This photo from Ally Pally looks comfortingly familiar and strangely unfamiliar at one and the same time.
Once, you view at larger size (below right), you can see the looming presence of the Harringay Arena in the distance. Coming forward, there are six huge chimney stacks in Hornsey. The farthest one, in the centre of the picture, was at the Hornsey Electricity works, just to the south of Hornsey Station on Tottenham Lane. Next left was the chimney for the Hornsey dust destructor, which was where the Hornsey Sainsbury's now stands. Between theme two chimneys, you can see St Mary's church tower. Just to it's left (east), you can make out the 'new' church, on a north-south alignment. The remaining four, slightly smaller chimneys were at the New River water works.
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