Buxted Road, N12

Road in/near North Finchley, existing between 1913 and now

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Buxted Road was laid out in 1913.

In the 1927 edition of Kelly’s Directory of Finchley and Friern Barnet, the name Buxted Road appears, but no houses are shown. By the 1929 edition there are 10 houses on the north side and 4 on the south side. Even by the 1939 edition, there were no houses beyond Horsham Avenue on the south side.

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Lynne Hqapgood
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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.

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Creative writing workshops with award winning author

A former reporter of the Hendon and Finchley Times has published a book inspired by a work of Roald Dahl that won FutureBook Children’s Book of the Year.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16364380.creative-writing-workshops-with-award-winning-author/?ref=rss

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Council leader to call for more money for schools
The leader of Hertfordshire County Council will press the Government for more money for schools struggling financially.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16367985.herts-county-council-leader-to-write-to-government-over-school-funding/?ref=rss

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Delays on the roads and rails as the capital’s green spaces gear up for another battering
Traffic

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16364205.tube-traffic-and-weather-update/?ref=rss

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MP welcomes compensation scheme for commuters
Oliver Dowden has welcomed the news that a number of commuters will receive compensation after weeks and weeks of disruption on the railways.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16362709.oliver-dowden-welcomes-govia-thameslinks-decision-to-compensate-commuters/?ref=rss

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Boy facing murder charge appears in court again

A 16-year-old boy charged with the murder of an 18-year-old boy in Watford appeared at St Albans Crown Court via video link yesterday.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16359024.boy-charged-with-murder-of-teenager-in-watford-appears-in-court-via-video-link/?ref=rss

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Tributes paid to ’gentle’ boy

A school has paid tribute to one of its pupils who died last week.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16357403.tributes-paid-to-gentle-boy-from-qe-school-barnet/?ref=rss

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Aspiring model walks the catwalk for Cristiano Ronaldo

An aspiring model took a big step forward in her career last month when he modelled Cristiano Ronaldo’s clothing line, CR7, at Madeira Fashion Weekend.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16349717.walking-the-catwalk-for-cristiano-ronaldo/?ref=rss

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Mental health initiative for schools celebrates first year
A program helping children with mental health and online bullying has completed its first year.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16353498.barnet-mental-health-initiative-for-schools-celebrates-first-year/?ref=rss

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Moss Hall Crescent, N12
Moss Hall Crescent was built on land of a house called Moss Hall.

http://www.theundergroundmap.com/article.html?id=24518

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http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16350010.barnet-council-witholds-fraud-report/?ref=rss

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The council has pledged to crack down on alleged vehicle-dumping by garages carrying out repair work in the streets.
The council has pledged to crack down on alleged vehicle-dumping by garages carrying out repair work in the streets.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16347133.barnet-council-to-crack-down-on-garages/?ref=rss

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Police urge public to help identify man
A man is in critical condition after collapsing in a road.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16344389.barnet-police-urge-public-to-help-identify-man/?ref=rss

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Government in crisis after Brexit secretary resigns
Government in crisis after Brexit secretary resigns

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16341895.government-in-crisis-after-brexit-secretary-david-davis-resigns/?ref=rss

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1950: the year Niven, Blackman, Burton and Hepburn filmed at Elstree
Hello, playmates. Once again I invite you to jump on my charabanc. For you youngsters, look up the word and for you old timers I bet it is a long while since you have seen that word in print. This week I am taking you back to 1950 to see what was in production at Elstree Studios in an era when family entertainment was the order of the day. No swearing, no nudity, no excessive violence and not an X rating in sight.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16329500.1950-the-year-niven-blackman-burton-and-hepburn-were-in-elstree/?ref=rss

VIEW THE NORTH FINCHLEY 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 NORTH FINCHLEY 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 NORTH FINCHLEY AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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VIEW THE NORTH FINCHLEY AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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VIEW THE NORTH FINCHLEY AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

North Finchley

North Finchley is centred on Tally Ho Corner, the junction of the roads to East Finchley, Finchley Central and Whetstone.

