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A new history of Edwin Henry Horne – architect of Highbury and Islington
NEW from the North London Railway Historical Society – Colin Mansell’s comprehensive biography of Edwin Henry Horne architect of Highbury and Islington and other NLR station. A great read. Available from the NLRHS:nlrhs.org.uk
The North London Railway Historical Society
An invaluable source of information on the North London Railway, once one of London’s busiest commuter routes. You can subscribe to the NLRHS at their website below, including access to their meetings, research and their regular journal. The society is chaired by Jim Connor, a knowledgeable author of several books on the railway, who has…
Edwin Henry Horne was responsible for the house style of the North London Railway’s revamped stations in the 1860s-70s. In all he designed seven stations, along with numerous other buildings on NLR land, including several in the vicinity of Highbury and Islington. Sadly very few survive – notably Camden Road station, Hackney Central station -…
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