Warfield Road, NW10

Road in/near Kensal Green

 HOME  ARTICLE  MAP  FULLSCREEN  STREETS  RECENT  BLOG  HELP  CONTACT 
Click here to log in on Facebook Advanced
MAPPING YEAR:1750180018301860190019302017Fullscreen map
Road · Kensal Green · NW10 ·
JANUARY
1
2000


Warfield Road is a street in Willesden.

No addresses have so far been added to Warfield Road, NW10

This location is in The Underground Map database but, so far, there is no further information about it.

Use the form below to tell us more about this location.



Warfield Road, NW10 news feed:
Do you come from Warfield Road, NW10, or know it well? Add your comment here.
Ensure that contributions are kept civilised and are not abusive.
We store your comment's IP address and reserve the right to apply bans where community standards are violated.
Please enter your name:
Enter the information you wish to add to Warfield Road, NW10:
Please prove that you are a human by typing the text that you see in the picture below.
CAPTCHA Image
Refresh Image
You can completely dispense with this CAPTCHA palava by logging onto our Facebook app.
Contribution type:
 

If you authorise our The Undeground Map Facebook app by clicking the Facebook logo at the top right of the screen, you can add stories, photos and more to this location.
Note that the Undeground Map Facebook app does not post to Facebook on your behalf.
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 22 Oct 2017 15:20 GMT   
Expires: 5 Nov 2017 15:20 GMT   
IP:
1:1
Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
The trouble with getting lost in your own world | David Mitchell
The trouble with getting lost in your own world | David Mitchell

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/oct/22/cambridge-university-trigger-warnings-piccadilly-circus-targeted-advertising-david-mitchell
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 22 Oct 2017 03:50 GMT   
Expires: 5 Nov 2017 03:50 GMT   
IP:
1:2
Post by LDNnews: Willesden Junction
Newcastle United 1-0 Crystal Palace
Substitute Mikel Merino scores a late winner as Newcastle beat Crystal Palace to keep the Eagles bottom of the table.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41618802
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 22 Oct 2017 00:30 GMT   
Expires: 5 Nov 2017 00:30 GMT   
IP:
1:3
Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
Grenfell firefighter: MPs should be dragged to look at tower’s shell
Grenfell firefighter: MPs should be dragged to look at tower’s shell

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/oct/21/grenfell-firefighter-austerity-mps-should-be-dragged-to-look-at-towers-shell
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 21 Oct 2017 14:50 GMT   
Expires: 4 Nov 2017 14:50 GMT   
IP:
1:4
Post by LDNnews: Shepherds Bush
Met Police cleared over death of teen ’dealer’ Henry Hicks
Four Metropolitan Police officers who were following suspected teenage drug dealer Henry Hicks moments before he crashed and died have been cleared of misconduct.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5001278/Met-Police-cleared-death-teen-dealer-Henry-Hicks.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 21 Oct 2017 09:20 GMT   
Expires: 4 Nov 2017 09:20 GMT   
IP:
1:5
Post by LDNnews: Willesden Junction
Newcastle United face serious problems in Crystal Palace duo Wilfried Zaha and Andros Townsend
Preview | Eagles travel to St James' Park on a high

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/newcastle-united-face-serious-problems-crystal-palace-duo-wilfried-zaha-andros-townsend-a3664171.html
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 21 Oct 2017 00:30 GMT   
Expires: 4 Nov 2017 00:30 GMT   
IP:
1:6
Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
Why does nobody mention that Hillary Clinton is perfectly nice?
Why does nobody mention that Hillary Clinton is perfectly nice?

