St John’s Wood Road, NW8

Road in/near St John's Wood

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St John’s Wood Road, NW8

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Road · St John's Wood · NW8 ·
July
19
2017

St John’s Wood Road is a road in the NW8 postcode area




NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Paddington Fire Station Paddington Fire Station was situated at 492-498 Edgware Road.

NEARBY STREETS
Abercorn Close, NW8 Abercorn Close is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Aberdeen Place, NW8 Aberdeen Place was built on the site of a farm once owned by John Lyon, who founded Harrow School in 1571.
Alexandra Court, W9 Alexandra Court is a street in Maida Vale.
Alma Square, NW8 Alma Square is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Alpha Road, NW8 Alpha Road, named after the Greek letter, was the first street to be developed in this area in 1799.
Bernhardt Crescent, NW8 Bernhardt Crescent is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Broadley Terrace, NW1 Broadley Terrace is a street in Camden Town.
Browning Close, W9 Browning Close is named after two poets.
Capland Street, NW8 Capland Street is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Cavendish Close, NW8 Cavendish Close is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Clarendon Gardens, W9 Clarendon Gardens is a street in Maida Vale.
Clarendon Terrace, W9 Clarendon Terrace is a street in Maida Vale.
Clifton Court, NW8 Clifton Court is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Clifton Road, W9 Clifton Road is a street in Maida Vale.
Clive Court, W9 Clive Court is a street in Maida Vale.
Cropthorne Court, W9 Cropthorne Court is a road in the W9 postcode area
Cunningham Place, NW8 Cunningham Place is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Denning Close, NW8 Denning Close is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Elizabeth Close, W9 Elizabeth Close commemorates Elizabeth Barrett Browning, the poet.
Elm Tree Road, NW8 Elm Tree Road is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Fisherton Street, NW8 Fisherton Street is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Frampton Street, NW8 Frampton Street is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Gable Lodge Road, N1 A street within the NW8 postcode
Garden Road, NW8 Garden Road is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Grendon Street, NW8 Grendon Street is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Grove End Road, NW8 Grove End Road is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Hall Road, NW8 Hall Road is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Hamilton Close, NW8 Hamilton Close is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Hamilton Gardens, NW8 Hamilton Gardens is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Hamilton Terrace, NW8 Hamilton Terrace is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Henderson Drive, NW8 Henderson Drive is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Jerome Crescent, NW8 Jerome Crescent is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Lanark Place, W9 Lanark Place is a street in Maida Vale.
Lisson Grove, NW8 Lisson Grove is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Lodge Road, NW8 Lodge Road is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Luton Street, NW8 Luton Street is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Lyons Place, W2 Lyons Place is a road in the W2 postcode area
Mallory Street, NW8 Mallory Street is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Melina Place, NW8 Melina Place is a road in the NW8 postcode area
North Bank, NW8 North Bank is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Northwick Close, NW8 Northwick Close is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Northwick Terrace, NW8 Northwick Terrace is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Park Road, NW8 Park Road is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Paveley Street, NW8 Paveley Street is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Plympton Place, NW8 Plympton Place is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Randolph Mews, W9 Randolph Mews is a road in the W9 postcode area
Rodney Court, W9 Rodney Court is a street in Maida Vale.
Saint John’s Wood Road, NW8 This is a street in the NW8 postcode area
Sandringham Court, W9 Sandringham Court is a street in Maida Vale.
Scott Ellis Gardens, NW8 Scott Ellis Gardens is a road in the NW8 postcode area
St. John’s Hall Flats, NW8 St. John’s Hall Flats is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Swain Street, NW8 Swain Street is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Tresham Crescent, NW8 Tresham Crescent is a road in the NW8 postcode area
Wellington Place, NW8 Wellington Place is a road in the NW8 postcode area


St John's Wood

St John’s Wood is an affluent district, north west of Regent’s Park.

St John’s Wood was once part of the Great Forest of Middlesex with the name deriving from its mediaeval owners, the Knights of the Order of St John of Jerusalem (Knights Hospitallers), an Augustinian order. The order took over the land from the Knights Templar in 1323.

After the Reformation and the Dissolution of monastic orders, St John’s Wood became Crown land, and Henry VIII established Royal Hunting Grounds in what became known as Marylebone Park.

Until the end of the eighteenth century, the area was agricultural.

St John’s Wood was developed from the early 19th century onwards. It was one of the first London suburbs to be developed with a large amount of low density ’villa’ housing, as opposed to the terraced housing which was the norm in London up to the 19th century. Parts of St John’s Wood have been rebuilt at a higher density but it remains one of the most expensive areas of London.

St John’s Wood is the location of Lord’s Cricket Ground and for Abbey Road Studios where The Beatles recorded.

The Rolling Stones referenced St John’s Wood in their song Play With Fire. Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones lived on Carlton Hill, at the northern edge of St John’s Wood, in the 1960s.

St John’s Wood station was opened on 20 November 1939 on a new section of deep-level tunnel constructed between Baker Street and Finchley Road when the Metropolitan Line’s services on its Stanmore branch were transferred to the Bakerloo Line. It was transferred along with the rest of the Stanmore branch to the Jubilee Line when it opened in 1979. With the opening of St John’s Wood station, two nearby stations on the Metropolitan Line were closed. These were Lord’s (which had originally been opened in 1868 as St John’s Wood Road) and Marlborough Road.

The station building is located on the corner of Acacia Road and Finchley Road. The station is the nearest one to Lord’s Cricket Ground and Abbey Road Studios. For this reason Beatles memorabilia are sold at the station.

The platform design remains the same as when opened in 1939, and was designed by Harold Stabler.


LOCAL PHOTOS
Regent's Park
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West Hampstead Overgound
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West End Park, 1870s
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1830 map of Westbourne Park
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Chalk Farm in 1730
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23-24 Leinster Gardens
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Spotted Dog
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