Moss Hall Grove, N12

Road in/near West Finchley, existing between 1867 and now

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Moss Hall Grove was laid out from 1867, mostly for middle-class housing.

In fact the Moss Hall estate had been unsuccessfully offered for sale in 1830, forty years earlier.

Source: Finchley: Introduction | British History Online



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West Finchley

West Finchley is a station on the High Barnet branch of the Northern Line.

West Finchley benefits from being near to several shopping areas and supermarkets. There is a large entertainment complex on the High Road with an eight screen cinema, bowling alley, lido, bar and restaurants. Sporting facilities include clubs for rugby with a leading junior club, tennis and squash. Finchley and Hendon Golf Clubs lie less than a mile away and there are several play and recreation areas with way-marked walks. Finchley Arts Centre opened in 2004 and caters for performing and visual arts.

In 1867 the Great Northern Railway opened a line to Mill Hill (later Mill Hill East) and Edgware with stations at East Finchley and Finchley (later Finchley Central). A branch from Finchley to High Barnet, with stations at Woodside Park and Whetstone (called Totteridge and Whetstone) opened in 1872.

West Finchley station at Nether Street, south of Woodside Park, was only added in 1933. The railway greatly increased accessibility from London. The railway became part of the London Passenger Transport Board’s Northern line, which was electrified to East Finchley in 1939, to High Barnet in 1940, and to Mill Hill East in 1941.

Intermediate or east-west journeys were less easy. Trams had been suggested in 1880 but it was not until 1898 that the Metropolitan Tramways and Omnibus Co. seriously proposed to introduce them to Finchley and only in 1905 that a route was opened by Metropolitan Electric Tramways (the M.E.T.) between Highgate and Whetstone. It was extended to the Hertfordshire boundary in 1906 and to Barnet in 1907 and was crossed by one from New Southgate to North Finchley and Golders Green from 1909.

