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Birthplace of:
Henry Head
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Folk Customs:
April Fools Day
Baddeley Cake
Beating the Tower Boundaries
Blessing of the Throats
Bonfire Night
Changing of the Quill
Doggett's Coat and Badge Race
Footbridge Rent of one Red Rose
Hot Cross Buns for the Widow’s son
Mass for the executed Charles I
Quit Rents Ceremony
Vintners' Company Procession

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Kadimah Hotel
"The rooms are fine, and clean. The service is bad. The reception were nasty and annoyed as soon as we arrived. There was no baby bed, when we reserved two. ..." More

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The North London district of Stamford Hill within the borough of Hackney sits a little south of Tottenham, with Hornsey and Hornsey Vale to its west, the area essentially a rural one until the end of the 18th century when it began to be developed by those seeking some room away from the increasingly crowded capital proper, many of the new residents moneyed. By the last quarter of the 19th century its transport connections, train, tram and road, were such that it had been swallowed into the sprawling city. Some of the early residents of the suburb were Jewish immigrants, including the patriarch of the Montefiore family, and that first wave was followed by another at the end of the 19th century, which allowed an infrastructure of synagogues, specialist food shops and other institutions to develop to serve that community which remain important today, roughly 10 per cent of the population being Jewish with an estimated 50 synagogues in operation, and men in traditional Hasidic dress being a common sight on the streets. Stamford Hill is however a very mixed area, with those of no religion and of the Muslim faith as numerous as its Hasidic population, and the largest grouping Christians.

Attraction

Jewish Military Museum and Memorial Room

School

Holmleigh Primary School

Shops

Mohzee Embroidery Artwork Framed

Places to Stay near Stamford Hill

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Kadimah Hotel (0.08 miles)

Kadimah Hotel

The Kadimah Hotel is a bed and breakfast hotel located in the heart of Stamford Hill. It exudes elegance and style. It is a terraced property with a different feel than most London hotels. Guests ... More | visit website

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Amhurst Hotel (0.29 miles)

Amhurst Hotel

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Set in a comfortable and friendly environment in north London, this hotel offers budget accommodation in Stamford Hill in the London Borough of Hackney, just a short walk away from Finsbury ... More

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Woodberry Down Hotel (0.96 miles)

Woodberry Down Hotel

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Brand new hotel opened near Finsbury Park

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Beaconsfield (1.10 miles)

Beaconsfield

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Beaconsfield Hotel is situated on Green Lanes, which is a vibrant part of North London, famous for its Turkish community. Beaconsfield Hotel is housed in an attractive Victorian building, which ... More

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Beaconsfield Hotel (1.10 miles)

Beaconsfield Hotel
Beaconsfield Hotel offers 14 comfortable rooms; which come with a television; fridge and kettle. There is a shared kitchen where you can prepare your meals and save money on eating out. Bathroom facilities at Beaconsfield ... More | visit website
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Spring Park Hotel (1.10 miles)

Spring Park Hotel

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The Spring Park Hotel overlooks beautiful Finsbury Park in North London. The hotel is ideally situated for both private and public transport. A one minute walk takes you to Manor ... More

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Costello Palace Hotel (1.20 miles)

Costello Palace Hotel

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This established, friendly hotel offers reasonably priced accommodation overlooking Finsbury Park, just a short public transport ride away from London's bustling centre. From here, in the north of the city, you can ... More

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London Shelton Hotel (1.35 miles)

London Shelton Hotel
Imagine a beautiful; quiet park within walking distance of your accommodation but still close to the lively center of London.It is the comfortable Shelton Hotel that has this perfect location. Just 20 minutes from central ... More | visit website
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Athena Palace Hotel (1.51 miles)

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We are based in Turnpike Lane offering cheap accommodation on a bed & breakfast basis. We have seminar and conferencing facilities and a superb restaurant with Greek specialities.

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Ossian House (1.78 miles)

Ossian House
Hosts Ann and John Ashman are from County Cork in Ireland and the gift of the Blarney certainly holds true here. The atmosphere here is informal, friendly and truly welcoming.

The three rooms are delightfully furnished ... More | visit website

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