The Wood That Built London: A Human History Of The Great North Wood

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It is hard to imagine that much of the suburban townscape from Croydon to the Thames at Deptford was a vast wood, stretching for almost seven miles. This compelling narrative history charts the fortunes of the North Wood from the earliest times: its ecology, ownership, management, and its gradual encroachment by the expanding metropolis.
Standing in the busy streets of South London today, it is hard to imagine that much of this suburban townscape was once a vast wood, stretching unbroken for almost seven miles from Croydon to the Thames at Deptford.



This compelling narrative history charts the fortunes of the North Wood from the earliest times: its ecology, ownership, management, and its gradual encroachment by the expanding metropolis.
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Weight 0.255000
Author Schuler, C.J.
Availability IP
Department History
Format Paperback
ISBN 9781914518164
Pages 320
Published 01/09/2022
Publisher Sandstone Press
Section History
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