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By Simon McNeill-Ritchie,Ron Elam

Battersea has grown to be a trendy and colourful district of south-west London. often called Patricesy within the Domesday publication, Battersea used to be traditionally most sensible recognized for marketplace gardening, delivering fruit, greens and plant life for 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, upsetting a inhabitants progress from 4,000 to 120,000 by means of the start of the 20 th century. Glimpses of the prior can nonetheless be noticeable round glossy Battersea, yet a lot has replaced through the years. utilizing a variety of previous and new photos, neighborhood historians Simon McNeill-Ritchie and Ron Elam hint Battersea's distinct trip during the last century. that includes landmarks equivalent to Battersea strength Station, Battersea canine & Cats domestic and Battersea Park, this ebook is vital analyzing for someone who is familiar with and loves this well-known South London district.

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