What is the history behind the name of "Jews Walk"

The History of Sydenham from Cippenham to present day. Links to photos especially welcome!

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Steve Grindlay
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Post by Steve Grindlay » 21 Nov 2006 18:28

Falkor wrote:I spoke to Ken about the Water Temples; he said the statues were made of metal--either zinc or copper (most likely copper to help with their green colour)--light and hollow.
The Shenewood fragment is, I think, copper and hollow.
I couldn't find the statue base at Sheenewood today
If you enter from Westwood Hill, with your back to Jews Walk, directly ahead is a block of flats. In front of that is a bed of shrubs and in the centre of that is a concrete block. On top of the block, about five feet above ground level, is the Mercury fragment.

Thanks for the latest batch of pictures. Once again, full of fascinating information.

Falkor
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Post by Falkor » 26 Nov 2006 20:14

Thanks Steve; I'll bare that in mind... I wish it was Spring...

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Re: What is the history behind the name of "Jews Walk"

Post by Kazz » 8 Oct 2016 19:05

As a child,growing up on sheenewood that statue was "our friend" we use to dress him up in all sorts of clothes..even a ballet tutu at one time.He was the flying mercury..the winged messenger.This link is how he looked exactly except he had already lost his caduceus from his left hand. http://www.galerie-atena.com/en/flying- ... -5958.html

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