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Belsize Park, NW3

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Belsize Park is a street in Hampstead.




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Adamson Road, NW3 Adamson Road is a street in Hampstead.
Adelaide Road, NW3 Adelaide Road was begun in 1837 as William IV’s reign drew to a close.
Agincourt Road, NW3 Agincourt Road dates from 1881.
Antrim Grove, NW3 Antrim Grove is a street in Hampstead.
Antrim Mansions, NW3 Antrim Mansions is a street in Hampstead.
Antrim Road, NW3 Antrim Road is a street in Hampstead.
Aspern Grove, NW3 Aspern Grove is a street in Hampstead.
Avenue Close, NW8 Avenue Close is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Avenue Road, NW8 Avenue Road was an important road on the Eyre estate.
Baynes Mews, NW3 Baynes Mews is a mews within the conservation area of Belsize Park.
Belsize Avenue, NW3 Belsize Avenue was once the driveway to the former Belsize House.
Belsize Court Garages, NW3 Belsize Court Garages were built by Willett in around 1880 as livery stables.
Belsize Court, NW3 Belsize Court is a street in Hampstead.
Belsize Crescent, NW3 Belsize Crescent is a street in Hampstead.
Belsize Cresent, NW3 Belsize Cresent, NW3 dates from 1868.
Belsize Grove, NW3 Belsize Grove is a street in Hampstead.
Belsize Lane, NW3 Belsize Lane is a thoroughfare linking Rosslyn Hill with Swiss Cottage.
Belsize Mews, NW3 This is a street in the NW3 postcode area
Belsize Park Gardens, NW3 Belsize Park Gardens is a street in Hampstead.
Belsize Park Mews, NW3 Belsize Park Mews lies in the Belsize Park Conservation Area.
Belsize Place, NW3 Belsize Place is a street in Hampstead.
Belsize Square, NW3 Belsize Square is a street in Hampstead.
Belsize Terrace, NW3 Belsize Terrace is a street in Hampstead.
Briary Close, NW3 Briary Close is a street in Hampstead.
Brocas Close, NW3 Brocas Close is a street in Hampstead.
Broxwood Way, NW8 Broxwood Way is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Byron Mews, NW3 Byron Mews is a street in Hampstead.
Carlingford Road, NW3 Carlingford Road runs between Pilgrim’s Lane and Willoughby Road.
Chalcot Gardens, NW3 Chalcot Gardens is a street in Hampstead.
Connaught Mews, NW3 Connaught Mews is a street in Hampstead.
Constantine Road, NW3 Constantine Road was planned as a direct route from Gospel Oak and Kentish Town to South End Green and the heath.
Conybeare, NW3 Conybeare is a street in Hampstead.
Cressy Road, NW3 Cressy Road was named for a famous English victory by its builder Thomas Gibb.
Crossfield Road, NW3 Crossfield Road is a street in Hampstead.
Daleham Mews, NW3 Daleham Mews is a mews in Belsize Park.
Denning Road, NW3 Denning Road is a street in Hampstead.
Downshire Hill, NW3 Downshire Hill is a street in Hampstead.
Downside Crescent, NW3 Downside Crescent is a street in Hampstead.
East Heath Road, East Heath Road is a road in the postcode area
East Heath Road, NW3 East Heath Road is a street in Hampstead.
Elizabeth Mews, NW3 Elizabeth Mews is a street in Hampstead.
Ella Mews, NW3 Ella Mews is a street in Hampstead.
Elliott Square, NW3 Elliott Square is a street in Hampstead.
Elsworthy Road, NW3 Elsworthy Road is a street in Hampstead.
Elsworthy Road, NW8 Elsworthy Road is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Elsworthy Terrace, NW3 Elsworthy Terrace is a road in the NW3 postcode area
England’s Lane, NW3 This is a street in the NW3 postcode area
Englands Lane, NW3 Englands Lane is a street in Hampstead.
Eton Avenue, NW3 Eton Avenue is a street in Hampstead.
Eton Court, NW3 Eton Court is a street in Hampstead.
Eton Garages, NW3 Eton Garages is a street in Hampstead.
Fellows Road, NW3 Fellows Road is a street in Hampstead.
Fleet Road, NW3 Fleet Road is a street in Hampstead.
Fountain Mews, NW3 Fountain Mews is a street in Hampstead.
Gainsborough Gardens, NW3 Gainsborough Gardens is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Garnett Road, NW3 Garnett Road is a street in Hampstead.
Glenilla Road, NW3 Glenilla Road is a street in Hampstead.
Glenloch Road, NW3 Glenloch Road is a street in Hampstead.
Glenmore Road, NW3 Glenmore Road is a street in Hampstead.
Hampstead Green, NW3 Hampstead Green is a street in Hampstead.
Hampstead Hill Gardens, NW3 Hampstead Hill Gardens is a street in Hampstead.
Harley Road, NW3 Harley Road is a street in Hampstead.
