How well do you know the history of Muswell Hill? Test yourself in this short quiz.
Top marks! You’re a real local expert.
#1. Which date was the start of the main development of Muswell Hill?
#2. Which shop has remained in the same family since it was built?
#3. What originally stood on the site of Sainsburys supermarket?
Northern House Department Store
A Public House
A block of flats
#4. Who was the main builder/developer of Muswell Hill?
William J Collins
#5. Why does the Mossy Well pub have a milk bottle sign?
They sell coffee as well as beer
It used to be a convenience store
There used to be a farm there
It was previously an Express Dairy Depot
#6. What gave Muswell Hill its name?
It was named after a medieval house in the area
The height of Muswell Hill encourages the growth of moss
It was named after a holy curative well
Many streams originate in the area
#7. How many feet above Sea Level is the cross on St James Church spire?
#8. What is special about the Everyman Cinema?
It was always the only cinema in Muswell Hill
It has flats above it
It is a listed Art Deco cinema
It has double sofa seats
#9. Where was Muswell Hill station?
At the top of the Hill
In Fortis Green
At the bottom of the Hill
#10. What used to be on the site of Muswell Hill Library?
A fire station
A detached Edwardian house
A parade of shops
A bus garage