Ardwick Road, NW2

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Ardwick Road, NW2

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Ardwick Road was named Major Ardwick Burgess who developed the road.

Major Burgess was the son of Henry Burgess who had purchased the manor of Ardwick near Manchester.


Main source: http://www.camdenhistorysociety.org/s/Street-names-their-origins.pdf
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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Avenue Farm Cowhouse Farm was linked to Hodford Farm in Golders Green for a long period. As Cricklewood suburbanised, the farm became surrounded by housing.
Fortune Green Fortune Green was originally part of the district of Hampstead but became physically separated from it by the building of the new turnpike road (now Finchley Road) in the 1830s.
Fortune Green Fortune Green lies to the north of the ancient village of West End.
Hackney College The Village Itinerancy Society, a Congregationalist college, was transformed into Hackney Theological Seminary.
New West End New West End was created in the 1840s on the Finchley Road.

NEARBY STREETS
Ajax Road, NW6 Ajax Road was first developed in 1886.
Bracknell Way, NW3 Bracknell Way is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Briardale Gardens, NW3 Briardale Gardens is a street in Hampstead.
Burgess Hill, NW2 Burgess Hill runs off of Finchley Road.
Burrard Road, NW6 Burrard Road runs north from Fortune Green Road.
Childs Hill Walk, NW2 Childs Hill Walk is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Church Walk, NW2 Church Walk is a street in Cricklewood.
Croft Way, NW3 Croft Way is a street in Hampstead.
Croftway, NW3 Croftway is a street in Hampstead.
Devonshire Place, NW2 Devonshire Place is a street in Cricklewood.
Farm Avenue, NW2 Farm Avenue is a street in Cricklewood.
Ferncroft Avenue, NW3 Ferncroft Avenue is a street in Hampstead.
Finchley Road, NW2 Finchley Road runs briefly through the NW2 postcode as it passes through Childs Hill.
Fortune Green Road, NW3 Fortune Green Road is a street in Hampstead.
Heath Drive, NW3 Heath Drive, one of the roads connecting Hampstead with the Finchley Road was originally West Hampstead Avenue.
Hocroft Avenue, NW2 Hocroft Avenue is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Hocroft Road, NW2 Hocroft Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Hocroft Walk, NW2 Hocroft Walk is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Hollycroft Avenue, NW3 Hollycroft Avenue is a street in Hampstead.
Ingham Road, NW6 Ingham Road is a street in Hampstead.
Kidderpore Avenue, NW3 Kidderpore Avenue is a street in Hampstead.
Kidderpore Gardens, NW3 Kidderpore Gardens is a street in Hampstead.
Lyncroft Gardens, NW6 Lyncroft Gardens is a street in Fortune Green, NW6
Lyndale Avenue, NW2 Lyndale Avenue is a street in Cricklewood.
Lyndale, NW2 Lyndale is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Menelik Road, NW2 Menelik Road runs from Westbere Road to Minster Road.
Parsifal Road, NW6 Parsifal Road runs from Finchley Road to Fortune Green Road.
Pattison Road, NW2 Pattison Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Penrose Gardens, NW3 Penrose Gardens is a location in London.
Platt’s Lane, NW2 Platt’s Lane is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Platt’s Lane, NW3 A farmhouse on the edge of the heath was enlarged by Thomas Platt before 1811 and who gave his name to the lane.
Prospect Place, NW2 Prospect Place is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Prospect Road, NW2 Prospect Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Ranulf Road, NW2 Ranulf Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Ranulph Road, NW2 Ranulph Road is a location in London.
Rose Joan Mews, NW6 Rose Joan Mews is a small cul-de-sac in Fortune Green, NW6
Rosecroft Avenue, NW3 Rosecroft Avenue is a street in Hampstead.
Studholme Court, NW3 Studholme Court is a street in Hampstead.
Telegraph Hill, NW3 Telegraph Hill is a road in the NW3 postcode area
The Octagon 527a, NW3 The Octagon 527a is a location in London.
Vernon Court, NW2 Vernon Court is a street in Cricklewood.
Weech Road, NW6 Weech Road is a street in Fortune Green, NW6


Temple Park

Temple Park is one of the smaller suburbs of north London.

Just a few streets in total, Temple Park lies in the former grounds of a large house built along the (then new) Finchley Road in the 1830s.

The arrival of the Finchley road lessened the area’s isolation. A house called Temple Park was built on the smaller Temples estate probably in the 1830s by Henry Weech Burgess, a prosperous Lancastrian. Temple Park had become the Anglo-French College by 1873.

A few houses had been built by 1878 and in 1880 Weech Road was constructed between Fortune Green Road and Finchley Road on the portion of Teil's estate purchased by the Burgesses in 1855. Four houses were built there in 1880 and another 12 in 1887 by A. R. Amer and Becket.

In 1890 Kidderpore Hall was acquired by Westfield College, which made considerable additions to it in 1904-5, and the rest of the estate given over to the builders.

By the turn of the twentieth century, building was proceeding on the Burgess Park (Temples) estate: the same builder, George Hart, was responsible for Briardale Road and Clorane Gardens, where the houses were built between 1900 and 1910.

In 1905 on the Burgess Park estate 18 houses were built in Finchley Road, possibly including nos. 601 and 603 designed by Voysey, and by 1913 building was complete in Burgess Hill, Ardwick Road, and Weech Road and two houses had been built in Ranulf Road. In 1901 a small piece on the western side of the Burgess Park estate was added to the cemetery.

During the Second World War bombing destroyed several houses on the Burgess Park estate, including some in Ardwick Road and two of Voysey's houses, nos. 601 and 603 Finchley Road, which were replaced by houses designed by R. Seifert.


LOCAL PHOTOS
Wet Fish Cafe
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The Alice House
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The Black Lion (early 1900s)
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Victorian art work
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Fortune Green
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Eustace Hamilton Miles
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Bracknell Way
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In the neighbourhood...

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Wet Fish Cafe
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The Black Lion (early 1900s)
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Fortune Green
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Parsifal Road, NW6 was approved in 1883. Between 1890 and 1897, thirteen large detached and semi-detached houses were built in the road in a distinctive Hampstead fin-de-siècle style.
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