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Barnet, Barnet

High Barnet or Chipping Barnet is a place in the London Borough of Barnet, England. It is a suburban development built around a twelfth-century settlement and is located 10 miles north north-west of Charing Cross. Its name is very often abbreviated to Barnet, which is also the name of the London Borough of which it forms a part.
Post townBARNET
Administrative CountyBarnet
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTQ2495
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020
 

Other names by which Barnet, Barnet has been known in the past

Barnet Chipping ~ Barnet High ~ Bergnet ~ Bernet ~ Cheping Barnet ~ Chipping Barnet ~ High Barnet

Barnet, Barnet in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Barnet, market town (ry. stations High Barnet and New Barnet), Chipping Barnet par., Herts, and Monken Hadley and South Mimms pars., Middlesex, 11¼ miles N. of London by rail, 235 ac., pop. 4095; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Monday. Here a battle was fought (1471) during the Wars of the Roses.

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