Abbey Gardens, NW8

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Abbey Gardens is a road in the NW8 postcode area



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VIEW THE ST JOHN'S WOOD 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 ST JOHN'S WOOD 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 ST JOHN'S WOOD AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE ST JOHN'S WOOD AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE ST JOHN'S WOOD AREA IN THE 1900s
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St John's Wood

St John's Wood is an affluent district, north west of Regent's Park.

St John’s Wood was once part of the Great Forest of Middlesex. The name derives from its mediaeval owners, the Knights of the Order of St John of Jerusalem (Knights Hospitallers), an Augustinian order, which took over the land from the Knights Templar in 1323. After the Reformation and the Dissolution of monastic orders, St John’s Wood became Crown land, and Henry VIII established Royal Hunting Grounds in what became known as Marylebone Park, to the north of which lay St John’s Wood. Apart from short periods during the reign of Mary Tudor and Cromwell’s Protectorate, the area known as The St John’s Wood Estate remained Crown land until 1688.

Until the end of the eighteenth century, the area remained in agricultural use.

St John's Wood was developed from the early 19th century onwards. It was one of the first London suburbs to be developed with a large amount of low density 'villa' housing, as opposed to the terraced housing which was the norm in London up to the 19th century, even in expensive districts. Parts of St John's Wood have been rebuilt at a higher density, but it remains a highly desirable residential district, and one of the most expensive areas of London.

St John's Wood is the location of Lord's Cricket Ground, home of Middlesex County Cricket Club and the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), and original headquarters of the sport. It is also famous for Abbey Road Studios and the street Abbey Road, where The Beatles recorded, notably the Abbey Road album, the cover of which features the band crossing the road. Sir Paul McCartney has owned a property in the area since the 1960s and is regularly seen strolling along St John's Wood High Street.

The Rolling Stones referenced St John's Wood in their song Play With Fire. Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones lived on Carlton Hill, at the northern edge of St John's Wood, in the 1960s.

St John’s Wood station was opened on 20 November 1939 on a new section of deep-level tunnel constructed between Baker Street and Finchley Road when the Metropolitan Line's services on its Stanmore branch were transferred to the Bakerloo Line. It was transferred along with the rest of the Stanmore branch to the Jubilee Line when it opened in 1979.
With the opening of St John's Wood station, two nearby stations on the Metropolitan Line were closed. These were Lord's (which had originally been opened in 1868 as St John's Wood Road) and Marlborough Road.

The station building is located on the corner of Acacia Road and Finchley Road. The station is the nearest one to Lord's Cricket Ground and Abbey Road Studios. For this reason Beatles memorabilia are sold at the station.

