The Close, N20

Road in/near Totteridge

 HOME  ·  ARTICLE  FULLSCREEN  STREETS  RECENT  BLOG  HELP  CONTACT 
54.196.31.117 Advanced
MAPPING YEAR:1750180018301860190019302018Fullscreen map
Road · Totteridge · N20 · Contributed by The Underground Map
July
8
2017



The Close is a road in the N20 postcode area



ADD A STORY TO THE CLOSE

Do you come from The Close, N20, or know it well? Tell your story 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 The Close, N20:
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.
Lyn
Lyn    
Added: 13 Jul 2018 22:41 GMT   
IP: 94.197.121.192
2:1:52752
Post by Lyn : Schweppes Factory

The security for schweepes at west hendon was michael kenny with his german shepherd dog called saba started jan 1964 to the 1970s michael kenny security got on with all staff at schweepes hew was liked and well known for all his years spent working there alongside with his security dog that loved the water fountain at schweepes west hendon

Lyn
Lyn    
Added: 13 Jul 2018 21:13 GMT   
IP: 94.197.121.192
2:2:52752
Post by Lyn : Schweppes Factory

Michael kenny worked at schweepes factory providing security with his german shepherd dog saba from jan 1964 to the 1970s michael kenny was well known with his security dog

Marian
Marian   
Added: 18 Mar 2018 09:23 GMT   
IP: 86.166.51.209
2:3:52752
Post by Marian: High Street Barnet

No, it?s not the parade of shops you mention, it?s Middle Row which was demolished in 1889 and was situated to the south of the parish church literally in the middle of the High Street!

Jan
Jan   
Added: 15 Mar 2018 09:57 GMT   
IP: 92.30.46.73
2:4:52752
Post by Jan: The Fairway, N14

We lived here from 1991 until 2008. Southgate and Oakwood stations within walking distance - Oakwood the nearest. A lovely, green and spacious area with Trent Country Park a few minutes walk (opposite Oakwood Station). Good transport links to London/Enfield/Hertfordshire. Unfortunately the opening of Asda Supermarket led to a decline of the area with many of the shops closing. When we left in 2008, many of the shops were open and it was a thriving high street. Iconic Art Deco Southgate station is a sight to see. Even Oakwood station has some Art Deco features - the old newsagent kiosk. Southagate is full of history too.

There was a large dairy when we moved there, but overtime this closed and was replaced with houses (where isn?t?). Enfield Town and Gentleman?s Row are worth a visit. First cash machine at the Barclays Bank in Enfield Town

Lynne Hqapgood
Lynne Hqapgood   
Added: 12 Feb 2018 11:05 GMT   
IP: 213.122.132.80
2:5:52752
Post by Lynne Hqapgood: Hutton Grove, N12

I have a question rather than a comment. When was 80 Hutton Grove built? My parents, Eddie and Margaret Hapgood, lived at 80 Hutton Grove from 1934 until sometime during the war,and I would love to know if they moved into a new-build house during the big suburban expansion in the 1930s. Does anyone out there know?! I visited very recently to see the road and the frontage of the house for the first time.

Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters )
Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters )   
Added: 21 Jan 2018 13:45 GMT   
IP: 90.199.231.0
2:6:52752
Post by Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters ): Thrift Farm

My parents moved to 1 Thrift Farm lane Borehamwood in 1947 from London, the farm was next to their house, it was a dirt track leading to the house. In front of our house was a cornfield we often had pigs come in our front garden and i would walk to the farm to see the animals particularly the sheep. They built a tarmac road when Holmshill school was built, and we no longer had a wonderful view of lovely cornfields was such a shame.


Scott Hatton
Scott Hatton   
Added: 19 Dec 2017 20:11 GMT   
IP: 217.63.194.106
2:7:52752
Post by Scott Hatton: 12 Wansford Park, WD6

We moved to 12 Wansford Park during August 1960, moving out during 1967.

My parents had managed to wangle themselves into a house in London W10 which was due to be demolished by the local council. Thus the council moved them into a much better place (inside toilet!) opposite Tempsford Green in Borehamwood.

