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Photo taken in a northerly direction · Monken Hadley · EN5 · Contributed by The Underground Map
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This photo is of the parade opposite the Monk public house in Barnet. Probably circa 1900.

   Contemporary view of the area - viewing direction is appoximate

This photo is of the parade opposite the Monk public house in Barnet. Probably circa 1900.

This is the Monken Hadley end of Barnet High Street.

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Marian
Marian   
Added: 18 Mar 2018 09:23 GMT   
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No, it?s not the parade of shops you mention, it?s Middle Row which was demolished in 1889 and was situated to the south of the parish church literally in the middle of the High Street!


VIEW THE MONKEN HADLEY AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE MONKEN HADLEY AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE MONKEN HADLEY AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE MONKEN HADLEY AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE MONKEN HADLEY AREA IN THE 1900s
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Monken Hadley

Monken Hadley was the main site of the Battle of Barnet in 1471, one of the two principal engagements of the Wars of the Roses.

An ancient country village north of Barnet, it is now a suburban development situated on the very edge of Greater London 11 miles north north-west of Charing Cross, while retaining much of its rural character.

During the 1471 Battle of Barnet, troops advanced through the village, although the action took place north (Hadley Wood) and west (Hadley Green) of the settlement. Although the retreat of the forces of Lord William Hastings (at the hands of the Earl of Oxford) took place in the parish of Barnet, all of the other key engagements were within Monken Hadley parish, including the historically significant death of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, believed to be at the place where a monument now stands on the Great North Road.

The parish church of St Mary the Virgin was built in its present form in 1494 (the date being carved in stone over the west door) although a church is believed to have stood on the site for over 800 years. The present building is in the perpendicular style, and includes two side chapels (in transepts) dedicated to St Anne and St Catherine. The building was heavily renovated in Victorian times, and contains large quantities of Victorian woodwork furniture. The parish and church were heavily influenced by the Oxford Movement and it remains a focus of eucharistic worship within the surrounding district.

Historically Monken Hadley was a civil parish of Middlesex forming part of a small protrusion into Hertfordshire. In 1889, under the Local Government Act 1888, the civil parish was transferred to Hertfordshire. Under the Local Government Act 1894 the parish was split with a Hadley parish becoming part of the Barnet Urban District, while the remaining part of the parish became part of the East Barnet Urban District, both of Hertfordshire. In 1965, under the London Government Act 1963, its area was transferred to Greater London and combined with that of other districts formerly in Hertfordshire and Middlesex to form the present-day London Borough of Barnet.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Barnet and Southgate College:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
Chipping Barnet:   Chipping Barnet is a suburban development built around a 12th-century settlement and is located 10 miles north north-west of Charing Cross.
Hadley Green:   
J and L garden company:   
Monken Hadley:   Monken Hadley was the main site of the Battle of Barnet in 1471, one of the two principal engagements of the Wars of the Roses.
Old Court House Recreation Ground:   
Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Queen Elizabeth’s School, Barnet:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Susi Earnshaw Theatre School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Underhill Infants School and Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Underhill School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alston Road, EN5 · Alston Works, EN5 · Argan Close, EN5 · Barnet Trading Estate, EN5 · Bath Place, EN5 · Beaumont Place, EN5 · Bedford Avenue, EN5 · Boardman Close, EN5 · Brent Place, EN5 · Bryant Close, EN5 · Carnarvon Road, EN5 · Cattley Close, EN5 · Cedar Lawn Avenue, EN5 · Christ Church Lane, EN5 · Convent Close, EN5 · Dollis Valley Drive, EN5 · Dollis Valley Way, EN5 · Dury Road, EN5 · East View, EN5 · Eastham Close, EN5 · Ellesmere Grove, EN5 · Elm Road, EN5 · Elton Avenue, EN5 · Falkland Road, EN5 · Fitzjohn Avenue, EN5 · Gladsmuir Road, EN5 · Gordon Way, EN5 · Greenacre Close, EN5 · Hadley Green Road, EN5 · Hadley Green West, EN5 · Hadley Green, EN5 · Hadley Grove, EN5 · Hadley Highstone, EN5 · Hadley Ridge, EN5 · Hammond Close, EN5 · Hardy Close, EN5 · High Street, EN5 · Hillside Gardens, EN5 · Hyde Close, EN5 · Langley Row, EN5 · Leecroft Road, EN5 · Leeside, EN5 · Lucan Road, EN5 · Manor Close, EN5 · Manor Road, EN5 · Manorside, EN5 · Mill Bridge, EN5 · Mill Corner, EN5 · Milton Avenue, EN5 · Moon Lane, EN5 · Moxon Street, EN5 · Newlyn Road, EN5 · Normandy Avenue, EN5 · Northern Service Road, EN5 · Nursery Row, EN5 · Old Fold Close, EN5 · Old Fold Lane, EN5 · Orchard Road, EN5 · Park Road, EN5 · Pinecroft Crescent, EN5 · Puller Road, EN5 · Rossiter Fields, EN5 · Salisbury Road, EN5 · Scholars Close, EN5 · Snowberry Close, EN5 · South Close, EN5 · Stapylton Road, EN5 · Sunset View, EN5 · Sutherland Close, EN5 · Sydney Chapman Way, EN5 · Tapster Street, EN5 · Taylor’s Lane, EN5 · The Avenue, EN5 · The Drive, EN5 · The Ridge, EN5 · Thornton Road, EN5 · Union Street, EN5 · Vale Drive, EN5 · Victoria Lane, EN5 · Victors Way, EN5 · Woodfall Avenue, EN5 · Wrotham Road, EN5 · Wyburn Avenue, EN5 ·
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