Heath Brow, NW3

Road in/near Hampstead

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Heath Brow is a road in the NW3 postcode area

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Cassandra Green   
Added: 11 Sep 2020 14:34 GMT   

Rudall Crescent, NW3 (- 1999)
I lived at 2 Rudall Crescent until myself and my family moved out in 1999. I once met a lady in a art fair up the road who was selling old photos of the area and was very knowledgeable about the area history, collecting photos over the years. She told me that before the current houses were built, there was a large manor house , enclosed by a large area of land. She told me there had been a fire there. Im trying to piece together the story and find out what was on the land before the crescent was built. This website is very interesting.

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Added: 22 Sep 2022 18:30 GMT   

Well Walk, NW3 (1817 - 1818)
The home of Benthy, the Postman, with whom poet John Keats and his brother Tom lodged from early 1817 to Dec., 1818. They occupied the first floor up. Here Tom died Dec. 1, 1818. It was next door to the Welles Tavern then called ’The Green Man’."

From collected papers and photos re: No. 1 Well Walk at the library of Harvard University.

Source: No. 1, Well Walk, Hampstead. | HOLLIS for


James Preston   
Added: 28 Apr 2021 09:06 GMT   

Was this the location of Rosslyn House prep school? I have a photograph of the Rosslyn House cricket team dated 1910 which features my grandfather (Alan Westbury Preston). He would have been 12 years old at the time. All the boys on the photo have been named. If this is the location of the school then it appears that the date of demolition is incorrect.

Graham Margetson   
Added: 9 Feb 2021 14:33 GMT   

I lived at 4 Arkwright Road before it was the school
My parents lived at 4 Arkwright Road. Mrs Goodwin actually owned the house and my parents rented rooms from her.

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Added: 10 Dec 2020 23:51 GMT   

Wellgarth Road, NW11
I lived at 15 Wellgarth Road with my parents and family from 1956 until I left home in the 70s and continued to visit my mother there until she moved in the early 80s. On the first day we moved in we kids raced around the garden and immediately discovered an air raid shelter that ran right underneath the house which I assume was added in the run-up to WW2. There was a basement room with its own entrance off the garden and right opposite where the air raid shelter emerged. In no time at all up high near the ceiling of this room, we discovered a door which, while we were little enough, we could enter by standing on some item of furniture, haul ourselves in and hide from the grownups. That room was soundproof enough for us kids to make a racket if we wanted to. But not too loud if my dad was playing billiards in the amazing wood-panelled room immediately above. We had no idea that we were living in such an historical building. To us it was just fun - and home!

Born here
Added: 16 Nov 2022 12:39 GMT   

The Pearce family lived in Gardnor Road
The Pearce family moved into Gardnor Road around 1900 after living in Fairfax walk, my Great grandfather, wife and there children are recorded living in number 4 Gardnor road in the 1911 census, yet I have been told my grand father was born in number 4 in 1902, generations of the Pearce continue living in number 4 as well other houses in the road up until the 1980’s



Loraine Brocklehurst    
Added: 24 May 2023 14:00 GMT   

Holcombe Road, N17
I lived at 23Holcombe Rd. with my parents, Grandfather , Aunt and Uncle in 1954. My Aunt and Uncle lived there until it was demolished. I’m not sure what year that was as we emigrated to Canada.


Jen Williams   
Added: 20 May 2023 17:27 GMT   

Corfield Street, E2
My mother was born in 193 Corfield Street in 1920.Her father was a policeman.


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Added: 17 May 2023 11:50 GMT   

Milson Road (1908 - 1954)
My grandparents and great grandparents and great great grandparents the Manley family lived at 33 Milson Road from 1908 to 1935. My grandad was born at 33 Milson Road. His parents George and Grace had all four of their chidren there. When his father Edward died his mother moved to 67 Milson in 1935 Road and lived there until 1954 (records found so far, it may be longer). Before that they lived in the Porten Road. I wonder if there is anyone that used to know them? My grandad was Charles ’Ted’ Manley, his parents were called George and Grace and George’s parents were called Edward and Bessie. George worked in a garage and Edward was a hairdresser.

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Added: 16 Apr 2023 15:55 GMT   

Rendlesham Road, E5
I lived at 14 Rendlesham Road in the 1940s and 50s. The house belonged to my grandfather James Grosvenor who bought it in the 1920s for £200.I had a brother who lived in property until 1956 when he married. Local families were the paisleys, the Jenners and the family of Christopher Gable.

Sandra Field   
Added: 15 Apr 2023 16:15 GMT   

Removal Order
Removal order from Shoreditch to Holborn, Jane Emma Hall, Single, 21 Pregnant. Born about 21 years since in Masons place in the parish of St Lukes.

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Sue Germain   
Added: 10 Apr 2023 08:35 GMT   

Southwood Road, SE9
My great great grandfather lived in Time Villa, Southwood Rd around 1901. He owned several coffee houses in Whitechapel and in South London, including New Time Coffee House so either his house was named after the coffee house or vice versa.


David Gleeson   
Added: 7 Apr 2023 22:19 GMT   

MBE from Campbell Bunk (1897 - 1971)
Walter Smith born at 43 Campbell Bunk was awarded the MBE in january honours list in 1971. A local councillor for services to the public.


Branch Hill Pond Branch Hill Pond which was fed from a spring which was also the main source of the Westbourne.
Heath House Heath House is a Grade II* listed historic mansion on Hampstead Heath.
Whitestone Pond Whitestone Pond is the source of one of London’s lost rivers, the River Westbourne.

