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Kilburn
OS grid reference TQ245835
London borough Brent
Camden
Ceremonial county Greater London
Region London
Constituent country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
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Postcode district NW6
Dialling code 020
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Coordinates: 51°32′12″N 0°12′14″W / 51.5366, -0.2039 There are many places called Kilburn in the United Kingdom: Kilburn, Derbyshire Kilburn, London Kilburn, North Yorkshire This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Image File history File links Greater_london_outline_map_bw. ... Image File history File links Red_pog2. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... The London Borough of Brent is a London borough in north west London and forms part of Outer London. ... The London Borough of Camden is a borough of London, England, which forms part of Inner London. ... The Ceremonial counties of England are areas of England that are appointed a Lord-Lieutenant, and are defined by the government with reference to the metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England. ... Greater London is the top-level administrative subdivision covering London, England. ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... Greater London is the top-level administrative subdivision covering London, England. ... Constituent countries is a phrase used, often by official institutions, in contexts in which a number of countries make up a larger entity or grouping, concerning these countries; thus the OECD has used the phrase in reference to the parts of former Yugoslavia[1]; the Soviet Union referring to the... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... A post town is a required part of all UK postal addresses. ... The London postal districts are divisions of the London post town in England and are primarily used for the direction of mail. ... UK postal codes are known as postcodes. ... The NW (North Western) postcode area, also known as the London NW postcode area, is a group of postal districts in north west London, England. ... The UK telephone numbering plan, also known as the National Numbering Plan, is regulated by the Office of Communications (Ofcom), which replaced the Office of Telecommunications (Oftel) in 2003. ... 020 is the dial code for Greater London in the United Kingdom. ... The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) is the name currently used by the territorial police force which is responsible for Greater London other than the City of London (the responsibility of the City of London Police). ... A Fire Appliance belonging to the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service The fire service in the United Kingdom has undergone dramatic changes since the beginning of the 21st century, a process that has been propelled by a devolution of central government powers, new legislation and a change to operational... The London Fire Brigade (LFB) is the statutory fire and rescue service for London, England. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The London Ambulance Service (LAS) is the largest ambulance service in the world that does not directly charge its patients for its services. ... The United Kingdom House of Commons is made up of Members of Parliament (MPs). ... Brent East is constituency of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Hampstead & Highgate is a parliamentary constituency covering the northern half of the London Borough of Camden which includes the villages of Hampstead and Highgate. ... Greater London is divided into a number of constituencies for London Assembly elections. ... Brent and Harrow is a constituency represented in the London Assembly. ... Barnet and Camden is a constituency represented in the London Assembly. ... This is a list of Members of the European Parliament for the United Kingdom in the 2004 to 2009 session, ordered by name. ... London is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... List of cities in the United Kingdom List of towns in England Lists of places within counties List of places in Bedfordshire List of places in Berkshire List of places in Buckinghamshire List of places in Cambridgeshire List of places in Cheshire List of places in Cleveland List of places... This is a partial list of places in London, England. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


Kilburn is an area of North London on the border of the London Borough of Brent and the London Borough of Camden. The main thoroughfare running northwest-southeast is Kilburn High Road, part of the modern A5 road which developed out of the Celtic route which became known as Watling Street. This road forms the boundary between the two boroughs.[1] North London is that part of London which is north of the River Thames. ... The London Borough of Brent is a London borough in north west London and forms part of Outer London. ... The London Borough of Camden is a borough of London, England, which forms part of Inner London. ... The A5 is a major road in the United Kingdom. ... The words Celt and Celtic can have a variety of meanings. ... The modern Watling Street crossing the Medway at Rochester near the Roman and Celt crossings Watling Street is the name given to an ancient trackway in England and Wales that was first used by the Celts mainly between the modern cities of Canterbury and St Albans. ...


Kilburn has a number of different ethnic groups, though 13% of the population were born in Ireland with an even higher percentage of Irish descent, making it the highest Irish population of any London area.[2] The area is sometimes called 'Little Éire',[3] or County Kilburn.[4]


The green space of Kilburn Grange Park is located to the east side of Kilburn High Road. Kilburn Grange Park is a 3. ...


A small part of Kilburn is in Westminster. The City of Westminster is a borough of London, England with city status. ...

