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    Publisher: Sandstone Press

    The Wood that Built London: A Social and Environmental History of the Great North Wood

    £19.99
    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.
    ISBN: 9781913207496
    AuthorC.J. Schuler
    Pub Date07/10/2021
    BindingHardback
    Pages320
    Availability: Available to Order

    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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    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