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Hampstead though now considered an integral part of London, has retained much of its village charm.

Police officer apprehends a boy for picking flowers on the Heath (1894)
Hampstead is on a steep hill and the tube station platforms are the deepest on the London Underground network, at 58.5 metres below ground level. It has the deepest lift shaft on the Underground.

Although early records of Hampstead itself can be found in a grant by King Ethelred the Unready to the monastery of St. Peter's at Westminster (AD 986) and it is referred to in the Domesday Book (1086), the history of Hampstead is generally traced back to the 17th century.

Trustees of the Well started advertising the medicinal qualities of the chalybeate waters (water impregnated with iron) in 1700. Although Hampstead Wells was initially successful, its popularity declined in the 1800s due to competition with other London spas. The spa was demolished in 1882, although a water fountain was left behind.

Hampstead started to expand following the opening of the North London Railway in the 1860s (now on the London Overground), and expanded further after the tube station opened in 1907.


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THE STREETS OF HAMPSTEAD
Admiral’s Walk, NW3 Admiral’s Walk extends from Hampstead Grove to Lower Terrace.
Arkwright Road, NW3 Arkwright Road, NW3 runs from Fitzjohn’s Avenue to Finchley Road.
Avenue Mansions, NW3 Avenue Mansions is a street in Hampstead.
Back Lane, NW3 Back Lane runs from Heath Street to Flask Walk.
Back Lane, NW9 Back Lane is a road in the NW9 postcode area
Birchwood Drive, NW3 Birchwood Drive is a street in Hampstead.
Bracknell Gardens, NW3 Bracknell Gardens is a street in Hampstead.
Bracknell Way, NW3 Bracknell Way is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Branch Hill, NW3 Branch Hill is a street in Hampstead.
Cannon Lane, NW3 Cannon Lane is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Cannon Place, NW3 Cannon Place is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Carlingford Road, NW3 Carlingford Road runs between Pilgrim’s Lane and Willoughby Road.
Chesterford Gardens, NW3 Chesterford Gardens is a street in Hampstead.
Christ Church, NW3 Christ Church is a street in Hampstead.
Christchurch Hill, NW3 Christchurch Hill is a street in Hampstead.
Church Row, NW3 Church Row is a street in Hampstead.
Coach House Yard, NW3 Coach House Yard is a street in Hampstead.
Columbas Drive, NW3 Columbas Drive is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Croft Way, NW3 Croft Way is a street in Hampstead.
Croftway, NW3 Croftway is a street in Hampstead.
Denning Road, NW3 Denning Road is a street in Hampstead.
Downshire Hill, NW3 Downshire Hill is a street in Hampstead.
East Heath Road, East Heath Road is a road in the postcode area
East Heath Road, NW3 East Heath Road is a street in Hampstead.
Ellerdale Close, NW3 Ellerdale Close is a street in Hampstead.
Ellerdale Road, NW3 Ellerdale Road was added to the streetscape of Hampstead in 1874.
Elm Row, NW3 Elm Row is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Falcon Lodge, NW3 Falcon Lodge is a street in Hampstead.
Ferncroft Avenue, NW3 Ferncroft Avenue is a street in Hampstead.
Firecrest Drive, NW3 Firecrest Drive is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Fitzjohn’s Avenue, NW3 Fitzjohn’s Avenue links Hampstead with Swiss Cottage.
Flask Cottages, NW3 Flask Cottages is a street in Hampstead.
Flask Walk, NW3 Flask Walk is a street in Hampstead.
Fortune Green Road, NW3 Fortune Green Road is a street in Hampstead.
Frognal Close, NW3 Frognal Close is a street in Hampstead.
Frognal Gardens, NW3 This is a street in the NW3 postcode area
Frognal Lane, NW3 Frognal Lane is a street in Hampstead.
