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From the Nun"s Head to the Screaming Alice

Mathew Frith

From the Nun"s Head to the Screaming Alice

a green walk along the old Crystal Palace (High Level) railway

by Mathew Frith

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Published by Friends of the Great North Wood in [London?] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[text by Mathew Frith].
ContributionsFriends of the Great North Wood.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21348766M


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From the Nun"s Head to the Screaming Alice by Mathew Frith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Guided walk: From the Nun’s Head to the Screaming Alice Home / News / Sat 27 Oct,meet at Nunhead Station, Gibbon Road SE15 3XE Join London Wildlife Trust for a guided autumnal walk along the old Crystal Palace (High Level) railway line.

Led by Matthew Frith, the walk is part of LWT’s celebrations of 30 years of nature conservation. Get this from a library. From the Nun's Head to the Screaming Alice: a green walk along the old Crystal Palace (High Level) Railway.

[Mathew Frith]. In the early s, a local amenity group, Friends of the Great North Wood, produced a walking leaflet entitled From the Nun's Head to the Screaming Alice describing a route that closely follows the line. ('Screaming Alice' was Cockney rhyming slang for Crystal Palace.)Closed: Friends of the Great North Wood produced a walking leaflet for the old railway route called 'From the Nun's Head to the Screaming Alice'.

This strangely named route closely follows the line of the former railway from Nunhead to Crystal Palace ('Screaming Alice' in Cockney rhyming slang). Written by Mathew Frith Director of Policy & Planning, London Wildlife Trust and published by The Friends of the Great North Wood.

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