Weech Road, NW6

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Weech Road is a street in Fortune Green, NW6



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I was born at 63netherwood street.need to know who else lived there.i think I moved out because of a fire but not sure


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Treherne House
Treherne House was built in the mid eighteenth century,

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Manchester City seal Riyad Mahrez transfer from Leicester City
Riyad Mahrez has completed his transfer to Premier League champions Manchester City.

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VIEW THE FORTUNE GREEN AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE FORTUNE GREEN AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE FORTUNE GREEN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE FORTUNE GREEN AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE FORTUNE GREEN AREA IN THE 1900s
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Fortune Green

Fortune Green was originally part of the district of Hampstead but became physically separated from it by the building of the new turnpike road (now Finchley Road) in the 1830s.

The name of Fortune Green is derived from foran-tune meaning in front of the tun, probably an inn in the area.

Originally Fortune Green was a patch of manorial waste, now in the north of the ward, where local residents had the right to graze animals, dig turf and play sports. The Green dwindled considerably in the 19th century when the lord of the manor granted enclosure rights for about a third of the area.

Lying on the south-west side of the Finchley Road, Hampstead town council decided to build its overflow cemetery here in the 1840s.

The arrival of the Midland Railway in 1871 brought rapid development and many large houses were demolished in favour of higher density buildings. Victorian residential buildings display considerable variety in their design and detail and there are a number of large distinctive red brick mansion blocks, most of which have remained unaltered.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alice House:   What is now the Alice House has been through a number of incarnations since it was built in the early 1900s.
Beckford Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Beckford's Estate:   Beckfords, belonging to the family of the same name, consisted of 15 acres north of Mill Lane and west of Fortune Green Lane.
Billy Fury Way, NW6:   Billy Fury Way is a path which runs alongside the railway in NW6.
Bracknell Way, NW3:   Bracknell Way is a small alleyway, usable only by pedestrians
Cannon Stream:   The Cannon Stream was, before it was sent underground, a tributary of the Westbourne River.
Canterbury House:   In the last half of the nineteenth century, a white house called Canterbury was built on the then southern fringes of West End.
Cedars:   A local West Hampstead builder, Thomas Potter, constructed Cedars in 1878.
Child's Hill:   Childs Hill, now a select area, was formerly reknowned for bricks and laundering.
Childs Hill Park:   
Cholmley Lodge:   Cholmley Lodge, a two storeyed stuccoed house, was built in 1813.
Cock and Hoop:   The Cock and Hoop Inn was standing on the corner of West End Lane and Fortune Green Road by 1723.
Decca Studios:   Decca Studios was a recording facility in Broadhurst Gardens.
Earlsfields:   Between Thorplands on the east and Shoot Up Hill on the west lay several fields called Earlsfields.
Emmanuel Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Flitcroft Estate:   Flitcroft was a 50 acre estate at Fortune Green and West End, named after its owner in the 18th century.
Fortune Green:   Fortune Green was originally part of the district of Hampstead but became physically separated from it by the building of the new turnpike road (now Finchley Road) in the 1830s.
Fortune Green:   Fortune Green lies to the north of the ancient village of West End.
Golders Hill Park:   