John Dye
John Dye   
Added: 1 Dec 2017 14:50 GMT   
IP: 86.131.134.236
2:8:52752
Post by John Dye: Cool Oak Lane, NW9

I lived at Queensbury Road, Kingsbury during World War II and used to play regularly along the edge of the Welsh Harp. About halfway along Cool Oak Lane on the south side was a pond we used to call Froggy Pond. It was the only place I ever saw a water scorpion, Nepa cinerea.
At the end of the war, all the street air raid shelters were knocked down and the rubble was piled up on the ground south of the Cool Oak Lane bridge, on the Hendon side. I remember that this heap of rubble became infested with rats and I used to watch them from the bridge. I was told that an old house on the south side of Cool Oak Lane (Woodfield House?) was once owned by the wife of Horatio Nelson. I think it later became the nurseries for plants grown for the Hendon parks.

John Morton
John Morton   
Added: 17 Nov 2017 14:36 GMT   
IP: 217.63.194.106
2:9:52752
Post by John Morton: Manor Way, WD6

I remember the following shops along Manor Way: Martins, Bishop’s, the Co Op and Dewhurst.

Ron
Ron   
Added: 24 Sep 2017 22:22 GMT   
IP: 92.6.6.10
2:10:52752
Post by Ron: Colindale

The leather business and ’Leatherville’ was set up by Arthur Garstin, not GARSTON.
:o)

Martina
Martina   
Added: 13 Jul 2017 21:22 GMT   
IP: 146.198.174.6
2:11:52752
Post by Martina: Schweppes Factory

The site is now a car shop and Angels Fancy Dress shop and various bread factories are there.

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 22 Jul 2018 18:20 GMT   
IP:
3:12:52752
Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
The most expensive showbiz ticket I ever bought
I don’t know about you but at the time of writing this I am beginning to wilt with the heat but am grateful we are enjoying a good summer. However, this week I have decided to take us back to a cooler December 1994, when I attended a wonderful showbiz event at the Dominion Theatre in London.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16357896.who-was-there-at-the-night-of-200-stars/?ref=rss

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 22 Jul 2018 15:27 GMT   
IP:
3:13:52752
Post by LDNnews: Aldwych
East End Road, N3
East End Road was originally the route from the hamlet of Church End Finchley to the old Great North Road when it ran through Muswell Hill.

http://www.theundergroundmap.com/article.html?id=17133

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 22 Jul 2018 12:00 GMT   
IP:
3:14:52752
Post by LDNnews: Burnt Oak
Lynne Featherstone calls for FGM to be taught about in schools

Female genital mutilation (FGM) must be taught about in schools, a former minister has said as she outlined her struggles to persuade the Government to act.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16369433.lynne-featherstone-calls-for-fgm-to-be-taught-about-in-schools/?ref=rss

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 22 Jul 2018 12:00 GMT   
IP:
3:15:52752
Post by LDNnews: Brent Cross
Famous painter’s centuries-old drawing found by chance in Greenwich church history project

An original drawing by Sir James Thornhill has been discovered thanks to a Greenwich church and a National Lottery project.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16368038.james-thornhill-drawing-found-in-st-alfege-church-archives/?ref=rss

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 22 Jul 2018 11:30 GMT   
IP:
3:16:52752
Post by LDNnews: Colindale
Disabled comedian Tanyalee Davis left stranded in Darlington after staff failed to bring her a ramp
A rail company has apologised after a disabled comedian was left stuck on a moving train for an hour after rail staff failed to bring her a ramp meaning she missed her stop.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/disabled-comedian-stranded-after-staff-failed-to-bring-her-a-ramp-a3893146.html

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

 

Totteridge

Totteridge is an old English village, and a mixture of suburban development and open land, situated 8 miles north north-west of Charing Cross.

This area was called Tataridge in the 13th Century. It may have been named after someone called Tata. The ridge is the high ground between the valleys of the Dollis Brook and Folly Brook.

Over the centuries the rural qualities of Totteridge have attracted well-to-do families. Cardinal Manning was born at Copped Hall in Totteridge in 1808.

