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Friern Barnet, Barnet

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Friern Barnet, Barnet

Friern Barnet is an area within the London Borough of Barnet. It is a suburban development situated 7.4 miles north of Charing Cross. The centre of Friern Barnet is formed by the busy intersection of Colney Hatch Lane (which runs north-south), Woodhouse Road (taking west-bound traffic towards North Finchley) and Friern Barnet Road (leading east towards New Southgate).
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyBarnet
Traditional CountyMiddlesex / Hertfordshire
OS GridTQ2892
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

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

Barnet Fryern ~ Friarn Barnet ~ Fryern Barnet

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

Barnet Fryern, par., on N. border of Middlesex, 1½ mile NW. of Southgate ry. sta., 1304 ac., pop. 6424; birthplace of Walker, the lexicographer (1732-1807). It contains Barnet Christchurch, eccl. dist., pop. 1895.

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