Wentworth Hill, HA9

Road in/near Kingsbury

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Wentworth Hill is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.



ADD A STORY TO WENTWORTH HILL
VIEW THE KINGSBURY 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 KINGSBURY 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 KINGSBURY AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE KINGSBURY AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE KINGSBURY AREA IN THE 1900s
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Kingsbury

Kingsbury station was opened on 10 December 1932 as part of the Stanmore branch of the Metropolitan Railway and served by that company’s electric trains.

After the formation of London Transport in 1933 this branch became part of the Metropolitan line and was later transferred to the Bakerloo line in 1939 then to the Jubilee line in 1979. The design style is similar to that of other Metropolitan Railway buildings of the same period rather than to the concrete and glass style used at the same time by the LER group.

In common with other nearby Metropolitan Railway stations (e.g. Harrow-on-the-Hill, Neasden, Queensbury) there is an element of fiction in the station name; the area is properly within the eastern extent of Kenton (Kingsbury Road at this point was originally part of the eastern end of Kenton Lane) and Kingsbury proper is actually closer to Neasden station.

Although now only served by deep-level tube trains, the section of line serving the station is built to surface gauge, and trains to that larger LU loading gauge occasionally pass through.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Beis Soroh Schneirer:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Beis Yaakov Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Blackbird Hill Farm:   Blackbird Hill Farm was situated on the corner of Birdbird Hill and Old Church Lane.
Bnos Beis Yaakov Primary School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Chalkhill Estate:   Chalkhill Estate was one of three large estates built in the London Borough of Brent. The design was based on that of Park Hill in Sheffield.
Church Lane Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Claremont High School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Colindale Park:   
Colindale Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Forty Farm:   Forty Farm was situated where the Sudbury to Kingsbury road crossed the Lidding at Forty Bridge.
Fryent Country Park:   
Fryent Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
JFS:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Kingsbury:   Kingsbury station was opened on 10 December 1932 as part of the Stanmore branch of the Metropolitan Railway and served by that company’s electric trains.
Kingsbury Green Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Kingsbury High School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Preston Manor School:   Academy converter (All through) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 19. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Rushgrove Park:   
Schweppes Factory:   In 1896, Schweppes opened a large mineral water factory at the top of Wilberforce Road in West Hendon. It was a site chosen near an artesian well and because of its proximity to Edgware Road and the Midland Railway.
Silk Bridge:   Silk Bridge carries the former Roman Road of Watling Street and today's A5 over the Silk Stream here.
Silver Jubilee Park:   
Sinai Jewish Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Bernadette’s Catholic Primary School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Christopher’s School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
