Cromwell House on The Bank Highgate Hill, facing Lauderdale House and Waterlow Park, is one of two grade 1 listed buildings in Haringey (the other being Bruce Castle).
The name Highgate has for centuries been taken as a simple statement of fact: ‘high-gate’, i.e. the former tollgate between the High Street and North Road at the highest point …
Founded in 1859, Highgate Horticultural Society played a major role in the life of Highgate Village. A portrait of Highgate life over a period of 130 years.
The past is endlessly fascinating and full of clues about how we connect to thehistory of our local areas – Hornsey, Crouch End, Muswell Hill, Highgate,Harringay, Stroud Green, Alexandra Palace …
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.
HHS Bulletin 43 includes articles about St Luke’s Hospital, the changing face of Campsbourne and the early years of girls’ schools in Highgate.
A 40th Anniversary edition including articles about the Quakers in Muswell Hill and recollections of trade unionism in Hornsey.
Hornsey Historical Society Bulletin 59 contains articles with a wide chronological range, covering aspects of the history of our part of London from the Middle Ages to the present day.
Bulletin 62 marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the HHS in 1971, and while we could not celebrate the occasion as we had hoped, due to the pandemic, maybe this issue, with its special cover, afforded some consolation.
This 1990 Archive photograph is part of the Joan Schwitzer Bequest. These ancient almshouses still stand in the heart of Highgate Village on a road in use for centuries and …