DOC81/9884 – Grimsdyke, Harrow Weald

Richard Norman Shaw, 1872. Pl. 33 in: ROWE, Colin (1976). The Mathematics of the Ideal Villa and Other Essays. The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England. ISBN 0-262-18077-4 — Grim’s Dyke (sometimes called Graeme’s Dyke until late 1891) is the name of a house and estate located in Harrow Weald, in northwest London, England, built from 1870 to 1872 by Richard Norman Shaw, and … Continue reading DOC81/9884 – Grimsdyke, Harrow Weald

Queensbury station parade and Cumberland Road bridge, London, c1935

An early view looking through the railway bridge over Cumberland Road at Queensbury in NW London, looking across the Station Parade – probably taken just after the station opened in 1934. The line, the Stanmore Branch of the Metropolitan Railway, had been constructed across empty Middlesex fields and opened in 1932 – a speculative line to encourage suburban development. That was successful as can be … Continue reading Queensbury station parade and Cumberland Road bridge, London, c1935