The Wood That Built London

The Wood That Built London

£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.

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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

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Weight0.533 kg
Dimensions24 × 16 × 2.5 cm
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Hardback

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English

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634.909421 (edition:23)

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General – Trade / Code: K