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Manor Court, Cricklewood Lane, NW2
£295 Per Week
1 bedroom, 1 bathroom
As sole agents, we are delighted to offer this very well proportioned, one bedroom flat on the ground floor of a purpose built block with secure gated parking and communal gardens, located only moments from Cricklewood Thameslink station.
West End Lane, West Hampstead, NW6
£900,000
2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
This superb architecturally designed two bedroom, two bathroom, two reception room ground floor split level apartment arranged over two floors with a private courtyard, within this stunning Period Conversion in the Heart of West Hampstead. The property has been completely refurbished from top to bottom and benefits from fully fitted kitchen, en suite bathroom/steam room, utility room, fitted wardrobes, high ceilings, under floor heating.
Hill Close, London, NW2
£1,100,000
5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
Cedar Estates are pleased to offer this part refurbished 5/6 detached 2858 Sq ft-265.5 sq m extended double fronted family house over three floors which still requires refurbishment in this highly desirable residential cul-de-sac off Dollis Hill Avenue which is a stones throw away from the open spaces of Gladstone Park. The property comprises of entrance hall, double reception, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, study, bedroom 5 with en suite shower and guest W.C. To the first floor master bedroomwith en suite shower and walk in wardrobe, further three bedrooms and family bathroom. To the 2nd floor converted loft/bedroom. Externally there is a private rear garden with outhouse and off street parking to the front.Hill Close is situated moments from the open spaces of Gladstone Park, as well as the wide variety of amenities along Cricklewood Broadway. Whilst for the motorists the A5 is located nearby allowing easy access in and out of London. SOLE AGENTS.

Kilburn

KILBURN:


Kilburn is divided between three London Boroughs: most of Kilburn is in Brent or Camden, but a small part is in Westminster. The main thoroughfare running Northwest-Southeast is Kilburn High Road, part of the modern A5 road which forms the boundary between the boroughs of Brent and Camden. The road dates back to pre-Roman times and is part of the Roman road known as Watling Street. The town of Kilburn has its origins in a 12th century priory on the banks of the Kilburn Brook. Kilburn today is a busy and multicultural district. 


History:


Kilburn High Road originated as an ancient trackway, part of a Celtic route between the settlements now known as Canterbury and St Albans. Under Roman rule, the route was paved. In Anglo-Saxon times the road became known as Watling Street. 


                                     

                                           

 

A paving stone on Kilburn High Road commemorates the route of Watling Street
 
The name Kilburn was first recorded in 1134 as Cuneburna, referring to the priory which had been built on the site of the cell of a hermit known as Godwyn. Godwyn had built his hermitage by the Kilburn river during the reign on Henry I, and both his hermitage and the priory took their name from the river. Kilburn Priory was a small community of nuns, probably Augustinian canonesses. It was found in 1134 at the Kilburn River crossing on Watling Street (the modern-day junction of Kilburn High Road and Belsize Road). Kilburn Priory’s position on Watling Street meant that it became a popular resting point for pilgrims heading for the shrines at St Albans and Willesden. The Priory was dissolved in 1536-7 by Henry VIII, and nothing remains of it today.


 
The priory lands included a mansion and a hostium (a guesthouse), which may have been the origin of the Red Lion pub, now called The Westbury thought to have been founded in 1444. Opposite, the Bell Inn was opened around 1600, on the site of the old mansion.
The Kilburn stretch of Watling Street, now called Edgware Road and Kilburn High Road, was gradually built up with inns and farm houses. However, despite the discovery of a medicinal well in 1714, and the creation of gardens and a fine room to exploit the water, Kilburn did not attract any significant building until around 1819 in the area near St John's Wood.


Between 1839 and 1856 the newsagent and future First Lord of the Admiralty William Henry Smith lived in a house to the west of Kilburn High Road. Much of the area was developed in the last decades of the nineteenth century by Solomon Barnett, who named many of the streets after places in the West Country (e.g. Torbay) or after popular poets of the day (e.g. Tennyson) in honour of his wife.


 
Kilburn High Road:

Kilburn High Road is the main road in Kilburn. It follows a part of the line of the Roman route, Iter III in the Antonine Itinerary, which later took the Anglo-Saxon name Watling Street. This was based on an earlier Celtic route from Verlamion to Durovernum Cantiacorum, modern day St Albans and Canterbury.

 

Running roughly north-west to south-east, it forms the boundary between the London boroughs of Camden to the east and Brent to the west. It is the section of the Edgware Road (itself part of the A5) between Shoot Up Hill and Maida Vale.


There are three railway stations on Kilburn High Road: Kilburn tube station (Jubilee Line) at its northern end and a little to the south Brondesbury station (London Overground on the North London Line). Approximately 1.25km (nearly a mile) further south is Kilburn High Road station (also London Overground, on the Watford DC Line). Kilburn Park tube station, on the Bakerloo Line, lies a little west of the southern end of the High Road.

 

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