Torrington Park, N12

Road in/near North Finchley, existing between 1872 and now

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Torrington Park had been part of Henry Holden’s Friern Park estate lying east of the Great North Road.

Torrington Park was already being built up by 1872, when Holden’s land on the western boundary of the parish was misleadingly advertised as ’Torrington Park’, a freehold building estate. Most of the same estate (34 a.) was offered again in 1900 after Holden’s death, by which time most of his land east of Holden Road had been built up.

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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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Explosion reported at London Tube station
A small number of people were treated at Southgate Tube station, British Transport Police said.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16301007.explosion-reported-at-london-tube-station/?ref=rss

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You’re less likely to die young if you enjoy the odd tipple
A study showing people who enjoy the odd tipple are less likely to suffer a premature death than teetotallers has been welcomed by British cancer experts.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16300443.youre-less-likely-to-die-young-if-you-enjoy-the-odd-tipple/?ref=rss

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Footage: Army called in to blow up bomb found on building site
Footage: Army called in to blow up bomb found on building site

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16306331.footage-wwii-bomb-in-hendon-blown-up/?ref=rss

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Triplets triple thanks to hospital staff
Triplets returned to the hospital where they were born 18 years ago to thank the staff who delivered them.

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’The NHS needs to face up to its failings’

The NHS needs to face up to its failings and ensure a scandal similar to that at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital does not happen again, a leading health chief has said.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16304936._The_NHS_needs_to_face_up_to_its_failings_/?ref=rss

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Expect delays on the Piccadilly line and Overground this morning
You’re already half way through the week and the sun is showing no sign of disappearing.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16301811.Expect_delays_on_the_Piccadilly_line_and_Overground_this_morning/?ref=rss

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Army called in for unexploded bomb found on building site

An unexploded bomb has been discovered on a building site.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16302461.Army_called_in_for_unexploded_bomb_found_on_building_site/?ref=rss

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Nearly 100 new Tubes to be built on Piccadilly line
Nearly 100 new Tubes to be built on Piccadilly line

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16298423.Nearly_100_new_Tubes_to_be_built_on_Piccadilly_line/?ref=rss

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This morning update will help you make the best start to your day

It will be a nice day later on but be sure to keep updated so you can stay out of the traffic jams.


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Politician slams GTR chief executive’s resignation
Politician slams GTR chief executive’s resignation

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16297647.Politician_slams_GTR_chief_executive___s_resignation/?ref=rss

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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.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16298011.Road_closures_in_place_after_roof_falls_onto_pavement_missing_pedestrians/?ref=rss

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Investigation into source of farm fire which consumed vehicle is underway

Thousands of tonnes of top-soil and an industrial-sized farming vehicle have been destroyed in a fire.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16295931.Investigation_into_source_of_farm_fire_which_consumed_vehicle_is_underway/?ref=rss

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Thameslink CEO to resign

Charles Horton is to resign as chief executive of Govia Thameslink Railway following months of controversy over delays and cancellations to services.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16293625.Thameslink_CEO_to_resign/?ref=rss

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Barnet Most Wanted - June 15

Here are the most wanted offenders from Barnet Police.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16291685.Barnet_Most_Wanted_-_June_15/?ref=rss

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Tories accused of secretly changing constitution to avoid scrutiny

Barnet Conservatives are facing allegations they have made secret changes to the council’s constitution in a bid to avoid democratic scrutiny.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16290623.Tories_accused_of_secretly_changing_constitution_to_avoid_scrutiny/?ref=rss

VIEW THE NORTH FINCHLEY AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE NORTH FINCHLEY AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE NORTH FINCHLEY AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE NORTH FINCHLEY AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE NORTH FINCHLEY AREA IN THE 1900s
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North Finchley

North Finchley is centred on Tally Ho Corner, the junction of the roads to East Finchley, Finchley Central and Whetstone.

The name of the whole of the modern area covering North Finchley and neighbouring Whetstone was North End, a name first used in 1462.

The rapid enclosure of the countryside in the first years of the nineteenth century meant the end of Finchley Common in 1816, opening up North Finchley from urbanisation - this still took a while nevertheless.

21 cottages were built in Lodge Lane during 1824 and by the 1830s there were other houses - even a chapel by 1837.

By 1839 North Finchley had a blacksmith (on Lodge Lane and not the High Road).

In 1851 there was a regular bus service from the ’Torrington’ to Charing Cross and next came the local railway lines. Christ Church was opened in 1870 and a new parish was formed in 1872.

