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Prince Of Wales Road is a street in Kentish Town.



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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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Was there a Wellington street there
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Henry Bolton and Jo Marney: Ousted Ukip leader admits he 'fibbed' about break up
In the radio interview, Ms Marney also said she felt she had been victimised by the party.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/ousted-ukip-leader-henry-bolton-admits-he-fibbed-about-breaking-up-with-jo-marney-a3774056.html
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Louella Michie Bestival death: Man charged with manslaughter
Louella Fletcher-Michie was found dead in woods on the edge of the festival site at Lulworth Castle.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-43174155
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Isaiah Haastrup’s parents lose life-support appeal bid
Isaiah Haastrup’s parents, from south-east London, say treatments exist that could help their son.

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Think you know where your city centre is? Guess again
Think you know where your city centre is? Guess again

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/gallery/2018/feb/23/city-centre-in-pictures-geometric-true-london-manchester-bristol-glasgow-sheffield-birmingham
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UK parents lose legal battle to keep baby with brain damage on life support
Judges deny permission to appeal against decision to let 12-month-old Isaiah Haastrup dieThe parents of Isaiah Haastrup, a 12-month-old with profound brain damage, have lost their legal battle to appeal against a decision allowing doctors to withdraw his life support.Three appeal court judges ruled on Friday that doctors at King’s College hospital, London, could remove Isaiah from the ventilator that has kept him alive since he was deprived of oxygen at birth and sustained catastrophic brain injury. Continue reading...

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Woman dies after ’collapsing on the steps’ at Woolwich hostel
A woman died after she "collapsed on the steps" at a hostel in the centre of Woolwich.

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KFC alternatives in London: From fried chicken to vegan treats
KFC out of chicken: Latest news, updates and memes

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’Fat cat’ academy bosses face challenge over pay
’Fat cat’ academy bosses face challenge over pay

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A judge rules a Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away showing of an eviction violated their right to privacy.
A judge rules a Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away showing of an eviction violated their right to privacy.

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Is your wood stove choking you? How indoor fires are suffocating cities
Is your wood stove choking you? How indoor fires are suffocating cities

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’I beg you, stop’: plea from mother who lost two sons to knife crime
’I beg you, stop’: plea from mother who lost two sons to knife crime

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Eltham school evacuated after ’suspicious package’ found

A school in Eltham was evacuated this afternoon after a "suspicious package" was found inside the grounds.


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Stansted airport wants to raise passenger limit by 8 million each year
Stansted has sought permission to raise its cap on annual passenger numbers by eight million.

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John Worboys case: Met Police loses ’landmark’ appeal
Victims of serious crime may be able to hold police liable for failures in their investigations after a Supreme Court ruling.

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VIEW THE KENTISH TOWN AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE KENTISH TOWN AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE KENTISH TOWN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE KENTISH TOWN AREA IN THE 1860s
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Kentish Town

Kentish Town station is a London Underground and National Rail station in the London Borough of Camden in Travelcard Zone 2.

Kentish Town is first recorded during the reign of King John (1208) as Kentisston. By 1456 Kentish Town was recognised as a thriving hamlet, and in this period a chapel of ease is recorded as being built for the inhabitants.

The early 19th century brought a lot of modernisation, causing a lot of the area's rural charm, the River Fleet and the 18th century buildings to vanish.

Large amounts of land were purchased to build the first railway through the area, which can still be seen today. Kentish Town was a prime site for development as the Kentish Town Road was the main route for the growing city of London to the South.

1877 saw the beginning of mission work in the area as it was, by then, poor. The mission first held their services outside but as their funding increased they built a mission house, chapel, and vicarage.

In 1912 the Church of St Silas the Martyr was finally erected and consecrated, and by December of that year it became a parish in its own right.

Kentish Town was to see further modernisation in the post-World War II period. This means that there are few signs of 19th century influence left in the area.

Today Kentish Town is a busy shopping and business area. It offers libraries, gyms and other entertainments to visitors and its community.

The station was opened by the Midland Railway in 1868 on the extension to its new London terminal at St Pancras.

