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Monken Hadley, Barnet

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Monken Hadley, Barnet

Monken Hadley is a place in the London Borough of Barnet. An ancient country village north of Barnet, it is now a suburban development situated on the very edge of Greater London 11 miles north north-west of Charing Cross, while retaining much of its rural character.
Post townBARNET
Administrative CountyBarnet
Traditional CountyMiddlesex
OS GridTQ2497
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020
 

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

Hadley ~ Hadley Monachorum ~ Hartley

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

Hadley.-- vil., Monken Hadley par., Middlesex, 1 mile NE. of Barnet; P.O.; in vicinity was fought in 1471 the battle of Barnet., between the Yorkists under Edward IV. and the Lancastrians under Earl Warwick (the King Maker), in which the earl was defeated and slain. An obelisk marks the place where he fell. The seat of Hadley Priory is here.

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