Hackney College:   The Village Itinerancy Society, a Congregationalist college, was transformed into Hackney Theological Seminary.
Hillfield:   By 1644 Hillfield was already mentioned in parish records.
Jacksfield:   Jacksfield was one of the smaller but well-documented copyhold estates in the West Hampstead area.
Kilburn Grange childrens centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Kilburn Grange Park:   Kilburn Grange Park is a 3.2 hectare open space adjacent to Kilburn High Road.
Kingsgate Community Centre:   Kingsgate Community Association was set up in 1982 by a group of local people who wished to establish a community centre in what was then a derelict building.
Kingsgate Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Lauriston Lodge:   Lauriston Lodge, now the site of Dene Mansions, was a large house in West Hampstead.
Maygrove Peace Park:   On 27 April 1983, Camden Council opened Maygrove Peace Park and dedicated it as a reminder of the Council's commitment to peace.
National School:   A National School was established in West End during 1844.
New West End:   New West End was created in the 1840s on the Finchley Road.
Oaklands Hall:   On the west side of West End Lane, Charles Spain bought 5 acres and between 1829 and 1838 built York Villa.
Poplar House:   Poplar House was occupied by one of the first developers of West Hampstead, Thomas Potter.
Potter's Iron Foundry:   In the nineteenth century, many West Hampstead people had jobs in Potter’s Iron Foundry.
Rainbow Montessori School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 12. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Rimon Jewish Primary School:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Ripley House:   Jeremy Jepson Ripley built a house and coach house after 1814, with a large garden north of Lauriston Lodge.
Sandwell House:   Sandwell House was owned by three generations of the Wachter family.
St Luke’s Church of England Primary:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
St Margaret’s School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 16.
Temple Park:   Temple Park is one of the smaller suburbs of north London.
The Black Lion:   The Old Black Lion was established in 1751 as a beer house.
The Grange:   The Grange was a large mansion situated on Kilburn High Road until the turn of the twentieth century.
The Railway:   The Railway pub is a standard Victorian pub with a musical secret.
The Wet Fish Cafe:   The Wet Fish Café is an Art Deco classic at 242 West End Lane.
Thorplands:   Thorplands was an estate south of Mill Lane.
Treherne House:   Treherne House was built in the mid eighteenth century,
West Cottages, NW6:   Cottages in London NW6.
West End Green:   West End Green is situated on a corner of West End Lane, formerly the location of West End Fair.
West End Hall:   West End Hall (once called New West End Hall) was one of the mansions of West End (West Hampstead).
West End House:   West End House, once in open countryside, became surrounded by railways.
West End Park:   West End Park was created from fields known as the 'Little Estate'.
West End Sidings Estate:   The West End Sidings Estate takes its name from the former West End railway sidings running along the Midland Railway.
West Hampstead:   The name "West Hampstead" was a 19th century invention - the original name was West End.
West Hampstead (Overground) station:   Wesr Hampstead overground station was known as West End Lane until its name was changed in 1975.
West Hampstead Police Station:   The Metropolitam Police established itself in West Hampstead during the 1880s.
West Hampstead Synagogue:   The West Hampstead Synagogue was consecrated in September 1892.
