Haringey Pubs, by Chris and Hazel Whitehouse
Published by Tempus in 2004, 128 pages. Paperback (N5735PE)
Brand New Book
From the rear side cover: This informative volume recalls the many varied roles pubs have played in the social life of Haringey during the last two centuries, and records some dramatic stories, from the dray horse that fell in the river to the barman who rescued a child from under a tram. Illustrated with over 170 old images, drawn from the archive of Bruce Castle Museum, each picture offers an insight into the popularity and changing role ofHaringey's pubs - some of them still trading, others long since closed or demolished. Those featured include The Gate House at Highgate, a source of welcome refreshment and rest for travellers since the seventeenth century, The Spurs pub and the Bull Inn which, dating back to the sixteenth century, is one of the oldest pubs in Tottenham.
This book is essential reading for all those interested in the history of Haringey and will bring back nostalgic memories of times past.