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VIEW THE CLERKENWELL AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE CLERKENWELL AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE CLERKENWELL AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE CLERKENWELL AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE CLERKENWELL AREA IN THE 1900s
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Clerkenwell

Clerkenwell was once known as London's Little Italy because of the large number of Italians living in the area from the 1850s until the 1960s.

Clerkenwell took its name from the Clerks' Well in Farringdon Lane. In the Middle Ages, the London Parish clerks performed annual mystery plays there, based on biblical themes. Part of the well remains visible, incorporated into a 1980s building called Well Court.

In the 17th century South Clerkenwell became a fashionable place of residence. Oliver Cromwell owned a house on Clerkenwell Close, just off the Green. Several aristocrats had houses there, most notably the Duke of Northumberland, as did people such as Erasmus Smith.

Before Clerkenwell became a built-up area, it had a reputation as a resort a short walk out of the city, where Londoners could disport themselves at its spas, of which there were several, based on natural chalybeate springs, tea gardens and theatres. The present day Sadler's Wells has survived as heir to this tradition.

Clerkenwell was also the location of three prisons: the Clerkenwell Bridewell, Coldbath Fields Prison (later Clerkenwell Gaol) and the New Prison, later the Clerkenwell House of Detention, notorious as the scene of the Clerkenwell Outrage in 1867, an attempted prison break by Fenians who killed many in the tenement houses on Corporation Row in trying to blow a hole in the prison wall.

The Industrial Revolution changed the area greatly. It became a centre for breweries, distilleries and the printing industry. It gained a special reputation for the making of clocks and watches, which activity once employed many people from around the area. Flourishing craft workshops still carry on some of the traditional trades, such as jewellery-making. Clerkenwell is home to Witherby's, Europe's oldest printing company.

After the Second World War, Clerkenwell suffered from industrial decline and many of the premises occupied by the engineering, printing publishing and meat and food trades (the last mostly around Smithfield) fell empty. Several acclaimed council housing estates were commissioned by Finsbury Borough Council. Modernist architect and Russian émigré Berthold Lubetkin's listed Spa Green Estate, constructed 1943–1950, has recently been restored. The Finsbury Estate, constructed in 1968 to the designs of Joseph Emberton includes flats, since altered and re-clad.

A general revival and gentrification process began in the 1980s, and the area is now known for loft-living in some of the former industrial buildings. It also has young professionals, nightclubs and restaurants and is home to many professional offices as an overspill for the nearby City of London and West End.

