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Stuart Campbell, who runs the Wings Over Scotland website, was arrested on Friday at an address in the Avon and Somerset area and bailed pending further inquiries.
Stuart Campbell, who runs the Wings Over Scotland website, was arrested on Friday at an address in the Avon and Somerset area and bailed pending further inquiries.

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Commuter spared jail for elbowing woman in face on crowded Tube
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CMA accepts proposals for London-Exeter route
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London Fire Brigade advised on Grenfell refurbishment
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VIEW THE SEVEN SISTERS AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE SEVEN SISTERS AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE SEVEN SISTERS AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE SEVEN SISTERS AREA IN THE 1860s
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Seven Sisters

Seven Sisters’s name is derived from seven elms which were planted in a circle with a walnut tree at their centre on an area of common land known as Page Green.


In his early seventeenth-century work, Brief Description of Tottenham, local vicar and historian William Bedwell singled out the Page Green walnut tree for particular mention. He wrote of it as a local ’arboreal wonder’ which ’flourished without growing bigger’. He described it as popularly associated with the burning of an unknown Protestant. There is also speculation that the tree was ancient, possibly going back as far as Roman times, perhaps standing in a sacred grove or pagan place of worship.

The walnut vanished at some point, leaving the circle of elms. These were first recorded as the Seven Sisters in 1732.

The location of the seven trees can be tracked through a series of maps from 1619 on. From 1619 they are shown in a position which today corresponds with the western tip of Page Green at the junction of Broad Lane and the High Road. With urbanisation radically changing the area, the ’Seven Sisters’ had been replanted by 1876, still on Page Green, but further to the east. Contemporary maps show them remaining in this new location until 1955.

The trees formed a well-known landmark. So much so that a new thoroughfare connecting Tottenham to Camden Town in 1840 was named Seven Sisters Road.

In 1852, the originals were in a sorry state and new trees were planted by the seven daughters of a Mr J McRae. These elms lasted just 20 years, when a newspaper described "six venerable and withered trunks" (perhaps the stumps of the originals were still hanging around). A new circle was planted on 2 March 1886 when local siblings called Rosa, Alice, Amy, Edith, Julia, Georgina and Matilda Hibbert — the only family in Tottenham to contain seven sisters and no brothers — did the honours.

Over the years, the sisters returned to view their handiwork. Matilda’s was the only one that wouldn’t take. According to a later interview, the sister "pointed to her withered tree and said, ’I’m the doomed one’". Alas, her premonition came true. Mathilda passed away in 1900. Her six siblings lived on, regrouping at the elms each year. Five trees had died by 1928 when three of the surviving Hibberts were recommissioned to "make good the deficiency". The six sisters continued their reunion until at least 1937, bringing the original commemorative brooches and spades used in 1886. One of these spades can still be seen at the Bruce Castle Museum in Tottenham.

*L1491308014L*Further plantings took place in 1955, courtesy of sisters named Basten. Perhaps because elms had proven too fragile for the ground, this iteration opted for Italian polar, and the trees were planted in two clumps rather than a ring. The most recent ceremony drew on the digging skills of five local families, all blessed with seven sisters. This time hornbeams were chosen. The still-standing ring was installed at the centre of Page Green in 1996. You can view it today, although there’s no obvious plaque or information board recalling the centuries-old tradition.

The current ring of hornbeam trees was planted in 1997 in a ceremony led by five families of seven sisters.

Seven Sisters station was constructed by the Great Eastern Railway on its Stoke Newington & Edmonton Railway line and opened on 22 July 1872. On 1 January 1878, the GER opened a branch line, the Palace Gates Line, from Seven Sisters station to Noel Park and later that year to Palace Gates (Wood Green) station.

The first section of the Victoria line opened on 1 September 1968 serving Seven Sisters, although a shared entrance and interchange facilities with the surface station were not opened until December 1968. The original GER entrance to the station was situated in West Green Road at the north end of the surface station, but the new combined entrance was opened in Seven Sisters Road at the south end on the site of a former wood merchants yard, connecting to the west end of the Victoria line platforms. The original (1872) entrance was closed at that time.

The section of Victoria line between Seven Sisters and Finsbury Park stations is the longest between adjacent stations in deep level tunnels on the London Underground network. During the planning phase of the Victoria line, thought was given to converting Manor House into a Victoria line station and diverting the Piccadilly line in new tunnels directly from Finsbury Park to Turnpike Lane via Harringay Green Lanes, but the idea was abandoned because of the inconvenience this would cause, as well as the cost.


