Colney Hatch Lane, N10
Road, existing until now
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Once south of the North Circular Road
, Colney Hatch Lane
is part of Muswell Hill
Friern Barnet’s road system was established by the late 15th century and the main north-south routing in those days was the long road which makes up Friern Barnet Lane in the north, becoming Colney Hatch Lane
in the south. It had been the principal highway from London to the north of England until replaced by the Great North Road by the early 14th century.
Colney Hatch Lane
got its modern name in 1846. Earlier it was Halliwick Street (Halwykstrete) in 1398 and Muswell Hill
Lane or Aspen Lane in 1801.
User unknown/public domain
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