The Potteries, EN5

Block in/near Underhill, existing between the 1960s and now

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Block · Underhill · EN5 ·
JUNE
24
2022

The Potteries is a block of retirement housing.

It was built in 1960 and renovated in 2009. There is a fine 1960s mural at one end.


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CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE LOCALITY

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Added: 18 Jul 2022 13:56 GMT   

Map of Thornsett Road Esrlsfield


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LATEST LONDON-WIDE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PROJECT

Lived here
Julie   
Added: 22 Sep 2022 18:30 GMT   

Well Walk, NW3 (1817 - 1818)
The home of Benthy, the Postman, with whom poet John Keats and his brother Tom lodged from early 1817 to Dec., 1818. They occupied the first floor up. Here Tom died Dec. 1, 1818. It was next door to the Welles Tavern then called ’The Green Man’."

From collected papers and photos re: No. 1 Well Walk at the library of Harvard University.

Source: No. 1, Well Walk, Hampstead. | HOLLIS for

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Added: 4 Sep 2022 15:42 GMT   

Superman 2
I worked here in 1977. The scene in the prison laundry in Superman 2 was filmed here.

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TUM   
Added: 27 Aug 2022 10:22 GMT   

The Underground Map
Michael Faraday successfully demonstrated the first electrical transformer at the Royal Institute, London.

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Admin   
Added: 26 Aug 2022 15:19 GMT   

Bus makes a leap
A number 78 double-decker bus driven by Albert Gunter was forced to jump an accidentally opening Tower Bridge.

He was awarded a £10 bonus.

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Admin   
Added: 26 Aug 2022 12:44 GMT   

The world’s first underground train
The very first underground train left Paddington on the new Metropolitan Railway bound for Farringdon Street.

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Added: 26 Aug 2022 12:41 GMT   

Baker Street
Baker Street station opened on the Metropolitan Railway - the world’s first underground line.

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Added: 26 Aug 2022 12:17 GMT   

TV comes to Olympia
Over 7000 people queued to see the first high definition television pictures on sets at the Olympia Radio Show. The pictures were transmitted by the BBC from Alexandra Palace, introduced by Leslie Mitchell, their first announcer.

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Katharina Logan   
Added: 9 Aug 2022 19:01 GMT   

Ely place existed in name in 1857
On 7th July 1857 John James Chase and Mary Ann Weekes were married at St John the Baptist Hoxton, he of full age and she a minor. Both parties list their place of residence as Ely Place, yet according to other information, this street was not named until 1861. He was a bricklayer, she had no occupation listed, but both were literate and able to sign their names on their marriage certificate.

Source: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSF7-Q9Y7?cc=3734475

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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
High Barnet High Barnet is the name of the terminus of the Northern Line but is actually within the original Barnet - Chipping Barnet.

NEARBY STREETS
Abbotts Road, EN5 Abbotts Road is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Archer Close, EN5 Archer Close is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Avenue Mansions, EN5 A street within the EN5 postcode
Barnet Hill, EN5 Barnet Hill was originally part of the medieval Great North Road.
Barnet Lane, EN5 Barnet Lane is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Bedford Avenue, EN5 Bedford Avenue is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Benson Close, EN5 A street within the EN5 postcode
Brent Place, EN5 Brent Place is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Brook Place, EN5 Brook Place is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Bryant Close, EN5 Bryant Close is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Crocus Field, EN5 Crocus Field is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Crofton Way, EN5 Crofton Way is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Dollis Valley Drive, EN5 Dollis Valley Drive is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Dollis Valley Way, EN5 Dollis Valley Way is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Dragons Way, EN5 A street within the EN5 postcode
Ellesmere Grove, EN5 Ellesmere Grove is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Elton Avenue, EN5 Elton Avenue is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Fairfield Way, EN5 Fairfield Way is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Finch Close, EN5 Finch Close is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Garrowsfield, EN5 A street within the EN5 postcode
Greenhill Parade, EN5 Greenhill Parade is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Helios Way, EN5 Helios Way is a location in London.
Hera Avenue, EN5 A street within the EN5 postcode
Hermes Close, EN5 A street within the EN5 postcode
Highlands Road, EN5 Highlands Road is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Holbein Terrace, EN5 A street within the EN5 postcode
Ivere Drive, EN5 Ivere Drive is a road in the EN5 postcode area
King Edward Road, EN5 King Edward Road is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Lion Yard, EN5 Lion Yard lies within the EN5 postcode
Mays Lane, EN5 Mays Lane is an old lane running east-west underneath Barnet Hill.
Mill Bridge, EN5 Mill Bridge is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Milton Avenue, EN5 Milton Avenue is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Minerva Way, EN5 A street within the EN5 postcode
Minotaur Drive, EN5 A street within the EN5 postcode
Normandy Avenue, EN5 Normandy Avenue is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Pospect Road, EN5 A street within the EN5 postcode
Potter’s Lane, EN5 Potter’s Lane is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Potters Lane, EN5 Potters Lane is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Priory Grove, EN5 Priory Grove was built over the site of Underhill Stadium, former home of Barnet FC.
Prospecourt Road, EN5 A street within the EN5 postcode
Prospect Road, EN5 Prospect Road is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Ravenscroft Cottages, EN5 Ravenscroft Cottages is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Raydean House, EN5 A street within the EN5 postcode
Raydean Road, EN5 Raydean Road is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Rowan Walk, EN5 A street within the EN5 postcode
Sherwood, EN5 A street within the EN5 postcode
The Highlands, EN5 A street within the EN5 postcode
The Ridge, EN5 The Ridge is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Todhunter Terrace, EN5 Todhunter Terrace is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Underhill Court, EN5 A street within the EN5 postcode
Underhill, EN5 Underhill is the name for the eastern end of Mays Lane, giving its name to the area.
Vale Drive, EN5 Vale Drive is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Westcombe Drive, EN5 Westcombe Drive is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Western Mansions, EN5 Western Mansions lies on Western Parade.
Western Parade, EN5 Western Parade is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Woodfall Avenue, EN5 Woodfall Avenue is a road in the EN5 postcode area
Wycherley Crescent, EN5 Wycherley Crescent is a road in the EN5 postcode area

NEARBY PUBS
Queens Arms This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Pavillion Bar This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Weavers This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.


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Underhill

Underhill is so-named as it lies under the hill of Barnet.

The settlement at Underhill first grew up at a confluence of several old lanes.


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Chipping Barnet
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