Lost Rivers

Moselle Memories: Interview with Joan Curtis

Joan Curtis is an artist who lives on the Tower Gardens estate, near to the Lordship Rec. She was one of the original members of the Friends of Lordship Rec, a Friends of... Group who were...

Friends of Lordship Rec, Local History, Lordship Rec, Lost Rivers, Moselle Memories

River Moselle source - Courtesy Theo Thomas, Thames21

Queen’s Wood – where the Moselle Starts, but Time Stands Still

There’s something quite magical being near the source of a river, whatever its size or location. It’s that sense of being at the beginning, with all that potential, just as the journey starts. I...

Clean Water, Concrete, Culvert, Daylighting, Ecology, Hidden Moselle, Highgate, Lordship Rec, Lost Rivers, River Lea, River Moselle, River Moselle Valley, River Thames, Signs of the River Moselle, Tottenham, Tributary, Visible Moselle

Moselle viewing panel at Coombes Croft Library

Coombes Croft Library: Do You Know What Lies Beneath It….?

Below the pavement, just outside the door of Coombes Croft Library, lies one of Haringey’s best known natural streams – the Moselle Brook or Stream.

Its name and its spelling has varied...

Coombes Croft Library, Culvert, Daylighting, Ecology, Libraries, Lost Rivers, River Moselle

The bend in the River Moselle - Courtesy Theo Thomas, Thames21

Rivers, Right Angles and Wrong Connections

The River Moselle takes a zigzag course through Haringey, as if trying to escape our attempts to control it.

The straight lines and right turns of its route from Queen’s Wood to Markfield...

Clean Water, Concrete, Culvert, Ecology, Eels, Factories, Flooding, Heavy Rain, Lordship Rec, Lost Rivers, Markfield Park, Pollution, Queen's Wood, River Lea, River Moselle, River Thames, Sewage Fungus, Stickleback, Tottenham Cemetary, Urban Development, Waste Water

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A book, a website and occasional guided walking tours

London's Lost Rivers by Paul Talling

Including:
Tributaries of the River Lea
The Royal Gunpowder Mills Canals - (Waltham Abbey)
Muswell Stream - (Muswell Hill to Palmers Green via Bounds Green)
River Moselle...

Carbuncle Ditch, Local History, Lost Rivers, River Lea, River Moselle, Tributary