New River Walk, New River Head (no.1)

Mr Bradshaw says ‘..A walk through Highbury, noticing its picturesque little church, finished in 1848, and past the Sluice-house and the New River, to Horney Wood House, will give the stranger an agreeable idea of the picturesque character of this vast … Continued

Bradshaw’s Hand Book to London, Myddelton Square (no.57)

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Myddelton Square was named after Sir Hugh Myddelton (1560-1631), a successful businessman who planned and partly financed the New River water supply to London from Hertfordshire. This square is on land owned by the New River Company and developed for housing alongside Claremont … Continued

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