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Nunhead, Southwark

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Nunhead, Southwark

Nunhead is a place in the London Borough of Southwark in London, England. It is an inner-city suburb located 4 miles southeast of Charing Cross. It is the location of the 52 acres Nunhead Cemetery. Nunhead has traditionally been a working-class area and, with the adjacent neighbourhoods, is currently going through a lengthy process of gentrification. Nunhead is the location of several underground reservoirs, built by the Southwark and Vauxhall Waterworks Company.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountySouthwark
Traditional CountySurrey / Kent
OS GridTQ3575
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

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

Nunhead, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Camberwell par., Surrey, in SE. of London, pop. 10,727; the sta. is 1½ mile E. of Denmark Hill sta.

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