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By Simon McNeill-Ritchie,Ron Elam

Battersea has grown to be a trendy and colourful district of south-west London. known as Patricesy within the Domesday e-book, Battersea used to be traditionally top recognized for marketplace gardening, delivering fruit, greens and plants for the town of London. besides the fact that, the world moved from rural to city with the arrival of the railways, and large-scale housing from the 1840s, scary a inhabitants progress from 4,000 to 120,000 through the start of the 20 th century. Glimpses of the previous can nonetheless be obvious round glossy Battersea, yet a lot has replaced through the years. utilizing a range of previous and new photos, neighborhood historians Simon McNeill-Ritchie and Ron Elam hint Battersea's specified trip over the last century. that includes landmarks similar to Battersea strength Station, Battersea canine & Cats domestic and Battersea Park, this booklet is vital studying for someone who is aware and loves this well-known South London district.

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