Maple Crescent, DA15

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This is one of the many roads laid out around Blackfen on former farmland by Charles Richard Leech in the 1930s. Like many developers of the time he attempted to conjure up the rural setting of the new homes with reference to flora and fauna. Other roads named by Leech that follow in a similar vein include Lime Grove, Willow Avenue, Ashcroft Crescent, Elmcroft Avenue, Sycamore Avenue, Beech Avenue and Cedar Avenue.

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