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Harringay, Haringey - So Good they Spelt it Twice!

I think ths was taken just near the junction of Woodberry Down with Seven Sisters' Road - near the Manor House crossroads. This was a very very different Woodberry Down. The whole road was the site of just just 18 huge houses on the land where thousands now find homes. The houses on the south side of the road all had very large rolling gardens leading down to the New River and the reservoir. They must have been wonderful homes - if you could afford the gardener!

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Albums: Historical Images of Manor House / Woodberry Down

Comment by Hugh on July 4, 2015 at 10:13

It seems however that paradise was not always free from trouble. This from thr London Gazette on 17th March, 1882 (interesting to note that the area was then referred to as Finsbury Park:

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