Ash Close, HA8

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Ash Close is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.



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VIEW THE EDGWARE AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE EDGWARE AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE EDGWARE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE EDGWARE AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE EDGWARE AREA IN THE 1900s
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Edgware

Edgware tube station is a London Underground station in Edgware, in the London Borough of Barnet, in north London. The station is the terminus of the ’’Edgware branch’’ of the Northern Line.

Edgware (sometimes Edgeware) was an ancient parish in the county of Middlesex. Edgware is a Saxon name meaning Ecgi’s weir. Ecgi’s was a Saxon and the weir relates to a pond where Ecgi’s people would catch fish.

The Romans made pottery at Brockley Hill, and is thought by some to be the site of Sulloniacis. To the north west was Canons Park erected by Duke of Chandos.

From 1932 - 1965, Edgware was in the Borough of Hendon.

The majority of Edgware nowadays is a ward in the London Borough of Barnet represented by three councillors. The western edge of the Edgware Road is in the London Borough of Harrow.

It is principally a shopping and residential area and is more widely known as being a northern terminus of the Northern Line. There is a bus garage, a shopping centre called The Mall (formerly known as The Broadwalk), and a library. There is a large hospital, Edgware Hospital. There are two streams, Edgware Brook and Deans Brook, which are tributaries of the River Brent.

Edgware tube station was opened on 18 August 1924 as the terminus of the second phase of the Underground Group's extension of the Charing Cross, Euston & Hampstead Railway from Golders Green. It was designed by architect Stanley Heaps. There are three platforms, an island lying east of a single platform (platform 1). A trainshed covers the island platforms (2 and 3).

Despite having already had a railway station since 1867 (Edgware station on the London and North Eastern Railway), Edgware was, in 1924, still very much a village in character. The new Underground station was built on the north edge of the village in open fields and, as intended, the new line stimulated rapid suburban expansion along its length. By the end of the decade, what had formerly been fields was quickly being covered with new housing.

