Place:


Primrose Hill  Middlesex

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Primrose Hill like this:

PRIMROSE-HILL, an eminence in the N W of the metropolis; adjacent to the N W side of Regent's park, 3½ miles N W by N of St. Paul's. It is pierced through the N skirt, by a tunnel of the Northwestern railway, 3, 360 feet long; and it adjoins, on the S, Barrow hill, with the West Middlesex reservoir. P.-hill was the scene of the murder of Sir E. God frey in 1678.

Primrose Hill through time

Primrose Hill is now part of Camden district. Click here for graphs and data of how Camden has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Primrose Hill itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Primrose Hill, in Camden and Middlesex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/23643

Date accessed: 22nd February 2019


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