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Page Green Common:   Page Green Common is a much reduced area of common land.
Seven Sisters:   Seven Sisters’s name is derived from seven elms which were planted in a circle with a walnut tree at their centre on an area of common land known as Page Green.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
, N17 · Alton Road, N17 · Angelica Court, N17 · Antill Road, N15 · Armadale Close, N17 · Arnold Road, N15 · Ashby Road, N15 · Ashley Road, N17 · Ashmount Road, N15 · Beaconsfield Road, N15 · Bedford Road, N15 · Belton Road, N17 · Bernard Road, N15 · Blenheim Rise, N15 · Bream Close, N17 · Broad Lane, N15 · Brunswick Road, N15 · Buller Road, N17 · Burdock Road, N17 · Burlington Road, N17 · Carbuncle Passage, N17 · Carew Road, N17 · Chesnut Grove, N17 · Chesnut Road, N17 · Chester Road, N17 · Clonmell Road, N17 · Clyde Circus, N15 · Clyde Road, N15 · Coleraine Works, N17 · Colless Road, N15 · Collingwood Road, N15 · Colsterworth Road, N15 · Constable Crescent, N15 · Constable Cresent, N15 · Copperfield Drive, N15 · Coppermill Lane, N17 · Cromer Road, N17 · Cunningham Road, N15 · Daneland Walk, N17 · Dawlish Road, N17 · Devon Close, N17 · Dongola Road, N17 · Dorset Road, N15 · Dowsett Road, N17 · Dunloe Avenue, N17 · Earlsmead Road, N15 · Eleanor Close, N15 · Elizabeth Clyde Close, N15 · Elizabeth Place, N15 · Elmar Road, N15 · Enterprise Row, N15 · Erskine Crescent, N17 · Eve Road, N17 · Factory Lane, N17 · Fairbanks Road, N17 · Fairbourne Road, N17 · Ferry Lane, N15 · Ferry Lane, N17 · Field Road, N17 · Forest Road, N17 · Fountayne Road, N15 · Glendish Road, N17 · Gloucester Road, N17 · Grove Park Road, N15 · Hale Gardens, N17 · Hale Road, N17 · Hale Wharf, N17 · Hamilton Close, N17 · Hanbury Road, N17 · Handsworth Road, N15 · Handsworth Road, N17 · Hanover Road, N15 · Havelock Road, N17 · Herbert Road, N15 · High Cross Road, N17 · High Road, N15 · Holcombe Road, N17 · Hollington Road, N17 · Imperail Works, N15 · Imperial Works, N15 · Jansons Road, N15 · Jarrow Road, N15 · Kemble Road, N17 · Kessock Close, N17 · Kimberley Road, N17 · Kirkton Road, N15 · Kitchener Road, N17 · Ladysmith Road, N17 · Lawrence Road, N15 · Lawrence Yard, N15 · Lebus Street, N17 · Leeside Trading Estate, N17 · Lismore Road, N17 · Lockwood Ind Park, N17 · Lomond Close, N15 · Loobert Road, N15 · Loxwood Road, N17 · Mansfield Avenue, N15 · Markfield Road, N15 · Mill Mead Road, N17 · Millmead Business Centre Millmead Road, N17 · Millmead Road, N17 · Mitchley Road, N17 · Montague Road, N15 · Montrose Walk, N17 · Monument Way, N15 · Monument Way, N17 · Morrison Avenue, N17 · Mount Pleasant Road, N17 · Mowlem Trading Estate, N17 · Napier Road, N17 · Norman Road, N15 · Page Green Road, N15 · Park View Road, N17 · Parkhurst Road, N17 · Pelham Road, N15 · Pembroke Road, N15 · Philip Lane, N15 · Philip Lane, N17 · Portland Place, N15 · Portland Road, N15 · Poynton Road, N17 · Pymmes Close, N17 · Rainbow Works, N15 · Ranelagh Road, N17 · Rangemoor Road, N15 · Reed Road, N17 · Reedham Close, N17 · Reform Row, N17 · Rosebay Drive, N17 · Rosebery Avenue, N17 · Rosebery Ind Park, N17 · Runcorn Close, N17 · Saltram Close, N15 · Scales Road, N17 · Scotland Green, N17 · Shanklin Road, N15 · Sheringham Avenue, N17 · Sherringham Avenue, N17 · Siddons Road, N17 · Somerset Road, N17 · South Side, N15 · Spencer Road, N17 · Spondon Road, N15 · Springfield Road, N15 · St Mary’s Close, N17 · St. Margaret’s Road, N17 · Stainby Road, N15 · Stamford Close, N15 · Stamford Road, N15 · Station Road, N17 · Stirling Road, N17 · Stonebridge Centre, N15 · Stoneleigh Road, N17 · Stowe Place, N15 · Summerhill Road, N15 · Talbot Close, N15 · Talbot Road, N15 · Tamar Way, N17 · Tenby Close, N15 · Thackeray Avenue, N17 · The Hale, N17 · The High Cross Centre, N15 · Tilson Road, N17 · Tottenham Green East, N15 · Tottenham Hale Retail Park, N15 · Town Hall Approach Road, N15 · Turner Avenue, N15 · Tynemouth Road, N15 · Tynemouth Terrace, N15 · Ventnor Terrace, N15 · Victoria Road, N15 · Wakefield Road, N15 · Walton Road, N15 · Willan Road, N17 · Willoughby Lane Industrial Estate, N17 · Winns Mews, N15 · Wycombe Road, N17 · Yarmouth Crescent, N15 · Yarmouth Crescent, N17 ·


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