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Old Presbyterian Church Holly Park, Crouch Hill

This church stood on Crouch Hill from 1873 to 1961.

I'm assuming this was taken from the end of Shaftesbury Road. There is still a church on the site and if you explore go Street View, you'll see that there is still a part of the old church remaining. Go up the northernmost spur of Holly Park. (The two spurs used to be joined as a crescent, but for some reason were separated when the areas was developed for public housing in the 1960s).

See this church in its street context here.

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Albums: Historical images of Stroud Green

Comment by Alan on April 27, 2019 at 10:55

I saw a photo  looking up Crouch Hill  in 'Archway Revisited' and remembered passing as a child on the 212 bus, and seeing 2 churches close to each other at Holly Park and this was one of them. It's about where Ilex House is now. Thanks...

PS. Can I use the pic above on their site, please?

Comment by Hugh on April 27, 2019 at 11:14

Alan, Thanks for your comment. I'd forgotten about this picture when I posted another picture a few weeks ago. That newer one sounds similar to the one you saw in Archway Revisited. I've linked to the other photo under the text above.

May I ask what site you want to use the photo for?

Comment by Alan on August 23, 2019 at 21:37

Oh missed your reply. Well . it was for a Facebook group called Archway Revisited. Thanks

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