Denham Road, N20

Road in/near Whetstone

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Denham Road is a road in the N20 postcode area



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Jan
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Added: 15 Mar 2018 09:57 GMT   
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Post by Jan: The Fairway, N14

We lived here from 1991 until 2008. Southgate and Oakwood stations within walking distance - Oakwood the nearest. A lovely, green and spacious area with Trent Country Park a few minutes walk (opposite Oakwood Station). Good transport links to London/Enfield/Hertfordshire. Unfortunately the opening of Asda Supermarket led to a decline of the area with many of the shops closing. When we left in 2008, many of the shops were open and it was a thriving high street. Iconic Art Deco Southgate station is a sight to see. Even Oakwood station has some Art Deco features - the old newsagent kiosk. Southagate is full of history too.

There was a large dairy when we moved there, but overtime this closed and was replaced with houses (where isn?t?). Enfield Town and Gentleman?s Row are worth a visit. First cash machine at the Barclays Bank in Enfield Town

VIEW THE WHETSTONE AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE WHETSTONE AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE WHETSTONE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE WHETSTONE AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE WHETSTONE AREA IN THE 1900s
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Whetstone

It is thought that Whetstone was named after the stone used to sharpen knives and other tools, a chunk of which is located on the High Road, on the pavement outside the Griffin pub.

Legend has it that stone was used by soldiers about to fight in the Battle of Barnet.

Whetstone was an important staging post for stagecoaches going north from London. There has been an inn on the site of the present Griffin pub for centuries, though the present building dates from 1928.

