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Motor buses at Kensal Rise station.

   Contemporary view of the area - viewing direction is appoximate

Motor buses at Kensal Rise station.

This is an old postcard showing Kensal Rise. It is postmarked 30 August 1907.

In those days, the urban area stretched only as far as the railway at Kensal Rise - beyond it lay fields.

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Kensal Rise

Former location of the National Athletic Grounds

Kensal Rise railway station opened in 1873 as Kensal Green, replacing Kensal Green & Harlesden railway station which opened in 1861 at the crossing of Green Lane (later Wrottesley Road), lying in between the present station and Willesden Junction. The present station was renamed Kensal Rise in 1890.

The names Kensal Green and Kensal Rise are used somewhat interchangeably by non-residents to denote the same district, although residents differentiate between the areas based on proximity to the local tube and railway stations.

Roughly speaking, the area west of Chamberlayne Road, north of Harrow Road and south of Kensal Rise railway station is considered Kensal Green while that to the east of Chamberlayne Road and north of the station is considered Kensal Rise. These boundaries are by no means fixed however and some residents are known to use both terms with little regard for geographical accuracy.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
1879 Royal Agricultural Society Show:   Washout summers are not only a modern phenomenon
Chamberlayne Farm:   Chamberlain (Wood) Farm developed out of the manor of Chambers, named after Richard de Camera, an early 13th century cleric.
Kensal Rise:   Former location of the National Athletic Grounds
Queen's Park:   Queen's Park lies between Kilburn and Kensal Green, developed from 1875 onwards and named to honour Queen Victoria.
The Underground Map:   The Underground Map is a website dedicated to some of the more obscure pieces of London Town (as well as some of the more well-known places).


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Rural Chamberlayne Road (1900s):   Until after the first world war, the area north of Kensal Rise was still fields.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Allington Road, NW6 · Banister Road, W10 · Bayford Road, NW10 · Bolton Gardens, NW10 · Bridge House, NW10 · Brunel Mews, W10 · Buller Road, NW10 · Carlisle Road, NW6 · Chamberlayne Road, NW10 · Chevening Road, NW6 · Claremont Road, W10 · Claremont Road, W9 · Clifford Gardens, NW10 · Compton Road, NW10 · Crediton Road, NW10 · Creighton Road, NW6 · Dudley Road, NW6 · Dundonald Road, NW10 · Dunmore Road, NW6 · Harvist Road, NW10 · Harvist Road, NW6 · Hopefield Avenue, NW6 · Kempe Road, NW10 · Kempe Road, NW6 · Keslake Mansions, NW10 · Keslake Road, NW6 · Keslake Road, NW6 · Kings Parade, NW10 · Kingswood Avenue, NW6 · Langler Road, NW10 · Leigh Gardens, NW10 · Linden Avenue, NW10 · Milman Road, NW6 · Montrose Avenue, NW6 · Mortimer Road, NW10 · Okehampton Road, NW6 · Peach Road, W10 · Pember Road, NW10 · Peploe Road, NW6 · Radnor Road, NW6 · Rainham Road, NW10 · Regent Street, NW10 · Salusbury Road, NW6 · St Laurence Close, NW6 · St Laurences Close, NW6 · Station Terrace, NW10 · Summerfield Avenue, NW6 · The Quadrant, W10 · Tiverton Road, NW10 · Wakeman Road, NW10 · Warfield Road, NW10 · Wellington Road, NW10 · Windermere Avenue, NW6 · Woodland Walk, NW6 · Wrentham Avenue, NW10 ·


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