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Flask Inn, near South Grove, Highgate
Flask Inn, near South Grove, Highgate

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Highgate Walks – A Local History Guide

Highgate Walks

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.

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Hornsey in History: How Highgate Developed

Engraved book plate of Highgate Chapel 1800,

A 1972 series of Hornsey Journal articles by Ian Murray, first Chairman of Hornsey Historical Society and Haringey Council Archivist. The HHS gratefully acknowledges the kind permission of Archant/Ham and …

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John Cathles Hill of Southwood Hall

Southwood Hall Original Front

John Cathles Hill (1857 -1915) was, ‘a very remarkable man of immense energy and vision’. So wrote his grandson, JEB Hill, in May 1997, to Joan Schwitzer, HHS Chairman. JC …

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