Category: Highgate

East Finchley to Highgate walk

This walk was completed on 15 September 2023 and published on 19 September 2023

Millfield Lane, N6

Millfield Lane, located on the eastern side of Hampstead Heath, starts as a narrow, unpaved semi-rural track that runs from Kenwood House to Merton Lane.

Highgate Hill, N19

Highgate Hill formed part of the old highway from Islington to Highgate which was opened in the 14th century.

Holly Lodge Estate, N6

Holly Lodge Estate was created on land formerly part of the medieval St Paul’s Cantelowes Estate which covered a large area of what is now Camden from Euston to Highgate. The area now occupied by the Holly Lodge Estate was incorporated into the Ashurst Estate in 1703. In 1798 Sir Henry Tempest built a villa …

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Featured streets are gleaned from the various Conservation Area guides issued by the London Borough of Camden. ABBEY ROAD (1824) Abbey Road at the northeast of the St John’s Wood West area was laid out in 1824 along an earlier medieval track. ABERDARE GARDENS (1893) The last road to be developed in the area was …

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Middlesex: Hornsey with Highgate – Religion

CHURCHES The living of Hornsey was assessed in 1291 and had a priest in 1302, when it was a rectory. Except during the Interregnum, when Sir John Wollaston was patron, it has been in the gift of the bishop of London from at least 1321. There were chapels at Muswell from c. 1190 and Highgate …

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