Finchley Road And Frognal

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Finchley Road and Frognal station in 1978.
Credit: Ben Brooksbank


Finchley Road & Frognal railway station lies on the London Overground network.

It was originally part of the Hampstead Junction Railway - built in 1860 to provide an alternative route from the conjested Primrose Hill route into Euston. This railway ran from Willesden Junction to Camden Road and involved the construction, starting just east of Finchley Road & Frognal station, of a tunnel to run underneath Hampstead's hill.

In turn the Hampstead Junction Railway became part of the North London Railway and, after nationalisation, the North London Line. It is now on the London Overground. The station is about five minutes' walk (400 metres) from Finchley Road tube station, and is marked as an official out-of-system interchange between the two.

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VIEW THE FINCHLEY ROAD AND FROGNAL 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 FINCHLEY ROAD AND FROGNAL 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 FINCHLEY ROAD AND FROGNAL 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 FINCHLEY ROAD AND FROGNAL AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE FINCHLEY ROAD AND FROGNAL AREA IN THE 1900s
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Finchley Road And Frognal

Finchley Road & Frognal railway station lies on the London Overground network.

It was originally part of the Hampstead Junction Railway - built in 1860 to provide an alternative route from the conjested Primrose Hill route into Euston. This railway ran from Willesden Junction to Camden Road and involved the construction, starting just east of Finchley Road & Frognal station, of a tunnel to run underneath Hampstead's hill.

