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.  Also included are many of our conservation management areas too.

To access the map click here.

  • Blue Pins are Nationally listed by Heritage England (for Grade I, Grade II* and Grade II)

    • Grade I buildings are of exceptional interest, only 2.5% of listed buildings are Grade I
    • Grade II* buildings are particularly important buildings of more than special interest; 5.8% of listed buildings are Grade II*
    • Grade II buildings are of special interest; 91.7% of all listed buildings are in this class and it is the most likely grade of listing.
  • Yellow Pins: are ‘Locally Listed‘ (by one of the five Local Authorities that meet at Crystal Palace),
  • Dots:  are Blue Plaques, Green Plaques and other Plaques (shown in grey, and include boundary markers). Web links to their source listing/info pages.

  • Areas – are the local Conservation Areas in Crystal Palace. Also show are the multiple Local Boroughs areas (and their boundaries) that all meet at Crystal Palace.
  • Red Shield – are registered Asset of Community Value from the local authority.


Arthur Francis – Pioneering scooter tuner and racer – Coopers Yard, Crystal Palace, SE19 1TN.  Arthur Francis – Pioneering scooter tuner and racer lived here Lived here 1984-2021.

Helene Aldwinckle blue plaque – 76 Farquhar Road, SE19. Unveiled, 4th September 2022. Helene was a Bletchley Park codebreaker in WW2 and after the war became a broadcaster and later a gallerist. Helene was nominated after public vote in Southwark.

Former Kennedy Shop, 20 Westow Hill Listed Grade II by Historic England 15th Feb 2022 as result of the Norwood Society’s submission.

Bob Marley and the Wailers – played their largest UK concert and final London show here, 7th June 1980. Concert Bowl, Crystal Palace Park, Concert Bowl (nearest post code SE26 6UT). Unveiling 15th October 2020. 

Crystal Palace Park – Cast-iron column from the Crystal Palace (Grade II) Crystal Palace Park – Southern Water Tower (Grade II)

The Crystal Palace Concert Bowl has been added as Asset of Community Value by Bromley.

Norwood Pauper Burials Commemoration, Community Plaque, All Saints Churchyard, Beulah Hill, SE19.  Plaque commemorating the 889 pauper children from Mr Aubin’s School at Upper Norwood, buried in the churchyard, 4th January 2020.

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 to add others listed/plaques heritage features onto the map (attaching a photo and location details). 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.  

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