Highgate Walks – A Local History Guide

By Joan Schwitzer

This book of four walks was first published in 1989 and has been through several revisions and print runs such is its popularity. The latest revision is the work of Ruth Hazeldine, a long standing resident of Highgate and office/member of HHS for many years. The four walks cover the sites of historic importance and full descriptions are given of the origin and history of the buildings.

Highgate Walks

Walk 1: Highgate Hill and Highgate High Street; Walk 2: Pond Square and The Grove; 3. Southwood Lane and North Road; Walk 4: Highgate Cemetery and Waterlow Park.

Book details

Paperback: 38 pages
Publisher: HHS (Revised 2016)
ISBN: 978-0905794563
RRP: £4.00 + p&p

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About the author

late Dr Joan Schwitzer was a founder member, Chairman and President of Hornsey Historical Society. She was an energetic and far-sighted leader who laid secure foundations for HHS. Joan was the author of numerous articles and books published by HHS and elsewhere. She lived in Highgate for over fifty years.