The platform design remains the same as when opened in 1939, and was designed by Harold Stabler.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Road and Regents Park Children’s Centre Information Point:   This is a children’s centre.
Abercorn School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 13.
Anna Freud Centre:   The Anna Freud Centre is a child mental health research, training and treatment centre.
Ark King Solomon Academy:   Academy sponsor led (All through) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Ark Paddington Green Primary Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Arnold House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 13. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Barrow Hill Junior School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Beachcroft AP Academy:   Academy alternative provision converter which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 16.
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.
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.
Central School of Speech and Drama:   Higher education institutions
Compayne Open Space:   As West Hampstead was developed, a series of private gardens were built behind the urban facades.
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.
Gateway Academy:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
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.
Hampstead Theatre:   The Hampstead Theatre specialises in commissioning and producing new writing, supporting and developing the work of new writers.
Harris Academy St John’s Wood:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Holy Trinity CofE Primary School, NW3:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Kilburn Aqueduct:   Some way from the area now called Kilburn, the Kilburn Aqueduct of the Grand Union Canal spanned the River Westbourne.
L’Ecole Bilingue Elementaire:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Little Venice:   Little Venice is a picturesque area situated around the Regent's Canal in the Paddington area.
Maida Vale:   Maida Vale took its name from a public house named after John Stuart, Count of Maida, which opened on the Edgware Road soon after the Battle of Maida, 1806.
Portman Early Childhood Centre:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 5.
River Westbourne:   The Westbourne is one of the lost rivers of London.
Robinsfield Infant School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
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.
St Christina’s School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St John’s Wood Pre-Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
St John's Wood:   St John's Wood is an affluent district, north west of Regent's Park.
St Joseph’s RC Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Saviour’s CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
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 American School in London:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 18.
UCS Pre-Prep:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 7.
United Colleges Group:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
Warwick Avenue:   Warwick Avenue tube station is a London Underground station near Little Venice in north-west London. The station is on the Bakerloo Line, between Paddington and Maida Vale stations.
Westbourne Pond:   Westbourne Pond is marked on the 1830 Greenwood map as the source of the Westbourne River.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Gardens, NW8 · Abbey Road, NW8 · Abercorn Close, NW8 · Abercorn Place, NW8 · Abercorn Walk, NW8 · Aberdare Gardens, NW6 · Aberdeen Place, NW8 · Acacia Road, NW8 · Adpar Street, W2 · Ainsworth Way, NW8 · Alban House, NW3 · Alexandra Court, W9 · Alexandra Road, NW8 · Allitsen Road, NW8 · Alma Square, Hamilton Gardens, NW8 · Alma Square, NW8 · Aquila Street, NW8 · Ashbridge Street, NW8 · Ashmill Street, NW1 · Ashmill Street, NW8 · Ashworth Road, W9 · Aubrey Place, NW8 · Avenue Close, NW8 · Avenue Road, NW3 · Avenue Road, NW8 · Barbara Brosnan Court, NW8 · Belgrave Gardens, NW8 · Belsise Road, NW6 · Belsize Road, NW6 · Belsize Road, NW8 · Bernhardt Crescent, NW8 · Blenheim Road, NW8 · Blenheim Terrace, NW8 · Blomfield Mews, W2 · Blomfield Road, W2 · Blomfield Road, W9 · Blomfield Villas, W2 · Bolton Road, NW8 · Boscobel Street, NW8 · Boundary Road, NW8 · Boydell