When frequently combined with its neighbour, this combined area is the 63rd richest area in the UK (2008) - an acclamation which can be credited to Totteridge Lane, a long road home to many multi-millionaires.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
All Saints’ Church:   All Saints’ church was built in 1882.
Alma Primary:   Alma Primary School is a Jewish school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Bethune Park:   
Church Hill School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
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).
Friern Barnet School:   Friern Barnet School is a mixed comprehensive community school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
Gallants Farm:   Gallants Farm survived until 1936.
Halliwick Manor House:   Halliwick Manor House and its grounds stood south of the junction of Colney Hatch Lane and Woodhouse Road.
Holly Park Primary School:   Holly Park is a mixed community primary school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Oak Hill Park:   
Oak Hill School:   Academy special converter which accepts students between the ages of 10 and 19.
Oakleigh Park Farm:   Oakleigh Park Farm was immediately south of where Chandos Avenue is now.
Oakleigh Park Rail Cutting:   Oakleigh Park Rail Cutting is an 8 hectare Site of Local Importance for Nature Conservation.
Oakleigh School & Acorn Assessment Centre:   Oakleigh is a community special school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Pavilion Study Centre:   Pupil referral unit which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 18.
Queenswell Infant & Nursery School:   Queenswell Infant & Nursery School accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
Queenswell Junior School:   Queenswell Junior School is a mixed community primary which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Primary School:   Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Primary School accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Solomon’s Terrace:   Solomon’s Terrace was a little alley that left the main road, over a stone arch with eight little cottages.
St Andrew the Apostle Greek Orthodox School:   St Andrew the Apostle Greek Orthodox School is a mixed comprehensive which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19.
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.
St John’s CofE Primary School:   St John’s Primary School is a mixed Church of England school.
Whetstone:   It is thought that Whetstone was named after the stone used to sharpen knives and other tools, a chunk of which is located on the High Road, on the pavement outside the Griffin pub.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albemarle Road, EN4 · Allum Way, N20 · Alverstone Avenue, EN4 · Applewood Close, N20 · Ashbourne Avenue, N20 · Ashurst Road, N12 · Athenaeum Road, N20 · Avondale Avenue, EN4 · Balfour Grove, N11 · Balfour Grove, N20 · Barfield Avenue, N20 · Bawtry Road, N20 · Baxendale, N20 · Beech Avenue, N20 · Beresford Avenue, N20 · Bethune Avenue, N11 · Bookbinders Cottages, N20 · Buckingham Avenue, N20 · Burlington Rise, EN4 · Buxted Road, N12 · Buxted Road, N12 · Cambridge Close, EN4 · Capel Close, N20 · Carlton Road, N11 · Cedar Avenue, EN4 · Chandos Avenue, N20 · Charnwood Place, N20 · Cheddar Close, N11 · Chetwynd Avenue, EN4 · Church Close, N20 · Church Crescent, N20 · Church Hill Road, EN4 · Church Hill Road, N14 · Church Way, N20 · Coniston Close, N20 · Connaught Avenue, EN4 · Crescent Road, N11 · Darcy Close, N20 · Dene Road, N11 · Denham Road, N20 · Deodora Close, N20 · Derwent Avenue, EN4 · Derwent Crescent, N20 · Domville Close, N20 · Downland Close, N20 · East Crescent, N11 · Elkanette Mews, N20 · Farnham Close, N20 · Fernwood Crescent, N20 · Fitzwilliam Close, N20 · Franklin Close, N20 · Friars Avenue, N20 · Friary Close, N12 · Friern Barnet Lane, N11 · Friern Barnet Lane, N20 · Friern Barnet Road, N11 · Friern Mount Drive, N20 · Gallants Farm Road, EN4 · Gillum Close, EN4 · Glenthorne Road, N11 · Goldsmith Road, N11 · Golfside Close, N20 · Grange Avenue, EN4 · Grangeview Road, N20 · Green Road, N20 · Gresham Avenue, N20 · Harrison Close, N20 · Hartland Road, N11 · Haslemere Avenue, EN4 · Hatley Close, N11 · Haynes Close, N11 · Hayward Road, N20 · Hemington Avenue, N11 · Hereford Avenue, EN4 · High Road, N20 · Hillside Avenue, N11 · Holly Park Road, N11 · Hollyfield Avenue, N11 · Horsham Avenue, N12 · Hyde Court, N20 · Kennard Road, N11 · Kingswood Close, N20 · Langton Avenue, N20 · Lawrence Campe Close, N20 · Leadbeaters Close, N11 · Linden Road, N11 · Link Road, N11 · Links Court, N20 · Lodge Lane, N12 · Loring Road, N20 · Lovelace Road, EN4 · Macaret Close, N20 · Macdonald Road, N11 · Magdalene Gardens, EN4 · Manor Drive, N20 · Marlborough Close, N20 · Marlborough Gardens, N20 · Martock Gardens, N11 · Maryrose Way, N20 · Maxfield Close, N20 · Miles Way, N20 · Mountview Court, N20 · Myddelton Park, N20 · Oakleigh Avenue, N20 · Oakleigh Close, N11 · Oakleigh Close, N20 · Oakleigh Crescent, N20 · Oakleigh Gardens, N20 · Oakleigh Mews, N20 · Oakleigh Park North, N20 · Oakleigh Park South, N20 · Oakleigh Road North, N11 · Oakleigh Road North, N20 · Orchard Avenue, N20 · Oxford Gardens, N20 · Park Close, N20 · Park Way, N11 · Park Way, N20 · Parkside Gardens, EN4 · Parkwood Flats, N11 · Petworth Road, N12 · Pine Road, N11 · Pollard Road, N20 · Porch Way, N20 · Prevost Road, N11 · Queen’s Parade Close, N11 · Queens Avenue, N20 · Queens Well Avenue, N20 · Radstock Close, N11 · Raleigh Drive, N20 · Ramsden Road, N11 · Rasper Road, N20 · Ridgeview Road, N20 · Rosslyn Avenue, EN4 · Rushdene Avenue, EN4 · Russell Gardens, N20 · Russell Lane, N20 · Russell Road, N20 · Shapwick Close, N11 · Sherwood Street, N20 · Sherwood Terrace, N20 · Simmons Close, N20 · Simmons Way, N20 · South Mount, N20 · Sparkford Gardens, N11 · St James Avenue, N20 · St James Close, N20 · St John’s Close, N20 · St Johns Villas, N11 · St Margarets Avenue, N20 · St Ninian’s Court, N20 · St. Margaret’s Avenue, N20 · Stanford Road, N11 · Stuart Road, EN4 · Sweets Way, N20 · Temple Avenue, N20 · Thatcham Gardens, N20 · The Broadway, N11 · The Crescent, N11 · The Firs, N20 · The Ridgeway, N11 · Torrington Park, N11 · Turners Close, N20 · Weirdale Avenue, N20 · Well Grove, N20 · Wessex Court, N20 · Woodside Lane, N12 · York Way, N20 ·
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