Stephens House and Gardens and its collection

Stephens House and Gardens

Avenue House, the principle building of Stephens House & Gardens, was commandeered as a VAD Hospital during World War One and in 1918 became the Central Hospital of the newly formed Royal Air Force. The Gardens provide a mixed landscape and include an arboretum, a rockery, a bog garden, large park areas to play in and wooded areas to walk. The Stephens Collection aims to show, the development of the famous blue-black writing fluid and the growth of the Company and the life and work of Henry 'Inky' Stephens MP for Hornsey and Finchley.

ENThe Stephens Collection

History & Anthropology  History & Anthropology

Stephens House and Gardens
17 East End Road
N3 3QE London

Visitor information Stephens House and Gardens

Opening hours

The gardens are open during the hours of daylight which vary throughout the year.
Opening Hours: December & January 08.00 - 16.00

House viewing by arrangement only.




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Location & Map

17 East End Road, London

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Stephens House and Gardens Reviews

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    Jennifer • Feb 17, 2022

    My family & I said goodbye to very special person on Tuesday. We are all deeply grieving her loss. We came to Stevenson House after the funeral for refreshments with our family and friends. Imagine how devastating it was to be treated with aggression, contempt & downright rudeness on the part of the General Manager. I have never witnessed such behaviour from anyone in a management position & especially at a time of such sadness. I, along with another grieving family member, witnessed 1st hand the way my brother in law was spoken to & we were utterly appalled. My brother in law spoke with dignity & respect whilst trying to sort out a miscommunication only for the General Manager to display very threatening body language in an attempt to intimidate him, then shout at him, over him, & walk away from the conversation whilst he was still speaking. Words fail me. I, along with several of my family members have filed similar reviews with every website possible as well as lodging a formal complaint as we do not wish any grieving family to experience this same unacceptable treatment. We have tried to voice our very legitimate concerns with management but we have been met with complete silence privately and a flat refusal on public forums to take any responsibility for darkening what was already such a sad day. Such a shame as the house & grounds are beautiful and the rest of the staff were delightful.

    Visited on Feb 15, 2022

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