Cedar Lawn Avenue, EN5

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Cedar Lawn at 55 Wood Street was built in 1766 as a three-bay house and was home to William Cattley, who collected plants from locations all over the world. In 1924 it became the new home of the Victoria Hospital for Barnet and District which had previously been located on Barnet Hill and opened to commemorate Queen Victoria’s 1888 Jubilee. The new home became the 49-bed Victoria Maternity Hospital with the road laid out at the lower end of the grounds.

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