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Middle Field is a road in the NW8 postcode area



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I lived at 2 Rudall Crescent until myself and my family moved out in 1999. I once met a lady in a art fair up the road who was selling old photos of the area and was very knowledgeable about the area history, collecting photos over the years. She told me that before the current houses were built, there was a large manor house , enclosed by a large area of land. She told me there had been a fire there. Im trying to piece together the story and find out what was on the land before the crescent was built. This website is very interesting.
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Was there a Wellington street there
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Lumiere London light festival - in pictures
More than 50 public art installations are on display this weekend for the second year of the light festival in the UK’s capital. Buildings including Westminster Abbey and the National Theatre have been illuminated as part of the event, as works by artists from across the world fill the nighttime streets of London with light and colour Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2018/jan/19/lumiere-london-light-festival-in-pictures
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Knife arch installed at McDonald’s in Woolwich in town of the fast food giant’s oldest takeaway

A knife arch was installed at the McDonalds in Woolwich as police try to combat knife crime in the borough.


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Arsenal stars are easy pickings in transfer turmoil, writes Danny Murphy
Arsenal are leaving themselves wide open by allowing players to enter the final year of their contract without signing a new deal and what is happening with Alexis Sanchez is a mess.

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Prince William sports shaved head on royal visit
The prince revealed the sleek new hairstyle before meeting armed forces veterans working in the NHS.

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’It’s like we don’t exist’: London’s Gypsies stand up to be counted
’It’s like we don’t exist’: London’s Gypsies stand up to be counted

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger branded 'disrespectful' by Dortmund chief for discussing transfer target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
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A Tory MP who suggested unemployed people should have vasectomies will keep his new job, sources at Number 10 have said.

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Celine Dookhran murder accused ’obsessed’ with victim
A builder planned for weeks to abduct two women and dump their bodies in a freezer, a court hears.

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Two women sought over racist attack in London KFC restaurant
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Woman ’robbed and sexually assaulted’ in broad daylight in Belvedere

A woman was robbed and sexually assaulted by an attacker who ’walked off’ in broad daylight.


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Transport for London was today accused of failing to inform passengers about a "second Northern line" through central London because it will be operated by a rival firm.

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Mum hopes images of Dagenham teen will help stop knife crime
Tyler Dawson almost died four times after being stabbed.

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Flat fare? Dodgy meter blocks rollout of London’s electric cabs
Flat fare? Dodgy meter blocks rollout of London’s electric cabs

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VIEW THE ST JOHN'S WOOD AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE ST JOHN'S WOOD AREA IN THE 1800s
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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
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.
Hampstead Theatre:   The Hampstead Theatre specialises in commissioning and producing new writing, supporting and developing the work of new writers.
St John's Wood:   St John's Wood is an affluent district, north west of Regent's Park.
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.
Winchester Hotel:   Winchester Hotel was situated at 21a Winchester Road, NW3


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Gardens, NW8 · Abercorn Close, NW8 · Abercorn Place, NW8 · Abercorn Place, W9 · Abercorn Walk, NW8 · Aberdeen Place, NW8 · Acacia Road, NW8 · Adamson Road, NW3 · 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 · Aubrey Place, NW8 · Avenue Close, NW8 · Avenue Road, NW3 · Avenue Road, NW8 · Barbara Brosnan Court, NW8 · Belgrave Gardens, NW8 · Bernhardt Crescent, NW8 · Blenheim Road, NW8 · Blenheim Terrace, NW8 · Bolton Road, NW8 · Boscobel Street, NW8 · Boundary Road, NW8 · Boydell Court, NW8 · Bridgeman Street, NW8 · Broadley Street, NW8 · Broxwood Way, NW8 · Capland Street, NW8 · Carlton Hill, NW8 · Cavendish Avenue, NW8 · Cavendish Close, NW8 · Central Avenue, SW10 · Charlbert Street, NW8 · Charles Lane, NW8 · Church Street, NW8 · Circus Road, NW8 · Clifton Court, NW8 · Clifton Hill, NW8 · Cochrane Street, NW8 · College Crescent, NW3 · College Cresent, NW3 · Cropthorne Court, W9 · Culworth Street, NW8 · Cunningham Place, NW8 · Denning Close, NW8 · Dobson Close, NW6 · Dorman Way, NW8 · Eamont Street, NW8 · Eliot Mews, NW8 · Elm Tree Road, NW8 · Eton Court, NW3 · Fairfax Road, NW3 · Fairfax Road, NW6 · Finchley Road, NW8 · Fisherton Street, NW8 · Frampton Street, NW8 · Garden Road, NW8 · Greenberry Street, NW8 · Grendon Street, NW8 · Grove End Road, NW8 · Hall Road, NW8 · Hamilton Close, NW8 · Hamilton Gardens, NW8 · Hamilton Terrace, NW8 · Harben Parade, NW3 · Harben Road, NW6 · Harley Road, NW3 · Henderson Drive, NW8 · Henstridge Place, NW8 · Hilgrove Road, NW6 · Hill Road, NW8 · Hillside Close, NW6 · Hillside Close, W9 · Hornby Close, NW3 · Jade Terrace, NW6 · Jerome Crescent, NW8 · King?s College Road, NW3 · Kingsmill Terrace, NW8 · Langford Place, NW8 · Lisson Grove, NW8 · Lodge Road, NW8 · Loudoun Road, NW8 · Luton Street, NW8 · Mallory Street, NW8 · Marlborough Hill, NW8 · Marlborough Place, NW8 · Marston Close, NW6 · Melina Place, NW8 · 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 · Ordnance Hill, NW8 · Paveley Street, NW8 · Penfold Street, NW1 · Penfold Street, NW8 · Plympton Place, NW8 · Prince Albert Road, NW8 · Queen’s Grove, NW8 · Queen’s Terrace, NW8 · Queensmead, NW8 · Radlett Place, NW8 · Regency Parade, NW3 · Regent’s Canal Towpath, NW8 · Regents Mews, NW8 · Rodney Court, W9 · Rossetti Mews, 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 · Salisbury Street, NW8 · Sandringham Court, W9 · Scott Ellis Gardens, NW8 · 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 Stephen’s Close, NW8 · St. John’s Hall Flats, NW8 · Swain Street, NW8 · Swiss Terrace, NW3 · Tatham Place, NW8 · The Lane, NW8 · The Marlowes, NW8 · Titchfield Road, NW8 · Townshend Estate, NW8 · Townshend Road, NW8 · Tresham Crescent, NW8 · Vale Close, W9 · Waverley Place, NW8 · Wellington Place, NW8 · Wellington Road, NW8 · Whitehaven Street, NW8 · Winchester Road, NW3 · Woronzow Road, NW8 ·


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John Rocque Map of Hampstead (1762).
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map of Hampstead covers an area stretching from the edge in the northwest of present-day Dollis Hill to Islington in the southeast.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

John Rocque Map of London (1762) FREE DOWNLOAD
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map covers central London at a reduced level of detail compared with his 1745-6 map.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured.
Chapman and Hall, London

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1836) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Insets: A view of the Tower from London Bridge -- A view of London from Copenhagen Fields. Includes views of facades of 25 structures "A comparison of the principal buildings of London."
Chapman and Hall, London

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
London Transport

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)
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