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North London Line - Gospel Oak

The North London Line (ex Hampstead Junction Railway) curves north west from Kentish Town West and runs westward from Gospel Oak Station This posting represents only the north west corner of this square Post in this square to the north east Gospel Oak Post in this square to the south east Kentish Town Posts in the square to the west  South End  and  South End and Gospel Oak  and  Belsize Park Post in the square to the south Camden Market , Kentish Town West  and Camden Railway Goods Elaine Grove The road contains some of the survivors of the 19th Lismore Circus estate scheme. It was then called Arthur Grove. Estelle Road This is built on land which was passed to the trustees of St Pancras Church Lands in 1876 by Earl Mansfield. House by 1889 the road was built up Glenhurst Avenue Arts and Crafts dwellings in two-storey terraces built 1911-15 Ravenswood is part of the 1960s Haddo House redevelopment. Gordon House Road Created on the line of a footpath to Hampstead.

North London Railway - Kentish Town

North London Railway The North London Railway runs north from Kentish Town Junction  Post in the square to the south  Camden Market ,  Kentish Town West  and  Camden Railway Goods Post square to the west  South End  and  South End and Gospel Oak  and  Belsize Park This post covers only the south east corner of the square Post to the south Kentish Town West Post to the north Gospel Oak Arctic Street Used to be Franklin Street, named after 19th builder Carlton Chapel House , flats built 1983 designed by Christopher Dean Associates for the Tenants' Association. Brown’s Lane Where the cows from Brown’s Dairy in Camden grazed. Carkers Lane Highgate Studios . Studio spaces for a collection of arts and other organizations. Read Brothers . In 1883 acquired an acre of land here and built an export bottling premises plus a laboratory. This was a crenallated building with a Gothic tower and a spire. They produced 50,000 bottles per week and in 1906 were the largest bu

North London Railway - Kentish Town West

North London Railway The line from Kentish Town Junction to Willesden goes north eastwards Post to the north  Gospel Oak ,  Gospel Oak  and  Kentish Town Post to the south, north east corner of its square, Camden Town Post to the east  South West Quarter square  Camden Road South East quarter Square  Camden Town This posting covers only the north east corner of this square Post to the south east corner Camden Market Post to the south west Camden Railway Goods Yard Fleet River The Fleet flows southwards through this area deep underground in pipes Alma Street The street was laid out in 1855-56, commemorating the Battle of The River Alma, the first indecisive victory for the Allies in the Crimean War 8 owners who dug out their cellar are said to have discovered the River Fleet beneath their house Anglers Lane, Supposed to have been very beautiful where the Fleet River crossed and with the Jolly Anglers pub. 5-6a Mineral Teeth Manufacturers , Claudius Ash &

North London Railway - Camden Market

North London Line The line from Dalston Junction continues westwards but then bifurcates, one going westwards to Primrose Hill and one turning North West to Kentish Town West. Fleet River The Fleet River and a tributary to it, meet and flow southwards deep underground in pipes. TQ 28827 84304 Busy inner city area around the Regent's Canal around tacky Camden Market and its even tackier outskirts mainly in disused canal and railway infrastructure buildings.  People live here too! and there is much local authority housing as well as nearly posh housing. Many old industrial buildings, pubs and much else - the whole world is here somewhere. Post to the north  Gospel Oak ,  Gospel Oak  and  Kentish Town Post to the south Camden Town Post to the east  South West Quarter square  Camden Road South East quarter Square  Camden Town This posting covers only the south east corner of this square.  the north east section is  Post to the north Kentish Town West the south west se