Lea Park Street Names

February 15, 2019

Did you know…

  • All of the roads in Lea Park are named after the English Civil War in the 17th Century

  • The English Civil War began in 1642 during the reign of King Charles I.

  • The war involved conflicts between two groups: the Royalists or Cavaliers who supported King Charles and the Parliamentarians or Roundheads, who opposed him and were led by Oliver Cromwell

  • Charles I chose Oxford as his headquarters for the duration of the war

 

 

Roundheads

(Parliamentarians)

Cavaliers

(Royalists)

Battles

Roundhead Drive

Charles Drive

Naseby Close

Cromwell Avenue

Cavalier Road

Edgehill

Parliament Road

Henrietta Road

Chalgrove Road

Pym Walk

Rupert Way

Dunbar Drive

Skippon Way

Berkeley Road

Marston Road

Vane Road

Clarendon Drive

Sedgemoor Drive

Harrison Place

Strafford Way

Rushall Road

Blake Way

Hopton Road

 

Lambert Walk

Hamilton Road

 

Ludlow Drive

Ormond Road

 

Goffe Close

Astley Road

 

Onslow Drive

Cavendish Walk

 

Overton Drive

Digby Close

 

Pelham Road

Glenham Road

 

Pennington Place

Grenville Way

 

Weldon Way

Langdale Road

 

Fleetwood Way

Berkeley Road

 

Ireton Court

Stuart Way

 

Denbigh Road

 

 

 

Read more about the Civil War and Thame using this link http://www.thamehistory.net/timeline/tln11.htmDid you know…All of the roads in Lea Park are named after the English Civil War in the 17th CenturyThe English Civil War began in 1642 during the reign of King Charles I.The war involved conflicts between two groups: the Royalists or Cavaliers who supported King Charles and the Parliamentarians or Roundheads, who opposed him and were led by Oliver CromwellCharles I chose Oxford as his headquarters for the duration of the war Roundheads(Parliamentarians)Cavaliers(Royalists)BattlesRoundhead DriveCharles DriveNaseby CloseCromwell AvenueCavalier RoadEdgehillParliament RoadHenrietta RoadChalgrove RoadPym WalkRupert WayDunbar DriveSkippon WayBerkeley RoadMarston RoadVane RoadClarendon DriveSedgemoor DriveHarrison PlaceStrafford WayRushall RoadBlake WayHopton Road Lambert WalkHamilton Road Ludlow DriveOrmond Road Goffe CloseAstley Road Onslow DriveCavendish Walk Overton DriveDigby Close Pelham RoadGlenham Road Pennington PlaceGrenville Way Weldon WayLangdale Road Fleetwood WayBerkeley Road Ireton CourtStuart Way Denbigh Road Read more about the Civil War and Thame using this link http://www.thamehistory.net/timeline/tln11.htm Did you know…All of the roads in Lea Park are named after the English Civil War in the 17th CenturyThe English Civil War began in 1642 during the reign of King Charles I.The war involved conflicts between two groups: the Royalists or Cavaliers who supported King Charles and the Parliamentarians or Roundheads, who opposed him and were led by Oliver CromwellCharles I chose Oxford as his headquarters for the duration of the war Roundheads(Parliamentarians)Cavaliers(Royalists)BattlesRoundhead DriveCharles DriveNaseby CloseCromwell AvenueCavalier RoadEdgehillParliament RoadHenrietta RoadChalgrove RoadPym WalkRupert WayDunbar DriveSkippon WayBerkeley RoadMarston RoadVane RoadClarendon DriveSedgemoor DriveHarrison PlaceStrafford WayRushall RoadBlake WayHopton Road Lambert WalkHamilton Road Ludlow DriveOrmond Road Goffe CloseAstley Road Onslow DriveCavendish Walk Overton DriveDigby Close Pelham RoadGlenham Road Pennington PlaceGrenville Way Weldon WayLangdale Road Fleetwood WayBerkeley Road Ireton CourtStuart Way Denbigh Road Read more about the Civil War and Thame using this link http://www.thamehistory.net/timeline/tln11.htm Did you know…All of the roads in Lea Park are named after the English Civil War in the 17th CenturyThe English Civil War began in 1642 during the reign of King Charles I.The war involved conflicts between two groups: the Royalists or Cavaliers who supported King Charles and the Parliamentarians or Roundheads, who opposed him and were led by Oliver CromwellCharles I chose Oxford as his headquarters for the duration of the war Roundheads(Parliamentarians)Cavaliers(Royalists)BattlesRoundhead DriveCharles DriveNaseby CloseCromwell AvenueCavalier RoadEdgehillParliament RoadHenrietta RoadChalgrove RoadPym WalkRupert WayDunbar DriveSkippon WayBerkeley RoadMarston RoadVane RoadClarendon DriveSedgemoor DriveHarrison PlaceStrafford WayRushall RoadBlake WayHopton Road Lambert WalkHamilton Road Ludlow DriveOrmond Road Goffe CloseAstley Road Onslow DriveCavendish Walk Overton DriveDigby Close Pelham RoadGlenham Road Pennington PlaceGrenville Way Weldon WayLangdale Road Fleetwood WayBerkeley Road Ireton CourtStuart Way Denbigh Road Read more about the Civil War and Thame using this link http://www.thamehistory.net/timeline/tln11.htm

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