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Putney, Wandsworth

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Putney, Wandsworth

Putney is a district in south-west London, England, located in the London Borough of Wandsworth. It is situated 5.1 miles south-west of Charing Cross. The area is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London. And thus we take leave of Putney, one of the pleasantest of the London suburbs, as well as the most accessible.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyWandsworth
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ2375
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

Other names by which Putney, Wandsworth has been known in the past

Putelei ~ Puttenheth

Putney, Wandsworth in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Putney, town and par., Surrey, on right bank of river Thames, opposite Fulham, and within the parliamentary limits of Wandsworth, 5f miles SW. of Waterloo sta., London, by rail, and 7 miles from London Bridge by water, 2235 ac., pop. 13,235. Putney is the headquarters of the rowing world. A little above the bridge is the starting-point for the University boat-race, of which the course ends at Mortlake.

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