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Crouch End Walks Update

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Crouch End Walks Update

Time: October 18, 2014 from 2pm to 3:30pm
Location: World's End pub
Street: 23 Stroud Green Road
City/Town: London N4
Phone: 07539399549
Event Tag: 'stroud, green', 'walk', 'history'
Posted By: Paul
Latest Activity: Oct 10, 2014

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Event Description

Crouch End Walks has a second walk  ‘From Hay to Houses, Stroud Green DIscovered’ takes us to the south of borough and just over the border.

Why is it known as Stroud Green?

Why are there so many stables here?

What’s so special about the panels outside the Old Dairy?

Why is there a kink in Upper Tollington Park by the old railway bridge?

Why did the fences go up at Finsbury Park?

Which block of flats caused national excitement when it was built?

Where is Stapleton Hall, Haringey’s oldest building?

Find out how Stroud Green turned from a nice to place to go for the week end for Elizabethans to one of London’s suburbs, but one with a reputation for radical protest.

Optional tea this time provided by MIND in the old stationmaster’s house at the site of Stroud Green Station for £3, and the walk costs £7 and lasts about an hour and a half.  It’s a 2pm start at The World’s End pub, 23 Stroud Green Road N4.

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