Cranmer Villas

On this 1953 OS Map, the building is seen as north of Lower Green West, and west of Sibford.

Demolished in 1954, mentioned in this article from Mitcham and Tooting Advertiser

CRANMER VILLAS

Mitcham Housing Committee have decided that the pair of semi-detached villas on the Lower Green, known as 3 and 4, Cranmer Villas, shall be demolished owing to their condition, and because their repair would be uneconomical.

The villas are part of the Glebe estate. A scheme for the development of the land to Glebe Path is being prepared.


From the minutes of the
Croydon Rural District Council
Roads and Buildings Committee
Volume VIII 1902 – 1903
3rd July 1902
page 219

2. Deposited Plans. – The Buildings Sub-Committee reported that they had carefully examined al the plans of new streets and buildings deposited since the last meeting, and on their recommendation, it was Resolved:-
(a) That the undermentioned be approved:

No. 2176, Cubison, A. E., additions, 2 Cranmer Villas, Mitcham

World War 1 Connections

From the Surrey Recruitment Registers:

C A PALMER of 4 Cranmer Villas, Lower Green, Mitcham, aged 35 Years 4 Months, Journalist. Volunteered with the Derby Scheme on 11 December 1915 to the East Surrey Regiment (1st Batn).


Minutes of meetings held by the Croydon Rural District Council are available on request from the Merton Heritage and Local Studies Centre at Morden Library.

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