Winchester Hotel

Pub/bar/cafe in/near Swiss Cottage, existed between 1891 and 1970

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Pub/bar/cafe · Swiss Cottage · NW3 · Contributed by The Underground Map
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2016
The Winchester, Winchester Road, Swiss Cottage (1962)
Credit: Brian Fowler

Winchester Hotel was situated at 21a Winchester Road, NW3

It closed about 1970 to become home to the Winchester Project, a local youth centre.

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Swiss Cottage

Swiss Cottage is named after an inn called The Swiss Tavern that was built in 1804 in the style of a Swiss chalet and on the site of a former tollgate keeper’s cottage.

The district formed part of the ancient parish of Hampstead. It developed following the Finchley Road Act 1826, which authorised construction of Finchley New Road and Avenue Road, with The Swiss Tavern located at the junction of the new roads. The neighbourhood around Finchley Road and Avenue Road was redeveloped in 1937 and 1938 with the opening of an Odeon cinema and the Regency Lodge flats. After World War II, local authority housing was constructed by the London County Council in the area.

Local amenities include an Odeon Cinema, Sir Basil Spence’s Grade II-listed Swiss Cottage Central Library and the Hampstead Theatre. Swiss Cottage is the location of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama that occasionally performs at the Embassy Theatre. Swiss Cottage Leisure Centre reopened in early 2006 after redevelopment; it now has two swimming pools, a gym and a climbing wall. Many of the area’s cityscapes and London street scenes, particularly of Swiss Cottage, Adamson Rd, Eton Ave and Belsize Park were represented by the Camden Town Group painter Robert Bevan and his wife, the Polish painter Stanislawa de Karlowska. They lived at 14 Adamson Road.

Swiss Cottage station was opened in 1868 as the northern terminus of the Metropolitan and St. John’s Wood Railway, the first northward branch extension from Baker Street of the Metropolitan Railway (now the Metropolitan line). From here, starting in 1879, the line was subsequently extended further to Watford, Amersham, Chesham and Uxbridge.

The current station was opened on 20 November 1939 on a new section of deep-level tunnel constructed between Baker Street and Finchley Road stations when the Metropolitan line’s services on its Stanmore branch were transferred to the Bakerloo line.

The new station initially operated as part of a combined station with the Metropolitan line’s adjacent sub-surface Swiss Cottage station (platforms 1 and 2 were Metropolitan line and 3 and 4 were Bakerloo line), but the Metropolitan line station was closed on 17 August 1940. The Bakerloo line station was subsequently transferred along with the rest of the Stanmore branch to the Jubilee line when it opened on 1 May 1979.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Central School of Speech and Drama:   The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama was founded in 1906 to offer a new form of training in speech and drama for young actors and other students.
Hall School:   The Hall School is an independent boys’ preparatory school in Belsize Park.
Hampstead Theatre:   The Hampstead Theatre specialises in commissioning and producing new writing, supporting and developing the work of new writers.
South Hampstead High School:   South Hampstead High School is an independent day school.
St. Mary’s Town and Country School:   St. Mary’s Town and Country School was an independent, non-denominational, co-educational progressive day and boarding school.
Swiss Cottage:   Swiss Cottage is named after an inn called The Swiss Tavern that was built in 1804 in the style of a Swiss chalet and on the site of a former tollgate keeper’s cottage.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adamson Road, NW3 · Avenue Road, NW3 · Belsize Square, NW3 · Boydell Court, NW8 · Briary Close, NW3 · Buckland Crescent, NW3 · Central Avenue, SW10 · College Crescent, NW3 · College Cresent, NW3 · Crossfield Road, NW3 · Dobson Close, NW6 · Dorman Way, NW8 · Elsworthy Road, NW3 · Elsworthy Road, NW8 · Elsworthy Terrace, NW3 · Eton Avenue, NW3 · Eton Court, NW3 · Fairfax Mansions, NW3 · Fairfax Road, NW3 · Harben Parade, NW3 · Harben Road, NW6 · Harley Road, NW3 · Hawtrey Road, NW3 · Hornby Close, NW3 · King?s College Road, NW3 · Lancaster Drive, NW3 · Lancaster Grove, NW3 · Middle Field, NW8 · Naseby Close, NW6 · New College Parade, NW3 · Noel House, NW6 · Northways Parade, NW3 · Queensmead, NW8 · Radlett Place, NW8 · Regency Parade, NW3 · St John’s Wood Park, NW8 · Strathray Gardens, NW3 · Swiss Terrace, NW3 · The Marlowes, NW8 · Trinity Walk, NW3 · Wadham Gardens, NW3 · Winchester Road, NW3 ·


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John Rocque Map of Hampstead (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 of Hampstead covers an area stretching from the edge in the northwest of present-day Dollis Hill to Islington in the southeast.
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