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Harringay, Haringey - So Good they Spelt it Twice!

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Comment by Tony on May 8, 2018 at 23:01

1095 ???

Looks very modern for 923 years ago

Comment by Hugh on May 8, 2018 at 23:07

Hornsey was always ahead of its time.

Comment by Richard Woods on May 11, 2018 at 11:33

These 1905 images are specially interesting as this is just at the moment of the actual dawn of the motor car. Interesting how wide the street looks. I am not sure I ever knew there were trams in Hornsey High Street either.

Comment by Angelos K on May 12, 2018 at 22:09

This must be just outside the recently opened Sainsbury's

How beautiful it was back then...

Comment by Eugene on July 1, 2018 at 21:44

If I'm not mistaken the parade of shops stood between the old St Mary's junior school, which along with the school all were demolished to make way for the new St David's & St Katherine Academy. 

Comment by Alan on July 23, 2018 at 16:41

As Eugene says above, the section in the b&w photo above top, were nearer the horse trough and fountain rhan in this view, but had the same design as in GE colour pic above.

Comment by Hugh on July 23, 2018 at 17:50

Indeed, you are both right. I hadn't realised that a terrace of shops has been demolished there during the seventies redevelopment. But as the pre-wasr map below shows, it was. The 'PH' is, of course the Three Compasses. The shops in the original photo are those numbered 68-76 on the old map.

Comment by Alan on July 27, 2018 at 14:12

Thanks Hugh

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