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/oct/21/why-does-nobody-mention-that-hillary-clinton-is-perfectly-nice
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 20 Oct 2017 14:30 GMT   
Expires: 3 Nov 2017 14:30 GMT   
IP:
1:7
Post by LDNnews: Shepherds Bush
Walthamstow Wetlands: New urban reserve opens in London
The new nature reserve in north London is one of the largest urban wetlands in Europe.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41685566
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 20 Oct 2017 14:20 GMT   
Expires: 3 Nov 2017 14:20 GMT   
IP:
1:8
Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
David Blaine accused of raping model in London in 2004
David Blaine accused of raping model in London in 2004

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2017/oct/20/david-blaine-accused-of-raping-model-in-london-in-2004
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 20 Oct 2017 03:50 GMT   
Expires: 3 Nov 2017 03:50 GMT   
IP:
1:9
Post by LDNnews: Willesden Junction
Rise in London stabbings sends UK's knife crime rate to six-year high
Rise in London stabbings sends UK's knife crime rate to six-year high

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/rise-in-london-stabbings-sends-uks-knife-crime-rate-to-sixyear-high-a3662941.html
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 20 Oct 2017 00:30 GMT   
Expires: 3 Nov 2017 00:30 GMT   
IP:
1:10
Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
Cockney-themed dining event ’symptom of social cleansing’ in East End
Cockney-themed dining event ’symptom of social cleansing’ in East End

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/oct/19/cockney-themed-dinning-event-symptom-of-social-cleansing-in-east-end-theatre-company-london
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 19 Oct 2017 19:20 GMT   
Expires: 2 Nov 2017 19:20 GMT   
IP:
1:11
Post by LDNnews: Ladbroke Grove
Deadline for Secondary School Admissions is Approaching
Parents of children moving up in 2018 must apply for places by Tuesday 31 October

http://www.shepherdsbushw12.com/default.asp?section=info&link=http://neighbournet.com/server/common/hfschools1710.htm
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 19 Oct 2017 14:10 GMT   
Expires: 2 Nov 2017 14:10 GMT   
IP:
1:12
Post by LDNnews: Shepherds Bush
Universal credit: My five-year-old searched bins for food
Some people are left near-destitute due to flaws in the benefits system, the Victoria Derbyshire programme is told.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41651684
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 19 Oct 2017 14:00 GMT   
Expires: 2 Nov 2017 14:00 GMT   
IP:
1:13
Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
Wild in Walthamstow: Europe’s biggest urban wetlands opens
Wild in Walthamstow: Europe’s biggest urban wetlands opens

https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2017/oct/19/walthamstow-wetlands-london-birdwatching-nature-reserve-free-entry
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 23 Oct 2017 00:50 GMT   
Expires: 6 Nov 2017 00:50 GMT   
IP:
2:14
Post by LDNnews: Roding Valley
Alicia Douvall ’woke in pool of blood’ with endometriosis
Alicia Douvall ’woke in pool of blood’ with endometriosis

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4955354/Alicia-Douvall-woke-pool-blood-endometriosis.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 22 Oct 2017 23:50 GMT   
Expires: 5 Nov 2017 23:50 GMT   
IP:
2:15
Post by LDNnews: Barking
’Egg freezing guarantees a little piece of my future’
London Women’s Clinic sees the number of women freezing their eggs triple in three years.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41700058
LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 22 Oct 2017 21:30 GMT   
Expires: 5 Nov 2017 21:30 GMT   
IP:
2:16
Post by LDNnews: Balham
Six-year-old schoolboys are chess wizards
Six-year-old schoolboys are chess wizards

http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/15610724.Six_year_old_schoolboys_are_chess_wizards/?ref=rss
VIEW THE KENSAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
Outside these bounds, the 1750 map does not display.

VIEW THE KENSAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
Outside these bounds, the 1800 map does not display.

VIEW THE KENSAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
Outside these bounds, the 1830 map does not display.

VIEW THE KENSAL GREEN 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 KENSAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

 Edit the text
As the curator of this location, edit the text here.
...and since this is a street, we want to know its history!
 Upload an image
You can add an image to this location if you are logged into our Facebook app.
 Add new information to this location
You can add text to this location if you are logged into our Facebook app.
 
 Log on via Facebook
You can use a Facebook id to add material to this website.

