Little Roke Avenue, CR8

Place Name

After the village in Purley, it means the little place by the oak tree distinguishing it from Great Roke in Witley, Surrey. It was mentioned as Le Roke in AD1550. The name may be much older however an Adam atte Roke is recorded as living in the area in AD1367 and there were field names le Rokegrofe and le Rokelond in AD1432.

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