Claremont Avenue - Autumn 2008

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Claremont Avenue - Autumn 2008.

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Claremont Avenue

Formerly Wakefield Avenue.

Named after Claremont House, a large 18th century mansion near Esher in Surrey.


Re-named Claremont Avenue 1 September 1948 when 120 streets were re-named to remove widespread confusion because of similar names.

From the Janet Tillman Collection

Photo taken in Autumn 2008 by Janet Tillman for the Papanui, War Memorial Avenues project

 

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