Place:New Cross, London, England

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NameNew Cross
TypeArea
Coordinates51.4761°N 0.0341°W
Located inLondon, England     (1889 - 1965)
Also located inSurrey, England     (1889 - )
Greater London, England     (1965 - )
See alsoDeptford, London, Englandmetropolitan borough in which it was located 1900-1965
Lewisham (London borough), Greater London, EnglandLondon borough in which it has been located since 1965
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New Cross is a district and ward of South London in the London Borough of Lewisham, England. It is situated 4 miles south-east of Charing Cross. The ward covered by London post town and the SE 14 postcode district. New Cross is near St Johns, Telegraph Hill, Nunhead, Peckham, Brockley, Deptford and Greenwich. New Cross is home to Goldsmiths, University of London, Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College and Addey and Stanhope School.

New Cross Gate, on the west of New Cross, is named after the New Cross tollgate, established in 1718 by the New Cross Turnpike Trust. It is the location of New Cross Gate station. New Cross Gate corresponds to the manor and district formerly known as Hatcham.

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