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The latest articles and news from the Hornsey Historical Society.
By Jennifer Bell and Janet Owen
The educational pack is targeted at School: Key Stage 2 Y5/6; Key Stage 3 Y7. At Home: 8-11 year olds with their parents.
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).
Muswell Hill’s Garden Suburb
This book traces the early history of the Rookfield Estate from when the site was first enclosed from Muswell Hill Common to its acquisition by W. J. Collins in 1899. It includes a history of the Collins family who were responsible for the development of the Estate.
In 2016 Muswell Hill Library was threatened with closure by Haringey Council. This is the Hornsey Historical Society objection to the closure submitted as part of the official public consultation. …