St Nicholas School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 0 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
St Robert Southwell RC Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Noam Primary School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Uxendon Farm:   Uxendon was once more important than Wembley.
Uxendon Shooting Grounds:   Uxendon Shooting Grounds was the location of the clay pigeon shooting for the 1908 Olympics.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Blackbird Hill (1906):   Blackbird Hill is image in 1906 and then part of Neasden.
Silk Stream (1916):   The Silk Stream was the stream which fed the Welsh Harp reservoir.
The Edgware Road in Colindale:   Looking northwest along the Edgware Road at the junction with Colindale Avenue.
West Hendon from above:   View of The Broadway, West Hendon, from the north-west, 1921.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A406, HA9 · Adams Close, NW9 · Alington Crescent, NW9 · Alverstone Road, HA9 · Anton Place, HA9 · Arnold Close, HA3 · Ashley Gardens, HA9 · Bacon Lane, NW9 · Baird Close, NW9 · Balmoral Court, HA9 · Barn Hill, HA9 · Barn Rise, HA9 · Barn Way, HA9 · Barnhill Road, HA9 · Barningham Way, NW9 · Basing Hill, HA9 · Beaulieu Close, NW9 · Beechcroft Gardens, HA9 · Belvedere Way, HA3 · Berkeley Road, NW9 · Beverley Gardens, HA9 · Birchen Close, NW9 · Birchen Grove, NW9 · Blackbird Hill, HA9 · Blackbird Hill, NW9 · Blenheim Gardens, HA9 · Bowater Road, HA9 · Bowling Green Court, HA9 · Bowman Trading Estate, NW9 · Boycroft Avenue, NW9 · Brampton Grove, HA9 · Brampton Road, NW9 · Branksome Way, HA3 · Briarwood Close, NW9 · Brook Avenue, HA9 · Bruno Place, NW9 · Buddings Circle, HA9 · Burgess Avenue, NW9 · Bush Grove, NW9 · Carter Close, NW9 · Chalkhill Road, HA9 · Chalklands, HA9 · Chantry Close, HA3 · Chapman Crescent, HA3 · Chapman Cresent, HA3 · Charlton Road, HA9 · Church Drive, NW9 · Church Lane, NW9 · Claremont Avenue, HA3 · Clifton Road, HA3 · Clovelly Avenue, NW9 · Colin Close, NW9 · Colin Crescent, NW9 · Colin Drive, NW9 · Colin Gardens, NW9 · Colin Parade, NW9 · Colin Park Road, NW9 · Colindeep Lane, NW9 · Corringham Road, HA9 · Cottenham Drive, NW9 · Court Way, NW9 · Crossway, NW9 · Crown Walk, HA9 · Crundale Avenue, NW9 · Daisy Close, NW9 · Deanscroft Avenue, NW9 · Deerfield Close, NW9 · Demeta Close, HA9 · Dimsdale Drive, NW9 · Dorchester Way, HA3 · Draycott Avenue, HA9 · Dryburgh Gardens, NW9 · Dugolly Avenue, HA9 · Dunster Drive, NW9 · East Hill, HA9 · Edgware Road, NW9 · Elliott Close, HA9 · Elmcroft Gardens, NW9 · Elmside Road, HA9 · Elmstead Avenue, HA9 · Elthorne Road, NW9 · Elthorne Way, NW9 · Empire House, HA9 · Empire Parade, HA9 · Eton Grove, NW9 · Eversley Avenue, HA9 · Farnborough Close, HA9 · Forty Avenue Grand Parade, HA9 · Forty Avenue, HA9 · Forty Close, HA9 · Forty Lane, HA9 · Fryent Way, HA9 · Fryent Way, NW9 · Gabrielle Close, HA9 · Garrick Road, NW9 · Gervase Close, HA9 · Girton Avenue, NW9 · Glenwood Grove, NW9 · Goldsmith Lane, NW9 · Grand Parade, HA9 · Greenhill Way, HA9 · Greenhill, HA9 · Greenrigg Walk, HA9 · Grendon Gardens, HA9 · Grosvenor Crescent, NW9 · Hannah Close, HA9 · Hargood Close, HA3 · Harrow Road, HA9 · Harrowdene Road, HA9 · Havenwood, HA9 · Hawthorne Grove, NW9 · High Road, HA9 · Highfield Avenue, HA9 · Hill Drive, NW9 · Hillfield Avenue, NW9 · Hillside Gardens, HA3 · Holden Avenue, NW9 · Holly Grove, NW9 · Hollycroft Avenue, HA9 · Hyde Estate Road, NW9 · Imperial Way, HA3 · Irving Way, NW9 · John Perrin Place, HA3 · Jubilee