Garlinge Road, NW6

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Garlinge Road, NW6

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Road · Kilburn · NW6 ·
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Garlinge Road connects Shoot Up Hill with Fordwych Road.




NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Brondesbury Brondesbury was originally "Brand’s manor" - a small hamlet in Middlesex.
Cannon Stream The Cannon Stream was, before it was sent underground, a tributary of the Westbourne River.
Earlsfields Between Thorplands on the east and Shoot Up Hill on the west lay several fields called Earlsfields.
Kilburn Grange Park Kilburn Grange Park is a three hectare open space adjacent to Kilburn High Road.
Mill Lane, looking east (1900s) Mill Lane is one of the major thoroughfares of West Hampstead.

NEARBY STREETS
Ariel Road, NW6 Ariel Road was formed from the 1885 combination of Ariel Street and Spencer Terrace.
Barlow Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Brassey Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Brooklands Court, NW6 Brooklands Court is a road in the NW6 postcode area
Broomsleigh Street, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Cavendish Close, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Cavendish Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Dornfell Street, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Espalier Gardens, NW6 Espalier Gardens is a location in London.
Exeter Parade, NW2 Exeter Parade is a street in Cricklewood.
Exeter Road, NW2 Exeter Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Exeter Road, NW6 Exeter Road is one of the streets of London in the NW6 postal area.
Fordwych Road, NW2 Fordwych Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Gladstone Mews, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Glastonbury Street, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Glenbrook Road, NW6 Glenbrook Road lies to the west of West Hampstead.
Hall Oak Walk, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Hemstal Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Holmdale Road, NW6 Holmdale Road runs from Mill Lane to Dennington Park Road in West Hampstead.
Iverson Road, NW6 The first part of Iverson Road, NW6 was laid out in 1872.
Kendal Court, NW2 Kendal Court is a street in Cricklewood.
Kingscroft Road, NW2 Kingscroft Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Kylemore Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Landau House, NW6 Residential block
Liddell Road, NW6 Liddell Road was named after an old West Hampstead estate.
Linburn House, NW6 Residential block
Linstead Street, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Loveridge Mews, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Loveridge Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Lowfield Road, NW6 Lowfield Road is the northern extension of Kingsgate Road, NW6.
Mapesbury Court, NW2 Mapesbury Court is a residential block on Shoot Up Hill.
Mapesbury Road, NW2 Mapesbury Road is named after Walter Map, prebendary from 1173–1192.
Mapesbury Road, NW6 Mapesbury Road is a road in the NW6 postcode area
Mapsbury Road, NW2 Mapsbury Road is a location in London.
Maygrove Road, NW6 Maygrove Road runs between the Edgware Road and Iverson Road, NW6
Medley Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Mill Lane, NW2 West of the bridge over the railway, Mill Lane enters the NW2 postcode.
Mill Lane, NW6 Mill Lane forms the boundary between Fortune Green and West Hampstead.
Mowbray Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Mowbray Road, NW6 Mowbray Road is a road in the NW2 postcode area
Narcissus Road, NW6 Narcissus Road lies in London NW6
Netherwood Street, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Palmerston Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Pandora Road, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Petrie Close, NW2 Petrie Close is a street in Cricklewood.
Ravenshaw Street, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
Saint Cuthberts Road, NW2 This is a street in the NW2 postcode area
Shoot Up Hill, NW2 Shoot Up Hill is a street in Cricklewood.
Shoot-up Hill, NW2 Shoot-up Hill is a street in Cricklewood.
Solent Road, NW6 Solent Road is a street in West Hampstead.
St Cuthbert’s Road, NW2 St Cuthbert?s Road is a street in Cricklewood.
Sumatra Road, NW6 Sumatra Road, NW6 dates from the 1870s.
Summit Court, NW2 Summit Court is a street in Cricklewood.
The Arches, NW6 Street/road in London NW6
The Mansions, NW6 The Mansions is a residential block on the north side of Mill Lane.
Wayne Kirkum Way, NW2 Wayne Kirkum Way is a road in the NW6 postcode area
Webheath, NW6 Street/road in London NW6


Kilburn

Kilburn is an area which straddles both sides of the Edgware Road (Kilburn High Road).

