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Highgate, Camden

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Highgate, Camden

Highgate is an area of North London on the north-eastern corner of Hampstead Heath. Highgate is one of the most expensive London suburbs in which to live. It has an active conservation body, the Highgate Society, to protect its character. Until late Victorian times it was a distinct village outside London, sitting astride the main road to the north.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyCamden
Traditional CountyMiddlesex
OS GridTQ2887
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

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

Highgate.-- NW. suburb of London with ry. sta., St Pancras, Islington, and Hornsey pars., Middlesex, 5½ miles NW. of St Paul's, pop. 9457; is situated on a hill, near the Great Northern and Hampstead and City Junction Railways, and commands splendid views of the metropolis and the surrounding country.

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