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Plans, Maps and Guides

Location of Monken Hadley Common
Plan of Monken Hadley Common
Plans of Monken Hadley Common (West) 1865-2011Based on old Ordnance Survey maps at 1:2,500. For the meaning of abbreviations used on these maps, click the pin in the top right hand corner of the first page, and another pdf will open.
Plans of Monken Hadley Common (Central) 1865-2011Based on old Ordnance Survey maps at 1:2,500. For the meaning of abbreviations used on these maps, click the pin in the top right hand corner of the first page, and another pdf will open.
Plans of Monken Hadley Common (East) 1865-2011Based on old Ordnance Survey maps at 1:2,500. For the meaning of abbreviations used on these maps, click the pin in the top right hand corner of the first page, and another pdf will open.
Map of “MIDLE-SEX” by the Dutch engraver
Pieter van den Keere (1571-1646)This map, which was published in London in 1627, is re-engraving of van den Keere's original map of 1605, but with titles in English. It shows, between “Bernet” and “Ludgraues”, what is now know as Jack's Lake.


London LOOP,
- Section 16 (Elstree to Cockfosters) Section 16 of the LOOP crosses the Common.

Pymmes Brook Trail
- Monken Hadley Common to Pickett's LockPymmes Brook Trail starts on the Common.

Monken Hadley TrailPublished by Culture24. The Trail doesn't actually cross the Common, though it does offer an interesting walk through the village of Monken Hadley.
Rambles Round BarnetPart 2 of “Rambles Round Barnet” gives details of two circular walks around the Common.
Part 1 and Part 2 of the guides - written by Owen Jones and published for The Barnet Society by Barnet Museum & Local History Society - are available from the Barnet Museum, price £4 each.


Local Pubs

The Hadley HotelThe hotel (& pub) is about 300 metres south of the Common, and is very convenient for walkers on the London Loop (leave the Common by the Hadley Road gate).
The Cock Inn, CockfostersThe Cock Inn is immediately east of the Common, on the London Loop about 50 metres from the Games Road gate.