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History

The name Kilburn was first recorded in 1134 as Cuneburna, referring to a priory which had been built on the site of the cell of a hermit known as Godwyn.[5] Godwyn had built his hermitage by the Westbourne River during the reign of Henry I, and both his hermitage and the priory took their name from the river.[6] The river itself has been known variously as Cuneburna, Kelebourne and Cyebourne, and it is suggested the name means either Royal River or Cattle River. The river has been piped underground since the 1850s. The River Westbourne is a river in London, England. ... Rulers with this title include: Henry I of England Henry I of France Henry I of Germany, also Holy Roman Emperor Henry I of Navarre Henry I of Hesse Henry I of Cyprus (also Henry I of Jerusalem) Henry I of Poland Henry I of Champagne Henry I, Duke of...


The ancient route known as Watling Street which runs through the area as Edgware Road/Kilburn High Road, was gradually built up with inns and farm houses. However, despite the discovery of a medicinal well in 1714, and the creation of gardens and a fine room to exploit the water, Kilburn did not attract any significant building until around 1819 in the area near St John's Wood.[6] The modern Watling Street crossing the Medway at Rochester near the Roman and Celt crossings Watling Street is the name given to an ancient trackway in England and Wales that was first used by the Celts mainly between the modern cities of Canterbury and St Albans. ... Edgware Road is a road in London. ... St Johns Wood is a district of North London, England in the City of Westminster, near Regents Park. ...


Kilburn High Road

Kilburn High Road is the main road in Kilburn. It follows a part of the line of the Roman Iter II route which later took the Anglo-Saxon name Watling Street. This was based on an earlier Celtic route from Verlamion to Durovernum Cantiacorum, modern day St Albans and Canterbury. Roman Britain refers to those parts of the island of Great Britain controlled by the Roman Empire between 43 and 410. ... The Antonine Itinerary is a Latin document that can be described as the Road Map of Roman Britain. ... For other uses, see Anglo-Saxon. ... The modern Watling Street crossing the Medway at Rochester near the Roman and Celt crossings Watling Street is the name given to an ancient trackway in England and Wales that was first used by the Celts mainly between the modern cities of Canterbury and St Albans. ... The words Celt and Celtic can have a variety of meanings. ... Verlamion, or Verlamio (settlement above the marsh), was the capital of the Catuvellauni tribe in Iron Age Britain from approximately 20 BC until shortly after the Roman invasion of 43 AD. It was founded on the site of modern day St Albans. ... Durovernum Cantiacorum was a town in the Roman province of Britannia. ... , St Albans is the main urban area of the City and District of St Albans in southern Hertfordshire, England, around 22 miles (35km) north of central London. ... Canterbury is a cathedral city in east Kent in South East England and is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Primate of All England, head of the Church of England and of the worldwide Anglican Communion. ...


Running roughly North to South, it forms the boundary between the London boroughs of Camden (to the east) and Brent (to the west). It is a section of the Edgware Road (which is in turn part of Watling Street), between Shoot Up Hill and Maida Vale. The London Borough of Camden is a borough of London, England, which forms part of Inner London. ... The London Borough of Brent is a London borough in north west London and forms part of Outer London. ... Edgware Road is a road in London. ... The modern Watling Street crossing the Medway at Rochester near the Roman and Celt crossings Watling Street is the name given to an ancient trackway in England and Wales that was first used by the Celts mainly between the modern cities of Canterbury and St Albans. ... Maida Vale is a road in north-west London, and a district surrounding it. ...


There are three railway stations on the Kilburn High Road: Kilburn tube station (Jubilee Line) at its Northern end, then Silverlink's Brondesbury station (North London Line), shortly south of this. Towards the southern end of the road is Kilburn High Road station (also Silverlink, on the West Coast Main Line). There is also Kilburn Park tube station, on the Bakerloo Line, which is just off the High Road and very close to the High Road station. See also: Kilburn Park tube station Kilburn tube station is a London Underground station at Kilburn in north-west London. ... London Transport Portal The Jubilee Line is a line on the London Underground (the Tube), in England. ... Silverlink Train Services Ltd is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, with routes in North London and from London to Northampton, previously to Birmingham via Coventry prior to 2005. ... Brondesbury station is a railway station on the North London Line. ... A North London Line train pulls into Stratford station during the morning rush Geographical map of the North London Line Line map of the North London Line showing connections and zones A North London Line train at North Woolwich station The North London Line is a railway line through northern... Kilburn High Road railway station is in the London Borough of Camden, in north London, and in Travelcard Zone 2. ... Silverlink Train Services Ltd is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, with routes in North London and from London to Northampton, previously to Birmingham via Coventry prior to 2005. ... The WCML running alongside the M1 motorway at Watford Gap in Northamptonshire A Virgin Pendolino and freight train on the WCML The West Coast Main Line (WCML) is one of the most important intercity railway lines in the United Kingdom, part of the British railway system. ... Kilburn Park tube station is a London Underground station at Kilburn in north-west London. ... The Bakerloo Line is a line of the London Underground and coloured brown on the Tube map. ...


