Holly Park, N4
Road, existing between the 1870s and now
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Holly Park, in Crouch Hill
, dates from the 1870s.
As late as 1854, this area was still agricultural. ’The Hollies’, east of Crouch Hill
, was sold off between 1864 and 1867 in 20 plots as Holly Park but was not developed until the 1870s. By 1878 residents founded the ’Holly Park Protection Association’.
The Holly Park Methodist Church
was founded in 1881 by the Rev. Morley Punshon and Sir Francis Lycett. The architect was Elijah Hoole. The church with seating for 1000 opened in 1882 - the lecture hall and school classrooms, considered by Mr.Hoole to be his best work, opened in 1886. In 1962 a modern church was erected on the
The Holly Park Estate was built between 1951-2 and named after the large villas that were once there -’The Hollies’, ’Tregaron’ and others.
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