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Coordinates: 51°28′51″N 0°5′7″E / 51.48083°N 0.08528°E / 51.48083; 0.08528

Plumstead Common is a common in Plumstead, (SE18) in the London Borough of Greenwich, south-east London. It is bound to the north by Old Mill Road and to the south by Plumstead Common Road. To the east lies Winn or Winn's Common. Substantial remains of the Old Mill still stand and have been incorporated into the public house of the same name.

Edwin Cross was the last known commoner to exercise the right of letting small cattle (goats) graze on Plumstead Common and neighbouring Woolwich Common in the 1970s[citation needed].

It is an area of diverse religions including Christianity and Islam.

Plumstead Common is the venue for the popular Asian Mela, which has been described as the 'Asian Notting Hill Carnival[1]


External links

  • Plumstead Common Environment Group is a voluntary organisation which formed in 1991 to protect the Common and surrounding areas
  • Plumstead-Stories is a collection of stories and photos of people who grew up in the area, primarily around WWII and beyond.
  • Plumsteadshire is a blog about Plumstead Common and some light hearted silliness.
  • Sibonetic is yet another blog about Plumstead Common and environs.


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