South End Green

Suburb, existing between 1835 and now

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South End Green has been marked as such on maps since the 18th century, going simultaneously by another name - Pond Street.

The area took more shape along the rough edges of Hampstead Heath in 1835, when the small puddle at the bottom of aptly-named Pond Street was filled in. Much like Parliament Hill on the opposite side of the Heath, the arrival of a tram terminus brought people, shops, roads, homes and large public houses to this once sleepy hamlet by mid-century.

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VIEW THE SOUTH END GREEN 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 SOUTH END GREEN 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 SOUTH END GREEN 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 SOUTH END GREEN AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
Outside these bounds, the 1860 map does not display.

VIEW THE SOUTH END GREEN AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

 
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South End Green

South End Green is the focus of a distinct Hampstead community.

South End Green has been marked as such on maps since the 18th century, going simultaneously by another name - Pond Street.

The area took more shape along the rough edges of Hampstead Heath in 1835, when the small puddle at the bottom of aptly-named Pond Street was filled in. Much like Parliament Hill on the opposite side of the Heath, the arrival of a tram terminus brought people, shops, roads, homes and large public houses to this once sleepy hamlet by mid-century.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Belsize Park:   The Manor of Belsize dates back to 1317, with the name is derived from French bel assis meaning 'well situated'.
Hampstead Heath:   Hampstead Heath railway station has been part of the London Overground since 11 November 2007.
Hillfield Court:   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillfield_Court
Isokon Building:   The Isokon building is a concrete block of 34 flats designed by architect Wells Coates for Molly and Jack Pritchard, as an experiment in communal living.
Keats House:   Keats House is a writer’s house museum in a house once occupied by the Romantic poet John Keats.
Metropolitan Borough of Hampstead:   The Metropolitan Borough of Hampstead was a Metropolitan borough of the County of London from 1900 to 1965, when it was amalgamated with the Metropolitan Borough of St Pancras and the Metropolitan Borough of Holborn to form the London Borough of Camden.
Royal Free Hospital:   Since 1975, the Royal Free Hospital has been located in Hampstead.
St Stephen’s Church:   St. Stephen’s is a former church building, sited on Rosslyn Hill at its junction with Pond Street, a steep slope adjacent to the Royal Free Hospital.
St. Stephen%27s Church, Rosslyn Hill:   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Stephen%27s_Church%2C_Rosslyn_Hill


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
, NW3 · Agincourt Road, NW3 · Aspern Grove, NW3 · Belsize Avenue, NW3 · Belsize Court, NW3 · Belsize Park, NW3 · Byron Mews, NW3 · Cayford House, NW3 · Connaught Mews, NW3 · Constantine Road, NW3 · Cressy Road, NW3 · Downshire Hill, NW3 · Downside Crescent, NW3 · Ella Mews, NW3 · Fleet Road, NW3 · Garnett Road, NW3 · Glenloch Road, NW3 · Hampstead Green, NW3 · Hampstead Hill Gardens, NW3 · Heath Hurst Road, NW3 · Hillfield Court, NW3 · Hillfield Mansions, NW3 · Keats Grove, NW3 · Lawn Road, NW3 · Mackeson Road, NW3 · Maryon Mews, NW3 · Nassington Road, NW3 · Ornan Road, NW3 · Park End, NW3 · Perceval Avenue, NW3 · Pond Street, NW3 · Rosslyn Hill, NW3 · Rowland Hill Street, NW3 · South End Close, NW3 · South End Road, NW3 · South Hill Park Gardens, NW3 · South Hill Park, NW3 · St Crispins Close, NW3 · St. Crispin?s Close, NW3 · Tanza Road, NW3 · The Old Orchard, NW3 · Tranley Mews, NW3 · Tudor Close, NW3 · Waterhouse Close, NW3 · Woodland Walk, NW3 ·


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TRANSPORTATION
Good
DAILY LIFE
Good
SAFETY
Average
HEALTH
Average
SPORTS AND LEISURE
Good
ENTERTAINMENT
Excellent
DEMOGRAPHICS
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The Fascination of Hampstead
By G. E. Mitton (1902)
Belsize Park
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Chalk Farm
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Swiss Cottage
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Hidden London
Histor­ically inclined look at the capital’s obscure attractions
Londonist
All-encompassing website
British History Online
Digital library of key printed primary and secondary sources.
Time Out
Listings magazine

Maps


John Rocque Map of Hampstead (1762).
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map of Hampstead covers an area stretching from the edge in the northwest of present-day Dollis Hill to Islington in the southeast.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
London Transport

The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
London Transport

Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Outer London shown in red, City of London in yellow. Relief shown by hachures.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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