Ossulton Way, N2

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Pauline McQuade
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Added: 23 May 2018 01:14 GMT   
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Post by Pauline McQuade: Golders Lodge

Golders Lodge was built by Captain Alexander Wedderburn MacKenzie of the 67th Regiment of Foot. The ghost of Golders Lodge story probably came about when the body of his long dead sister Hannah was discovered in a bathroom of the rambling house. He had performed some sort of ceremony over the body but had neglected to bury her, this was then swiftly arranged. He was declared insane and died in Pembroke House, Hackney in November 1865.

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Post by Lynne Hqapgood: Hutton Grove, N12

I have a question rather than a comment. When was 80 Hutton Grove built? My parents, Eddie and Margaret Hapgood, lived at 80 Hutton Grove from 1934 until sometime during the war,and I would love to know if they moved into a new-build house during the big suburban expansion in the 1930s. Does anyone out there know?! I visited very recently to see the road and the frontage of the house for the first time.

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Post by Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton: Netherwood Street, NW6

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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Post by Cassandra Green: Rudall Crescent, NW3

I lived at 2 Rudall Crescent until myself and my family moved out in 1999. I once met a lady in a art fair up the road who was selling old photos of the area and was very knowledgeable about the area history, collecting photos over the years. She told me that before the current houses were built, there was a large manor house , enclosed by a large area of land. She told me there had been a fire there. Im trying to piece together the story and find out what was on the land before the crescent was built. This website is very interesting.

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Tube delays after station fire alert
With England’s glorious victory over Tunisia and Captain Kane’s opportune double fresh in the mind, here are some things to consider to keep the good mood going.

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Nearly 100 new Tubes to be built on Piccadilly line
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This morning update will help you make the best start to your day

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Courier is confronted by a machete-wielding thug in West London


Courier Omar, 22, was working in Shepherd’s Bush, West London, when he spotted two moped thugs using an angle grinder to steal an expensive bike.


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Grenfell cladding ’was unlawful’ on tragic tower where 72 perished


Grenfell-style cladding is to be banned, the Housing Secretary James Brokenshire said yesterday. Aluminium cladding panels had gaps exposing combustible filling, on Grenfell.


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Politician slams GTR chief executive’s resignation
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Road closures in place after roof falls onto pavement missing pedestrians

A shop roof has collapsed onto a pavement in a popular high street.


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VIEW THE EAST FINCHLEY AREA IN THE 1800s
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East Finchley



East Finchley is a place in the London Borough of Barnet.

It is suburban development situated 5.4 miles (8.7 km) north north-west of Charing Cross. Geographically it is somewhat separated from the rest of Finchley, with North Finchley (and indeed West Finchley) to the north, and Finchley Central and Finchley Church End to the west.



table of contents
1 History
2 Transport
3 Amenities
4 Housing
5 Schools

History


The land on which East Finchley now stands was once part of the Bishop of London’s hunting ground. More recently, it was home to some grand ’country’ estates of wealthy Londoners, from which several roads take their names (e.g. Summerlee Avenue, Park Hall Road).

At one time East Finchley was referred to as the "East End" but this name faded away and now only refers to the more famous "East End of London" to the east of Central London.

Transport

East Finchley Underground Station on the Northern Line is actually above ground.

It is topped by a famous statue of an archer, created in the Art Deco style, and pointing his arrow towards the other end of the tunnel which starts south of the station and runs all the way to the end of the Northern Line at Morden. This 27.8 km long tunnel was for many years the longest in the world. There was originally an arrow at Morden Station to match the archer at East Finchley, but this was stolen not long after the station was opened.

East Finchley station is the closest station to the northern Northern Line depot at Highgate, and as such is one of the bases for Northern Line train drivers and administrative staff.

Amenities

East Finchley is home to the UK headquarters of McDonalds, which is located next to the station. Plans to open a McDonalds restaurant in East Finchley were resisted by locals, although the High Road is now home to several continental-style cafes in addition to two supermarkets and dozens of other convenience shops.

There are several public houses in East Finchley, including The Bald Faced Stag, an historic inn on one of the main routes into London.

The independent Phoenix Cinema is located on the high road.

Housing

Housing in East Finchley is diverse in its nature, encompassing most housing styles, from 19th Century terraced housing and 1960s council estates (with inappropriately appealing names, for example The Grange, Strawberry Vale, the Thomas More Estate, etc.) to multi-million pound mansions on The Bishop’s Avenue. The three 11-storey tower blocks near to the centre of East Finchley are visible for miles around.

