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Encyclopedia > Plumstead Common

Coordinates: 51°28′51″N, 0°5′7″E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

Plumstead Common is a common in Plumstead, (SE18) in the London Borough of Greenwich, south-east London. It is bound to the north by Old Mill Road and to the south by Plumstead Common Road. To the east lies Winn or Winn's Common. Substantial remains of the Old Mill still stand and have been incorporated into the public house of the same name. Common land, or just common, is frequently used to describe a parcel of land, usually near the centre of towns and villages, which is thought to be owned in common by all the members of the community. ... Plumstead (founded circa 980) is a district in the London Borough of Greenwich, with the eastern end of the site of the former Royal Arsenal at its northern boundary and Shooters Hill to the south. ... The London Borough of Greenwich is an Inner London borough in south-east London, England. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... This large expanse of heathland and flat grassland lies to the east of Plumstead Common in Plumstead, Greenwich, London. ...

Edwin Cross was the last known commoner to exercise the right of letting small cattle (goats) graze on Plumstead Common and neighbouring Woolwich Common in the 1970s.asian region wiz some nice cakes

Public Houses

Plumstead Common has a number of traditional public houses with distinctive names.


Essentially a Protestant/Anglican area, but non-confirmists abound. A cluster of Plymouth Brethren meeting in their halls in Richmond Hall, Plum Lane and Willenhall Road; Evangelicals meet at The Slade Evangelical Church, Methodists also have two congregations. Protestantism is a general grouping of denominations within Christianity. ... The term Anglican describes those people and churches following the religious traditions of the Church of England, especially following the Reformation. ... The Brethren are a Christian Evangelical movement that began in Dublin, London, Plymouth, and the continent of Europe in the late 1820s. ...

External links

  • Plumstead Common Environmental Group is a voluntary organisation which formed in 1991 to protect the Common and surrounding areas
  • Plumstead-Stories is a collection of stories and photos of people who grew up in the area, primarily around WWII and beyond.
  • Plumsteadshire is a blog about Plumstead Common and some light hearted silliness.
  • Sibonetic is yet another blog about Plumstead Common and environs.

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