Place:


Highgate  Middlesex

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Highgate like this:

Highgate.-- NW. suburb of London with ry. sta., St Pancras, Islington, and Hornsey pars., Middlesex, 5½ miles NW. of St Paul's, pop. 9457; is situated on a hill, near the Great Northern and Hampstead and City Junction Railways, and commands splendid views of the metropolis and the surrounding country.

Highgate through time

Highgate is now part of Camden district. Click here for graphs and data of how Camden has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Highgate itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Highgate, in Camden and Middlesex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/20307

Date accessed: 23rd August 2017


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