Category: Child’s Hill

Child’s Hill

A district on both sides of the Hendon-Hampstead border, Childs Hill took its name from Richard le Child, who in 1312 had a house and 30 acres here. The settlement at Childs Hill is certainly medieval, possibly the 10th century settlement Codenhleawe (which has come down to us as ‘Cowhouse’), and was owned by Westminster …

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