The Old Dairy at Crouch Hill

By John Hinshelwood 

The Friern Manor Dairy building (now a restaurant) is renowned for the rare decorative panels that adorn it. This is their story and that of a local dairying family, beginning in the 1840s. An original piece of research with wonderful and rare illustrations.

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Gateway to the City – The Archway Story

By Simon Morris and Towyn Mason

Highgate Archway bridge was London’s (probably the world’s) first flyover, begun in 1812. This book celebrates the centenary of the building of the present bridge.

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The Story of Harringay Stadium & Arena

By Mike Ticher

In the 1920s and 30s Harringay became one of the most important sporting venues in London. While the Stadium pioneered the new sports of greyhound racing and speedway, the Arena popularised ice hockey for the first time in Britain and became the capital’s best-loved boxing venue.

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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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Lost Theatres of Haringey

By Marlene McAndrew

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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Cinemas of Haringey

By Jeremy Buck

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 from the early shop conversions, purpose-built cinematographs, through the 1930s picture palaces to today’s modern multiplexes.

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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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