The Hyde

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The Hyde
The Hyde is located in Greater London
The Hyde
The Hyde
Location within Greater London
OS grid referenceTQ213885
London borough
Ceremonial countyGreater London
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLONDON
Postcode districtNW9
Dialling code020
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51°34′56″N 0°14′52″W / 51.5822°N 0.2478°W / 51.5822; -0.2478Coordinates: 51°34′56″N 0°14′52″W / 51.5822°N 0.2478°W / 51.5822; -0.2478

The Hyde is a locality in the London Borough of Barnet in London, United Kingdom, and also lies within Hendon.

History[edit]

The name is first recorded in 1281 as la Hyde meaning the hide of land, the amount of land considered enough to support a family, around 120 acres (0.49 km2).[1] The Hendon Brewery was built here in 1855.

Geography[edit]

It is located at grid ref TQ215885. It is part of the NW postcode area. A short section of the A5 road in the area is also called The Hyde.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mills, Anthony David Dictionary of London Place Names. Oxford University Press, 2001. ISBN 0-19-280106-6.