Woodbine Cottage:   Woodbine Cottage was situated at the south-eastern corner of the Flitcroft estate.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Mill Lane, looking east (1900s):   Mill Lane is one of the major thoroughfares of West Hampstead.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Achilles Road, NW6 · Acol Road, NW6 · Agamemnon Road, NW6 · Ajax Road, NW6 · Aldred Road, NW6 · Ardwick Road, NW2 · Ariel Road, NW6 · Avenue Mansions, NW3 · B505, NW6 · Banister Mews, NW6 · Barlow Road, NW6 · Beaumont Gardens, NW3 · Beechworth Close, NW3 · Berridge Mews, NW6 · Billy Fury Way, NW6 · Blackburn Road, NW6 · Bracknell Gardens, NW3 · Bracknell Way, NW3 · Brassey Road, NW6 · Briardale Gardens, NW3 · Broadwell Parade, NW6 · Broomsleigh Street, NW6 · Buckingham Mansions, NW6 · Buckley Road, NW6 · Burgess Hill, NW2 · Burrard Road, NW3 · Burrard Road, NW6 · Cannon Hill, NW3 · Cannon Hill, NW6 · Carlton Close, NW3 · Carlton Mews, NW6 · Cenacle Close, NW3 · Childs Hill Walk, NW2 · Cholmley Gardens, NW6 · Church Walk, NW2 · Cleve Road, NW6 · Cotleigh Road, NW6 · Crediton Hill, NW6 · Crewys Road, NW2 · Croft Way, NW3 · Croftway, NW3 · Dennington Park Road, NW6 · Devonshire Place, NW2 · Dornfell Street, NW6 · Drakes Courtyard, NW6 · Dunstan Road, NW11 · Dunstan Road, NW2 · Dunster Gardens, NW6 · Dynham Road, NW6 · Eden Close, NW3 · Elm Terrace, NW2 · Elm Terrace, NW3 · Elm Walk, NW3 · Fawley Road, NW6 · Ferncroft Avenue, NW3 · Finchley Road, NW2 · Fortune Green Road, NW3 · Fortune Green Road, NW6 · Gascony Avenue, NW6 · Gladys Road, NW6 · Glastonbury Street, NW6 · Glenbrook Road, NW6 · Golders Park Close, NW11 · Gondar Gardens, NW6 · Grangeway, NW6 · Granville Road, NW2 · Hall Oak Walk, NW6 · Harvard Court, NW6 · Heath Drive, NW3 · Heathway Court, NW3 · Helenslea Avenue, NW11 · Hemstal Road, NW6 · Hermitage Lane, NW2 · Highfield Mews, NW6 · Hillfield Road, NW6 · Hilltop Road, NW6 · Hocroft Road, NW2 · Hocroft Walk, NW2 · Hodford Road, NW11 · Hollycroft Avenue, NW3 · Holmdale Road, NW6 · Honeybourne Road, NW6 · Ingham Road, NW3 · Ingham Road, NW6 · Inglewood House, NW6 · Inglewood Road, NW6 · Iverson Road, NW6 · Kidderpore Avenue, NW3 · Kidderpore Gardens, NW3 · Kingdon Road, NW6 · Kylemore Road, NW6 · Liddell Road, NW6 · Linstead Street, NW6 · Llanelly Road, NW2 · Llanvanor Road, NW11 · Llanvanor Road, NW2 · Loveridge Road, NW6 · Lowfield Road, NW6 · Lymington Road, NW6 · Lyncroft Gardens, NW6 · Lyndale Avenue, NW2 · Lyndale, NW2 · Madoc Close, NW2 · Marlborough Mansions, NW6 · Maygrove Road, NW6 · Medley Road, NW6 · Messina Avenue, NW6 · Mill Lane, NW6 · Nant Road, NW2 · Narcissus Road, NW6 · Netherwood Street, NW6 · Norman Terrace, NW6 · Orestes Mews, NW6 · Palmerston Road, NW6 · Pandora Road, NW6 · Park Drive, NW11 · Parsifal Road, NW3 · Parsifal Road, NW6 · Pattison Road, NW2 · Platt’s Lane, NW2 · Platt’s Lane, NW3 · Platts Lane, NW3 · Priory Road, NW6 · Prospect Place, NW2 · Prospect Road, NW2 · Ranulf Road, NW2 · Ravenshaw Street, NW6 · Ridge Road, NW2 · Rose Joan Mews, NW6 · Rosecroft Avenue, NW3 · Rosedene, NW6 · Rowntree Close, NW6 · Salmon Mews, NW6 · Sandwell Crescent, NW6 · Sherriff Road, NW6 · Smyrna Road, NW6 · Solent Road, NW6 · St Albans Vestry, NW11 · Streatley Road, NW6 · Studholme Court, NW3 · Sumatra Road, NW6 · Sunnyside, NW2 · Swiss Terrace, NW6 · Telegraph Hill, NW3 · The Arches, NW6 · The Mansions, NW6 · Ulysses Place, E20 · Ulysses Road, NW6 · Vernon Court, NW2 · Waterloo Passage, NW6 · Wayne Kirkum Way, NW6 · Webheath, NW6 · Weech Road, NW6 · Welbeck Mansions, NW6 · West Cottages, NW6 · West End Lane, NW6 · West Hampstead Mews, NW6 · West Heath Avenue, NW11 · West Heath Avenue, NW3 · West Heath Close, NW3 · West Heath Drive, NW11 · West Heath Gardens, NW2 · West Heath Gardens, NW3 · West Heath Road, NW3 · Westover Hill, NW3 · Woodchurch Road, NW6 · Wycombe Gardens, NW11 ·
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John Rocque Map of Hampstead (1762).
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map of Hampstead covers an area stretching from the edge in the northwest of present-day Dollis Hill to Islington in the southeast.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
London Transport

The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
London Transport

Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Outer London shown in red, City of London in yellow. Relief shown by hachures.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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