Close, NW9 · Ken Way, HA9 · Kinch Grove, HA9 · Kings Drive, HA9 · Kingsbury Arcade, NW9 · Kingsbury Circle, NW9 · Kingsbury Trading Estate, NW9 · Kingsbury, NW9 · Kingsgate, HA9 · Kingsmead Avenue, NW9 · Kingsmere Park, NW9 · Kingswood Road, HA9 · Kinross Close, HA3 · Kinsbury JFS access, HA3 · Laburnum Grove, NW9 · Langdon Drive, NW9 · Larkspur Close, NW9 · Lavender Avenue, NW9 · Ledway Drive, HA3 · Ledway Drive, HA9 · Leith Close, NW9 · Lewgars Avenue, NW9 · Leybourne Road, NW9 · Lindsay Drive, HA3 · Lovett Way, HA9 · Lynton Avenue, NW9 · Mallard Way, NW9 · Manor Close, NW9 · Manor Way, NW9 · Maple Grove, NW9 · Marlow Court, NW9 · Mayfields Close, HA9 · Mayfields, HA9 · Meadowbank Road, NW9 · Merley Court, NW9 · Mersham Drive, NW9 · Midholm, HA9 · Mount Drive, HA9 · Nathans Road, HA9 · New Way Road, NW9 · Newland Court, HA9 · Newnham Way, HA3 · North Circular Road, HA9 · Northwick Avenue, HA9 · Oakington Avenue, HA9 · Old Church Lane, NW9 · Old High Street, HA9 · Orchard Gate, NW9 · Orchard Grove, HA3 · Ormesby Way, HA3 · Oxenpark Avenue, HA9 · Page Close, HA3 · Park Chase, HA9 · Peace Grove, HA9 · Peel Road, HA9 · Pendolino Way, HA9 · Pilgrims Way, HA9 · Piper’s Green, NW9 · Poolsford Road, NW9 · Poplar Grove, HA9 · Preston Hill, HA3 · Preston Road, HA9 · Princes Avenue, NW9 · PROW 10, HA3 · Queens Walk, NW9 · Rainborough Close, HA9 · Rankin Close, NW9 · Ravenscroft Avenue, HA9 · Rawlings Crescent, HA9 · Reeves Avenue, NW9 · Roe End, NW9 · Roe Green, NW9 · Roe Lane, NW9 · Rook Close, HA9 · Rookery Close, NW9 · Rookery Way, NW9 · Rose Bates Drive, NW9 · Ross Court, NW9 · Rossdale Drive, NW9 · Rowan Drive, NW9 · Rugby Road, NW9 · Runbury Circle, NW9 · Rushgrove Avenue, NW9 · Rushgrove Parade, NW9 · Ruskin Gardens, NW9 · Russell Road, NW9 · Saint Davids Close, HA9 · Salehurst Close, HA3 · Salmon Street, NW9 · Saltcroft Close, HA9 · Sandy Lane, HA3 · Scottwell Drive, NW9 · Scudamore Lane, NW9 · Sedum Close, NW9 · Shakespeare Drive, HA3 · Sheaveshill Avenue, NW9 · Sheaveshill Parade, NW9 · Sherborne Gardens, NW9 · Shorts Croft, NW9 · Silkfield Road, NW9 · Slough Lane, NW9 · St Andrews Road, NW9 · St Matthias Close, NW9 · Stag Lane, NW9 · Station Grove, HA9 · Stewart Close, NW9 · Stubbs Close, NW9 · Sunningdale Gardens, NW9 · Sunnymead Road, NW9 · Sutherland Court, NW9 · Swinton Close, HA9 · Sycamore Grove, NW9 · Talisman Way, HA9 · Technology Park, NW9 · Tennyson Avenue, NW9 · The Avenue, HA9 · The Broadway, HA9 · The Crossways, HA9 · The Drive, HA9 · The Fairway, HA9 · The Gables, HA9 · The Hyde Industrial Estate, NW9 · The Hyde, NW9 · The Leys, HA3 · The Loning, NW9 · The Mount, HA9 · The Paddocks, HA9 · Toley Avenue, HA9 · Townsend Lane, NW9 · Tudor Close, NW9 · Tudor Gardens, NW9 · Tunworth Close, NW9 · Tylers Gate, HA3 · Tyre Lane, NW9 · Uxendon Crescent, HA9 · Uxendon Cresent, HA9 · Uxendon Hill, HA9 · Valley Drive, NW9 · Vane Close, HA3 · Varley Parade, NW9 · Vine Court, HA3 · Waltham Avenue, NW9 · Walton Avenue, HA9 · Wells Drive, NW9 · Wellspring Crescent, HA9 · Wembley Park Drive, HA9 · Wentworth Hill, HA9 · West Close, HA9 · West Hill, HA9 · Westmoreland Road, NW9 · Wickliffe Gardens, HA9 · Wilberforce Road, NW9 · Wilson Close, HA9 · Wilson Drive, HA9 · Wimborne Drive, NW9 · Winchester Avenue, NW9 · Winckley Close, HA3 · Windermere Avenue, HA9 · Windermere Court, HA9 · Windover Avenue, NW9 · Windsor Crescent, HA9 · Winthrop Walk, HA9 · Woodfield Avenue, NW9 · Woodland Close, NW9 · Wykeham Hill, HA9 · Wyndale Avenue, NW9 ·
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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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