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Whetstone, Barnet

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Whetstone, Barnet

Whetstone is a place in the London Borough of Barnet, bearing the postcode N20. It is to the east of Totteridge, and these areas are known together as Totteridge & Whetstone. This combined area is the 63rd richest area in the UK- an acclamation which can be credited to Totteridge Lane, a long road home to many multi-millionaires. The High Road, the main road in the area, is the A1000 and part of the traditional Great North Road from London to Edinburgh.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyBarnet
Traditional CountyMiddlesex
OS GridTQ2693
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020
 

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

Whetstone, eccl. dist. and vil. (ry. sta. Oakleigh Park, Whetstone), Finchley par., Middlesex, in NE. of co., 2 miles SE. of Barnet, pop. 1949; has many fine suburban residences.

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