A tramway depot opened just off the Great North Road near Tally Ho Corner by 1908 became the focus of the M.E.T.’s system before it was superseded by trolley-buses in 1938.All trolley-buses disappeared between 1959 and 1962. In 1959 and 1964 the deficiencies of London Transport buses were such that Finchley B.C. considered running its own.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Brent Lodge:   Brent Lodge was built on land which had been part of ’Warren’s Gift’, a charitable estate, sometime between 1817 and 1824.
Coathouse Farm:   Coathouse Farm was the seat of the Peacock family.
Cobley’s Farm:   Cobley’s Farm, also known as Fallow Farm, stood near to the "elbow" of Bow Lane.
Finchley Catholic High School:   Finchley Catholic High School is a comprehensive boys’ secondary school with a coeducational sixth form in North Finchley. It accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Folly Brook:   Folly Brook is a 2 1⁄4 mile long brook.
Long Lane Pasture:   Long Lane Pasture is a meadow hidden away in the heart of North London’s suburbs.
Lovers Walk, N3:   Lovers Walk is an old thoroughfare which was never upgraded to become a road in its own right,
Manorside Primary School:   Manorside Primary School is a mixed community school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Moss Hall:   Moss Hall was named after the Mosse family.
Moss Hall Infant School:   Moss Hall Infant School accepts children between the ages of 5 and 7.
Moss Hall Junior School:   Moss Hall Junior School is a mixed community school which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Moss Hall Nursery School:   Moss Hall is a local authority nursery school.
Moss Hall Tavern:   The Moss Hall Tavern opened in 1871 and became known as "The Elephant".
Northside Primary School:   Northside Primary School is a mixed community school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Riverside Walk:   
St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School:   St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School is a girls school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Sussex Ring, N12:   Sussex Ring is a junction containing a small parade of shops.
The Holmewood School:   The Holmewood School London, is a school for 7-19-year-olds with high-functioning autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, and other language, communication and social difficulties.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abingdon Road, N3 · Albert Street, N12 · Alexandra Grove, N12 · Anastasia Mews, N12 · Argyle Road, N12 · Ashbourne Close, N12 · Ashbourne Court, N12 · Avenue Road, N12 · Avondale Avenue, N12 · Avondale Road, N3 · Ballards Lane, N12 · Ballards Lane, N3 · Berkeley Court, N3 · Birkbeck Road, N12 · Bow Lane, N12 · Brent Way, N3 · Brook Meadow, N12 · Brownlow Road, N3 · Budd Close, N12 · Charnwood Place, N20 · Chesterfield Road, N12 · Chesterfield Road, N3 · Chiddingfold, N12 · Chislehurst Avenue, N12 · Church Path, N12 · Claigmar Gardens, N3 · Claverley Grove, N3 · Claverley Villas, N3 · Clements Close, N12 · Cliveden Close, N12 · Coleridge Road, N12 · Cornwall Avenue, N3 · Court House Gardens, N3 · Courthouse Road, N12 · Courthouse Road, N3 · Croft Mews, N20 · Dale Grove, N12 · Dorie Mews, N12 · Dorset Mews, N3 · Dudley Road, N3 · Essex Park, N3 · Etchingham Court, N3 · Etchingham Park Road, N3 · Falkland Avenue, N3 · Finchley Court, N3 · Finchley Way, N3 · Fursby Avenue, N3 · Gainsborough Court, N12 · Gainsborough Road, N12 · Grange Avenue, N12 · Granville Road, N12 · Graywood Court, N12 · Green Bank, N12 · Grove Avenue, N3 · Gruneisen Road, N3 · Guildown Avenue, N12 · Hamilton Way, N3 · Hervey Close, N3 · Hillcourt Avenue, N12 · Holden Avenue, N12 · Holden Road, N12 · Holdenhurst Avenue, N12 · Holdenhurst Avenue, N3 · Hoptree Close, N12 · Howcroft Crescent, N3 · Hughes Close, N12 · Huntly Drive, N3 · Hutton Grove, N12 · Laurel View, N12 · Laurel Way, N12 · Laurel Way, N20 · Lichfield Grove, N3 · Limes Avenue, N12 · Little Cedars, N12 · Lodge Lane, N12 · Long Lane, N3 · Lorian Close, N12 · Millers Yard, N3 · Montpelier Road, N3 · Montrose Crescent, N12 · Moss Hall Crescent, N12 · Moss Hall Grove, N12 · Mossborough Close, N12 · Nether Street, N12 · Nether Street, N3 · Nethercourt Avenue, N3 · Netherfield Road, N12 · Northiam, N12 · Northumberland House, N3 · Nursery Avenue, N3 · Oakdene Park, N3 · Oakfield Road, N3 · Park Avenue, N3 · Park Close, N12 · Park Crescent, N12 · Park Crescent, N3 · Park Cresent, N3 · Park View Road, N3 · Parkside, N3 · Percy Road, N12 · Princes Avenue, N3 · Queens Avenue, N3 · Queens Road, N3 · Redbourne Avenue, N3 · Ridgeview Road, N20 · Riverside Walk, N12 · Rosemary Avenue, N3 · Saint Paul’s Way, N3 · Seymour Road, N3 · Singleton Scarp, N12 · Southover, N12 · Springfield Close, N12 · Squires Lane, N3 · St Andrew’s Close, N12 · St Pauls Way, N3 · Station Approach, N12 · Station Close, N3 · Station Road, N3 · Strathmore Gardens, N3 · Sylvan Avenue, N3 · The Grove, N3 · The Oaks, N12 · The Ridgeway, N3 · Theobald’s Avenue, N12 · Thyra Grove, N12 · Tillingham Way, N12 · Twineham Green, N12 · Vines Avenue, N3 · Vineyard Grove, N3 · Walmington Fold, N12 · Wentworth Avenue, N3 · Wentworth Close, N3 · Wentworth Park, N3 · West Avenue, N3 · Westbury Grove, N12 · Westbury Road, N12 · Whittington Mews, N12 · Willow Way, N3 · Woodberry Gardens, N12 · Woodberry Way, N12 · Woodlands Avenue, N3 · Woodside Avenue, N12 · Woodside Grange Road, N12 · Woodside Grove, N12 · Woodside Park Road, N12 ·
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