Kensal Green

Kensal Green, site of England's oldest cemetary still in use.

Kensal Green is the site of Kensal Green Cemetery, the oldest English cemetery still in operation, which contains many elaborate Victorian mausoleums, including those of William Makepeace Thackeray and Anthony Trollope. Architects who are buried at Kensal Green are the famous Hardwick and Shaw family whose graves are by each others side.

Kensal Green is a residential area with good transport links to central London, surrounding districts include Willesden Green to the north, Harlesden to the west, Brondesbury and Queens Park to the east and Ladbroke Grove to the south. 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.

Kensal Green is first mentioned in 1253, translating from old English meaning the King's Holt (King’s Wood). Its location marked the boundary between Willesden and the then Chelsea & Paddington, on which it remains today. It formed part of one of ten manors, most likely Chamberlayne Wood Manor, named after Canon Richard de Camera (of the Chambers).

In the fifteenth century the then Archbishop of Canterbury Henry Chichele (1414–1443), acquired lands in Willesden and Kingsbury. In 1443 he found All Souls College, Oxford and endowed it with the same lands in his will. Resultantly, most of Willesden and Kensal Green remained largely agricultural until the mid-1800s, well into the Victorian era.
In 1805, the construction of the Grand Junction Canal passed through the district to join the Regent's Canal at Paddington. As the combined Grand Union Canal, this allowed passage of commercial freight traffic from the Midlands to London Docks, and hence onwards to the River Thames.

There were two dairy farms in Kensal Green by the early 1800s, which expanded greatly after the 1864 Act of Parliament which made it illegal to keep cattle within the City of London. Although by the late 1800s residential development had greatly reduced the farmland, still in the 1890s many sheep and pigs were raised in the district. One of the farms later became a United Dairies creamery, supplied by milk trains from Mitre Bridge Junction.

Rapid residential development led to local commissioners reporting in 1880 that there was inadequate drainage and sewerage facilities, with most houses having only improved access to what were the old agricultural drains. In that same year, All Souls College started to develop its lands north west of Kilburn Lane, including All Souls Avenue and College Road, with adjacent roads being named after leading Fellows of the college, and the installation of new sewerage facilities across the district. The college donated lands on which to build Kensal Rise Reading Room, to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria, in 1897. Opened by United States author Mark Twain in 1901, it was later extended and renamed Kensal Rise Library.

