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Harmondsworth is a village to the north of today's Heathrow Airport.

The Five Bells, Harmondsworth
Harmondsworth was originally a parish, with the name first recorded in AD 780 when King Offa granted land to his servant Aeldred. It was mentioned in the Domesday Book, its name coming from the Anglo-Saxon Heremodes worþ, meaning 'Heremod's enclosure'.

The church of St Mary within the village has with parts dating from the 12th century. The Grade I listed Harmondsworth Barn, Britain's largest tithe barn, made entirely without nails.

There are two UK Border Agency immigration removal centres in Harmondsworth. British Airways is headquartered in Waterside in Harmondsworth. The building officially opened in 1999.

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THE STREETS OF HARMONDSWORTH
Acacia Mews, UB7 Acacia Mews is one of the streets of London in the UB7 postal area.
Accommodation Lane, UB7 Accommodation Lane is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Ashby Way, UB7 Ashby Way is one of the streets of London in the UB7 postal area.
Baysfarm Court, UB7 Baysfarm Court is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Bomer Close, UB7 Bomer Close is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Chestnut Close, UB7 Chestnut Close is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Chitterfield Gate, UB7 Chitterfield Gate is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Colnbrook By Passage, UB7 Colnbrook By Passage is one of the streets of London in the UB7 postal area.
Colnbrook By-Pass, UB7 Colnbrook By-Pass is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Colnbrook By-Pass, UB7 Colnbrook By-Pass is a road in the TW6 postcode area
Doghurst Drive, UB7 Doghurst Drive is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Harmondsworth Lane, UB7 Harmondsworth Lane is one of the streets of London in the UB7 postal area.
Heathrow Boulevard, UB7 Heathrow Boulevard is one of the streets of London in the UB7 postal area.
Heathrow Close, UB7 Heathrow Close is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Heathrow Summit Centre, UB7 Heathrow Summit Centre is one of the streets of London in the UB7 postal area.
Hollycroft Close, UB7 Hollycroft Close is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Hollycroft Gardens, UB7 Hollycroft Gardens is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Kenwood Close, UB7 Kenwood Close is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Meadowlea Close, UB7 Meadowlea Close is one of the streets of London in the UB7 postal area.
Newbury Road, UB7 Newbury Road is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Northern Perimeter Road, UB7 Northern Perimeter Road is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Northwood Road, UB7 Northwood Road is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Pinglestone Close, UB7 Pinglestone Close is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Saxon Way, UB7 Saxon Way is one of the streets of London in the UB7 postal area.
Sipson Close, UB7 Sipson Close is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Skyport Drive, UB7 Skyport Drive is one of the streets of London in the UB7 postal area.
Sovereign Court, UB7 Sovereign Court is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Speedbird Way, UB7 Speedbird Way is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Stanwell Moor Road, UB7 Stanwell Moor Road is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Summit Centre, UB7 Summit Centre is one of the streets of London in the UB7 postal area.
Tarmac Way, UB7 Tarmac Way is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Vine Close, UB7 Vine Close is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Wilton Close, UB7 Wilton Close is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Wirra Way, UB7 Wirra Way is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Wykeham Close, UB7 Wykeham Close is a road in the UB7 postcode area
Zealand Avenue, UB7 Zealand Avenue is a road in the UB7 postcode area



VIEW THE HARMONDSWORTH 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 HARMONDSWORTH 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 HARMONDSWORTH 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 HARMONDSWORTH AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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VIEW THE HARMONDSWORTH AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

Harmondsworth

Harmondsworth is a village to the north of today's Heathrow Airport.

Harmondsworth was originally a parish, with the name first recorded in AD 780 when King Offa granted land to his servant Aeldred. It was mentioned in the Domesday Book, its name coming from the Anglo-Saxon Heremodes worþ, meaning 'Heremod's enclosure'.

The church of St Mary within the village has with parts dating from the 12th century. The Grade I listed Harmondsworth Barn, Britain's largest tithe barn, made entirely without nails.

There are two UK Border Agency immigration removal centres in Harmondsworth. British Airways is headquartered in Waterside in Harmondsworth. The building officially opened in 1999.

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