Palace on the Hill

By Ken Gay

With a unique collection of photographs, this book tells the true story of the “People’s Palace”, as well as the facts and the legends from its origins on rural Muswell Hill to the present time.

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Memories of Hornsey

By Edwin Monk

Memories of Hornsey was HHS’s first publication in 1976. It has been edited and revised by Dr Joan Schwitzer. Monk’s recollections of Hornsey in the 1880-1890s now includes additional material by the author subsequent to the original publication.

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Haringey’s Hidden Streams Revealed

By Albert Pinching and David Dell

Haringey’s Hidden Streams retraces the routes of Haringey’s several natural streams which once flowed in the open from the “northern heights” of Highgate and Muswell Hill. Those streams are mainly now underground.

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Muswell Hill Revisited

By Ken Gay

Muswell Hill Revisited contains 126 pages of old and recent views of Muswell Hill in the Tempus “Images of London” format. It includes many previously unpublished archive photos recording life in the Edwardian suburb over the past century or so.

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Lost Theatres of Haringey

By Marlene McAndrew

Lost Theatres of Haringey tells the stories of six of Haringey’s long vanished theatres once located in Highgate, the Alexandra Palace, Crouch End, Tottenham and Wood Green.

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John Farrer – The Man Who Changed Hornsey

By Janet Owen

The story of a man from rural Cumbria, who trained as an architect and surveyor, and played a vital part in creating a large part of the built environment of Hornsey. The author tells the story of John Farrer utilizing much archival material to illustrate his personal and professional life in this well illustrated book.

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Cinemas of Haringey

By Jeremy Buck

Cinemas of Haringey is a nostalgic treat for cinema buffs. This 140-page well-illustrated book describes the histories of more than 40 cinema buildings in various parts of Haringey. It tells the history from the early shop conversions, purpose-built cinematographs, through the 1930s picture palaces to today’s modern multiplexes.

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Hampstead Heritage Trail – Section E: East Finchley to Alexandra Palace

Hampstead Heritage Trail is one of a new series of booklets describing a 15-mile walk through London’s Northern Heights from Camden Town to Alexandra Palace. It covers the 3.5-mile section from East Finchley, through Cherry Tree Wood, Fortis Green and Muswell Hill. The walk concludes on the terrace of Alexandra Palace with its panoramic view over London.

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Hornsey Village – A Walk

By Lesley Ramm and Eleri Rowlands

Hornsey Village – A Walk is a completely revised and updated edition of Ken Gay’s earlier work is a 24-page pocket-size booklet. It contains 42 colour and 3 black and white images and a useful route map.

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