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.

Front cover of Haringey's Hidden Streams Revealed

Surviving evidence of their original routes is described in the book. This is embellished by almost 100 illustrations which include early prints and maps, past and present photos and historical references.

Book details

Paperback: 84 pages
Publisher: HHS (2005, reprinted 2008)
ISBN: 0905794354
RRP: £10.00

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About the authors

Albert Pinching has recently moved to Hornsey having lived in Wood Green for forty years. He worked as a polymer technologist and technical manager in the cable-making and telecomms industries. Since the late 1980s, he has made an important contribution to the life of HHS. Albert was HHS Bulletin editor for 14 years. He has also contributed articles to a range of publications and specialises in the history of Wood Green.

David Dell was brought up in Highgate and has lived in Muswell Hill, in the shadow of Alexandra Palace, for over 50 years. After working for paper-making companies exporting world-wide he retired to pursue his lifetime interest in local history. He has been an HHS member for over 30 years.