Amongst other sectors, there is a notable concentration of design professions around Clerkenwell, and supporting industries such as high-end designer furniture showrooms.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Central School of Ballet:   Central School of Ballet is a classical ballet school based in London, with students from countries all over the world.
Chancery Lane:   Chancery Lane originated as a 'new lane' created by the Knights Templar from their original 'old Temple' on the site of the present Southampton Buildings on Holborn, in order access to their newly acquired property to the south of Fleet Street (the present Temple) sometime before 1161.
Clerkenwell:   Clerkenwell was once known as London's Little Italy because of the large number of Italians living in the area from the 1850s until the 1960s.
Ely Place, EC1N:   Ely Place is a gated road at the southern tip of the London Borough of Camden.
Exmouth Market:   Exmouth Market is an outdoor street market of 32 stalls.
Farringdon:   Farringdon station - the terminus for the very first underground railway in 1863 - is a London Underground and National Rail station in Clerkenwell, just north of the City of London in the London Borough of Islington. It will change significantly when it becomes an important interchange station between the two largest transport infrastructure programmes currently under way in London, the Thameslink Programme and Crossrail, both of which are scheduled for completion in 2018.
Maison Novelli:   Maison Novelli was a restaurant in Clerkenwell, Central London, located opposite the Old Session House.
Middlesex Sessions House:   The Former Middlesex Session(s) House or the Old Sessions House is a large building on Clerkenwell Green.
New River Head:   The New River Head is an area of great historic interest, having been in continuous use for the provision of fresh public water since the early 17th century.
Showing every photo/image so far featured, EC1N:   Holborn Circus is a junction of five highways in the City of London, on the boundary between Holborn, Hatton Garden and Smithfield.
St Andrew, Holborn:   The Church of St Andrew, Holborn stands within the Ward of Farringdon Without.
St Etheldreda’s Church:   St Etheldreda’s Church is in Ely Place, off Charterhouse Street in Holborn, London.
St John's Gate:   St John's Gate is one of the few tangible remains from Clerkenwell's monastic past.
St Peter’s Italian Church:   St. Peter’s Italian Church is a Basilica-style church located in Holborn.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Agdon Street, EC1V · Attneave Street, EC1R · Back Hill, EC1R · Backhill, EC1R · Bakers Row, EC1R · Bakers Yard, EC1R · Baldwin Gardens, EC1N · Baldwins Gardens, EC1N · Baldwins Gardens, WC1X · Bleeding Heart Yard, EC1N · Bowlin, EC1R · Bowling Green Lane, EC1R · Brewery Square, EC1V · Brewhouse Yard, EC1V · Brooke Street, EC1N · Buildings, EC1R · Calthorpe Street, WC1X · Catherine Griffiths Court, EC1R · Charles Rowan House, WC1X · Clerkenwell Close, EC1R · Clerkenwell Green, EC1R · Clerkenwell Greennorth Holborn, EC1R · Clerkenwell Road, EC1N · Clerkenwell Road, EC1R · Coldbath Square, EC1R · Cornwell House, EC1R · Corporation Row, EC1R · Crawford Passage, EC1R · Dyers Buildings, EC1N · Easton Street, WC1X · Elm Street, WC1X · Ely Court, EC1N · Ely Place, EC1N · Exmouth Market, EC1R · Eyre St Hill, EC1R · Eyre Street Hill, EC1R · Farringdon Lane, EC1R · Farringdon Road, EC1M · Farringdon Road, EC1R · Farringdon Street, EC1A · Finsbury Estate, EC1R · Fulwood Place, WC1V · Gloucester Way, EC1R · Gough Street, WC1X · Gravel Street, EC1N · Grays Inn Place, WC1R · Grays Inn Square Chambers, WC1R · Grays Inn Square, WC1R · Greville St Hatton Garden, EC1N · Greville Street, EC1N · Hatton Garden, EC1N · Hatton Place, EC1N · Hatton Square, EC1N · Hatton Wall, EC1N · Hatton, EC1N · Haywards Place, EC1R · Heton Gardens, NW4 · Holborn, EC1N · Joseph Close, N4 · Joseph Trotter Close, EC1R · Kings Mews, WC1N · Kingsway Place, EC1R · Kirby Street, EC1N · Laystall Street, EC1R · Leather Lane, EC1N · London Central Markets, EC1A · London Silver Vaults, WC2A · Margery Street, WC1X · Meredith Street, EC1R · Mount Pleasant, WC1X · Mount Plesant, WC1X · Myddelton Street, EC1R · New House, EC1N · Northampton Road, EC1R · Pakenham Street, WC1X · Pear Tree Court, EC1R · Phoenix Place, EC3N · Phoenix Place, WC1X · Pine Street, EC1R · Pooles Buildings, EC1R · Portpool Lane, EC1N · Ray Street, EC1R · Rosebery Avenue, EC1 · Rosebery Avenue, EC1R · Rosebery Court, EC1R · Rosebery House, EC1R · Rosebery Square, EC1R · Rosoman Place, EC1R · Rosoman Street, EC1R · Saffron Hill, EC1N · Sans Walk, EC1R · Sans Works, EC1R · Scotswood Street, EC1R · Sekforde Court, EC1V · Sekforde Street, EC1R · Silver Vaults, WC2A · Skinner Street, EC1R · Snowhill, EC1A · South Square, WC1R · South Square, WC1X · Southampton Buildings, WC2A · Spafield Street, EC1R · St Cross Street, EC1M · St Cross Street, EC1N · St Jamess Walk, EC1R · St. John Street, EC1R · Staple Inn Buildings North, WC1V · Staple Inn Buildings South, WC1V · Staple Inn Buildings, WC1V · Staple Inn, WC1V · Summers Street, EC1R · The Horseshoe Path, WC1B · Topham Street, EC1R · Turnmill Street, EC1M · Tysoe Street, EC1R · Verulam Street, WC1X · Vine Hill, EC1R · Warner Street, EC1R · Warner Yard, EC1R · Warwick Court, WC1R · Waterhouse Square, EC1N · Wilmington Square, WC1X · Woodbridge Street, EC1R · Yardley Street, WC1X ·


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