Category: West Hampstead

Sumatra Road, NW6

Sumatra Road, NW6 dates from the 1870s.

Narcissus Road, NW6

Narcissus Road connects Pandora Road with Mill Lane.

Honeybourne Road, NW6

Honeybourne Road runs between West End Lane and Fawley Road.

Dennington Park Road, NW6

About 1881 Dennington Park Road was constructed on the line of Sweetbriar Walk, the old path to Lauriston Lodge.

Cock and Hoop, Fortune Green

This area was originally known as West End rather than West Hampstead or Fortune Green and to the east of the West End Green was a field called Cock and Hoop field. On the west side of the field was the Cock and Hoop Inn and the grounds of a cottage. The Cock and Hoop Inn …

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West End Lane, NW6

West End Lane is one of West Hampstead’s oldest roads. It was already named West End Lane by 1644. West End Lane and Mill Lane (Shoot Up Hill Lane and Cole Lane), probably existed as access in the Middle Ages since they formed the boundaries of several ancient estates. It is bent at a right-angle …

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West Hampstead

West Hampstead is an area in the London Borough of Camden in north-west London. Mainly defined by the railway stations of the same name, it is situated between Childs Hill to the north, Frognal and Hampstead to the north-east, Swiss Cottage to the east, South Hampstead to the south-east, Kilburn to the west and south-west, …

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Black Path

Black Path joined Billy Fury Way in 2011 as an official name for an unnamed footpath. It was an initiative driven by the police. One of the imperatives for naming paths such as this one and the Black Path was so the police could identify their location when chasing wrong-uns down these network of alleyways. …

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The private meadows of West Hampstead

During the final decade of the nineteenth century, a series of “secret gardens” were built behind the uniform façades of West Hampstead. Broadhurst Gardens Meadow is the largest and lies to the rear of Broadhurst Gardens and Fairhazel Gardens. Like the others, it was established as the surrounding streets were built. It is carefully managed for …

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Cannon Hill, NW6

Cannon Hill is a road in Fortune Green, NW6