The site of the station is very close to the location intended for the unbuilt Watford and Edgware Railway's (W&ER's) station, which was intended to be built on a branch from the existing single-track LNER branch before the terminus and run through to Watford Junction via Bushey.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Beit Shvidler Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Canons Park:   
Chandos Recreation Ground:   
Deansbrook Junior School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Edgware:   Edgware tube station is a London Underground station in Edgware, in the London Borough of Barnet, in north London. The station is the terminus of the ’’Edgware branch’’ of the Northern Line.
Edgware Jewish Girls - Beis Chinuch:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Edgware Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Edgwarebury:   Edgwarebury lies to the north of Edgware.
Edgwarebury Park:   
Fairway Primary School and Children’s Centre:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Goldbeaters Farm:   Goldbeaters already existed by the 14th century.
Lyndhurst Park:   
Mathilda Marks-Kennedy Jewish Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Menorah Foundation School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Menorah Grammar School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
North London Collegiate School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 18.
Northway School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Scratchwood:   Scratchwood is an area on the edge of North London.
Stonegrove Park:   
The Annunciation RC Junior School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Watling Park:   
Watling Park school:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Hale Lane:   The Splash was a ford of the Deansbrook stream along the course of Hale Lane.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbots Road, HA8 · Alders Close, HA8 · Alders Road, HA8 · Aldridge Avenue, HA8 · Angus Gardens, NW9 · Approach Road, HA8 · Arundel Gardens, HA8 · Ash Close, HA8 · Ashbourne Grove, NW7 · Ashbrook, HA8 · Atlas Crescent, HA8 · Ballards Mews, HA8 · Banstock Road, HA8 · Beech Walk, NW7 · Belgrave Close, NW7 · Bellamy Close, HA8 · Bernhart Close, HA8 · Beverley Drive, HA8 · Boot Parade, HA8 · Brearley Close, HA8 · Briar Walk, HA8 · Broadwalk Shopping Centre, HA8 · Brook Avenue, HA8 · Brook Walk, HA8 · Burrell Close, HA8 · Bushfield Crescent, HA8 · Calthorpe Gardens, HA8 · Campion Way, HA8 · Camrose Avenue, HA8 · Canons Close, HA8 · Canons Drive, HA8 · Cardinal Close, HA8 · Carlton Close, HA8 · Cavendish Drive, HA8 · Chestnut Avenue, HA8 · Chilton Road, HA8 · Church Close, HA8 · Church Way, HA8 · Clay Lane, HA8 · Cloister Gardens, HA8 · Compton Close, HA8 · Concorde House, NW7 · Court Drive, HA8 · Cressingham Road, HA8 · Crispin Road, HA8 · Cumberland Road, HA8 · Dalkeith Grove, HA8 · Deans Close, HA8 · Deans Drive, HA8 · Deans Lane, HA8 · Deans Way, HA8 · Deansbrook Road, HA8 · Deansbrook Road, NW7 · Delamere Gardens, NW7 · Downhurst Avenue, NW7 · Dryfield Road, HA8 · Dukes Avenue, HA8 · Edgewarebury Lane, HA8 · Edgware Bus Station, HA8 · Edgware Court, HA8 · Edgware Road, HA8 · Edgware Way, HA8 · Edgwarebury Gardens, HA8 · Edgwarebury Lane, HA8 · Edrick Walk, HA8 · Edwin Road, HA8 · Ellesmere Avenue, NW7 · Elmer Gardens, HA8 · Elmgate Gardens, HA8 · Everton Drive, HA8 · Fairfield Avenue, HA8 · Fairfield Crescent, HA8 · Fairfield Cresent, HA8 · Fairmead Crescent, HA8 · Fairway Court, NW7 · Farm Road, HA8 · Fernhurst Gardens, HA8 · Floorpremier Housestation Road, HA8 · Forum Way, HA8 · Forumside, HA8 · Garden City, HA8 · Garratt Road, HA8 · Gibbs Green, HA8 · Glengall Road, HA8 · Gold Hill, HA8 · Gold Lane, HA8 · Grange Hill, HA8 · Greencroft, HA8 · Grenville Place, NW7 · Grove Road, HA8 · Hale Drive, HA8 · Hale Drive, NW7 · Hale Grove Gardens, NW7 · Hale Lane, HA8 · Hale Lane, NW7 · Handel Close, HA8 · Harcourt Avenue, HA8 · Hawkins Close, NW7 · Heather Walk, HA8 · Heming Road, HA8 · Heronsgate, HA8 · High Street, HA8 · Highview Avenue, HA8 · Highview Gardens, HA8 · Highwood Grove, NW7 · Hillersdon Avenue, HA8 · Hillside Drive, HA8 · Holmstall Avenue, HA8 · Holmstall Parade Edgware Road, HA8 · Holmstall Parade, HA8 · Holmwood Grove, NW7 · Hook Walk, HA8 · Horsecroft Road, HA8 · Howberry Road, HA8 · Hutton Row, HA8 · Islip Gardens, HA8 · Jesmond Way, HA7 · Jesmond Way, HA8 · Kenilworth Road, HA8 · Kingsley Court, HA8 · Knightswood Close, HA8 · Lake View, HA8 · Laleham Avenue, NW7 · Laneside, HA8 · Langham Gardens, HA8 · Langham Road, HA8 · Langley Crescent, HA8 · Laurel Gardens, NW7 · Littlefield Road, HA8 · Lodge Close, HA8 · London Gateway Service Area, HA8 · London Gateway Service Area, NW7 · London Road, HA8 · Lovatt Close, HA8 · Luther Close, HA8 · Lynford Close, HA8 · M1, HA8 · Magnolia Gardens, HA8 · Manns Road, HA8 · Manor Close, NW7 · Manor Drive, NW7 · Manor Park Crescent, HA8 · Manor Park Cresent, HA8 · Manor Park Gardens, HA8 · Marlborough Avenue, HA8 · Marsh Lane, HA8 · Maxwelton Avenue, NW7 · Maxwelton Close, NW7 · Mayfair Court, HA8 · Maytree Close, HA8 · Meadow Gardens, HA8 · Meridian Close, NW7 · Mill Ridge, HA8 · Montrose Avenue, HA8 · Moray Close, HA8 · Mount Grove, HA8 · Newton Walk, HA8 · Northolm, HA8 · Oakmead Gardens, HA8 · Oakwood Drive, HA8 · Old Rectory Gardens, HA8 · Oldberry Road, HA8 · Orange Hill Road, HA8 · Orchard Close, HA8 · Orchard Crescent, HA8 · Orchard Drive, HA8 · Park Grove, HA8 · Parkfield Close, HA8 · Parnell Close, HA8 · Pavilion Way, HA8 · Penshurst Court, HA8 · Penshurst Gardens, HA8 · Pentland Avenue, HA8 · Peters Close, HA8 · Pike Road, NW7 · Powell Close, HA8 · Priory Field Drive, HA8 · Promenade Chambers, HA8 · Rannoch Close, HA8 · Rear Of Post Office, HA8 · Rectory Lane, HA8 · Riverdene, HA8 · Rodwell Plwhitchurch Lane, HA8 · Roscoff Close, HA8 · Rose Garden Close, HA8 · Sandbrook Close, NW7 · Savoy Close, HA8 · Sefton Avenue, NW7 · Selvage Lane, HA8 · Selvage Lane, NW7 · Spring Villa Park, HA8 · Spring Villa Road, HA8 · Spring Villas Road, HA8 · Springwood Crescent, HA8 · Springwood Cresent, HA8 · St Margarets Road, HA8 · St. Margarets Road, HA8 · Stag Lane, HA8 · Stanway Gardens, HA8 · Station Road, HA8 · Stone Grove, HA8 · Stonegrove Gardens, HA8 · Stonegrove, HA8 · Stoneyfields Gardens, HA8 · Stoneyfields Lane, HA8 · Stream Lane, HA8 · Summit Close, HA8 · Sunbury Avenue, NW7 · Sunbury Gardens, NW7 · The Fairway, NW7 · The Greenway, HA8 · The Grove, HA8 · The Meads, HA8 · The Promenade, HA8 · The Quadrant, HA8 · Trafalgar House, NW7 · Upcroft Avenue, HA8 · Walter Walk, HA8 · Warrens Shawe Lane, HA8 · Warrens Shawe Lane, NW7 · Warwick Avenue, HA8 · Watersfield Way, HA8 · Wenlock Road, HA8 · West Way, HA8 · Westmere Drive, NW7 · Wildcroft Gardens, HA8 · Wyre Grove, HA8 ·
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Maps


Northwest Middlesex (1932) FREE DOWNLOAD
From Harrow Weald in the northwest to West Hendon in the southeast, and from Stirling Corner in the northeast to Harrow in the southwest.
George Philip & Son, Ltd./London Geographical Society, 1932

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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