In 1905 the Metropolitan Electric Tramways started a route between Highgate and Whetstone - a tram depot was opened in Woodberry Grove. Trams and buses together promoted North Finchley’s development.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Frenchman’s Farm:   Frenchman’s Farm was officially Church Farm.
Gaumont:   The Gaumont Finchley opened on 19 July 1937 and was built as a replacement for the Grand Hall across the road.
Moss Hall Infant School:   Moss Hall Infant School accepts children between the ages of 5 and 7.
Moss Hall Tavern:   The Moss Hall Tavern opened in 1871 and became known as "The Elephant".
North Finchley:   North Finchley is centred on Tally Ho Corner, the junction of the roads to East Finchley, Finchley Central and Whetstone.
Our Lady of Lourdes RC School:   Our Lady of Lourdes RC is a voluntary-aided primary which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Sacks Morasha Jewish Primary School:   Sacks Morasha Jewish Primary School accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Summerside Primary Academy:   Summerside Primary Academy is a mixed school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Tally Ho:   The Tally Ho was named after nearby Tally Ho Corner where in the 1820s and 30s the Tally Ho Coach Company kept the first change of horses used for the London to Birmingham mail coach.
Woodhouse College:   Woodhouse College is a further education establishment which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 19.
Wren Academy:   Wren Academy is a mixed comprehensive, academy sponsor school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 18.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Addington Drive, N12 · Ashurst Road, N12 · Ballards Lane, N12 · Beech Lawns, N12 · Bow Lane, N12 · Bow Lane, N3 · Boxworth Close, N12 · Bramber Road, N12 · Britannia Road, N12 · Buxted Road, N12 · Buxted Road, N12 · Cardrew Avenue, N12 · Cardrew Close, N12 · Castle Mews, N12 · Castle Road, N12 · Chaplin Square, N12 · Chislehurst Avenue, N12 · Christchurch Avenue, N12 · Christchurch Close, N12 · Churchfield Avenue, N12 · Churchfield Way, N12 · Clifton Road, N3 · Copwood Close, N12 · Cottonham Close, N12 · Crescent Way, N12 · Crossway, N12 · Crowder Close, N12 · Dale Grove, N12 · Derby Avenue, N12 · Dickens Avenue, N3 · Etchingham Court, N3 · Etchingham Park Road, N3 · Eton Avenue, N12 · Fallow Court Avenue, N12 · Fenstanton Avenue, N12 · Finchley Court, N3 · Finchley Park, N12 · Friary Close, N12 · Friary Road, N12 · Friary Way, N12 · Friern Barnet Lane, N20 · Friern Park, N12 · Friern Watch Avenue, N12 · Garthway, N12 · Glebe Road, N12 · Glebe Road, N3 · Glebelands Close, N12 · Glenhurst Road, N12 · Grand Arcade, N12 · Granville Place, N12 · Granville Road, N12 · Graywood Court, N12 · Grove Road, N12 · Hall Street, N12 · Heatherdene Close, N12 · Hemingford Close, N12 · High Road, N12 · Hilton Avenue, N12 · Holdenhurst Avenue, N12 · Holdenhurst Avenue, N3 · Ingleway, N12 · Kenver Avenue, N12 · Kingsway, N12 · Lambert Road, N12 · Lambert Way, N12 · Leisure Way, N12 · Lewes Road, N12 · Mayfield Avenue, N12 · Montrose Crescent, N12 · Moss Hall Crescent, N12 · Northwood Gardens, N12 · Okehampton Close, N12 · Park Close, N12 · Park Crescent, N12 · Park Crescent, N3 · Park Cresent, N3 · Petworth Road, N12 · Queens Avenue, N3 · Ravensdale Avenue, N12 · Regent Close, N12 · Rosemont Avenue, N12 · Sandringham Gardens, N12 · Squires Lane, N3 · St Michael’s Close, N12 · Stanhope Road, N12 · Summers Lane, N12 · The Lindens, N12 · The Woodlands, N12 · Thyra Grove, N12 · Torrington Avenue, N12 · Torrington Grove, N12 · Torrington Park, N12 · Valley Avenue, N12 · Victoria Grove, N12 · Warnham Road, N12 · Welbeck Close, N12 · Wentworth Close, N3 · Woodberry Gardens, N12 · Woodberry Grove, N12 · Woodberry Way, N12 · Woodgrange Avenue, N12 · Woodhouse Road, N12 · Woodlands Avenue, N3 ·

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