Historic mansions, pubs, churches, public buildings, schools and houses, representing every period from the sixteenth to the twentieth century, are illustrated and described. Most of the borough’s listed buildings are included, together with examples of modern architecture and unexpected oddities. There is a brief account of how each part of the borough developed, with maps to guide the reader round individual areas.
The book was produced with the enthusiastic cooperation of photographers, historians and individuals from all parts of the borough. It demonstrates their pride in Enfield’s history and architectural diversity, and forms a unique record of buildings in the London Borough of Enfield in the year 2000.
Treasures of Enfield: discovering the buildings of a London borough by edited by Valerie Carter. Published by the Enfield Preservation Society, 2000; 192 pages; 25cm; 270 illustrations, 21 sketches, 8 maps. ISBN 0-907318-16-9.
Cover picture: Forty Hall.