Horn Park

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Horn Park
Horn Park is located in Greater London
Horn Park
Horn Park
 Horn Park shown within Greater London
OS grid reference TQ408739
London borough Greenwich
Ceremonial county Greater London
Region London
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LONDON
Postcode district SE12
Dialling code 020
Police Metropolitan
Fire London
Ambulance London
EU Parliament London
UK Parliament Eltham
London Assembly Greenwich and Lewisham
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Coordinates: 51°26′49″N 0°01′34″E / 51.447°N 0.026°E / 51.447; 0.026

Horn Park (green) within the ward of Middle Park and Sutcliffe (yellow) in the Royal Borough of Greenwich (light grey)

Horn Park is an area of South East London, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich. It borders the London Borough of Lewisham. It is located south west of Eltham.

History[edit]

Horn Park was one of three parks attached to Eltham Palace. The area was heavily wooded and was stocked with deer until the destruction of both during the English Civil War.[1] The park became farmland until 1936 when the Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich began the construction of the Horn Park Estate. The estate was not completed until the 1950s, with work being interrupted by World War II.[2]

Transport[edit]

Horn Park is served by several Transport for London bus services connecting it with areas including Bexleyheath, Blackheath, Bromley, Catford, Chislehurst, Crystal Palace, Eltham, Grove Park, Hither Green, Lee, Lewisham, Petts Wood, Sidcup, Sydenham and Welling. The nearest rail link to the area is at Lee station.

Nearest Areas[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eltham, Lee and Lewisham". Old and New London: Volume 6. 1878. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  2. ^ Eltham, "Ideal Homes: Suburbia in Focus", accessed March 3, 2008

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