Fourth Avenue, EN1
Road in/near Ponders End, existed between the 1880s and 1974
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Plans for four houses in Fourth Avenue were first submitted in 1880.
In 1974 Enfield council compulsorily purchased properties north of Main Avenue
and demolished Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh Avenue
s to put up a housing estate.
Extensive Roman remains were discovered in the process and the new cul-de-sacs that took their places were given Roman-related names.
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Ponders End is a place in the London Borough of Enfield in the north of London. It is roughly located in the area either side of Hertford Road (High Street, Ponders End) between The Ride and the Boundary Public House (North to South) and Wharf Road and the Great Cambridge Road (East to West) Its name is believed to derive from its role as a ’place of execution’, where the condemned could (...)
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