31 Highgate West Hill

31 Highgate West Hill

No. 31 West Hill, Highgate, the childhood home (not, as is sometimes stated, his birthplace) of the late poet laureate, John Betjeman (1906-84) He wrote his first poetry in the house, presenting his teacher, TS Eliot, with a volume when he was 10 years old. In his...
Athlone House

Athlone House

Read more on Wikipedia Athlone House, formerly known as Caen Wood Towers, is a large Victorian house in Highgate, London, England. Built c.1872, and until the early 1940s the residence of several important industrialists, it is now in a state of disrepair and awaiting...
North Hill

North Hill

Possibly the most architecturally diverse street in Britain. Map ref 1; grid ref...
Avalon

Avalon

Childhood home of explorer Mary Kingsley (1862-1900). Map ref 1; grid ref...
Highpoint

Highpoint

Highpoint I was the first of two apartment blocks erected in the 1930s on one of the highest points in London, England, in Highgate. The architectural design was by the Russian-born architect Berthold Lubetkin, the structural design by the Anglo-Danish engineer Ove...