Old Maps of High Barnet

Historic Maps of High Barnet and the local area.

On the left hand side of the photograph next to the zebra crossing is Eastwells, a greengrocers and fruiterers. My father Harold Besent who is in the window in a white coat was a partner and also the managing director from 1940 until he retired in the late 1970s. This photograph was taken before the shop was (...Read full memory)

I'm sure Barnet Cinema is well remembered, but I cannot find any photograph of it. Another building that I recall is GOTHIC HOUSE which stood at the top of Baker's Hill and overlooked Clifford Road golf course and the Northen railway line. It was a large mansion which was requisitioned to Reuters News. (...Read full memory)