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Dulwich, Southwark

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Dulwich, Southwark

Dulwich is an area of South London, England. The settlement is mostly in the London Borough of Southwark with parts in the London Borough of Lambeth. Dulwich, consisting of East Dulwich, West Dulwich and Dulwich Village lies in a valley between the neighbouring districts of Camberwell, Crystal Palace, Denmark Hill, Forest Hill, Gipsy Hill, Knights Hill, Herne Hill, Honor Oak, Peckham, Penge, Sydenham Hill, Tulse Hill and West Norwood.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountySouthwark
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ3472
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020
 

Dulwich, Southwark in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Dulwich, 2 eccl. dists. (East D. and South D.) and ry. sta., Camberwell par., E. Surrey, in S. of London; pop., E. D., 23,318; S. D., 3691; the sta. is 5 miles S. of London Bridge; in vicinity is Dulwich College, an important educational institution, founded by Edward Alleyn in 1619. The college possesses a splendid picture gallery, bequeathed by Sir Francis Bourgeois (1756-1811), the painter.

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