Ruislip Common

Ruislip Common, Hillingdon An amenity area situated at the northern end of the Ruislip district, bordered on most sides by Ruislip Woods Evidence of late…

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Ruislip Manor

Ruislip Manor, Hillingdon The south-eastern part of Ruislip, bordering Eastcote Quin­tes­sen­tial London suburbia, right down to the street name: Acacia Avenue in Ruislip Manor A…

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Ruislip Gardens

Ruislip Gardens, Hillingdon The smallest of Ruislip’s local­i­ties, separated from RAF Northolt aerodrome by the Yeading Brook The manorial landowner, King’s College, Cambridge, created New…

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Eastcote

…Quiet and Secluded Spot: Ruislip, Northwood and Eastcote, 1851–1881, Ruislip, Northwood and Eastcote Local History Society, 1991 and Ron Edwards, Eastcote from Village to Suburb:…

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Northwood

…here, separated from Ruislip and Eastcote by Park Wood, Copse Wood and Ruislip Common. A few cottages were recorded here in a survey of 1565…

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Cuckoo Hill

…Until the Ruislip Enclosure Act of 1804, Cuckoo Hill marked the eastern edge of Ruislip Common, which was then an unin­hab­ited wilder­ness. Cuckoo Hill Farm…

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Northolt

Northolt, Ealing/Hillingdon A large and unex­citing set of housing estates, plus a famous aerodrome (which is really in South Ruislip) and an award-winning new park This…

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Ickenham

Ickenham, Hillingdon A genteel resi­den­tial suburb situated between Uxbridge and Ruislip Exca­va­tions at Long Lane playing fields have produced evidence of a possible Iron Age…

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Uxbridge

…constituency of Uxbridge and South Ruislip since the 2015 general election. Postcode area: Uxbridge UB8 Popu­la­tion: 39,868 (Brunel and Uxbridge North and South wards, 2011…

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Pronunciation

…‘Rother’ to rhyme with ‘bother’ and ‘hithe’ to rhyme with ‘scythe’ Ruislip RICE-lip ˈraɪslɪp St Martin’s‑le-Grand sənt MAR-tinz lə GRAND sənt ˈmɑːtɪnz lə ˌɡrænd Pronounced English…

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