Plashet

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Plashet
Western gate to Plashet Park with plane trees - geograph.org.uk - 289695.jpg
Western gate to Plashet Park
Plashet is located in Greater London
Plashet
Plashet
Location within Greater London
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Post townLONDON
Postcode districtE6/E7
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51°32′30″N 0°02′45″E / 51.541638°N 0.045716°E / 51.541638; 0.045716Coordinates: 51°32′30″N 0°02′45″E / 51.541638°N 0.045716°E / 51.541638; 0.045716

Plashet is an locality of East Ham in the London Borough of Newham in East London located between West Ham (Upton Park) and Manor Park. It contains Plashet Jewish Cemetery, Plashet Park, and several places of worship.[1]

The area was home to prison reformer Elizabeth Fry, who lived in Plashet House from 1809-1829, and also her daughter Katherine who lived in Plashet Cottage. Both of these properties were demolished in the 1880s to make way for the terraced streets that now characterise the area.[1]

Steve Marriot lead singer of the Small Faces was born at East Ham Memorial Hospital located in the Plashet area.

The poet Benjamin Zephaniah has also lived in Plashet.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Willey, Russ. Chambers London Gazetter, p 389-90.

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