-howard/
ANNIE BESANT 1847-1933 Social Reformer lived here in 1874https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/annie-besant/
MARIE STOPES 1880-1958 Promoter of sex education and birth control lived here 1880-1892https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/marie-stopes/
IRA ALDRIDGE 1807-1867 Shakespearian Actor ‘The African Roscius’ lived herehttps://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/aldridge-ira/
EMILE ZOLA 1840-1902 French Novelist lived here 1898-1899https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/emile-zola/
RAYMOND CHANDLER (1888-1959) – Writer lived herehttps://www.english-heritage.org.uk/about-us/search-news/blue-plaque-raymond-chandler/
Camille Pissarro (1830-1903) impressionist Painterhttp://www.blueplaqueplaces.co.uk/camille-pissarro-blue-plaque-in-london-9921#.WLWpaO0Vxpg
Grey plaque № 5334 in London –  Parish markerhttp://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 herehttp://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 Islandshttps://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 – 1956http://www.blueplaqueplaces.co.uk/joseph-paxton-blue-plaque-in-london-12443#.WLWw3O0Vxpg
SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON (1874-1922) Antarctic Explorer Lived herehttps://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/ernest-shackleton/
Sir GEORGE GROVE 1820-1900 Promoter of Musical Knowledge lived herehttps://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/george-grove/
ELEANOR MARX 1855-1898 Socialist Campaigner lived and died herehttps://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 SITEhttps://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/collector-frederick-john-horniman/
W. G. Grace 1848-1915 cricketer lived in a house on this sitehttp://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 schoolhttps://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/w-f-r-stanley/
MARGARET LOCKWOOD 1916-1990 Actress lived herehttps://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/margaret-lockwood/
Thomas Crapper 1837-1910 engineer, developer of the controlled flow cistern lived herehttp://www.blueplaqueplaces.co.uk/thomas-crapper-blue-plaque-in-bromley-1429#.XGCuIcHANWI

Historic England – Listed Asset in the areaLink
20 AND 22, HAMLET ROAD SE19 (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359319
3 to 5, PALACE GROVE SE19 (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1186779
71, Beulah Hill (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1079309
75, Beulah Hill (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1358827
77, Beulah Hill (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1079310
All Saints Church (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1079307
Beulah Villa (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1188480
Bust Of Sir Joseph Paxton At Crystal Palace Park (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1389535
Christ Church, Gipsy Hill (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1080465
Church Of St Andrew (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1079279
Crystal Palace Lower Level Station (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1064353
Crystal Palace National Recreation Centre (Grade II* )https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1031539
Crystal Palace Park – Gatepiers To Rockhills (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1376636
Crystal Palace Park – Gorilla Sculpture (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1431362
Crystal Palace Park – North And South Railings, Walls And Boundary Marker (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1393659
Crystal Palace Park – Prehistoric Animal Sculptures, Geological Formations And Lead Mine On Islands And On Land Facing The Lower Lakes (Grade I)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1067798
Crystal Palace Park – Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Trophy (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1400245
Crystal Palace Park – The Upper And Lower Terrace Of The Crystal Palace Gardens (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1064352
Crystal Palace Park ( Grade II* )https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1000373
Crystal Palace Pedestrian Subway (Grade II*)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1385457
Gates To Kingswood House At Corner Of Lyall Avenue (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1385884
HAREFIELD, 14, ANERLEY HILL SE19 (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1254286
Kingswood House (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1385883
Rockmount  (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1188488
Rosebank (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1253004
St John the Evangelist (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1079275
Sunnydene (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1358518
SWEDENBORGIAN CHURCH (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1186801
The Wood (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1079936
Tivoli Lodge (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1079308
War Memorial at St John the Evangelist Church, Upper Norwood (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1442644
Westow Lodge (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1079316
Norwood Grove  (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1000823
Innisfail  (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1358828
Stable Building To North Of Number 16 (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1079937
War Memorial at the Church of All Saints  (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1442630
Monument To Vice Admiral Robert Fitzroy In All Saints’ Churchyard (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1252999
St Valery (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1079246
Kingswood Junior And Infants School (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1358281
Beech Cottage (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1358818
4, Arnulls Road, House And Outbuildings (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1079306
The Old Cottage (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1358826
War Memorial at Westow Street (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1442618
Crystal Palace Park – Boundary Parish Marker (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1393659
SYDENHAM HILL COMMUNITY HALL AND RETAINING WALLS (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1246822
K2 TELEPHONE KIOSK ON CORNER OF SYDENHAM HILL, LONDON ROAD SE23 (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1262053
PILLAR BOX OUTSIDE NUMBER 169, SYDENHAM HILL SE26, (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1252824
40-57, LAMMAS GREEN, (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1246821
BELTWOOD HOUSE (Grade II)https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1385958


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.


Any questions or suggestions?  Contact cpneighbours on info@cpneighbours.org