Red Lion Hotel

Pub/bar/cafe in/near Elstree, existed between 1667 and 1934

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Pub/bar/cafe · Elstree · WD6 · Contributed by The Underground Map
FEBRUARY
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2017
The Red Lion about 1900

The Red Lion Hotel stood on the east side of the High Street on the corner of Barnet Lane.

The Red Lion Hotel, a timber framed building, in Elstree High Street, was first mentioned in 1656. In 1833 it was run by John Billings (born 1809) who was described in 1839 as a ‘coachman running the posting house’.

By 1845 he was known as a ‘coach proprietor’ his license allowing him to carry four inside and five on top. The route was London –Edgware – Shenley Hill, a distance of 17 miles.

It departed from Blue Posts Holborn at 4 pm, Shenley at 8 am, the journey time being 3 hours!

John retired to be a farmer at aged 71, the 1881 census shows him and his wife Sarah at ‘Smug Oak Farm’ Frogmore, Herts, employing four men to manage 168 acres.

He died in 1885, and the Red Lion was demolished in 1934 to make way for improvements to the dangerous corner at the junction of the High Street and Barnet Lane.

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Elstree

Elstree is a village in the southermost area of Hertfordshire situated on Watling Street.

Though since boundary changes fully in Hertfordshire, until the 1990s it was half in Hertfordshire and half in Middlesex (now Greater London).

It is most famous for giving its name to the Elstree Film Studios in nearby Borehamwood where a number of famous British films were made.

Elstree has an airfield, with a paved runway, suitable for light aircraft use. The nearest railway station is Elstree & Borehamwood.








LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Barham House:   Barham (Boreham) House was once one of the most prominent properties in Elstree.
Elstree:   Elstree is a village in the southermost area of Hertfordshire situated on Watling Street.
Elstree Aerodrome:   Elstree Aerodrome is an airfield situated to the southwest of Letchmore Heath
The Artichoke:   The Artichoke was a pub on Elstree Hill North until about 2012.
The Green Dragon:   The Green Dragon was situated at 12-15 High Street, Elstree.
The Holly Bush:   The Holly Bush was an Elstree pub.
The Plough:   The Plough was a pub next to Elstree crossroads.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A411, WD6 · Aldenham Road, WD6 · Aldridge Avenue, HA8 · Allum Lane, WD6 · Alwyn Close, WD6 · Amias Drive, HA8 · Ascot Close, WD6 · Ashcombe Gardens, HA8 · Barham Avenue, WD6 · Barnet Lane, WD6 · Beehive Close, WD6 · Beethoven Road, WD6 · Belmor, WD6 · Berkeley Close, WD6 · Beulah Close, HA8 · Bishops Avenue, WD6 · Blackwell Gardens, HA8 · Blattner Close, WD6 · Boreham Holt, WD6 · Britten Close, WD6 · Broadfield Parade, HA8 · Broadfields Avenue, HA8 · Broadfields Heights, HA8 · Broadhurst Avenue, HA8 · Brockley Hill, HA8 · Bullescroft Road, HA8 · Butterfly Lane, WD6 · Campbell Croft, HA8 · Canons Corner, HA8 · Cavendish Crescent, WD6 · Centennial Avenue, WD6 · Clare Close, WD6 · Coates Road, WD6 · Collinson Court, HA8 · Compass Close, HA8 · Cranmer Road, HA8 · Crossgate, HA8 · Dagger Lane, WD6 · Deacons Heights, WD6 · Deacons Hill Road, WD6 · Delius Close, WD6 · Dylan Close, WD6 · Edgwarebury Lane, WD6 · Elgar Close, WD6 · Elstree Hill North, WD6 · Elstree Hill South, WD6 · Elstree Road, WD6 · Fairmead Crescent, HA8 · Fairview Way, HA8 · Fir Tree Court, WD6 · Fortune Lane, WD6 · Fox Close, WD6 · Francklyn Gardens, HA8 · Garrick Court, HA8 · Georges Mead, WD6 · Glendale Avenue, HA8 · Glendevon Close, HA8 · Glengall Road, HA8 · Grange Road, WD6 · Grantham Close, HA8 · Green Lane, HA8 · Hadley Close, WD6 · Hamlyn Close, HA8 · Hamonde Close, HA8 · Harcourt Avenue, HA8 · Harrowes Meade, HA8 · Hartfield Avenue, WD6 · Hartfield Close, WD6 · Hartland Close, HA8 · Hazel Gardens, HA8 · Hendon Urban Motorway, HA8 · Hendon Urban Motorway, WD6 · High Street, WD6 · Hillcrest Avenue, HA8 · Hillside Gardens, HA8 · Hogg Lane, WD6 · Hollywood Court, WD6 · Holt Close, WD6 · Kenilworth Road, HA8 · Kings Drive, HA8 · Knowl Park, WD6 · Knowl Way, WD6 · Lacey Drive, HA8 · Land’s End, WD6 · Links Drive, WD6 · Loch Crescent, HA8 · Lodge Avenue, WD6 · Lowther Close, WD6 · Lynford Gardens, HA8 · M1, WD6 · Marlborough Avenue, HA8 · May Gardens, WD6 · Mowbray Road, HA8 · Nash Close, WD6 · New Road, WD6 · Newlands Close, HA8 · Nicholas Road, WD6 · Nutt Grove, HA8 · Oakleigh Gardens, HA8 · Park Crescent, WD6 · Parkside Drive, HA8 · Parnell Close, HA8 · Parsons Crescent, HA8 · Parsons Grove, HA8 · Pipers Green Lane, HA7 · Pipers Green Lane, HA8 · Potters Mews, WD6 · Purcells Avenue, HA8 · Queens Close, HA8 · Ranelagh Close, HA8 · Ranelagh Drive, HA8 · Romeland, WD6 · Rosens Walk, HA8 · Schubert Road, WD6 · Shelley Close, HA8 · Sheraton Close, WD6 · Shiremeade, WD6 · Spur Road, HA8 · St. Nicholas Close, WD6 · Sterling Avenue, HA8 · Sullivan Way, WD6 · Summer Grove, WD6 · Summer Hill, WD6 · Tayside Drive, HA8 · The Bartons, WD6 · The Drive, HA8 · The Orchard, WD6 · The Rise, HA8 · The Rise, WD6 · The Waterfront, WD6 · Tykeswater Lane, WD6 · Tylers Way, WD6 · Wards Lane, WD6 · Warwick Avenue, HA8 · Watford By-pass, HA7 · Watford By-pass, HA8 · Watford Road, WD6 · Watling Court, WD6 · Watling Farm Close, WD6 · Watling Street, WD6 · Wentworth Avenue, WD6 · West View Gardens, WD6 · Willow Court, HA8 · Windsor Avenue, HA8 · Wolmer Close, HA8 · Wolmer Gardens, HA8 · Woodside, WD6 · Wyre Grove, HA8 · Yew Tree Court, WD6 ·


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