The name of the whole of the modern area covering North Finchley and neighbouring Whetstone was North End, a name first used in 1462.

The rapid enclosure of the countryside in the first years of the nineteenth century meant the end of Finchley Common in 1816, opening up North Finchley from urbanisation - this still took a while nevertheless.

21 cottages were built in Lodge Lane during 1824 and by the 1830s there were other houses - even a chapel by 1837.

By 1839 North Finchley had a blacksmith (on Lodge Lane and not the High Road).

In 1851 there was a regular bus service from the ’Torrington’ to Charing Cross and next came the local railway lines. Christ Church was opened in 1870 and a new parish was formed in 1872.

In 1905 the Metropolitan Electric Tramways started a route between Highgate and Whetstone - a tram depot was opened in Woodberry Grove. Trams and buses together promoted North Finchley’s development.


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.
Brook Road:   Brook Walk is a pathway through the St Pancras and Islington Cemetery.
Dwight School London:   Dwight London is a mixed independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 18.
Frenchman’s Farm:   Frenchman’s Farm was officially Church Farm.
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).
Gallants Farm:   Gallants Farm survived until 1936.
Gaumont:   The Gaumont Finchley opened on 19 July 1937 and was built as a replacement for the Grand Hall across the road.
Halliwick Manor House:   Halliwick Manor House and its grounds stood south of the junction of Colney Hatch Lane and Woodhouse Road.
High View Road:   Named pathway through the St Pancras and Islington Cemetery.
Joint Road, N10:   Joint Road is the northeast entrance into the St Pancras and Islington Cemetery.
Jordan Hill:   Named pathway through the St Pancras and Islington Cemetery.
Lygoe Road:   Named pathway through the St Pancras and Islington Cemetery.
Moss Hall Infant School:   Moss Hall Infant School accepts children between the ages of 5 and 7.
Moss Hall Tavern:   The Moss Hall Tavern opened in 1871 and became known as "The Elephant".
Muswell Hill Sports Ground:   
North Finchley:   North Finchley is centred on Tally Ho Corner, the junction of the roads to East Finchley, Finchley Central and Whetstone.
Oakleigh School & Acorn Assessment Centre:   Oakleigh is a community special school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Our Lady of Lourdes RC School:   Our Lady of Lourdes RC is a voluntary-aided primary which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Queenswell Junior School:   Queenswell Junior School is a mixed community primary which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Sacks Morasha Jewish Primary School:   Sacks Morasha Jewish Primary School accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Summerside Primary Academy:   Summerside Primary Academy is a mixed school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Tally Ho:   The Tally Ho was named after nearby Tally Ho Corner where in the 1820s and 30s the Tally Ho Coach Company kept the first change of horses used for the London to Birmingham mail coach.
The Compton School:   The Compton School is a mixed academy converter comprehensive secondary which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Woodhouse College:   Woodhouse College is a further education establishment which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 19.
