Burgess Hill, NW2

Road in/near Temple Park, existing between 1878 and now

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Burgess Hill runs off of Finchley Road.

By the mid 18th century the Hampstead part of Childs Hill was divided in two by the road later called Platt’s Lane, which ran from West End and Fortune Green to the heath, Hampstead town, and Hendon. It was entirely occupied by two estates, both of which may have originated as land of the Templars.

The arrival of the Finchley Road lessened the area’s isolation. A house called Temple Park was built on the smaller Temples estate probably in the 1830s by Henry Weech Burgess, a prosperous Lancastrian. About the same time farm buildings were erected on Platt’s estate fronting Platt’s Lane.

Some nine and a half acres of Henry Weech Burgess’s estate had become a brickfield by 1864 and Temple Park had become the Anglo-French College by 1873. A few houses had been built in what became Burgess Hill by 1878 and in 1880 Weech Road was constructed between Fortune Green Road and Finchley Road on the portion of Teil’s estate purchased by the Burgesses in 1855.

Four houses were built there in 1880 and another 12 in 1887 by A. R. Amer and Becket.

In 1886 Joseph Hoare, son of Samuel and brother of John Gurney Hoare, died after living for some 40 years at Childs Hill House, to which he added a storey. Although not pulled down until c. 1904, Childs Hill House was empty by c. 1897 when building began on the estate. Between 1897 and 1913 Ferncroft Avenue, Hollycroft Avenue and Rosecroft Avenue were all laid out and mostly semi-detached houses were built by George Hart.

At much the same time building was proceeding on the Burgess Park (Temples) estate: the same builder, George Hart, was responsible for Briardale Road and Clorane Gardens, where the houses were built between 1900 and 1910. In 1905 on the Burgess Park estate 18 houses were built in Finchley Road, possibly including nos. 601 and 603 designed by Voysey, and by 1913 building was complete in Burgess Hill, Ardwick Road, and Weech Road and two houses had been built in Ranulf Road.

In 1901 a small piece on the western side of the Burgess Park estate was added to the cemetery. A few years before, two houses had been built in Fortune Green Road on the estate facing the cemetery by undertakers. One, no. 128, noted for its Graeco-Egyptian stucco pastiche, survived. All Souls Unitarian church was built to the south at the junction with Weech Road in 1903 and Burgess Park Mansions to the north about the same time.

During the Second World War bombing destroyed several houses on the Burgess Park estate, including some in Ardwick Road and two of Voysey’s houses, nos. 601 and 603 Finchley Road, which were replaced by houses designed by R. Seifert. A new block was added to Westfield College in 1962.

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VIEW THE TEMPLE PARK AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE TEMPLE PARK AREA IN THE 1860s
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Temple Park

Temple Park is one of the smaller suburbs of north London.

Just a few streets in total, Temple Park lies in the former grounds of a large house built along the (then new) Finchley Road in the 1830s.

The arrival of the Finchley road lessened the area’s isolation. A house called Temple Park was built on the smaller Temples estate probably in the 1830s by Henry Weech Burgess, a prosperous Lancastrian. Temple Park had become the Anglo-French College by 1873.

A few houses had been built by 1878 and in 1880 Weech Road was constructed between Fortune Green Road and Finchley Road on the portion of Teil's estate purchased by the Burgesses in 1855. Four houses were built there in 1880 and another 12 in 1887 by A. R. Amer and Becket.

In 1890 Kidderpore Hall was acquired by Westfield College, which made considerable additions to it in 1904-5, and the rest of the estate given over to the builders.

By the turn of the twentieth century, building was proceeding on the Burgess Park (Temples) estate: the same builder, George Hart, was responsible for Briardale Road and Clorane Gardens, where the houses were built between 1900 and 1910.

In 1905 on the Burgess Park estate 18 houses were built in Finchley Road, possibly including nos. 601 and 603 designed by Voysey, and by 1913 building was complete in Burgess Hill, Ardwick Road, and Weech Road and two houses had been built in Ranulf Road. In 1901 a small piece on the western side of the Burgess Park estate was added to the cemetery.

