West Close, EN5
Road is in an area which may have existed since the nineteenth century or before- in the area buildings are mainly post-war
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West Close is a road in the EN5 postcode area
02 style='float:left; width=250px; margin-right:1
0px;'>High Barnet is the name of the terminus of the Northern Line but is actually within the original Barnet - Chipping Barnet.
High Barnet station, though planned by the Edgware, Highgate and London Railway), was originally opened on 1
872 by the Great Northern Railway (which had taken over). It was the terminus of a branch line that ran from Highgate and was built over the original site of the Barnet Fair.
The High Barnet branch was incorporated into the London Underground network through the "Northern Heights" project begun in the late 1
0s. High Barnet station was first served by Northern line trains on 1
4 April 1
The area was the site of the Battle of Barnet in 1
, where Yorkist troops led by King Edward IV killed the rebellious "Kingmaker" Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick and Warwick’s brother, John Neville, 1
st Marquess of Montagu.