Category: Cockfosters


This area was also part of the land given to Geoffrey de Mandeville by William the Conqueror and also became part of Enfield Chase. A map of 1776 shows “Cockfosters” centred on the present junction of Chalk Lane/Games Road with a messuage (house plus outbuildings) on West Farm. The name Cockfosters is believed to be derived from the title …

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