Fantastic news this week from Bruce Castle Museum & Archive – they’ve been awarded £588,900 by the Arts Council England (ACE) MEND Fund, part of the government’s Cultural Investment Fund. This brings the total invested in the project to restore the East Wing of the Castle to over £1.5 million, with the rest of the funds being provided by Haringey Council.
As the Old Schoolhouse is closed for the time being, we thought we’d share some extracts from HHS publications over the coming weeks and months.
This is a well-produced book with numerous black and white illustrations and maps, including the intriguing ‘upside down’ map of 1619. The author details the history and importance of Tottenham from the Norman Conquest to the present day.
A book of four walks revealing the history, architecture and people of this historic part of Haringey.
By Peter Curtis
An enduring best-seller. More than 100 old photographs of Wood Green, Tottenham, West Green and Harringay with captions that tell the story of Haringey in Victorian and Edwardian days.
By Christine Protz and Deborah Hedgecock
This 96-page hardback introduces a new format from The History Press. It presents an old view from the Bruce Castle Museum archive in sepia and a modern full colour view, by local photographer Henry Jacobs, of forty-two locations in Tottenham and Wood Green accompanied by informative text.