Norwood Green 9412

Greater London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

Norwood Green is a triangular area that was once common land of the old village of Norwood, centred on the parish church of St Mary's. The Green remains bordered by trees, which were formerly elm trees.

History

By 1800 there were 40 houses around the green, and it is now surrounded by mainly 1930s housing. Norwood Green Cricket Club was founded in 1867 and had free use of the Green. By 1935 there were 2 children's swings and football pitches were marked out in summer.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Rail: Southall then bus. Bus: 120.
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust