Sunny Hill Park

Park in/near Hendon, existing between 1922 and now

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Sunny Hill Park is a 22 hectare park, situated within the angle formed by the A1 and the A41.

Sunnyhill Fields was an area of Church Farm, very popular as a site for viewing the planes at the adjacent Hendon Aerodrome.

In 1921 Hendon Council - the local authority - purchased 16 acres for a park, which opened in 1922, and in 1929 it was enlarged when further land was acquired.

An area in the south-east corner was formerly part of St Mary’s Churchyard, an important archaeological site with evidence of Roman and Anglo-Saxon occupation.

It is a hilly site about 900 metres long and 400 metres at its widest. The park still has hedgerows showing former field boundaries and mature trees. Together with the neighbouring Hendon Churchyard, it is a Site of Local Importance for Nature Conservation.


Source: Sunny Hill Park - Wikipedia



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I have a question rather than a comment. When was 80 Hutton Grove built? My parents, Eddie and Margaret Hapgood, lived at 80 Hutton Grove from 1934 until sometime during the war,and I would love to know if they moved into a new-build house during the big suburban expansion in the 1930s. Does anyone out there know?! I visited very recently to see the road and the frontage of the house for the first time.

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I lived at Queensbury Road, Kingsbury during World War II and used to play regularly along the edge of the Welsh Harp. About halfway along Cool Oak Lane on the south side was a pond we used to call Froggy Pond. It was the only place I ever saw a water scorpion, Nepa cinerea.
At the end of the war, all the street air raid shelters were knocked down and the rubble was piled up on the ground south of the Cool Oak Lane bridge, on the Hendon side. I remember that this heap of rubble became infested with rats and I used to watch them from the bridge. I was told that an old house on the south side of Cool Oak Lane (Woodfield House?) was once owned by the wife of Horatio Nelson. I think it later became the nurseries for plants grown for the Hendon parks.

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VIEW THE HENDON AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE HENDON AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE HENDON AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE HENDON AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE HENDON AREA IN THE 1900s
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Alwyn Gardens, NW4