Haverstock Hill, NW3 Haverstock Hill is a street in Hampstead.
Hawtrey Road, NW3 Hawtrey Road is a street in Hampstead.
Heath Hurst Road, NW3 Heath Hurst Road is a street in Hampstead.
Heath Side, NW3 Heath Side is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Hillfield Court, NW3 Hillfield Court serves a prominent art deco residential mansion block of the same name in Belsize Park.
Hillfield Mansions, NW3 Hillfield Mansions is a street in Hampstead.
Hillview, NW3 Hillview is a street in Hampstead.
Hornby Close, NW3 Hornby Close is a street in Hampstead.
Howitt Close, N16 Howitt Close is a road in the N16 postcode area
Howitt Close, NW3 Howitt Close is a street in Hampstead.
Howitt Road, NW3 Howitt Road is a street in Hampstead.
Huson Close, NW3 Huson Close is a street in Hampstead.
Keats Grove, NW3 John Keats lived in the road and his house is now a museum.
King Henry’s Road, NW3 King Henry’s Road is a road in the NW3 postcode area
King Henry’s Road, NW3 King Henry’s Road is a street in Hampstead.
King?s College Road, NW3 King?s College Road is a street in Hampstead.
Lambolle Place, NW3 Lambolle Place is a street in Hampstead.
Lambolle Road, NW3 Lambolle Road is a street in Hampstead.
Lancaster Drive, NW3 Lancaster Drive is a street in Hampstead.
Lancaster Grove, NW3 Lancaster Grove is a street in Hampstead.
Lancaster Stables, NW3 Lancaster Stables is a street in Hampstead.
Lawn Road, NW3 Lawn Road is a street in Hampstead.
Lime Avenue, N6 Lime Avenue is a road in the N6 postcode area
Lime Avenue, NW3 Lime Avenue is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Lower Merton Rise, NW3 Lower Merton Rise is a street in Hampstead.
Lowlands, NW3 Lowlands is a street in Hampstead.
Lyndhurst Gardens, NW3 Lyndhurst Gardens is a street in Hampstead.
Mackeson Road, NW3 Mackeson Road probably dates from 1898.
Marion Mews, SE21 Marion Mews is a road in the SE21 postcode area
Martys Yard, NW3 Martys Yard is a street in Hampstead.
Maryon Mews, NW3 Maryon Mews is a street in Hampstead.
McCrone Mews, NW3 McCrone Mews is a mews - formerly the location of a depot of the London Parcel Delivery Company.
Meadowbank, NW3 Meadowbank, blocks of flats on a street of the same name, were created as part of the Whitton council estate in 1970/71.
Midland Crescent, NW3 Midland Crescent is a street in Hampstead.
Nassington Road, NW3 Nassington Road is a street in Hampstead.
Norfolk Road, NW8 Norfolk Road is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Oppidans Mews, NW3 Oppidans Mews was the very road to be laid out in the original development of the area.
Oppidans Road, NW3 Oppidans Road was built by George Pownall in 1868.
Ordnance Hill, NW8 Ordnance Hill is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Ormonde Court, NW3 Ormonde Court is a street in Hampstead.
Ormonde Terrace, NW8 Ormonde Terrace is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Ornan Road, NW3 Ornan Road is a street in Hampstead.
Park End, NW3 Park End is a street in Hampstead.
Parliament Hill, NW3 Parliament Hill is a street in Hampstead.
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Stanbury Court, NW3 Stanbury Court is a street in Hampstead.
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Sumpter Close, NW3 Sumpter Close is a street in Hampstead.
Tanza Road, NW3 Tanza Road is a street in Hampstead.
The Old Orchard, NW3 The Old Orchard is a street in Hampstead.
Thurlow Road, NW3 Thurlow Road is a street in Hampstead.
Tobin Close, NW3 Tobin Close is a street in Hampstead.
Tranley Mews, NW3 Tranley Mews is a street in Hampstead.
Tudor Close, NW3 Tudor Close is a street in Hampstead.
Upper Park Road, NW3 Upper Park Road is a street in Hampstead.
Wadham Gardens, NW3 Wadham Gardens is a road in the NW3 postcode area
Wandsworth Place, NW3 Wandsworth Place is a street in Hampstead.
Waterhouse Close, NW3 Waterhouse Close is a street in Hampstead.
Wedderburn Road, NW3 Wedderburn Road is a street in Hampstead.
Wells Rise, NW8 This is a street in the NW8 postcode area
Willow Road, NW3 Willow Road is a street in Hampstead.
Winchester Road, NW3 Winchester Road is named after the first Provost of Eton, William Waynflete Bishop of Winchester.
Wood Field, NW3 Wood Field is a street in Hampstead.
Woodland Walk, NW3 Woodland Walk is a street in Hampstead.
Woodland Walk, NW6 Woodland Walk is a road in the NW6 postcode area
Woronzow Road, NW8 Woronzow Road is a road in the NW8 postcode area