Frognal Rise, NW3 Frognal Rise is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Frognal Way, NW3 Frognal Way is a street in Hampstead.
Gainsborough Gardens, NW3 Gainsborough Gardens is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Gardnor Road, NW3 Gardnor Road is a street in Hampstead.
Gayton Crescent, NW3 Gayton Crescent is a street in Hampstead.
Gayton Road, NW3 Gayton Road is a street in Hampstead.
Grange Gardens, NW3 Grange Gardens is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Greenaway Gardens, NW3 Greenaway Gardens is a street in Hampstead.
Greenhill, NW3 Greenhill is a street in Hampstead.
Grove Place, NW3 Grove Place is a street in Hampstead.
Hampstead Grove, NW3 Hampstead Grove is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Hampstead High Street, NW3 Hampstead High Street is a street in Hampstead.
Hampstead Hill Gardens, NW3 Hampstead Hill Gardens is a street in Hampstead.
Hampstead Square, NW3 Hampstead Square is a street in Hampstead.
Heath Brow, NW3 Heath Brow is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Heath Drive, NW3 Heath Drive, one of the roads connecting Hampstead with the Finchley Road was originally West Hampstead Avenue.
Heath Hurst Road, NW3 Heath Hurst Road is a street in Hampstead.
Heath Side, NW3 Heath Side is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Heath Street, NW3 Heath Street is a street in Hampstead.
Heath Villas, NW3 Heath Villas is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Heysham Lane, NW3 Heysham Lane is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Holford Road, NW3 This is a street in the NW3 postcode area
Holly Berry Lane, NW3 Holly Berry Lane is a street in Hampstead.
Holly Bush Vale, NW3 Holly Bush Vale is a street in Hampstead.
Holly Hill, NW3 Holly Hill is a street in Hampstead.
Holly Mount, NW3 Holly Mount is a street in Hampstead.
Holly Walk, NW3 Holly Walk connects Holly Hill with Church Row.
Judges’ Walk, NW3 Judges’ Walk is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Keats Grove, NW3 John Keats lived in the road and his house is now a museum.
Kemplay Road, NW3 Kemplay Road is a street in Hampstead.
Kidderpore Avenue, NW3 Kidderpore Avenue is a street in Hampstead.
Kidderpore Gardens, NW3 Kidderpore Gardens is a street in Hampstead.
Lakis Close, NW3 Lakis Close is a street in Hampstead.
Langland Gardens, NW3 Langland Gardens is a street in Hampstead.
Lindfield Gardens, NW3 Lindfield Gardens is a street in Hampstead.
Lower Terrace, NW3 Lower Terrace is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Lyndhurst Road, NW3 Lyndhurst Road is a street in Hampstead.
Mansion Gardens, NW3 This is a street in the NW3 postcode area
Maresfield Gardens, NW3 Maresfield Gardens is a street in Hampstead.
Mount Vernon, NW3 Mount Vernon is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Netherhall Gardens, NW3 Netherhall Gardens is a street in Hampstead.
Netherhall Way, NW3 Netherhall Way is a street in Hampstead.
New End Square, NW3 New End Square is a street in Hampstead.
New End, NW3 New End is a street in Hampstead.
Nutley Terrace, NW3 Nutley Terrace is a street in Hampstead.
Oak Hill Park Mews, NW3 Oak Hill Park Mews first appears on the 1900 map.
Oak Hill Park Mews, NW3 Oak Hill Park Mews is a street in Hampstead.
Oak Hill Park, NW3 Oak Hill Park is a street in Hampstead.
Oak Hill Way, NW3 Oak Hill Way is a street in Hampstead.
Oakhill Avenue, NW3 Oakhill Avenue is a street in Hampstead.
Old Brewery Mews, NW3 Old Brewery Mews is a street in Hampstead.
Oriel Court, NW3 Oriel Court is a street in Hampstead.
Oriel Place, NW3 Oriel Place is a street in Hampstead.
Palace Court, NW3 Palace Court is a street in Hampstead.
Perrin’s Lane, NW3 This is a street in the NW3 postcode area
Perrins Court, NW3 Perrins Court is a street in Hampstead.
Perrins Walk, NW3 Perrins Walk is a street in Hampstead.
Pilgrim’s Lane, NW3 This is a street in the NW3 postcode area
Pilgrim’s Place, NW3 This is a street in the NW3 postcode area
Pilgrims Lane, NW3 Pilgrims Lane is a street in Hampstead.
Pilgrims Place, NW3 Pilgrims Place is a street in Hampstead.
Prince Arthur Mews, NW3 Prince Arthur Mews is a street in Hampstead.
Prince Arthur Road, NW3 Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn and son of Queen Victoria opened a home for sailor’s daughters in the area in 1869.
Redington Gardens, NW3 Redington Gardens is the northern extension of Heath Drive in Hampstead.
Redington Road, NW3 Redington Road is a street in Hampstead.
Rosecroft Avenue, NW3 Rosecroft Avenue is a street in Hampstead.
Rosslyn Hill, NW3 Rosslyn Hill is a road connecting the south end of Hampstead High Street to the north end of Haverstock Hill.
Rosslyn Mews, NW3 Rosslyn Mews is a street in Hampstead.
Rudall Crescent, NW3 Rudall Crescent was laid out by a builder John Culverhouse in 1878.
Shepherd’s Path, NW3 Shepherd’s Path is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Shepherd's Path, NW3 Shepherd?s Path is a street in Hampstead.
Shepherds Walk, NW3 Shepherds Walk is a street in Hampstead.
Spaniards Road, NW3 Spaniards Road is a street in Hampstead.
Spedan Close, NW3 Spedan Close was the site of an innovative council housing scheme.
Stone Well Road, CR0 A street within the NW3 postcode
Streatley Place, NW3 Streatley Place is a street in Hampstead.
Studholme Court, NW3 Studholme Court is a street in Hampstead.
Telegraph Hill, NW3 Telegraph Hill is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Templewood Avenue, NW3 Templewood Avenue is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Templewood Gardens, NW3 Templewood Gardens is a road in the NW3 postcode area
The Gables, NW3 The Gables is a road in the NW3 postcode area
The Mount, NW3 The Mount is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Thurlow Road, NW3 Thurlow Road is a street in Hampstead.
Upper Terrace, NW3 Upper Terrace is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Vale of Health, NW3 Vale of Health is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Vane Close, NW3 Vane Close is a street in Hampstead.
Village Mount, NW3 Village Mount is a street in Hampstead.
Well Road, NW3 Well Road is a street in Hampstead.
Well Walk, NW3 Well Walk is a street in Hampstead.
Whitestone Lane, NW3 Whitestone Lane is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Willoughby Road, NW3 Willoughby Road is a street in Hampstead.
Willow Road, NW3 Willow Road is a street in Hampstead.
Windmill Hill, NW3 Windmill Hill is a street in Hampstead.
Yorkshire Grey Place, NW3 Yorkshire Grey Place is a street in Hampstead.



 

Hampstead

Hampstead though now considered an integral part of London, has retained much of its village charm.

Hampstead is on a steep hill and the tube station platforms are the deepest on the London Underground network, at 58.5 metres below ground level. It has the deepest lift shaft on the Underground.

Although early records of Hampstead itself can be found in a grant by King Ethelred the Unready to the monastery of St. Peter's at Westminster (AD 986) and it is referred to in the Domesday Book (1086), the history of Hampstead is generally traced back to the 17th century.

Trustees of the Well started advertising the medicinal qualities of the chalybeate waters (water impregnated with iron) in 1700. Although Hampstead Wells was initially successful, its popularity declined in the 1800s due to competition with other London spas. The spa was demolished in 1882, although a water fountain was left behind.

Hampstead started to expand following the opening of the North London Railway in the 1860s (now on the London Overground), and expanded further after the tube station opened in 1907.
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