A Walk around Stroud Green


Eleven HHS members and friends took part in an enjoyable walk round Stroud Green on October 30th, starting at Finsbury Park Station. The excellent weather gave us some splendid views from the vantage points of Finsbury Park and Mount View Road and the tour was enlivened by the reminiscences of several local members.

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Hornsey Church Tower – A Brief History and Guide

By Bridget Cherry

This booklet is a self guided walk around the church tower, the bell tower for the three successive parish churches and the only remaining building which has been conserved and watched over by the Friends of Hornsey Church Tower for the past 28 years.

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Ivy-Mantled Tower – A History of the Church and Churchyard of St Mary Hornsey, Middlesex

By Bridget Cherry 

Ivy-Mantled Tower is a hard-back book with 138 pages and 202 illustrations, telling the compelling story of a succession of buildings from the medieval church with its bell tower (which still stands) to an 1833 church, followed by a late Victorian one which was demolished in 1969. But all has not been lost! The ancient tower has been rescued from dereliction thanks to the support of the Rectors of Hornsey and the diligent work of many volunteers.

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Civic Pride in Hornsey

By Bridget Cherry

A history and lavishly illustrated description of Hornsey’s prize-winning and Grade II* listed former Town Hall and adjacent 1930s art-deco buildings.

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