During the Second World War bombing destroyed several houses on the Burgess Park estate, including some in Ardwick Road and two of Voysey's houses, nos. 601 and 603 Finchley Road, which were replaced by houses designed by R. Seifert.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alice House:   What is now the Alice House has been through a number of incarnations since it was built in the early 1900s.
Avenue Farm:   Cowhouse Farm was linked to Hodford Farm in Golders Green for a long period. As Cricklewood suburbanised, the farm became surrounded by housing.
Beckford Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Beckford's Estate:   Beckfords, belonging to the family of the same name, consisted of 15 acres north of Mill Lane and west of Fortune Green Lane.
Brondesbury:   Brondesbury was originally "Brand’s manor", a small hamlet in Middlesex.
Canterbury House:   In the last half of the nineteenth century, a white house called Canterbury was built on the then southern fringes of West End.
Cedars:   A local West Hampstead builder, Thomas Potter, constructed Cedars in 1878.
Child's Hill:   Childs Hill, now a select area, was formerly reknowned for bricks and laundering.
Childs Hill Park:   
Cholmley Lodge:   Cholmley Lodge, a two storeyed stuccoed house, was built in 1813.
Cock and Hoop:   The Cock and Hoop Inn was standing on the corner of West End Lane and Fortune Green Road by 1723.
Earlsfields:   Between Thorplands on the east and Shoot Up Hill on the west lay several fields called Earlsfields.
Emmanuel Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Flitcroft Estate:   Flitcroft was a 50 acre estate at Fortune Green and West End, named after its owner in the 18th century.
Fortune Green:   Fortune Green was originally part of the district of Hampstead but became physically separated from it by the building of the new turnpike road (now Finchley Road) in the 1830s.
Fortune Green:   Fortune Green lies to the north of the ancient village of West End.
Golders Green:   Golders Green was a rural hamlet at the crossroads of Finchley Road and North End Road until the arrival of the tube in 1907.
Golders Green crossroads:   The name Golders Green apparently derives from that of a local family, the Goodyers, and was first recorded in 1612. The hamlet of Golders Green originated as a group of cottages on waste ground on each side of the main road. In 1754, manorial waste at Golders Green stretched for some distance on either side of the main road from Hampstead.
Golders Green crossroads:   Golders Green crossroads was formed when the new Finchley Road crossed North End Road in the 1830s.
Golders Green Hippodrome:   The Golders Green Hippodrome, was opened in 1913. Built next to Golders Green station, it was built as a 3000 seat music hall by Bertie Crewe.
Hackney College:   The Village Itinerancy Society, a Congregationalist college, was transformed into Hackney Theological Seminary.
Hillfield:   By 1644 Hillfield was already mentioned in parish records.
Hodford Farm:   The Hodford and Cowhouse estate consisted of a compact block of lands stretching from the Hampstead border to a point north of Golders Green station and from Cricklewood to Golders Hill.
Ionic Cinema:   The Ionic Cinema was built in the early days of Golders Green's suburban development.
Kilburn:   Kilburn is an area which straddles both sides of the Edgware Road (Kilburn High Road).
Kilburn Grange childrens centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Lauriston Lodge:   Lauriston Lodge, now the site of Dene Mansions, was a large house in West Hampstead.
Maygrove Peace Park:   On 27 April 1983, Camden Council opened Maygrove Peace Park and dedicated it as a reminder of the Council's commitment to peace.
National School:   A National School was established in West End during 1844.
New West End:   New West End was created in the 1840s on the Finchley Road.
Poplar House:   Poplar House was occupied by one of the first developers of West Hampstead, Thomas Potter.
Potter's Iron Foundry:   In the nineteenth century, many West Hampstead people had jobs in Potter’s Iron Foundry.
Rimon Jewish Primary School:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Ripley House:   Jeremy Jepson Ripley built a house and coach house after 1814, with a large garden north of Lauriston Lodge.
Saint Alban's church:   The church of St Alban, Golders Green, was built as a chapel-of-ease to All Saints’, Childs Hill, in 1910. It became the centre of a new parish taken from that of All Saints in 1922.
Sandwell House:   Sandwell House was owned by three generations of the Wachter family.
St Luke’s Church of England Primary:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Temple Park:   Temple Park is one of the smaller suburbs of north London.
The Black Lion:   The Old Black Lion was established in 1751 as a beer house.
The Railway:   The Railway pub is a standard Victorian pub with a musical secret.
The Wet Fish Cafe:   The Wet Fish Café is an Art Deco classic at 242 West End Lane.
