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Subject: Re: [LON] Printers Almshouses, Wood Green
Date: Sun, 23 Mar 2008 23:49:24 -0000
According to my 1894 Godfrey map Printer's Alms houses stood opposite St
Michael's Church on the south side of the junction with Green Lanes and
Bounds Green Road.
They were there until the late 1960's I think (I can just about remember
there were some old buildings in a courtyard there when I went past as a
This and some other buildings were replaced by a BT telephone exchange in
the early 1970s
To the north of St Michael's church according to my old map was the
Fishmonger's Asylum. Now rather appropriately the site of Harringey Civic
Centre & occupied by the local council. Anyone who knows Harringey council
will understand the irony here.
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From: "Charani" <>
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Subject: [LON] Printers Almshouses, Wood Green
Does anyone know where the Printers Almshouses in "the picturesque
suburb of Wood Green" (N London) stand or stood please? It dates from
around the 1860s.