BRIEF HISTORY DURING THE SNOW ERA (1813-58)

The hill was likely named in the fifteenth century for the flowers which grew here in abundance.  It is 206 feet high.  In the early nineteenth century, Primrose Hill was a popular site for those intending to end their grievances with pistol duels.  

LOCATION IN 1859 REYNOLDS MAP

(Quarter Mile Section - D 9)

 

Source: Weinreb B, Hibbert C (eds). The London Encyclopaedia, 1993.