Category Archive: Mill Hill

Nov 22

Mill Hill East in 1900

When you think about it, Mill Hill East is quite a curious name for an Underground station – being that there’s no Mill Hill anywhere on the tube. Putting East at the end is rather unconventional too since the nearest Northern Line station geographically is West Finchley, not Finchley West. The mystery – though not …

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Nov 21

Mill Hill (The Hale)

Being that the following post will concentrate on Mill Hill East, still a station on the Northern Line, we thought we’d diverge away from the underground map a little and travel up to the next station on the old line to Edgware (closed 1964). This photo, from the Tony Harden collection, shows Mill Hill (The …

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Nov 09

London NW7

Mill Hill lay in the historic county of Middlesex until it was absorbed by London. Its London NW7 postal area was created in 1917 and small sections of NW7 overlap into Arkley and Edgware. The area was part of the ancient civil parish of Hendon within Middlesex. Mill Hill as part of Municipal Borough of …

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Jul 30

The Dollis Brook Viaduct

The Dollis Brook Viaduct carries the London Underground’s Northern line from Mill Hill East station to Finchley Central station. It is the highest point on the London Underground above ground level, reaching nearly 60 feet (18 metres). Each arch spans 32 feet at the springer level, and is based on tapered piers. In each pier …

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