A Quick Overview of Walworth
Walworth is a district of Southwark in south London, England, 1.9 miles (3.1 km) south east of Charing Cross near Camberwell and Elephant and Castle.
Walworth probably derives its name from the Old English "Wealhworth" meaning British farm. It is the birthplace of the poet Robert Browning.
Major streets in Walworth include the Old Kent Road, New Kent Road and Walworth Road. Walworth appears in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Waleorde.
- It was held by Bainiard from Archbishop Lanfranc of Canterbury.
- Its domesday assets were: 3½ hides; one church, four ploughs, 8 acres (32,000 m2) of meadow.
- It rendered £3.