With the opening of the Great Northern Railway station in 1872, late-Victorian and Edwardian mansions were built around the old village. In line with overall trends in the late 1930s, following the conversion of the railway station (in operation from 1872 until 1941) into a London Underground station (from 1940) on the Northern line, smaller properties were built within walking distance of the station (Totteridge and Whetstone tube station). In 1968 much of Totteridge was designated a Conservation Area, and no major developments have taken place since then.

Totteridge was a civil parish of Hertfordshire covering an area of 1,604 acres and formed part of a thin protrusion into Middlesex. It became part of Barnet Rural District and had a parish council from 1894 to 1914. It then formed part of Barnet Urban District from 1914 to 1965. In 1965, the parish and urban district were abolished by the London Government Act 1963 and the area was transferred from Hertfordshire to Greater London, to become part of the London Borough of Barnet. In 1901 the parish had a population of 844 and by 1951 it had risen to 4500.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Barnet Playing Fields:   
Brook Farm Open Space:   Brook Farm Open Space is part of upper Dollis Brook.
Darland’s Lake Nature Reserve:   Darland’s Lake Nature Reserve is a nature reserve south of Totteridge Village.
St Andrew’s Primary School:   St Andrew’s Primary School accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
The Totteridge Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
The Woodside Park Sports and Social Club:   
Totteridge:   Totteridge is an old English village, and a mixture of suburban development and open land, situated 8 miles north north-west of Charing Cross.
Totteridge Common:   
Totteridge Green:   Totteridge Green is a five hectare Site of Borough Importance for Nature Conservation, Grade II, also registered common land.
Totteridge Park:   
Totteridge Tennis Club:   
Whetstone Stray:   Whetstone Stray is parkland created during the twentieth century from former farmland.
Woodridge Nature Reserve:   Woodridge Nature Reserve is a 0.7 hectare Site of Local Importance for Nature Conservation.
Woodridge Primary School:   Woodridge Primary School is a mixed community primary school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Archer Close, EN5 · Arlington, N12 · Badgers Croft, N20 · Barnet Lane, N20 · Barnwood Close, N20 · Belmont Close, N20 · Chanctonbury Way, N12 · Chestnut Lane, N20 · Chiddingfold, N12 · Cissbury Ring North, N12 · Cissbury Ring South, N12 · Coppice Walk, N20 · Crocus Field, EN5 · Dollis Valley Greenwalk, EN5 · Elmstead Close, N20 · Fieldside Cottages, N20 · Framfield Close, N12 · Grange Avenue, N20 · Great Bushey Drive, N20 · Greenway Close, N20 · Greenway, N20 · Hadar Close, N20 · Harmsworth Way, N20 · Hill Crescent, N20 · Horseshoe Lane, N20 · Laurel Way, N12 · Laurel Way, N20 · Lime Grove, N20 · Links Drive, N20 · London Loop, N20 · Longland Drive, N20 · Lullington Garth, N12 · Lynton Mead, N20 · Meadow Close, EN5 · Michleham Down, N12 · Northbrook Road, EN5 · Northcliffe Drive, N20 · Northiam, N12 · Oak Tree Drive, N20 · Oaklands Road, N20 · Pine Grove, N20 · Priory Close, N20 · Pycombe Corner, N12 · Rodmell Slope, N12 · Rowben Close, N20 · Rowben Way, N20 · Shortgate, N12 · Singleton Scarp, N12 · Southover, N12 · Southway, N20 · St Edwards College, N20 · The Close, N20 · The Grange, N20 · The Pastures, N20 · Tillingham Way, N12 · Totteridge Common, N20 · Totteridge Green, N20 · Totteridge Lane, N20 · Totteridge Village, EN5 · Totteridge Village, N20 · Twineham Green, N12 · Valley View, EN5 · Ventnor Drive, N20 · West Hill Way, N20 · White Orchards, N20 · Willow End, N20 · Wykeham Rise, N20 ·
Print-friendly version of this page

What is The Close, N20 like as a place to live?

Data from placeilive.com/

Links

Londonist
All-encompassing website
British History Online
Digital library of key printed primary and secondary sources.
Time Out
Listings magazine

Maps


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.