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Finchley, Barnet

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Finchley, Barnet

Finchley is a district of North London, England, in the London Borough of Barnet. Finchley is on high ground, about 11 km north of Charing Cross. It formed an ancient parish in the county of Middlesex, becoming a municipal borough in 1933, and has formed part of Greater London since 1965. It is predominantly a residential suburb, with three town centres.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyBarnet
Traditional CountyMiddlesex
OS GridTQ2590
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

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

Finchley, par. and local government dist. with ry. sta. (on Great Northern Ry.), Middlesex, 7¼ miles NW. of King's Cross sta., London, 3384 ac., pop. 11,191.

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