Wren Academy:   Wren Academy is a mixed comprehensive, academy sponsor school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 18.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Addington Drive, N12 · Agnesfield Close, N12 · Ashurst Road, N12 · Balfour Grove, N11 · Balfour Grove, N20 · Ballards Lane, N12 · Barfield Avenue, N20 · Bawtry Road, N20 · Beech Lawns, N12 · Beresford Avenue, N20 · Bookbinders Cottages, N20 · Bow Lane, N12 · Bow Lane, N3 · Boxworth Close, N12 · Bramber Road, N12 · Britannia Road, N12 · Buxted Road, N12 · Buxted Road, N12 · Cardrew Avenue, N12 · Cardrew Close, N12 · Castle Mews, N12 · Castle Road, N12 · Chaplin Square, N12 · Chislehurst Avenue, N12 · Christchurch Avenue, N12 · Christchurch Close, N12 · Church Close, N20 · Church Crescent, N20 · Church Way, N20 · Churchfield Avenue, N12 · Churchfield Way, N12 · Clifton Road, N3 · Coppetts Close, N12 · Coppetts Wood Avenue, N12 · Copwood Close, N12 · Cottonham Close, N12 · Crescent Way, N12 · Crossway, N12 · Crowder Close, N12 · Dale Grove, N12 · Denham Road, N20 · Deodora Close, N20 · Derby Avenue, N12 · Dickens Avenue, N3 · Etchingham Court, N3 · Etchingham Park Road, N3 · Eton Avenue, N12 · Fallow Court Avenue, N12 · Fallowfields Drive, N12 · Fenstanton Avenue, N12 · Ferncroft Avenue, N12 · Finchley Court, N3 · Finchley Park, N12 · Friars Avenue, N20 · Friary Close, N12 · Friary Road, N12 · Friary Way, N12 · Friern Barnet Lane, N11 · Friern Barnet Lane, N20 · Friern Park, N12 · Friern Watch Avenue, N12 · Garthway, N12 · Glebe Road, N12 · Glebe Road, N3 · Glebelands Close, N12 · Glenhurst Road, N12 · Goldsmith Road, N11 · Golfside Close, N20 · Grand Arcade, N12 · Granville Place, N12 · Granville Road, N12 · Graywood Court, N12 · Gresham Avenue, N20 · Grove Road, N12 · Hall Street, N12 · Harwood Close, N12 · Hatley Close, N11 · Hawthornden Close, N12 · Heatherdene Close, N12 · Hemingford Close, N12 · Hemington Avenue, N11 · High Road, N12 · Hilton Avenue, N12 · Holdenhurst Avenue, N12 · Holdenhurst Avenue, N3 · Hollickwood Avenue, N12 · Hollyfield Avenue, N11 · Horsham Avenue, N12 · Hyde Court, N20 · Ingleway, N12 · Kennard Road, N11 · Kenver Avenue, N12 · Kingsway, N12 · Lambert Road, N12 · Lambert Way, N12 · Lawrence Campe Close, N20 · Leadbeaters Close, N11 · Legion Way, N12 · Leisure Way, N12 · Lewes Road, N12 · Loring Road, N20 · Lyndhurst Avenue, N12 · Manor Drive, N20 · Mayfield Avenue, N12 · Miles Way, N20 · Montrose Crescent, N12 · Moss Hall Crescent, N12 · Myddelton Park, N20 · North Circular Road, N12 · Northwood Gardens, N12 · Nursery Road, N2 · Oakleigh Crescent, N20 · Oakleigh Road North, N20 · Okehampton Close, N12 · Old Farm Road, N2 · Orchard Avenue, N20 · Park Close, N12 · Park Close, N20 · Park Crescent, N12 · Park Crescent, N3 · Park Cresent, N3 · Park Way, N20 · Petworth Road, N12 · Pollard Road, N20 · Pond Close, N12 · Porch Way, N20 · Porters Way, N12 · Queen’s Parade Close, N11 · Queens Avenue, N20 · Queens Avenue, N3 · Queens Well Avenue, N20 · Raleigh Drive, N20 · Ravensdale Avenue, N12 · Regent Close, N12 · Rosemont Avenue, N12 · Russell Gardens, N20 · Sandringham Gardens, N12 · Short Way, N12 · Squires Lane, N3 · St James Avenue, N20 · St James Close, N20 · St John Cottages, N12 · St Michael’s Close, N12 · St Ninian’s Court, N20 · Stanhope Road, N12 · Summerfields Avenue, N12 · Summers Lane, N12 · Summers Row, N12 · Sunny Way, N12 · The Lindens, N12 · The Ridgeway, N11 · The Woodlands, N12 · Thurlestone Avenue, N12 · Thyra Grove, N12 · Torrington Avenue, N12 · Torrington Grove, N12 · Torrington Park, N11 · Torrington Park, N12 · Valley Avenue, N12 · Warnham Road, N12 · Weirdale Avenue, N20 · Welbeck Close, N12 · Wentworth Close, N3 · Woodberry Gardens, N12 · Woodberry Grove, N12 · Woodberry Way, N12 · Woodgrange Avenue, N12 · Woodhouse Road, N12 · Woodlands Avenue, N3 · Woodleigh Avenue, N12 · York Way, N20 ·
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