The Ancient Pound On The Mound

A curious passageway of note in Highgate lies slightly to the north west, and beneath, the Hillcrest estate. Now a modernised cut-through between Broadlands and Talbot Roads, Park House Passage takes it name from the mansion of the same name which once stood on the looming bulwarks now occupied by Hillcrest. To the folkloric and … Read more

Some Thoughts Upon Highgate’s Ley Lines : Guest Blog by Patsy Langley

When the Romans came to Britain, they found a land as mysterious and strange as darkest Africa was to the Victorians. Standing stones in the landscape, dreary and cold and with superstitious people who looked nothing like them, and had very odd religious practices. This was the land of the ghost story, of monsters and … Read more