Kensal Green station opened on 1 October 1916 on the New Line on the north side of the existing London and North Western Railway (LNWR) tracks from Euston to Watford.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Admiral Blake (The Cowshed):   The Admiral Blake was situated at the corner of Ladbroke Grove and Barlby Road.
Chamberlayne Farm:   Chamberlain (Wood) Farm developed out of the manor of Chambers, named after Richard de Camera, an early 13th century cleric.
Clayton Arms:   A pub which was situated halfway down West Row in Kensal Town.
Dissenters’ Chapel:   The Dissenters’ Chapel is a redundant chapel in Kensal Green Cemetery, recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building.
Gas Light and Coke Company:   The gasometers of the Gas Light and Coke company dominated North Kensington until demolition in the late 20th century.
Kensal Green:   Kensal Green, site of England's oldest cemetary still in use.
Kensal House:   There are two Kensal Houses in London W10 - this was the original
Princess Frederica School:   Princess Frederica School on the corner of College Road and Purves Road, NW10.
Queen Victoria/Narrow Boat:   The 'Vic' was the first building on the right when crossing the canal going north along Ladbroke Grove.
Saint John the Evangelist:   Saint John’s Church stands on the busy crossroads of Harrow Road, Kilburn Lane and Ladbroke Grove and on the boundaries of the London Boroughs of Brent, Kensington and the City of Westminster, in which it stands.
The Foresters:   A lost pub of London W10
Western Arms:   The Western Arms was a pub situated on the corner of Ladbroke Grove and Kensal Road.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Harrow Road, Kensal Green (1900s):   The corner of Ravensworth Road and Harrow Road in NW10.
Kensal Rise (1907):   Motor buses at Kensal Rise station.
Ladbroke Grove railway bridge:   Looking north over Bartle Bridge in the 1950s
St Quintin Park Cricket Ground (1890s):   Before the turn of the 20th century, west of present day North Kensington lay fields - the future Barlby Road was the site of the St Quintin Park Cricket Ground.
The Victoria (1920s):   The Victoria later became the Narrow Boat before it ’conveniently burned down’.
Western Dwellings from below (1960s):   This photo was taken from the bottom of Southern Row steps.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Admiral Mews, W10 · Alma Place, NW10 · Ashburnham Road, NW10 · Banister Road, W10 · Bayford Road, NW10 · Bolton Gardens, NW10 · Brunel Mews, W10 · Buller Road, NW10 · Burrows Road, NW10 · Canal Close, W10 · Canal Way, W10 · Compton Road, NW10 · Earlsmead Road, NW10 · Felixstowe Road, NW10 · Greyhound Road, NW10 · Harvist Road, NW10 · Hazel Road, NW10 · Hiley Road, NW10 · Kempe Road, NW10 · Kempe Road, NW6 · Kensal House, W10 · Keslake Road, NW6 · Langler Road, NW10 · Linden Avenue, NW10 · Maple Walk, W10 · Mortimer Road, NW10 · Oliphant Street, W10 · Peach Road, W10 · Pember Road, NW10 · Plough Close, NW10 · Purves Road, NW10 · Rainham Road, NW10 · Ravensworth Road, NW10 · Regent Street, NW10 · Ronan Walk, W10 · Salters Road, W10 · Sixth Avenue, W10 · St Johns Terrace, W10 · St Margaret’s Road, NW10 · Station Terrace, NW10 · Sunbeam Crescent, W10 · The Quadrant, W10 · Victor Road, NW10 · Wakeman Road, NW10 · Warfield Road, NW10 · Wellington Road, NW10 · West Row, W10 · Western Dwellings ·


USING THIS MATERIAL IN OTHER ARTICLES


COMMENTS

Print-friendly version of this page

What is Warfield Road, NW10 like as a place to live?

Data from placeilive.com/

Links

Kensal Green
Facebook Page
Ladbroke Grove
Facebook Page
The Notting Hill & North Kensington Photo Archive
Facebook group
Born in W10
Facebook group
Hidden London
Histor­ically inclined look at the capital’s obscure attractions
Londonist
All-encompassing website
British History Online
Digital library of key printed primary and secondary sources.
Time Out
Listings magazine

Maps


Inner West London (1932) FREE DOWNLOAD
1930s map covering East Acton, Holland Park, Kensington, Notting Hill, Olympia, Shepherds Bush and Westbourne Park,
George Philip & Son, Ltd./London Geographical Society, 1932

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

John Rocque Map of Ealing and Acton (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 Greenford in the northwest to Hammersmith 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

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
London Transport

The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
London Transport

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)
1 


COPYRIGHT TERMS:
Unless a source is explicitedly stated, text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. Articles may be a remixes of various Wikipedia articles plus work by the website authors - original Wikipedia source can generally be accessed under the same name as the main title. This does not affect its Creative Commons attribution.

Maps upon this website are in the public domain because they are mechanical scans of public domain originals, or – from the available evidence – are so similar to such a scan or photocopy that no copyright protection can be expected to arise. The originals themselves are in public domain for the following reason:
Public domain Maps used are in the public domain in the United States, and those countries with a copyright term of life of the author plus 100 years or less.
This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighbouring rights.

This tag is designed for use where there may be a need to assert that any enhancements (eg brightness, contrast, colour-matching, sharpening) are in themselves insufficiently creative to generate a new copyright. It can be used where it is unknown whether any enhancements have been made, as well as when the enhancements are clear but insufficient. For usage, see Commons:When to use the PD-scan tag.