Local History

Moselle Villa 1965 - Tottenham - Copyright: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

Moselle Villa, Tottenham

The Moselle Villa (picture taken in 1965) is situated in White Hart Lane and named after the local River Moselle.

Local History, River Moselle, Tottenham, Watery Building Names

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Brook House, Tottenham, circa 1954 - Courtesy: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

'Watery Names'

Brook House (was on Tottenham High Road, demolished 1955)
Brook Place – not on any map; it was somewhere near Brook House and Moselle House
Brook Street and Brook Street Chapel – still...

Local History, Signs of the River Moselle, Watery Building Names, Watery Street Names, White Hart Lane

Portail detail of All Hallows' Church - By Urbanplay available under Creative Commons Attribution Share-alike license 2.0

All Hallows' Church (previously All Saints), Tottenham Cemetery

"All Hallows is an Anglican church in Tottenham, North London. It is one of the oldest buildings in the London Borough of Haringey, being built as All Saints Church in the 12th century. It was re-...

All Hallows' Church (previously All Saints), Bruce Castle Museum & Haringey Archive Service, Bruce Family, John Constable, King David I of Scotland, Local History, Tottenham Cemetary, William Bedwell

An oil painting of the pottery house 'Tentdale' - Copyright: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

The Cole Pottery, White Hart Lane, Tottenham

"The understanding within my mother's family was that the pottery was started by John Cole. The earliest documentary evidence comes from the rating records, from which it appears that sometime...

Bruce Castle Museum & Haringey Archive Service, Clay, Cottage Industry, Crafts, Horticulture, Local History, Market Gardening, Pottery, White Hart Lane

Lordship Lane Tottenham - 1893 - looking west towards Wood Green - the Moselle river runs under the white bridge

Moselle River Historical Report by Ray Swain

"Which issueth out of Moswell Hill in Hornsey parish and therefore we will call it Mosa, or if you please Mosella. This rivulet falling from the hill passing in between Hornsey and Tottenham Wood...

Local History, River Moselle, Rural Landscape, William Bedwell

The course of the River Moselle on an old map - Courtesy: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

Moselle River History on Lordship Rec Website

"From an account by Bedwell in 1613, in writing of springs, says ‘The second is called Moswell, which ariseth out of the bottom of a cellar of a fayre house situated upon the side of a high hill,...

Local History, Lordship Rec, Maps, River Moselle, Tottenham, William Bedwell

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