Torrington Park, N11

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Torrington Park is a road in the N11 postcode area



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VIEW THE FRIERN BARNET AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE FRIERN BARNET AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE FRIERN BARNET AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE FRIERN BARNET AREA IN THE 1860s
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Friern Barnet

Friern Barnet is located at the intersection of Colney Hatch Lane (running north and south), Woodhouse Road (taking westbound traffic towards North Finchley) and Friern Barnet Road (leading east towards New Southgate).

Friern Barnet was an ancient parish in the Finsbury division of Ossulstone hundred, in the county of Middlesex.

The area was originally considered to be part of Barnet, most of which was in Hertfordshire. By the 13th century the Middlesex section of Barnet was known as Little Barnet, before becoming Frerenbarnet and then Friern Barnet (sometimes spelt in other ways, such as "Fryern Barnett"). The "Friern" part of the parish’s name derives from the French for "brother" and refers to the medieval lordship of the Brotherhood or Knights of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem.

The opening of railway stations on the Great Northern and Metropolitan Railways, in the mid-19th century, prompted some development.

But Friern Barnet parish remained largely rural until after the First World War. The building of Colney Hatch asylum in 1851 helped to cut off the area to the south, and the location of railways caused the edges of the parish to be built up first.

In 1883 the most populous and prosperous district was that of All Saints’, Whetstone. Most of the population lived in the Freehold, Avenue, and Holly Park districts, which had grown up around Colney Hatch.

The working-class Freehold, so-called in the late 19th century when the original ownership of the land had been forgotten, lay south of Bounds Green brook and east of Colney Hatch Lane. The Avenue was a similar area north-east of Colney Hatch, in the angle between Oakleigh Road South and Friern Barnet Road and separated by the railway from Holly Park, to the west. Relative densities of population were altered by building in the central and northern parts of the parish after 1920. More than ten per cent of the land was still open as late as 1975, most of it in the southern part.

Friern Barnet became part of the London Borough of Barnet in 1965.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
All Saints’ CofE Primary School:   All Saints’ Primary is a voluntary-aided mixed school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Dwight School London:   Dwight London is a mixed independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 18.
Friary Park:   Friary Park is a nine hectare formal Edwardian park.
Friern Barnet:   Friern Barnet is located at the intersection of Colney Hatch Lane (running north and south), Woodhouse Road (taking westbound traffic towards North Finchley) and Friern Barnet Road (leading east towards New Southgate).
Friern Barnet School:   Friern Barnet School is a mixed comprehensive community school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
Holly Park Primary School:   Holly Park is a mixed community primary school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Joint Road, N10:   Joint Road is the northeast entrance into the St Pancras and Islington Cemetery.
St John’s CofE Junior Mixed and Infant School:   St John’s CofE Junior Mixed and Infant School is a mixed voluntary-aided school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Compton School:   The Compton School is a mixed academy converter comprehensive secondary which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Agnesfield Close, N12 · Arncliffe Close, N11 · Asher Loftus Way, N11 · Ashurst Road, N12 · Balmoral Avenue, N11 · Baron Close, N11 · Beaconsfield Close, N11 · Beaconsfield Road, N11 · Bellevue Mews, N11 · Bellevue Road, N11 · Bethune Avenue, N11 · Buxted Road, N12 · Buxted Road, N12 · Carlton Road, N11 · Catterick Close, N11 · Cheddar Close, N11 · Colney Hatch Lane, N11 · Coppetts Close, N12 · Coppetts Wood Avenue, N12 · Coverdale Road, N11 · Crescent Road, N11 · Duchess Close, N11 · Dudrich Close, N11 · East Crescent, N11 · Elm Way, N11 · Fallowfields Drive, N12 · Fenstanton Avenue, N12 · Ferncroft Avenue, N12 · Firs Avenue, N11 · Friars Avenue, N20 · Friary Close, N12 · Friern Barnet Lane, N20 · Friern Barnet Road, N11 · Glenthorne Road, N11 · Goldsmith Road, N11 · Grassington Close, N11 · Greenway Close, N11 · Gresham Avenue, N20 · Halliwick Court, N12 · Halton Close, N11 · Hampden Way, N11 · Hartland Road, N11 · Harwood Close, N12 · Hatley Close, N11 · Hawthornden Close, N12 · Hemington Avenue, N11 · Hillside Avenue, N11 · Hollickwood Avenue, N12 · Holly Park Road, N11 · Hollyfield Avenue, N11 · Horsham Avenue, N12 · Kennard Road, N11 · Kensington Close, N11 · Kettlewell Close, N11 · Laburnum Close, N11 · Larch Close, N11 · Leadbeaters Close, N11 · Legion Way, N12 · Lewes Road, N12 · Link Road, N11 · Links Court, N20 · Lyndhurst Avenue, N11 · Lyndhurst Avenue, N12 · Macdonald Road, N11 · Marlborough Close, N20 · Martock Gardens, N11 · North Circular Road, N12 · Otley Court, N11 · Park Close, N20 · Park Way, N11 · Park Way, N20 · Parkhurst Road, N11 · Pegasus Way, N10 · Pegasus Way, N11 · Petworth Road, N12 · Pickering Gardens, N11 · Pinkham Way, N12 · Pollard Road, N20 · Pond Close, N12 · Poplar Grove, N11 · Porters Way, N12 · Princess Park Manor, N11 · Queen’s Parade Close, N11 · Queens Well Avenue, N20 · Radstock Close, N11 · Ramsden Road, N11 · Regal Drive, N11 · Ribblesdale Avenue, N11 · Royal Drive, N11 · Shapwick Close, N11 · Short Way, N12 · Silver Birch Close, N11 · Skipton Close, N11 · Sparkford Gardens, N11 · St James Close, N20 · St John Cottages, N12 · St Johns Villas, N11 · Stanford Road, N11 · Summerfields Avenue, N12 · Summers Row, N12 · Sunny Way, N12 · Swan Lane, N20 · Sycamore Hill, N11 · The Broadway, N11 · The Crescent, N11 · The Ridgeway, N11 · Thurlestone Avenue, N12 · Torrington Park, N11 · Viscount Close, N11 · Wensley Close, N11 · Wharfdale Close, N11 · Whetstone Close, N20 · Whitefriars Court, N12 · Winterburn Close, N11 · Woodleigh Avenue, N12 ·

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