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Cavendish Road Cow Houses

I'm sure that most of you who are local will have at some point walked, cycled or driven up Cavendish Road and noticed the cow heads that…

Started by Hugh

11 6 hours ago
Reply by Martin Malcolm

Haringey Passage N4 - London's Longest Alley

From the Ian Visits site for your edification & delectation: At just under a mile in length, this is the longest alley in London, and…

Started by Richard Matz

1 10 hours ago
Reply by Hugh

Hornsey Historical Society - Submissions for Bulletin 2021

Time on your hands? Why not do some writing? The Bulletin of the Hornsey Historical Society will be celebrating the Society’s 50th annivers…

Started by Deirdre Stowell-Smith

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Osborne Tavern - Stroud a Green Road

Hi members, can anybody help me? i am looking for a picture of The Osborne Tavern, Stroud Green Road that my grandparents ( Mary and Harvey…

Started by Tony

12 Mar 30
Reply by Madeline

Curious about a building on the New River .

Have meant to ask this before but been reminded today. The attached photos are of a rectangular brick built tower behind M&A Motors on…

Started by tim p

6 Mar 27
Reply by Hugh

Steam power wall plaque at Harringay Green Lanes

If anyone in the Harringay hive mind can tell me more about the wonderful plaque at Harringay Green Lanes (almost hidden by the MaccyD's dr…

Started by Martin Malcolm

13 Mar 27
Reply by Martin Malcolm

Magic Lantern Slides offer a Peek into Upper Middle Class Edwardian Hornsey

I recently came across a marvellous set of late nineteenth and early twentieth century magic lantern slides. They show a slice of life insi…

Started by Hugh

16 Mar 21
Reply by Hugh

Chettle Court

There is a large-ish housing block called Chettle Court on the west side of the railway line (i.e. the side further away from Green Lanes)…

Started by Peter

3 Mar 20
Reply by Hugh

The name Chettle, as in Chettle Court

Chettle Court, between Ridge Road and the railway line, Hornsey, N8.  I must start by acknowledging the information supplied by Valerie Cro…

Started by Peter

7 Mar 20
Reply by Joanna Bornat

Brief Published Histories of the Finsbury Park Astoria / Rainbow

I've just some across two interesting histories of the FP Astoria / Rainbow. On is a pdf put together by Islington Council (attached). Anot…

Started by Hugh

9 Feb 25
Reply by Dolly



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