In turn the Hampstead Junction Railway became part of the North London Railway and, after nationalisation, the North London Line. It is now on the London Overground. The station is about five minutes' walk (400 metres) from Finchley Road tube station, and is marked as an official out-of-system interchange between the two.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
6 Ellerdale Road:   6 Ellerdale Road is a house built by the Arts and Crafts movement architect Richard Norman Shaw for himself in the period 1874 to 1876.
An introduction to Hampstead by G.E. Mitton (1902):   This text originates from "The Fascination of Hampstead" by Geraldine Edith Mitton (published 1902)
Anna Freud Centre:   The Anna Freud Centre is a child mental health research, training and treatment centre.
Beachcroft AP Academy:   Academy alternative provision converter which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 16.
Billy Fury Way, NW6:   Billy Fury Way is a path which runs alongside the railway in NW6.
Bracknell Way, NW3:   Bracknell Way is a small alleyway, usable only by pedestrians
Branch Hill Pond:   Branch Hill Pond which was fed from a spring which was also the main source of the Westbourne.
Broadhurst Gardens Meadow:   Broadhurst Gardens Community Meadow is a private area open only to the residents of the houses which surround it.
Broadhurst School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 5. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Camden Arts Centre:   Camden Arts Centre is a place for world-class contemporary art exhibitions and education.
Christ Church Primary School, Hampstead:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Compayne Open Space:   As West Hampstead was developed, a series of private gardens were built behind the urban facades.
Devonshire House Preparatory School:   Devonshire House preparatory school is based in four large Victorian houses in Hampstead.
Devonshire House Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 13.
Everyman Cinema:   The Everyman, in Heath Street, Hampstead, opened as a cinema on 26 December 1933.
Finchley Road:   Finchley Road is on the Jubilee line, between West Hampstead and Swiss Cottage and on the Metropolitan line between Baker Street and Wembley Park.
Freud Museum:   The Freud Museum is a museum dedicated to Sigmund Freud, who lived there with his family during the last year of his life.
Frognal Bridge:   Where Frognal meets the Finchley Road, there is an indiscernible dip...
George Eliot Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Goldhurst Open Space:   Maryon Wilson Green Triangle and Goldhurst Open Space lies to the rear of Fairhazel Gardens and Goldhurst Terrace.
Great Hollow Elm:   The Great Hollow Elm stood at the top of Hampstead Heath.
Hampstead:   Hampstead though now considered an integral part of London, has retained much of its village charm.
Hampstead Cricket Club:   Hampstead Cricket Club moved to its Lymington Road site in 1877.
Hampstead Parochial Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Hampstead Town:   This article first appeared in ’A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 9, Hampstead, Paddington’.
Hampstead tunnel:   Hampstead Tunnel, 1166 yards long, was built as part of the Hampstead Junction Railway, and opened on 2 January 1860.
Harris Academy St John’s Wood:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Heathside Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 14. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Hill Garden and Pergola, Hampstead Heath:   
Holy Trinity CofE Primary School, NW3:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Netherhall House:   Netherhall House is a catered intercollegiate halls of residence for men, founded in 1952.
New End Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
North Bridge House Pre-Prep School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 7.
O2 Centre:   The O2 Centre, an indoor shopping and entertainment centre was opened in 1998.
Pentameters Theatre:   The Pentameters Theatre was founded in 1968 and is 60-seat venue and is a fringe theatre, located above the Three Horseshoes public house in Hampstead.
Piecemeal building:   The infant River Westbourne crossed, what in 1900, was still a boggy field.
Source of the Kilbourne:   The easternmost branch of the River Westbourne rises just south of the centre of Hampstead,
South Hampstead High School:   South Hampstead High School is an independent day school.
South Hampstead High School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 18.
Southbank International School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Anthony’s Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 13.
St John, Hampstead:   St John-at-Hampstead is a Church of England parish church dedicated to St John the Evangelist.
St Mary’s School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
St Mary’s Church:   St Mary’s Chapel, now known as St Mary’s Church, is a Grade II* listed Roman Catholic church.
Two streams meet:   Somewhere beneath the basement of 16 Frognal, NW3 two tributaries of the River Westbourne meet.
UCS Pre-Prep:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 7.
University College School:   University College School, generally known as UCS, is an independent school charity situated in northwest London.
University College School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 18.
Westbourne Pond:   Westbourne Pond is marked on the 1830 Greenwood map as the source of the Westbourne River.
Whitestone Pond:   Whitestone Pond is the source of one of London’s lost rivers, the River Westbourne.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Hampstead station (1907):   Hampstead station pictured at its opening in 1907
Jack Straw's Castle (1907):   Jack Straw’s Castle Hotel, photographed in 1907.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Road, NW6 · Abbey Road, NW8 · Aberdare Gardens, NW6 · Admiral’s Walk, NW3 · Ainsworth Way, NW8 · Alban House, NW3 · Alexandra Road, NW8 · Alvanley Gardens, NW3 · Alvanley Gardens, NW6 · Arkwright Road, NW3 · Back Lane, NW3 · Back Lane, NW9 · Belgrave Gardens, NW8 · Belsise Road, NW6 · Belsize Road, NW6 · Belsize Road, NW8 · Beswick Mews, NW6 · Billy Fury Way, NW3 · Billy Fury Way, NW6 · Birchwood Drive, NW3 · Blackburn Road, NW6 · Bolton Road, NW8 · Boundary Road, NW8 · Bracknell Gardens, NW3 · Bracknell Way, NW3 · Branch Hill, NW3 · Broadhurst Close, NW6 · Broadhurst Gardens, NW6 · Broadwell Parade, NW6 · Canfield Gardens, NW6 · Canfield Place, NW6 · Chesterford Gardens, NW3 · Christ Church, NW3 · Church Row, NW3 · Clifton Hill, NW8 · Coach House Yard, NW3 · Coleridge Gardens, NW6 · Compayne Gardens, NW6 · Crediton Hill, NW6 · Crown Close, NW6 · Dobson Close, NW6 · Dorman Way, NW8 · Doulton Mews, NW6 · Dresden Close, NW6 · Ellerdale Close, NW3 · Ellerdale Road, NW3 · Elm Row, NW3 · Fairfax Mansions, NW3 · Fairfax Place, NW6 · Fairfax Road, NW3 · Fairfax Road, NW6 · Fairhazel Gardens, NW6 · Falcon Lodge, NW3 · Fawley Road, NW6 · Finchley Road, NW3 · Finchley Road, NW6 · Firecrest Drive, NW3 · Flask Walk, NW3 · Frognal Close, NW3 · Frognal Court, NW3 · Frognal Gardens, NW3 · Frognal Lane, NW3 · Frognal Parade, NW3 · Frognal Rise, NW3 · Frognal Way, NW3 · Frognal, NW3 · Frognal, NW3 · Goldhurst Terrace, NW3 · Goldhurst Terrace, NW6 · Grange Gardens, NW3 · Greenaway Gardens, NW3 · Greencroft Gardens, NW6 · Greville Road, NW6 · Hampstead Gate, NW3 · Hampstead Grove, NW3 · Hampstead High Street, NW3 · Hampstead Square, NW3 · Harben Parade, NW3 · Harben Road, NW6 · Heath Brow, NW3 · Heath Street, NW3 · Heath Villas, NW3 · Heysham Lane, NW3 · Hilgrove Road, NW6 · Holford Road, NW3 · Holly Berry Lane, NW3 · Holly Bush Vale, NW3 · Holly Hill, NW3 · Holly Mount, NW3 · Holly Walk, NW3 · Jade Terrace, NW6 · Judges’ Walk, NW3 · Kilburn Priory, NW8 · Lakis Close, NW3 · Langland Gardens, NW3 · Langtry Road, NW8 · Langtry Walk, NW8 · Lindfield Gardens, NW3 · Lithos Road, NW3 · Lithos Road, NW3 · Loudoun Road, NW8 · Lower Terrace, NW3 · Lymington Road, NW3 · Lymington Road, NW6 · Mansion Gardens, NW3 · Maresfield Gardens, NW3 · Marlborough Hill, NW8 · Marston Close, NW6 · Metropolitan/Jubilee Lines, NW6 · Minton Mews, NW6 · Mortimer Crescent, NW6 · Mortimer Crescent, NW6 · Mortimer Place, NW6 · Mount Vernon, NW3 · Naseby Close, NW6 · Netherhall Gardens, NW3 · Netherhall Way, NW3 · New College Parade, NW3 · New End, NW3 · Noel House, NW6 · Nutley Terrace, NW3 · O2 Centre Car Park, NW3 · O2 Centre, NW3 · Oak Hill Park Mews, NW3 · Oak Hill Park Mews, NW3 · Oak Hill Park, NW3 · Oak Hill Way, NW3 · Oakhill Avenue, NW3 · Oriel Court, NW3 · Oriel Place, NW3 · Palace Court, NW3 · Perrin’s Lane, NW3 · Perrins Court, NW3 · Perrins Walk, NW3 · Prince Arthur Mews, NW3 · Prince Arthur Road, NW3 · Priory Road, NW6 · Priory Terrace, NW6 · Redington Gardens, NW3 · Redington Road, NW3 · Rosemont Road, NW3 · Rosslyn Mansions, NW6 · Rowley Way, NW8 · Selby House, NW6 · Spedan Close, NW3 · Spode Walk, NW6 · Springfield Road, NW8 · St Johns Court, NW3 · St Marys Mews, NW6 · Streatley Place, NW3 · Templewood Avenue, NW3 · Templewood Gardens, NW3 · The Gables, NW3 · The Mount, NW3 · Trinity Walk, NW3 · Upper Terrace, NW3 · Vale of Health, NW3 · Village Mount, NW3 · West Hampstead Mews, NW6 · Whitestone Lane, NW3 · Windmill Hill, NW3 · Worcester Mews, NW6 · Yorkshire Grey Place, NW3 ·
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