Oakleigh Park


Manor Drive

Methodist Church 1931 by Farrow, Turner & Cooper Plain, and substantial, cruciform with polygonal apse.

Oakleigh Park

A superior suburb served by the station on the Great Northern line. In 1876 there were 'recent collections of genteel villas'; and large houses remain behind shrubberies and undulating roads.  The name was invented by the Whetstone Freehold Estate Co.  Before that it has been Matthews Farm belonging to the slave trading Haughton Clarke family. 

Oakleigh Park South

All Saints School. Opened by the council in 1928.

Oakleigh Road

An old road called Avernstreet in 1499 and has changed several times since.

All Saints.  Founded by John Miles of The Manor, Friern Barnet. Built 1881-3 by Joseph Clarke. Faced with stone dressings, in a 13th  style. the founder's son, Henry Miles, was the first vicar here. The special feature is the elaborate decoration, still complete, carried out from the 1880s to the 1920s and devised by Gambier-Pany and the Rev. Miles, with stained glass by Ward & Hughes – Life of Christ in the chancel, showing Works of Mercy. Above a frieze with angels and other figures above bold stencilling. Christ in Glory is over the chancel arch completed 1923 after a design by Heaton, Butler & Bayne.  Chapel of the Holy Spirit added 1905, with glass of c. 1909-11 by T.F. Curtis of Ward

1264-1270 irregular group with different roof heights.  Behind 1264 is a medieval timber framed ring

Bank buildings with a dome

1331-1229 brick front

Congregational Church, 1900, by E.F Knight. An odd specimen of its date and of the fanciful leanings of the Congregationalists about 1900. Red brick with slim fleche and two turrets with a curved parapet between. Perpendicular window in a deep recess with eleven chamfers; the bottom part disappears behind the curved top of a lower chapel.

Russell Road

Built up by the local council in the 1920s.


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