The Tricycle Theatre

The Tricycle Theatre is a renowned arts centre, including a gallery, cinema and theatre, located on the High Road. In the mid-2000s the centre achieved some fame for its theatrical staging of politically significant court cases, and for a production about the US detention centre at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, which subsequently transferred to the West End, and in due course to New York City. The Tricycle Theatre is located on Kilburn High Road in the Kilburn district of north London. ... Map of Cuba with location of Guantánamo Bay indicated. ... West End theatre is a popular term for mainstream professional theatre in London, England, or sometimes more specifically for shows staged in the large theatres of Londons Theatreland. Along with New Yorks Broadway theatre, West End theatre is usually considered to represent the highest level of commercial theatre... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ...


Transport

Area around Kilburn station
Area around Kilburn station

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Nearest places

Brondesbury is a place in the London Borough of Brent. ... St Johns Wood is a district of North London, England in the City of Westminster, near Regents Park. ... Queens Park is an area of North West London divided between the London Borough of Brent and the City of Westminster. ... West Hampstead is an area in northwest London, England, situated between Childs Hill to the north, Frognal and Hampstead to the east, Swiss Cottage to the south, and Kilburn to the west. ... Cricklewood is a district of North London, England whose northeastern part is in the London Borough of Barnet, southwestern part is the London Borough of Brent and southeastern part is in London Borough of Camden. ... Willesden is an area in North West London which forms part of the London Borough of Brent. ...

Nearest tube stations

See also: Kilburn Park tube station Kilburn tube station is a London Underground station at Kilburn in north-west London. ... Kilburn Park tube station is a London Underground station at Kilburn in north-west London. ... Queens Park station is a National Rail and London Underground station at Queens Park in north west London. ...

Nearest railway stations

Brondesbury station is a railway station on the North London Line. ... Kilburn High Road railway station is in the London Borough of Camden, in north London, and in Travelcard Zone 2. ...

Sport

  • Kilburn is the home of Kilburn Gaels hurling club.
  • Kilburn is also home to Kilburn Cosmos RFC, one of the few rugby clubs in inner London.
  • N.N (No Name) F.C. originated from Kilburn in 1863. They are now defunct but were one of the 12 founder members of the Football Association.

For the Cornish sport, see Cornish Hurling. ... The title of the worlds oldest football club, or the oldest club in a particular country, is often disputed, or is claimed by several different clubs, across several different codes of football. ... The Football Association (The FA) is the governing body of football in England and the Crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man. ...

Famous Residents

David Mitchell (born 14 July 1974 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England[1]) is an English comedian, actor and writer. ... Robert Webb, born 29 September 1972 in Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire, England, is an English comedian, actor and writer, and one half of Mitchell and Webb, alongside David Mitchell. ...

References

  1. ^ http://hampstead.rootschat.net/kilburn.htm
  2. ^ http://www.anthropologymatters.com/journal/2003-2/ryan2003_greenfieldskilburn.pdf
  3. ^ http://trustedplaces.com/places/uk/london/kilburn
  4. ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/pda/A1171603?s_id=3
  5. ^ http://books.google.com/books?id=aY8MAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA336&lpg=PA336&dq=cuneburna&source=web&ots=mZn-UbdLUT&sig=2ct0Oe4E5cxBP48HfIgStgv2Tjc#PPA336,M1
  6. ^ a b http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=22637

External links

  • Tourist information
  • The Tricycle
  • Kilburn Cosmos RFC
  • History of Kilburn's Theatres With Original Programmes.

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