Court, NW8 · Braithwaite Tower, W2 · Bridgeman Street, NW8 · Bristol Gardens, W9 · Broadhurst Close, NW6 · Broadhurst Gardens, NW6 · Broadley Street, NW8 · Browning Close, W9 · Broxwood Way, NW8 · Canfield Gardens, NW6 · Canfield Place, NW6 · Capland Street, NW8 · Carlton Hill, NW8 · Cavendish Avenue, NW8 · Cavendish Close, NW8 · Central Avenue, SW10 · Charlbert Street, NW8 · Charles Lane, NW8 · Chichester Road, W2 · Church Street, NW8 · Circus Road, NW8 · Clarendon Gardens, W9 · Clarendon Terrace, W9 · Clifton Court, NW8 · Clifton Gardens, W9 · Clifton Hill, NW8 · Clifton Road, W9 · Clifton Villas, W9 · Clive Court, W9 · Cochrane Mews, NW8 · Cochrane Street, NW8 · Coleridge Gardens, NW6 · College Crescent, NW3 · College Cresent, NW3 · Compayne Gardens, NW6 · Crompton Street, W2 · Cropthorne Court, W9 · Culworth Street, NW8 · Cunningham Place, NW8 · Cuthbert Street, W2 · Delamere Terrace, W2 · Denning Close, NW8 · Desborough Close, W2 · Dobson Close, NW6 · Dorman Way, NW8 · Eamont Street, NW8 · Edward House, W2 · Elgin Mews South, W9 · Eliot Mews, NW8 · Elizabeth Close, W9 · Elm Tree Road, NW8 · Elnathan Mews, W9 · Fairfax Mansions, NW3 · Fairfax Place, NW6 · Fairfax Road, NW3 · Fairfax Road, NW6 · Fairhazel Gardens, NW6 · Finchley Road, NW3 · Finchley Road, NW8 · Fisherton Street, NW8 · Formosa Street, W9 · Frampton Street, NW8 · Garden Road, NW8 · Goldhurst Terrace, NW3 · Goldhurst Terrace, NW6 · Greenberry Street, NW8 · Greencroft Gardens, NW6 · Grendon Street, NW8 · Greville Place, NW6 · Grove End Road, NW8 · Hall Place, W2 · Hall Road, NW8 · Hamilton Close, NW8 · Hamilton Gardens, NW8 · Hamilton Terrace, NW8 · Harben Parade, NW3 · Harben Road, NW6 · Harrow Road, W2 · Hatton Street, NW8 · Henderson Drive, NW8 · Henstridge Place, NW8 · Hilgrove Road, NW6 · Hill Road, NW8 · Hillside Close, NW6 · Hillside Close, W9 · Howley Place, W2 · Jade Terrace, NW6 · Jerome Crescent, NW8 · John Aird Court (116-228), W2 · Kingsmill Terrace, NW8 · Lanark Mews, W9 · Lanark Place, W9 · Lanark Road, W9 · Langford Place, NW8 · Lauderdale Mansions South, W9 · Lauderdale Road, W9 · Lisson Grove, NW8 · Lodge Road, NW8 · Loudoun Road, NW8 · Luton Street, NW8 · Lyons Place, W2 · Maida Avenue, W2 · Maida Vale, W9 · Mallory Street, NW8 · Marlborough Hill, NW8 · Marlborough Place, NW8 · Marston Close, NW6 · Melina Place, NW8 · Metropolitan/Jubilee Lines, NW6 · Middle Field, NW8 · Miles Buildings, NW1 · Naseby Close, NW6 · New College Parade, NW3 · Newcourt Street, NW8 · Noel House, NW6 · Norfolk Road, NW8 · North Bank, NW8 · Northways Parade, NW3 · Northwick Close, NW8 · Northwick Terrace, NW8 · Nugent Terrace, NW8 · O2 Centre Car Park, NW3 · Ordnance Hill, NW8 · Park Place Villas, W2 · Paveley Street, NW8 · Penfold Street, NW1 · Penfold Street, NW8 · Pindock Mews, W9 · Plympton Place, NW8 · Porteus Road, W2 · Prince Albert Road, NW8 · Queen’s Grove, NW8 · Queen’s Terrace, NW8 · Queensmead, NW8 · Radlett Place, NW8 · Randolph Avenue, W9 · Randolph Crescent, W9 · Randolph Mews, W9 · Randolph Road, W9 · Regency Parade, NW3 · Regent’s Canal Towpath, NW8 · Regents Court, W9 · Regents Mews, NW8 · Rodney Court, W9 · Rossetti Mews, NW8 · Rosslyn Mansions, NW6 · Rowley Way, NW8 · Ryder’s Terrace, NW8 · Saint Edmund’s Terrace, NW8 · Saint John’s Wood High Street, NW8 · Saint John’s Wood Road, NW8 · Saint John’s Wood Terrace, NW8 · Saint Mary’s Square, W2 · Saint Mary’s Terrace, W2 · Salisbury Street, NW8 · Sandringham Court, W9 · Scott Ellis Gardens, NW8 · Selby House, NW6 · Springfield Road, NW8 · St Edmund’s Terrace, NW3 · St Edmund’s Terrace, NW8 · St James’s Close, NW8 · St John’s Wood High Street, NW8 · St John’s Wood Park, NW8 · St John’s Wood Road, NW8 · St John’s Wood Terrace, NW8 · St Johns Court, NW3 · St Marys Mansions, W2 · St Marys Terrace, W2 · St Stephen’s Close, NW8 · St. John’s Hall Flats, NW8 · Swain Street, NW8 · Tatham Place, NW8 · The Lane, NW8 · The Marlowes, NW8 · Titchfield Road, NW8 · Townshend Estate, NW8 · Townshend Road, NW8 · Tresham Crescent, NW8 · Trinity Walk, NW3 · Vale Close, W9 · Violet Hill, NW8 · Warrington Crescent, W9 · Warwick Avenue, W9 · Warwick Court, W9 · Warwick Crescent, W2 · Warwick Cresent, W2 · Warwick Place, W9 · Waverley Place, NW8 · Wellesley Court, W9 · Wellington Place, NW8 · Wellington Road, NW8 · Wells Rise, NW8 · Westway, W2 · Whitehaven Street, NW8 · Woronzow Road, NW8 ·
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