Schools

East Finchley has several state primary schools, including Martin Infant and Junior Schools, and Holy Trinity Primary School. There are two secondary schools in East Finchley itself - Bishop Douglass RC High School (Roman Catholic and mixed) and Christ’s College (boys only up to Year 11, mixed sixth form). Many local children attend schools elsewhere in the London Borough of Barnet, or for those living in the direction of Muswell Hill to the east of the High Road, Fortismere School (mixed comprehensive, falls under the London Borough of Haringey Local Education Authority). Local children also attend private schools as far away as Hertfordshire, generally meeting with other children in Hampstead Garden Suburb to ride private coaches to different schools.



LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Annemount School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Bald Faced Stag:   The Bald Faced Stag but probably an inn from 1738.
Bishop Douglass School:   Bishop Douglass is an academy converter comprehensive secondary school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Brookland Infant and Nursery School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
Centre Avenue:   Named pathway through the St Pancras and Islington Cemetery.
Chapel Hill:   Named pathway through the St Pancras and Islington Cemetery.
Christ’s College Finchley:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Coldfall Wood:   Coldfall Wood is an ancient woodland covering approximately 14 hectares.
East Finchley Library:   East Finchley Library opened in 1938.
Eden Primary:   Eden Primary accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Elephant Field:   The grazing elephants of Hampstead Garden Suburb...
Five Bells:   The Five Bells dates from 1751.
Garden Suburb Infant School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 7.
Garden Suburb Junior School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Hampstead Heath Extension:   
Hanson’s Bridge:   Hanson’s Bridge was built where the Great North Road crosses Mutton Brook.
Holy Trinity CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Kerem School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Limespring School:   Limespring School is an independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Lygoe Road:   Named pathway through the St Pancras and Islington Cemetery.
Lyttelton Playing Fields:   
Martin Primary School:   Martin Primary School opened as the Great North Road school in 1913.
Newmarket Farm:   Newmarket Farm existed until 1855.
Newstead Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Oak Lodge School:   Academy special converter which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19.
Park Farm:   Park Farm, Finchley give much of its land to the later Hampstead Garden Surburb.
St Pancras and Islington Cemetery:   St Pancras and Islington Cemetery is actually two cemeteries, owned by two other London Boroughs, Camden (formerly St Pancras) and Islington.
The Archer Academy:   Free schools (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Viaduct Road:   Named pathway through the St Pancras and Islington Cemetery.
White Lion:   The White Lion dates from 1700 or even earlier.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A1, N19 · A1, NW7 · Abbots Gardens, N2 · Addison Way, NW11 · Alexandra Mews, N2 · Annington Road, N2 · Arden Court Gardens, N2 · Ashburnham Close, N2 · Asmuns Hill, NW11 · Aylmer Parade, N2 · Aylmer Road, N2 · Aylmer Road, N6 · Bancroft Avenue, N2 · Baronsmere Road, N2 · Bedford Road, N2 · Beech Drive, N2 · Beechwood Close, N2 · Belvedere Court, N2 · Benedict Way, N2 · Beresford Road, N2 · Bigwood Road, NW11 · Bishop’s Grove, N2 · Bishops Park, N2 · Blandford Close, N2 · Borrowdale Close, N2 · Brackenbury Road, N2 · Brendon Grove, N2 · Brighton Road, N2 · Brim Hill, N2 · Brompton Grove, N2 · Brookland Close, NW11 · Brookland Hill, NW11 · Brookland Rise, NW11 · Brownswell Road, N2 · Bunkers Hill, NW11 · Byron Drive, N2 · Canons Close, N2 · Carlyle Close, N2 · Cecilia Close, N2 · Cedar Drive, N2 · Central Avenue, N2 · Challoner Close, N2 · Chalton Drive, N2 · Chamberlain Road, N2 · Chandos Road, N2 · Chapel Court, N2 · Cherry Tree Road, N2 · Childs Way, NW11 · Church Lane, N2 · Church Mount, N2 · Church Vale, N2 · Cinderella Path, NW11 · Claybrook Close, N2 · Coleridge Walk, NW11 · Connaught Drive, NW11 · Constable Close, NW11 · Cornwood Close, N2 · Cotman Close, NW11 · Creighton Avenue, N2 · Creswick Walk, NW11 · Crispin Mews, NW11 · Crosby Court, N2 · Deacons Rise, N2 · Deanery Close, N2 · Deansway, N2 · Denison Close, N2 · Denman Drive North, NW11 · Denman Drive South, NW11 · Denman Drive, NW11 · Devon Rise, N2 · Diploma Avenue, N2 · Diploma Court, N2 · Dorchester Gardens, NW11 · Durham Road, N2 · Eagans Close, N2 · East End Road, N2 · Eastern Road, N2 · Eastholm, NW11 · Edmunds Walk, N2 · Elm Gardens, N2 · Elmhurst Avenue, N2 · Elmshurst Crescent, N2 · Emmott Close, NW11 · Erskine Hill, NW11 · Fairlawn Avenue, N2 · Fairway Close, NW11 · Faldon Way, NW11 · Falloden Way, NW11 · Fallows Close, N2 · Fortis Green Avenue, N2 · Fortis Green, N2 · Francis Road, N2 · George Lane, N2 · Gloucester Drive, NW11 · Green Close, NW11 · Green Lane, N2 · Greenfield Drive, N2 · Greenfield Drive, N6 · Greenhalgh Walk, N2 · Grey Close, NW11 · Gurney Drive, N2 · Hamilton Road, N2 · Hampstead Heights, N2 · Hampstead Lane, N2 · Harford Walk, N2 · Heath View Close, N2 · Heath View, N2 · Helen Close, N2 · Hertford Road, N2 · High Road, N2 · Hill Close, NW11 · Hill Rise, NW11 · Hill Top, N2 · Hill Top, NW11 · Hobbs Green, N2 · Hogarth Hill, NW11 · Holne Chase, N2 · Holyoake Walk, N2 · Homefield Gardens, N2 · Homesfield, NW11 · Howard Walk, N2 · Huntingdon Road, N2 · Hutchings Walk, NW11 · Ingram Avenue, N2 · Ingram Avenue, NW11 · Ingram Road, N2 · Juliana Close, N2 · Keynes Close, N2 · King Street, N2 · Kingsley Close, NW11 · Kingsley Way, N2 · Kingsley Way, NW11 · Kitchener Road, N2 · Lankaster Gardens, N2 · Lauradale Road, N10 · Lauradale Road, N2 · Leicester Road, N2 · Leopold Road, N2 · Leslie Road, N2 · Lewis Gardens, N2 · Lincoln Road, N2 · Linden Lea, N2 · Litchfield Way, NW11 · Long Lane, N2 · Ludlow Way, N2 · Lynmouth Road, N2 · Lyttelton Road, N2 · Lytton Close, N2 · Manor Cottages Approach, N2 · Manor Park Road, N2 · Mansfield Heights, N2 · Market Place, N2 · Market Place, NW11 · Maurice Walk, NW11 · Maya Road, N2 · Meadway Court, NW11 · Meadway, NW11 · Middleway, NW11 · Midholm Close, N2 · Midholm Close, NW11 · Midholm, NW11 · Montrose Court, NW11 · Neale Close, N2 · Neville Drive, N2 · Neville Drive, NW11 · New Ash Close, N2 · New Oak Road, N2 · New Trinity Road, N2 · Norfolk Close, N17 · Norrice Lea, N2 · Northway, NW11 · Nursery Road, N2 · Oak Lane, N2 · Oakridge Drive, N2 · Oakview Gardens, N2 · Oakwood Road, NW11 · Old Farm Road, N2 · Ossulton Way, N2 · Ossulton Way, NW11 · Park Farm Close, N2 · Park Gate, N2 · Park Hall Road, N2 · Park Road, N2 · Plane Tree Walk, N2 · Ploughmans Walk, N2 · Prospect Place, N2 · Prospect Ring, N2 · Pulham Avenue, N2 · Pumphandle Path, N2 · Raeburn Close, NW11 · Red Lion Hill, N2 · Richmond Road, N2 · Ringwood Avenue, N2 · Rowan Walk, N2 · Saint Pancras Court, N2 · Sedgemere Avenue, N2 · Shakespeare Gardens, N2 · Sheldon Avenue, N2 · Simms Gardens, N2 · Southern Road, N2 · Southway, NW11 · Spaniards Close, NW11 · Spencer Drive, N2 · Springcroft Avenue, N2 · St Mary’s Green, N2 · Stanley Road, N2 · Strawberry Vale, N2 · Summerlee Avenue, N2 · Summerlee Gardens, N2 · Sutcliffe Close, NW11 · Sylvester Road, N2 · Talbot Avenue, N2 · Tarling Road, N2 · Taunton Drive, N2 · The Bishops Avenue, N2 · The Causeway, N2 · The Leys, N2 · The Market Place, NW11 · The Mead, N2 · The Walks, N2 · Thornton Way, NW11 · Totnes Walk, N2 · Trinity Avenue, N2 · Trinity Road, N2 · Turner Drive, NW11 · Turners Wood, NW11 · Vale Close, N2 · Viceroy Parade, N2 · Vivian Way, N2 · Western Road, N2 · Westholm, NW11 · White Lodge Close, N2 · Whittington Court, N2 · Whittington Court, N6 · Widecombe Way, N2 · Wildwood Rise, NW11 · Wildwood Road, NW11 · Wildwood Road, NW3 · William Close, N2 · Willifield Way, NW11 · Wilmot Close, N2 · Winnington Close, N2 · Winnington Road, N2 · Winnington Road, NW11 · Woodside, NW11 · Wordsworth Walk, NW11 ·

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