Alwyn Gardens is a road in the NW4 postcode area




LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Ayesha Community School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 19.
Bell Lane Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Brampton College:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 15 and 19.
Chase Lodge Playing Field:   
Church Farmhouse Museum:   Church Farmhouse Museum was situated in a 17th-century farmhouse in Hendon – the oldest surviving dwelling in Hendon.
Copthall Playing Fields:   
Copthall School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Hendon:   Hendon railway station is a National Rail station situated to the west of Hendon, in the London Borough of Barnet.
Hendon House:   Hendon House was a gabled building built probably in the 16th century.
Hendon Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 13.
Hendon School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Independent Jewish Day School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Jewish Military Museum:   The Jewish Military Museum features exhibits about Jews serving in the British armed forces from the 18th century to the present day.
Kisharon College:   Miscellaneous which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
Nancy Reuben Primary School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Parkfield Primary School:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Parkfield, the Hyde, and Childs Hill Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Peninim:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Powerleague Millhill:   
St John, Hendon:   St John is a church built by Temple Moore (1856–1920) was an English architect who was born in Tullamore, Ireland.
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Mary’s and St John’s CofE School:   Voluntary aided school (All through) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 15. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
St Mary’s Church, Hendon:   St Mary’s Church in Hendon may date back to the Anglo-Saxon period.
St Mary’s Churchyard:   St Mary’s Churchyard is also known as ’Hendon Churchyard’.
Sunnyfields Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Tiferes High School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Greyhound Hill:   The photo was taken in 1912, looking down the hill towards Hendon Aerodrome. From this spot, Hendon residents could get a free view of the aerobatic displays when they took place.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Admiral Court, NW4 · Albert Road, NW4 · Alderton Crescent, NW4 · Alderton Cresent, NW4 · Alexandra Road, NW4 · Algernon Road, NW4 · Alwyn Gardens, NW4 · Aprey Gardens, NW4 · Ashley Lane, NW4 · Audley Road, NW4 · Babington Road, NW4 · Bampton Drive, NW7 · Barford Close, NW4 · Barton Close, NW4 · Bavdene Mews, NW4 · Bell Lane, NW11 · Bell Lane, NW4 · Belle Vue Estate, NW4 · Belle Vue Road, NW4 · Bertram Road, NW4 · Bethel Close, NW4 · Boltmore Close, NW4 · Bonville Gardens, NW4 · Boyne Avenue, NW4 · Brampton Grove, NW4 · Brampton Lane, NW4 · Breasy Place, NW4 · Brent Green, NW4 · Brent Park Road, NW4 · Brent Street, NW4 · Bressay Drive, NW7 · Brinsdale Road, NW4 · Brookfield Avenue, NW4 · Brookfield Avenue, NW7 · Brookfield Close, NW7 · Brookfield Crescent, NW7 · Buckingham Court, NW4 · Burroughs Gardens, NW4 · Burroughs Parade, NW4 · Canberra Close, NW4 · Carol Close, NW4 · Cedars Close, NW4 · Century Close, NW4 · Champions Way, NW4 · Champions Way, NW7 · Chapel Walk, NW4 · Chatsworth Avenue, NW4 · Chatsworth Close, NW4 · Christchurch Hall, NW4 · Christchurch Square, E9 · Church End, NW4 · Church Road, NW4 · Church Road, RM3 · Church Road, TN14 · Church Terrace, NW4 · Clarendon Gardens, NW4 · Colenso Drive, NW7 · Colindeep Gardens, NW4 · Colindeep Lane, NW4 · Copthall Drive, NW7 · Copthall Gardens, NW7 · Courtney House, NW4 · Cowley Place, NW4 · Dallas Road, NW4 · Danescroft Avenue, NW4 · Danescroft Gardens, NW4 · Danescroft, NW4 · Daniel Place, NW4 · Dartmouth Road, NW4 · Downage, NW4 · Eaton Road, NW4 · Edgeworth Avenue, NW4 · Edgeworth Close, NW4 · Edgeworth Crescent, NW4 · Egerton Gardens, NW4 · Endersleigh Gardens, NW4 · Faber Gardens, NW4 · Featherstone Road, NW7 · Finchley Lane, NW4 · First Avenue, NW4 · Fiveways Corner Flyover, NW4 · Fiveways Corner, NW4 · Florence Street, NW4 · Foscote Road, NW4 · Foster Street, NW4 · Fuller Street, NW4 · Gilda Court, NW7 · Glebe Crescent, NW4 · Golders Rise, NW4 · Green Lane, NW4 · Green Walk, NW4 · Greenbank Crescent, NW4 · Greenlands Lane, NW4 · Greyhound Hill, NW4 · Hall Lane, NW4 · Harmony Way, NW4 · Hatchcroft, NW4 · Hendale Avenue, NW4 · Hendon Delivery Office, NW4 · Heriot Road, NW4 · Hilltop Gardens, NW4 · Hillview Gardens, NW4 · Holland Court, NW7 · Hollyview Close, NW4 · Holmbrook Drive, NW4 · Holmdale Gardens, NW4 · Holmdene Avenue, NW7 · Holmfield Avenue, NW4 · Johns Avenue, NW4 · Kings Close, NW4 · Ladysmith Close, NW7 · Layfield Crescent, NW4 · Layfield Road, NW4 · Lea Wood, NW4 · Linfield Close, NW4 · Lodge Road, NW4 · Longfield Avenue, NW7 · Lower Ground Floor, NW4 · Lower Ground Sentinel Square, NW4 · M1 motorway, NW4 · M1, NW4 · Malcolm Crescent, NW4 · Meadow Drive, NW4 · Mills Grove, NW4 · Montagu Road, NW4 · Moorlands Avenue, NW7 · Mount Road, NW4 · Mulberry Close, NW4 · Mulberry Close, SE22 · Neeld Crescent, NW4 · Neeld Cresent, NW4 · New Brent Street, NW4 · Newark Parade, NW4 · Newark Way, NW4 · Nursery Walk, NW4 · Page Street, NW7 · Parson Street, NW4 · Prestige Way, NW4 · Prince of Wales Close, NW4 · Propeller Way, NW4 · Propeller Way, NW9 · Prothero Gardens, NW4 · Pursley Road, NW4 · Pursley Road, NW7 · Queens Parade, NW4 · Queens Way, NW4 · Raleigh Close, NW4 · Ravenshurst Avenue, NW4 · Rickard Close, NW4 · Riverside, NW4 · Rowlands Close, NW7 · Rowsley Avenue, NW4 · Rundell Crescent, NW4 · Rundell Cresent, NW4 · Saint David’s Place, NW4 · Saint Mary’s Crescent, NW4 · Sebergham Grove, NW7 · Second Avenue, NW4 · Selborne Gardens, NW4 · Sentinel Square, NW4 · Sevington Road, NW4 · Sherrock Gardens, NW4 · Sherwood Road, NW4 · Southbourne Crescent, NW4 · Southfields, NW4 · St Davids Place, NW4 · St Josephs Grove, NW4 · St Mary’s Crescent, NW4 · St Mary’s Crescent, NW4 · Station Road, NW4 · Studio Mews, NW4 · Sturgess Avenue, NW4 · Sunningfields Crescent, NW4 · Sunningfields Road, NW4 · Sunny Gardens Parade, NW4 · Sunny Gardens Road, NW4 · Sunny Hill, NW4 · Sunny Place, NW4 · Sutton Parade, NW4 · Swynford Gardens, NW4 · Sydney Grove, NW4 · Talbot Crescent, NW4 · Tenterden Close, NW4 · Tenterden Close, NW4 · Tenterden Drive, NW4 · Tenterden Gardens, NW4 · Tenterden Grove, NW4 · The Approach, NW4 · The Burroughs, NW4 · The Crest, NW4 · The Garage, NW4 · Thornbury, NW4 · Tithe Walk, NW7 · Tudor Close, NW7 · Vaughan Avenue, NW4 · Vicarage Road, NW4 · Victoria Road, NW4 · Water Brook Lane, NW4 · Watford Way, NW4 · West Avenue, NW4 · West View, NW4 · Westchester Drive, NW4 · Westhorpe Gardens, NW4 · Westside, NW4 · Wheatley Close, NW4 · Wilshaw Close, NW4 · Woodburn Close, NW4 · Woodward Avenue, NW4 · Wykeham Road, NW4 ·
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