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Lewisham is an area of south-east London. It is within the London Borough of Lewisham.

Lewisham has a long history. In the mid fifteenth century the then vicar of Lewisham, Abraham Colfe, built a grammar school, primary school and six almshouses for the inhabitants. Lewisham began to grown when the railway arrived. The first line opened in 1849.

Notable things in Lewisham are:

Notable former inhabitants: Nearest station: