Thurlby Road, HA0

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Thurlby Road is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.



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VIEW THE NORTH END AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE NORTH END AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE NORTH END AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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VIEW THE NORTH END AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
Outside these bounds, the 1860 map does not display.

VIEW THE NORTH END AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

North End

North End is a village-like area between Hampstead and Golders Green.

North End was the site of an Anglo-Saxon boundary points: Sandgate.

A wood, Wildwood, part of Eton College’s Wyldes estate in Hendon, probably originally extended across to the northern slopes of Hampstead Heath and by 1632 it marked the parish boundary. Until c. 1730 the ancient route across the heath to Hendon took a sharp westward turn, before turning north again. Its twists were presumably imposed by obstacles, probably dense woodland, at the location marked as Wildwood Corner c. 1672. About 1730 a cutting was made through the heath west of the old route, creating the modern North End Way (formerly Road), a more direct route to Hendon.

North End was the home of William Pitt the Elder in 1766–67. Wylde’s Farm has played host to William Blake and the ubiquitous Dickens. Some of its lands were bought in 1905 to become the Heath Extension. From 1906 to 1940 the farmhouse belonged to Raymond Unwin, architect of Hampstead Garden Suburb. In 1912 the dancer Anna Pavlova bought Ivy House, and lived here until she died in 1931.

North End was to have had the deepest tube station in London – at the Bull and Bush – but residents’ objections prevented it from ever opening. In the 1950s the partially built lower level was converted into an under­ground control centre for ‘floodgates’ on the deep tubes around central London. In case these gates should ever need to be used in a war situation the control room is allegedly ‘blast-​​protected’ – even against sustained nuclear attack.

Recent years have seen a growing number of ‘futur­ist­ically’ styled properties inserted into North End – to the distress of some residents who want to preserve its rural charm.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alperton:   Until the coming of the Underground railway, Alperton was a tiny hamlet.
Alperton Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Alperton Sports Ground:   
Barham Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Bull and Bush:   The Old Bull and Bush is a Grade II listed public house near Hampstead Heath in London which gave its name to the music hall song ’Down at the old Bull and Bush’.
Buxlow Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Golders Hill Park Deer Enclosure:   
Hare and Hounds:   The Hare and Hounds was the northernmost public house in Hampstead.
Hill Garden and Pergola, Hampstead Heath:   
King Edward VII Park:   
North End:   North End is a village-like area between Hampstead and Golders Green.
One Tree Hill Recreation Ground:   
Welcome Children Centre:   This is a children’s centre.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Acacia Avenue, HA9 · Alperton Lane, HA0 · Alperton Lane, HA0 · Ander Close, HA0 · Ash Walk, HA0 · Athlon Road, HA0 · Atlip Road, HA0 · Aylestone Court, HA0 · Barley Close, HA0 · Bassingham Road, HA0 · Beaumont Court, HA0 · Bowrons Avenue, HA0 · Braemar Avenue, HA0 · Bramley Lodge, HA0 · Bridgehill Close, HA0 · Bridgewater Court, HA0 · Bridgewater Road, HA0 · Bridgewater Road, UB6 · Brindley Close, HA0 · Brooklands Drive, UB6 · Burns Road, HA0 · Burnside Crescent, HA0 · Carlyon Close, HA0 · Castleton Avenue, HA9 · Castleton Gardens, HA9 · Chaplin Road, HA0 · Christchurch Green, HA0 · Clarendon Gardens, HA9 · Clayton Avenue, HA0 · Clifford Road, HA0 · Codling Way, HA0 · Continental House, HA0 · Copland Avenue, HA0 · Copland Close, HA0 · Copland Mews, HA0 · Copland Road, HA0 · Coronet Parade, HA0 · Crawford Avenue, HA0 · Cromwell Court, HA0 · Cromwell Road, HA0 · Curtis Lane, HA0 · Danethorpe Road, HA0 · Douglas Avenue, HA0 · Dukes Way, HA9 · Eagle Road, HA0 · Ealing Road, HA0 · Ecclestone Court, HA9 · Ecclestone Mews, HA9 · Eden Close, HA0 · Elm Road, HA9 · Elmore Close, HA0 · Everard Way, HA9 · Fairfield Drive, UB6 · Fairview Avenue, HA0 · Gilbert Scott Close, HA0 · Glacier Way, HA0 · Glenmore Parade, HA0 · Harley Close, HA0 · Harrow Road, HA0 · Harrow Road, NW10 · Harrowdene Close, HA0 · Harrowdene Road, HA0 · Hazel Grove, HA0 · High Road Wembley, HA9 · High Road, HA0 · Holland Road, HA0 · Hutchinson Terrace, HA9 · Innovation Close, HA0 · Inverforth Close, NW3 · Ithell Court, HA0 · Kathleen Avenue, HA0 · Keswick Gardens, HA9 · King George Crescent, HA0 · Lancelot Avenue, HA0 · Lancelot Crescent, HA0 · Lancelot Parade, HA0 · Lancelot Road, HA0 · Lantern Close, HA0 · Lily Gardens, HA0 · Lincoln Road, HA0 · Linthorpe Avenue, HA0 · Linthorpe Avenue, HA9 · Llanover Road, HA9 · Llanover Road, HA9 · Manor Farm Road, HA0 · Manor Farm Road, UB6 · Market Way, HA0 · Marloes Close, HA0 · Marsh Road, HA0 · Meadow Way, HA9 · Milford Gardens, HA0 · Minavil House, HA0 · Napier Road, HA0 · North End Avenue, NW3 · North End Road, NW3 · North End Way, NW3 · North End, NW3 · Northwick Road, HA0 · Norton Road, HA0 · Orchard Close, HA0 · Park Road, HA0 · Perimeade Road, UB6 · Phoenix Trading Estate, HA0 · Pleasant Way, HA0 · Primrose Way, HA0 · Princes Court, HA9 · Proyers Path, HA0 · Proyers Path, HA9 · Queen Victoria Avenue, HA0 · Quill Street, W5 · Ranelagh Road, HA0 · Rayners Close, HA0 · Riverside Gardens, HA0 · Rokesby Place, HA0 · Rosemont Road, HA0 · Rosslyn Crescent, HA9 · Rustic Place, HA0 · Saint James Gardens, HA0 · Saint John’s Road, HA9 · Sandy Road, NW11 · Sandy Road, NW3 · Scarle Road, HA0 · Seaton Road, HA0 · Sevenex Parade, HA9 · Sovereign Grove, HA0 · St Annes Road, HA0 · St Johns Road, HA9 · Stapleford Road, HA0 · Station Grove, HA0 · Sudbury Avenue, HA0 · Sunleigh Road, HA0 · Swinderby Road, HA0 · Sylvester Road, HA0 · Talbot Road, HA0 · The Close, HA0 · The Dene, HA9 · The Glen, HA9 · The Limes, NW3 · The Village, NW3 · Thurlby Road, HA0 · Thurlow Gardens, HA0 · Tiverton Road, HA0 · Tregenna Court, HA0 · Turner Close, HA0 · Turton Road, HA0 · Union Road, HA0 · Vicars Bridge Close, HA0 · Wembley Market, HA0 · Wendy Way, HA0 · West Links, HA0 · Westbury Avenue, HA0 · Wildwood Grove, NW3 · Woodside Avenue, HA0 · Wyatt Court, HA0 ·
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John Rocque Map of Wembley, Kingsbury, Willesden and Harlesden (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 covers an area from Harrow in the northwest to Harlesden in the southeast.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

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

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.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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