Built by Quaker merchant Edward Gray in 1792, the house was demolished in the mid 1880s. Gray built up one of the best private art collections in the country with works by most of the Old Masters. Read more.
In 1935 Challen, one of Harringay's piano manufacturers, built the largest piano in the world. At 11 ft 8 ins long and over one and quarter tons, the piano held its record till early this century. Read more.