Admiral’s Walk, NW3 Admiral’s Walk extends from Hampstead Grove to Lower Terrace.
Birchwood Drive, NW3 Birchwood Drive is a street in Hampstead.
Branch Hill House, NW3 Branch Hill House is a block on Spedan Close.
Branch Hill, NW3 Branch Hill is a street in Hampstead.
Brandon House, NW3 Brandon House is a block on North End Avenue.
Cannon Lane, NW3 Cannon Lane is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Cannon Place, NW3 Cannon Place is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Christ Church, NW3 Christ Church is a street in Hampstead.
Christchurch Passage, NW3 Christchurch Passage is a location in London.
Church House, NW3 Church House is sited on Cannon Place.
Coach House, NW3 Coach House is a block on Templewood Avenue.
East Heath Road, NW3 East Heath Road bounds the western rim of Hampstead Heath.
East View, NW3 East View is a location in London.
Elm Row, NW3 Elm Row is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Firecrest Drive, NW3 Firecrest Drive is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Fleet House, NW3 Fleet House is located on Vale of Health.
Foley House, NW3 Foley House is a block on East Heath Road.
Fountain House, NW3 Fountain House is located on Lower Terrace.
Grange Gardens, NW3 Grange Gardens is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Grove Place, NW3 Grove Place is a street in Hampstead.
Hampstead Grove, NW3 Hampstead Grove runs parallel to Heath Street and leads south to Holly Bush Hill.
Hampstead Square, NW3 Hampstead Square is a street in Hampstead.
Hawthorne House, NW3 Hawthorne House is sited on Upper Terrace.
Heath House, NW3 Heath House is a block on Spaniards Road.
Heath Villas, NW3 Heath Villas is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Heysham House, NW3 Heysham House is a block on Heysham Lane.
Heysham Lane, NW3 Heysham Lane is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Highview House, NW3 Highview House is a block on Upper Terrace.
Holford Road, NW3 This is a street in the NW3 postcode area
Inverforth Close, NW3 Inverforth Close is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Inverforth House, NW3 Inverforth House is sited on North End Way.
Judges Walk House, NW3 Judges Walk House is a block on Branch Hill.
Judges’ Walk, NW3 Judges’ Walk is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Ladywell Court, NW3 Ladywell Court is a block on East Heath Road.
Langtry House, NW3 Langtry House is a block on East Heath Road.
Lawn House, NW3 Lawn House is located on Elm Row.
Lower Terrace, NW3 Lower Terrace is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Mansion Gardens, NW3 This is a street in the NW3 postcode area
North End Way, NW3 North End Way is the name for the southernmost section of North End Road - running from Hampstead to Golders Green.
Northcote House, NW3 Northcote House is a block on Heath Street.
Savoy Court, NW3 Savoy Court is a block on Firecrest Drive.
Schreiber House, NW3 Schreiber House is a block on West Heath Road.
Spaniards Road, NW3 Spaniards Road is so-named as it leads to the Spaniards Inn.
Spedan Close, NW3 Spedan Close was the site of an innovative council housing scheme.
Spencer House, NW3 Spencer House is sited on Vale of Health.
Squire’s Mount, NW3 Squire’s Mount leads south off of East Heath Road.
Squires Mount House, NW3 Squires Mount House is a block on Squire’s Mount.
Templewood Avenue, NW3 Templewood Avenue is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Templewood Gardens, NW3 Templewood Gardens is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Terrace House, NW3 Terrace House is a block on North End Avenue.
The Old Court House, NW3 The Old Court House is a building on North End Way.
Tree House, NW3 Tree House is a block on Well Road.
Upper Terrace House, NW3 Upper Terrace House is sited on Upper Terrace.
Upper Terrace, NW3 Upper Terrace is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Vale House, NW3 Vale House is a block on Vale of Health.
Vale of Health, NW3 Vale of Health is a road and community on Hampstead Heath.
Vine House, NW3 Vine House is a block on Hampstead Square.
Well Passage, NW3 Well Passage links Well Road and Well Walk in Hampstead.
Well Road, NW3 Well Road is a street in Hampstead.
Whitestone House, NW3 Whitestone House is a block on Whitestone Lane.
Whitestone Lane, NW3 Whitestone Lane is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Windmill Hill, NW3 Windmill Hill is a street in Hampstead.

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Hampstead though now considered an integral part of London, has retained much of its village charm.

Hampstead is on a steep hill and the tube station platforms are the deepest on the London Underground network, at 58.5 metres below ground level. It has the deepest lift shaft on the Underground.

Although early records of Hampstead itself can be found in a grant by King Ethelred the Unready to the monastery of St. Peter's at Westminster (AD 986) and it is referred to in the Domesday Book (1086), the history of Hampstead is generally traced back to the 17th century.

Trustees of the Well started advertising the medicinal qualities of the chalybeate waters (water impregnated with iron) in 1700. Although Hampstead Wells was initially successful, its popularity declined in the 1800s due to competition with other London spas. The spa was demolished in 1882, although a water fountain was left behind.

Hampstead started to expand following the opening of the North London Railway in the 1860s (now on the London Overground), and expanded further after the tube station opened in 1907.

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The Old Bull and Bush
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Holly Walk, NW3
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North End Road, NW11
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Bracknell Way
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Yorkshire Grey Place, NW3
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Whitestone Pond (1900s)
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The Old Bull and Bush
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Heath House, Hampstead
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Flask Walk, Hampstead (1922)
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Holly Walk, NW3
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Removing the ’Dick Turpin House and Stables’ which once stood close to the Spaniards Inn, Hampstead, January 1934. The building caused an even narrower traffic obstruction than the pub still does today
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Spedan Close
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Church Row, Hampstead. This etching appears as the frontispiece of 'An introduction to Hampstead' by G.E. Mitton, published in 1902.
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Branch Hill Pond
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Whitestone Pond (1900s)
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