Muswell Hill Revisited

By Ken Gay

126 pages of old and recent views of Muswell Hill in the Tempus “Images of London” format with many previously unpublished archive photos recording life in the Edwardian suburb over the past century or so.

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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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John Farrer – The Man Who Changed Hornsey

By Janet Owen

The story of a man from rural Cumbria, who trained as an architect and surveyor, and played a vital part in creating a large part of the built environment of Hornsey. The author tells the story of John Farrer utilizing much archival material to illustrate his personal and professional life in this well illustrated book.

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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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Hampstead Heritage Trail – Section E: East Finchley to Alexandra Palace

This 44-page booklet is one of a new series of booklets describing a 15-mile walk through London’s Northern Heights from Camden Town to Alexandra Palace. It covers the 3.5-mile section from East Finchley, through Cherry Tree Wood, Fortis Green and Muswell Hill, and concludes on the terrace of Alexandra Palace with its panoramic view over London.

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Hornsey Village – A Walk

By Lesley Ramm and Eleri Rowlands

This completely revised and updated edition of Ken Gay’s earlier work is a 24-page pocket-size booklet containing 42 colour and 3 black and white images and a useful route map.

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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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