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This shows the development of Blackheath in the parish and Manor of Lee. It is a relatively small area and remained largely agricultural until the early 1800s. In 1800 the population was about 300 but by 1841 the population was 2300. By 1881 Lee parish had a population of nearly 4500.

At the beginning of the C19th centres of population were tiny mostly concentrated on major cross roads of Lee Bridge at the Lewisham corner, and Lee Green.

The handful of aristocrats and wealthy were to be found at Boone's House, Pentland House, Lee House (Dacre House), the Manor House, the Firs, The Cedars, later at Belmont and Hurst Lodge. The houses were set in small estates providing pleasure gardens, vegetable plots and small farmyards.

It was not until the 1820s that developers made serious incursions on to the agricultural and horticultural holdings.

See Section 3 of Blackheath Village & Environs, Vol III page 333, by Neil Rhind, for many more details

00113. Lee Road (West), Evens, Lee Park

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00113. Lee Road (West), Evens, Lee Park

00114. Lee Terrace - Wyberton House

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00114. Lee Terrace - Wyberton House

00115. The Hollies, 3 Lee Terrace

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00115. The Hollies, 3 Lee Terrace

00116. Lee Terrace (North) Odds

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00116. Lee Terrace (North) Odds

00117. Lee Terrace (South) (Evens)

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00117. Lee Terrace (South) (Evens)

0118. The Glebe, Belmont Hill,

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0118.  The Glebe, Belmont Hill,

00119. Belmont Hill, The Cedars and its stables

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00119. Belmont Hill, The Cedars and its stables

00120. Quentin Road, Dacre Park, Quentin Place

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00120. Quentin Road, Dacre Park, Quentin Place

00121. Eton Grove, Kingswood Place,

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00121. Eton Grove, Kingswood Place,

00122. St Margaret's Church

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00122. St Margaret's Church

00123. Brandram Rd, Glenton Rd, Belmont Park, St Michael's Close

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00123. Brandram Rd, Glenton Rd, Belmont Park, St Michael's Close

00124. Blessington Road, Lee High Road, Marshal Road

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00124. Blessington Road, Lee High Road, Marshal Road

00125. Lee High Road, Boone's Chapel (new)

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00125. Lee High Road, Boone's Chapel (new)

00126. Lee High Road, Boone's Chapel (old)

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00126. Lee High Road, Boone's Chapel (old)

00127A, Lee Green, Old & New Tiger's Head

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00127A, Lee Green, Old & New Tiger's Head

00128. Other & Manor House Library

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00128. Other & Manor House Library