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Coulsdon, Croydon

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Coulsdon, Croydon

Coulsdon is at the south of the London Borough of Croydon. It is surrounded by the Metropolitan Green Belt of Farthing Downs, Coulsdon Common and Kenley Common. Modern Coulsdon comprises Old Coulsdon, the first settlement, and Smitham Bottom, which grew substantially with the coming of the railways.
Administrative CountyCroydon
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ3058
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

Other names by which Coulsdon, Croydon has been known in the past

Cullesden ~ Colesdone

Coulsdon, Croydon in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Coulsdon, par. and vil., mid. Surrey, 5 miles SW. of Croydon, 4314 ac., pop. 2589; P.O.; contains C. Court.

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