Thorplands:   Thorplands was an estate south of Mill Lane.
West Cottages, NW6:   Cottages in London NW6.
West End Green:   West End Green is situated on a corner of West End Lane, formerly the location of West End Fair.
West End Hall:   West End Hall (once called New West End Hall) was one of the mansions of West End (West Hampstead).
West End House:   West End House, once in open countryside, became surrounded by railways.
West End Park:   West End Park was created from fields known as the 'Little Estate'.
West End Sidings Estate:   The West End Sidings Estate takes its name from the former West End railway sidings running along the Midland Railway.
West Hampstead:   The name "West Hampstead" was a 19th century invention - the original name was West End.
West Hampstead (Overground) station:   Wesr Hampstead overground station was known as West End Lane until its name was changed in 1975.
West Hampstead Police Station:   The Metropolitam Police established itself in West Hampstead during the 1880s.
West Hampstead Synagogue:   The West Hampstead Synagogue was consecrated in September 1892.
Woodbine Cottage:   Woodbine Cottage was situated at the south-eastern corner of the Flitcroft estate.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Mill Lane, looking east (1900s):   Mill Lane is one of the major thoroughfares of West Hampstead.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Accommodation Road, NW11 · Achilles Road, NW6 · Agamemnon Road, NW6 · Ajax Road, NW6 · Aldred Road, NW6 · Ardwick Road, NW2 · Ariel Road, NW6 · Armitage Road, NW11 · Avenue Mansions, NW3 · Barlow Road, NW6 · Basing Hill, NW11 · Beaumont Gardens, NW3 · Beechworth Close, NW3 · Bentley Drive, NW2 · Berridge Mews, NW6 · Brassey Road, NW6 · Briardale Gardens, NW3 · Broomsleigh Street, NW6 · Burgess Hill, NW2 · Burrard Road, NW3 · Burrard Road, NW6 · Candle Court Nursing Home, NW2 · Cannon Hill, NW3 · Cannon Hill, NW6 · Carlton Close, NW3 · Carlton Mews, NW6 · Cavendish Close, NW6 · Cenacle Close, NW3 · Childs Hill Walk, NW2 · Cholmley Gardens, NW6 · Church Walk, NW2 · Cloister Road, NW2 · Crewys Road, NW2 · Croft Way, NW3 · Croftway, NW3 · Dennington Park Road, NW6 · Devonshire Place, NW2 · Dornfell Street, NW6 · Dunstan Road, NW11 · Dunstan Road, NW2 · Eden Close, NW3 · Elm Terrace, NW2 · Elm Terrace, NW3 · Elm Walk, NW3 · Etrona Buildings, NW2 · Exeter Parade, NW2 · Ferncroft Avenue, NW3 · Finchley Road, NW2 · Fortune Green Road, NW3 · Fortune Green Road, NW6 · Garlinge Road, NW2 · Garth Road, NW2 · Gladstone Mews, NW6 · Gladys Road, NW6 · Glastonbury Street, NW6 · Glenbrook Road, NW6 · Golders Green, NW11 · Golders Park Close, NW11 · Golders Way, NW11 · Gondar Gardens, NW6 · Granville Road, NW2 · Hall Oak Walk, NW6 · Harvard Court, NW6 · Heathway Court, NW3 · Helenslea Avenue, NW11 · Hermitage Lane, NW2 · Hillfield Road, NW6 · Hilltop Road, NW6 · Hocroft Avenue, NW2 · Hocroft Road, NW2 · Hocroft Walk, NW2 · Hodford Road, NW11 · Hollycroft Avenue, NW3 · Holmdale Road, NW6 · Ingham Road, NW3 · Ingham Road, NW6 · Inglewood House, NW6 · Inglewood Road, NW6 · Iverson Road, NW6 · Kidderpore Avenue, NW3 · Kidderpore Gardens, NW3 · Kingdon Road, NW6 · Kylemore Road, NW6 · Liddell Road, NW6 · Linburn House, NW6 · Linstead Street, NW6 · Llanelly Road, NW2 · Llanvanor Road, NW11 · Llanvanor Road, NW2 · Loveridge Mews, NW6 · Loveridge Road, NW6 · Lowfield Road, NW6 · Lyncroft Gardens, NW6 · Lyndale Avenue, NW2 · Lyndale, NW2 · Madoc Close, NW2 · Marlborough Mansions, NW6 · Maygrove Road, NW6 · Medley Road, NW6 · Mill Lane, NW6 · Nant Road, NW2 · Narcissus Road, NW6 · Netherwood Street, NW6 · Norman Terrace, NW6 · Orestes Mews, NW6 · Pandora Road, NW6 · Parsifal Road, NW3 · Parsifal Road, NW6 · Pattison Road, NW2 · Platt’s Lane, NW2 · Platt’s Lane, NW3 · Platts Lane, NW3 · Prospect Place, NW2 · Prospect Road, NW2 · Ranulf Road, NW2 · Ravenshaw Street, NW6 · Ridge Road, NW2 · Rodborough Road, NW11 · Rose Joan Mews, NW6 · Rosecroft Avenue, NW3 · Rowntree Close, NW6 · Saint Albans Close, NW11 · Saint Albans Lane, NW11 · Saint Cuthberts Road, NW2 · Salmon Mews, NW6 · Sandwell Crescent, NW6 · Sarre Road, NW2 · Sherriff Road, NW6 · Solent Road, NW6 · St Albans Lane, NW11 · St Albans Vestry, NW11 · St Cuthbert?s Road, NW2 · Station Forecourt, NW11 · Studholme Court, NW3 · Sumatra Road, NW6 · Sunnyside, NW2 · The Arches, NW6 · The Mansions, NW6 · The Ridgeway, NW11 · Ulysses Place, E20 · Ulysses Road, NW6 · Vale Rise, NW11 · Vernon Court, NW2 · Wayne Kirkum Way, NW6 · Webheath, NW6 · Weech Road, NW6 · Welbeck Mansions, NW6 · West Cottages, NW6 · West End Lane, NW6 · West Heath Avenue, NW11 · West Heath Avenue, NW3 · West Heath Close, NW3 · West Heath Court, NW11 · West Heath Drive, NW11 · West Heath Gardens, NW2 · West Heath Gardens, NW3 · West Heath Road, NW3 · Westover Hill, NW3 · White Lodge, NW11 · Woodstock Road, NW11 · Wycombe Gardens, NW11 ·
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