Kilburn High Road originated as an ancient trackway, part of a Celtic route between the settlements now known as Canterbury and St Albans. Under Roman rule, the route was paved. In Anglo-Saxon times the road became known as Watling Street.

Kilburn grew up on the banks of a stream which has been known variously as Cuneburna, Kelebourne and Cyebourne, which flows from Hampstead down through Hyde Park and into the River Thames. It is suggested the name means either Royal River or Cattle River ('Bourne' being an Anglo-Saxon word for 'river'). That river is known today as the Westbourne.

The name Kilburn was first recorded in 1134 as Cuneburna, referring to the priory which had been built on the site of the cell of a hermit known as Godwyn. Godwyn had built his hermitage by the Kilburn river during the reign of Henry I, and both his hermitage and the priory took their name from the river.

Kilburn Priory was a small community of nuns, probably Augustinian canonesses. It was founded in 1134 at the Kilburn river crossing on Watling Street (the modern-day junction of Kilburn High Road and Belsize Road). Kilburn Priory's position on Watling Street meant that it became a popular resting point for pilgrims heading for the shrines at St Albans and Willesden. The Priory was dissolved in 1536-37 by Henry VIII, and nothing remains of it today. The priory lands included a mansion and a hostium (a guesthouse), which may have been the origin of the Red Lion pub, thought to have been founded in 1444. Opposite, the Bell Inn was opened around 1600, on the site of the old mansion.

The fashion for taking 'medicinal waters' in the 18th century came to Kilburn when a well of chalybeate waters (water impregnated with iron) was discovered near the Bell Inn in 1714. In an attempt to compete with the nearby Hampstead Well, gardens and a 'great room' were opened to promote the well, and its waters were promoted in journals of the day as cure for 'stomach ailments'.

In the 19th century the wells declined, but the Kilburn Wells remained popular as a tea garden. The Bell was demolished and rebuilt in 1863. The Kilburn stretch of Watling Street, now called Edgware Road and Kilburn High Road, was gradually built up with inns and farm houses. Kilburn did not attract any significant building until around 1819 in the area near St John's Wood.

Much of the area was developed in the last decades of the 19th century by Solomon Barnett, who named many of the streets after places in the West Country (e.g. Torbay) or after popular poets of the day (e.g. Tennyson) in honour of his wife.

There are three railway stations on Kilburn High Road: Kilburn tube station (Jubilee line) at its northern end and a little to the south Brondesbury station (London Overground). Approximately a mile further south is Kilburn High Road station (also London Overground). The name of Ian Dury's first band, Kilburn and the High Roads, refers to this road, as does the Flogging Molly song, "Kilburn High Road" and the Shack song, "Kilburn High Road".

Kilburn tube station opened as Kilburn and Brondesbury on 24 November 1879, as part of the Metropolitan and St. John's Wood Railway run by the Metropolitan Railway. Following the merger of the Metropolitan Railway into London Transport in 1933, it then became part of the Stanmore branch of the Bakerloo line on 20 November 1939, at which time the station was extensively rebuilt. The station was renamed to its current name on 25 September 1950. It was transferred to the Jubilee line on its opening, on 1 May 1979.


LOCAL PHOTOS
Extract from the London Gazette
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1879 Royal Agricultural Society Show
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Fortune Green
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Kilburn Grange Park
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Grangeway, NW6
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Kilburn House
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In the neighbourhood...

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Brondesbury Station in 1961. The view is to the northeast towards Dalston Junction and Broad Street. In the distance can be seen the overbridge carrying the Metropolitan and LNER (ex-Great Central) six lines into Baker Street and Marylebone.
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Kilburn Grange Park
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Grangeway, NW6
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Sumatra Road, West Hampstead. Houses opposite Kingdon Road.
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The Grange, from "The Graphic magazine", 1901
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Clarence Place, Kilburn High Road, at the junction with Eresby Road. Thought to be taken in the 1880s.
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Biddy Mulligans, Kilburn High Road in 1975.
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