The separate London Underground station was opened on 22 June 1907 by the Charing Cross, Euston & Hampstead Railway (CCE&HR), a precursor of the Northern line. The station was designed by Leslie Green with the ox-blood red glazed terracotta facade and the semi-circular windows at first floor level common to most of the original stations on the CCE&HR and its two associated railways, the Baker Street & Waterloo Railway and Great Northern Piccadilly & Brompton Railway which opened the previous year.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Chalk Farm:   Chalk Farm has nothing to do with chalk at all. Though there once was a farm...
Kentish Town:   Kentish Town station is a London Underground and National Rail station in the London Borough of Camden in Travelcard Zone 2.
Queen’s Crescent Market:   Queen’s Crescent Market is one of London’s oldest street markets, and is still held every Thursday and Saturday.
St Dominic’s Priory:   St Dominic’s Priory Church (formally named "Our Lady of the Rosary and St Dominic") is one of the largest Roman Catholic churches in London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Allcroft Road, NW5 · Alma Street, NW5 · Anglers Lane, NW5 · Apollo Studios, NW5 · Arctic Street, NW5 · Ascham Street, NW5 · Ashdown Crescent, NW5 · Ashdown Cresent, NW5 · Athlone Street, NW5 · Azania Mews, NW5 · Barn Close, NW5 · Barrington Close, NW5 · Bartholomew Road, NW1 · Bartholomew Road, NW5 · Bartholomew Villas, NW5 · Bartholomew, NW5 · Bassett Street, NW5 · Belmont Street, NW1 · Camden Lock Place, NW1 · Camden Lock, NW1 · Castle Mews, NW5 · Castle Road, NW1 · Castlehaven Road, NW1 · Cathcart Hill, NW5 · Cathcart Street, NW5 · Caversham Road, NW5 · Chalk Farm Road, NW1 · Chalk Farm Road, NW3 · Charlton Kings Road, NW5 · Clarence Way, NW1 · Coity Road, NW5 · Collard Place, NW1 · Countess Road, NW5 · Cressfield Close, NW5 · Crogsland Road, NW1 · Dalby Street, NW5 · Dowdney Close, NW5 · Dumpton Place, NW1 · Dunollie Place, NW5 · East Yard, NW1 · Falkland Road, NW5 · Ferdinand Place, NW1 · Ferdinand Street, NW1 · Fortess Road, NW5 · Fortress Road, NW5 · Frideswide Place, NW5 · Gaisford Street, NW5 · Gilden Crescent, NW5 · Grafton Road, NW5 · Grafton Yard, NW5 · Hadley Street, NW1 · Hampshire Street, NW5 · Hargrave Place, N7 · Hargrave Place, NW5 · Harmood Street, NW1 · Hartland Road, NW1 · Haven Street, NW1 · Healey Street, NW1 · Hemingway Close, NW5 · Holmes Road, NW5 · Inkerman Road, NW5 · Islip Street, NW5 · James Cameron House, NW1 · Juniper Crescent, NW1 · Kelly Street, NW1 · Kent House, NW1 · Kentish Town Road, NW5 · Kiln Place, NW5 · Lady Margaret Road, NW5 · Lawford Road, NW5 · Leighton Crescent, NW5 · Leighton Cresent, NW5 · Leighton Grove, NW5 · Leighton Place, NW5 · Leighton Road, NW5 · Leverton Street, NW5 · Lewis Street, NW1 · Leybourne Road, NW1 · Long Meadow, NW5 · Lupton Street, NW5 · Malden Crescent, NW1 · Malden Road, NW5 · Marsden Street, NW5 · Mead Close, NW1 · Meru Close, NW5 · Middle Yard, NW1 · Montpelier Grove, NW5 · Northpoint Square, NW5 · Oak Village, NW5 · Oseney Crescent, NW5 · Ospringe Road, NW5 · Pandian Way, NW5 · Patshull Place, NW5 · Patshull Road, NW5 · Peckwater Street, NW5 · Perren Street, NW5 · Powlett Place, NW1 · Prince of Wales Road, NW1 · Prince Of Wales Road, NW5 · Queen’s Crescent, NW5 · Queens Crescent, NW5 · Raglan Street, NW5 · Railey Mews, NW5 · Raveley Street, NW5 · Recycling Centre, NW5 · Regis Road, NW5 · Rhyl Street, NW5 · Ryland Road, NW5 · Sandall Road, NW5 · Southampton Road, NW5 · Spring Place, KT11 · Spring Place, NW5 · Talacre Road, NW5 · The Stables Market, NW1 · Torriano Avenue, NW5 · Torriano Cottages, NW5 · Torriano Mews, NW5 · Truro Street, NW1 · Vicars Road, NW5 · Warden Road, NW5 · Weedington Road, NW5 · Wellesley Road, NW5 · West Yard, NW1 · Wilkin St Mews, NW5 · Wilkin Street Mews, NW5 · Wilkin Street, NW5 · Willes Road, NW5 · Willingham Terrace, NW5 · Wolsey Mews, NW5 · Woodyard Close, NW5 · York Mews, NW5 ·


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