East Finchley tube station

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East Finchley is a London Underground station in East Finchley in north London.

The station is on the High Barnet branch of the Northern Line, between Highgate and Finchley Central stations, and in Travelcard Zone 3.

The station, which is entirely above ground, was opened in 1939, two months before the outbreak of World War 2, and at the time was considered an extremely modern piece of architecture. It was designed in the Art Deco/Streamline Moderne style, the glass frontage resembling the bows of a ship, by Charles Holden. Standing over the station, looking south towards central London, is a ten foot statue of an archer. The Archer, a local independent newspaper, is named after this landmark.

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