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'Dr. Lettsom's House, Grove Hill', (c1878). Creator: Unknown.

'Dr. Lettsom's House, Grove Hill', (c1878). Creator: Unknown.

2-699-440 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'Dr. Lettsom's House, Grove Hill', (c1878). The house of physician and philanthropist John Coakley Lettsom (1744-1815) in the village of Camberwell, (now part of south east London), was built in 1780. His garden contained fruit trees, a kitchen garden, hothouse, shrubs from America, classical statues, a small farm with pigs and hens, an aviary and a menagerie. It attracted many visitors. The house was demolished in the 1890s. From Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People, And Its Places. The Southern Suburbs, Volume VI, by Edward Walford. [Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., London, Paris & New York, c1878]


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  1. 0580061537
  1. 2-699-440
  1. 2699440

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  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
People Related
  1. Edward Walford: British: Writer
  2. John Coakley Lettsom: British, English: Physician, philanthropist
Picture Type
  1. Landscape
Geographic Hierarchy
  1. World
  2. --- Europe
  3. ------ United Kingdom
  4. --------- England
  5. ------------ Greater London
  6. --------------- London
  7. ------------------ Southwark
  8. --------------------- Camberwell
  1. 51 28 00 N , 000 05 00 W

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