Belsize Park

The Manor of Belsize dates back to 1317, with the name is derived from French bel assis meaning 'well situated'.

Belsize Manor was built by Daniel O'Neill for his wife, the Countess of Chesterfield, in the 17th century. Urbanisation took place largely between 1852 and 1878, by which time it extended to Haverstock Hill. After World War I, the construction of blocks of flats began, and now a great many of the larger houses are also converted into flats.

Belsize Park underground station was opened on 22 June 1907 by the Charing Cross, Euston & Hampstead Railway as an intermediate station on its line from Charing Cross to Hampstead. It is served by three lifts and there are 219 steps. The station was designed by Leslie Green and has his familiar facade of ox-blood faience with four round arched windows. It remained largely untouched until the late 1980s when the lifts were replaced and a new ticketing system installed.

It was during the 1930s that Belsize Park contributed most to the artistic and intellectual life of Hampstead. Artists associated with the Mall studios included Dame Barbara Hepworth from 1927 to 1939, her first husband John Skeaping and second Ben Nicholson from 1931 to 1939, and Henry Moore, who lived at no. 11A Parkhill Road from 1929 to 1940. They were members of Unit One, a group of artists and architects founded in 1933 by Paul Nash (1889-1946), who lived at no. 3 Eldon Grove from 1936 to 1939. Sir Herbert Read, the poet and art critic, who lived in 1934-5 at the Mall studios, which he described as a 'nest of gentle artists', published the group's manifesto, a theory of modern style.

Another centre was no. 37 Belsize Park Gardens, meeting place of MARS, an architectural group, and home of Jack Pritchard, who founded Isokon, a firm making modern furniture designed by people like Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer, refugees who brought a European dimension to the abstract design movement in the arts. Others included Piet Mondrian, the Dutch painter, who stayed with the Pritchards before moving to no. 60 Parkhill Road (1938-41). Pritchard also commissioned Wells Coates in 1934 to build the Isokon or Lawn Road flats, partly to house artistic refugees, on a site which he owned. Built in concrete in a functional style, the flats came to be recognized as 'a milestone in the introduction of the modern idiom into London'.

In World War II, a large underground air-raid shelter was built here and its entrance can still be seen near the tube station at Downside Crescent. The area on Haverstock Hill north of Belsize Park underground station up to Hampstead Town Hall and including part of a primary school near the Royal Free Hospital was heavily bombed.

Belsize Park these days is a lively area with many restaurants, pubs and cafés along Haverstock Hill and also England's Lane.

Glossary: A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 9, edited by C R Elrington.

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