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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.

Farringdon is partly within the City of London and partly in the London Borough of Islington. The name originates from the names of wards of the old City (Farringdon Within, Farringdon Without).

Today, as a place Farringdon is somewhat ill-defined, its original site and layout having perhaps been lost under later development: little more than the station and a few street names help to locate it now.

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VIEW THE FARRINGDON AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE FARRINGDON AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE FARRINGDON AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE FARRINGDON AREA IN THE 1860s
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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.
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.
Hicks Hall:   Hicks Hall (1611 - 1778) was a building in St John Street, Clerkenwell, London.
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.
Museum of the Order of St John:   The Museum of the Order of St John in Clerkenwell, London, tells the story of the Venerable Order of Saint John.
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.
Smithfield, London:   Smithfield is a locality in the ward of Farringdon Without situated at the City of Londonís northwest in central London, England.
St Andrew, Holborn:   The Church of St Andrew, Holborn stands within the Ward of Farringdon Without.
St Etheldreda’s Church:   St Etheldredaís Church is in Ely Place, off Charterhouse Street in Holborn, London.
St John Clerkenwell:   St John Clerkenwell is a former parish church in Clerkenwell, now used as the chapel of the modern Order of St John.
St John’s Gate, Clerkenwell:   St Johnís Gate is one of the few tangible remains from Clerkenwellís monastic past; it was built in 1504 by Prior Thomas Docwra as the south entrance to the inner precinct of Clerkenwell Priory, the priory of the Knights of Saint John - the Knights Hospitallers.
St John's Gate:   St John's Gate is one of the few tangible remains from Clerkenwell's monastic past.
St Peterís Italian Church:   St. Peterís Italian Church is a Basilica-style church located in Holborn.
Thavieís Inn:   Thavieís Inn was a former Inn of Chancery, associated with Lincolnís Inn, established at Holborn, near the site of the present side street and office block still known as Thavies Inn Buildings.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albemarle Way, EC1V · Albion Courtyard, EC1M · Albion Place, EC1M · Aylesbury Street, EC1R · Back Hill, EC1R · Backhill, EC1R · Bakers Row, EC1R · Baldwin Gardens, EC1N · Baldwins Gardens, EC1N · Baldwins Gardens, WC1X · Bear Alley, EC4A · Benjamin Street, EC1M · Berry Street, EC1M · Berry Street, EC1V · Bishop?s Court, EC4M · Bleeding Heart Yard, EC1N · Bowlin, EC1R · Bowling Green Lane, EC1R · Brewery Square, EC1V · Brewhouse Yard, EC1V · Briset Street, EC1M · Britton Street, EC1M · Broad Yard, EC1M · Brooke Street, EC1N · Catherine Griffiths Court, EC1R · Central Markets, EC1A · Central Markets, EC1M · Charterhouse Mews, EC1M · Charterhouse Square, EC1M · Charterhouse Street, EC1A · Charterhouse Street, EC1M · Charterhouse Street, EC1N · Clerkenwell Close, EC1R · Clerkenwell Green, EC1R · Clerkenwell Greennorth Holborn, EC1R · Clerkenwell Road, EC1M · Clerkenwell Road, EC1N · Compton Street, EC1V · Cornwell House, EC1R · Cowcross Street, EC1 · Cowcross Street, EC1M · Crawford Passage, EC1R · Dallington Street, EC1V · Dyers Buildings, EC1N · Eagle Court, EC1M · East Central Markets, EC1A · East Market Building, EC1A · East Poultrey Avenue, EC1A · East Poultry Avenue, EC1A · Ely Court, EC1N · Ely Place, EC1N · Farringdon Lane, EC1R · Farringdon Road, EC1A · Farringdon Road, EC1M · Farringdon Road, EC1R · Farringdon Street, EC1A · Farringdon Street, EC4A · Faulkners Alley, EC1M · Fetter Lane, EC4A · Fleet Place, EC4M · Florin Court, EC1M · Gate House, EC1M · Giltspur Street, EC1A · Grand Avenue, EC1A · Gravel Street, EC1N · Great New Street, EC4A · Great Sutton Street, EC1V · Greenhills Rents, EC1M · 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 · Hosier Lane, EC1A · Jerusalem Passage, EC1V · Kirby Street, EC1N · Lea Valley Viaduct, E4 · Lea Valley Viaduct, N18 · Leather Lane, EC1N · Little New Street, EC4A · London Central Markets, EC1A · Long Lane, EC1M · New Fetter Lane, EC1N · New Fetter Lane, EC4A · New House, EC1N · New St Square, EC4A · New Street Square, EC4A · Northampton Road, EC1R · Northburgh Street, EC1V · Norwich Street, EC4A · Old Bailey, EC1A · Pardon Street, EC1V · Passing Alley, EC1M · Pear Tree Court, EC1R · Penny Bank Chambers, EC1M · Pensioners Court The Charterhouse, EC1M · Peters Lane, EC1M · Pine Street, EC1R · Plough Place, EC4A · Ploughs Place, EC4A · Plumtree Court, EC4A · Portpool Lane, EC1N · Preachers Court The Charterhouse, EC1M · Ray Street, EC1R · Rolls Buildings, WC2A · Saffron Hill, EC1N · Sans Walk, EC1R · Scotswood Street, EC1R · Sekforde Street, EC1R · Shoe Lane, EC4A · Showing every photo/image so far featured, EC1A · Smithfield Street, EC1A · Smokehouse Yard, EC1M · Snow Hill, EC1A · Snowhill, EC1A · St Andrew Street, EC4A · St Cross Street, EC1M · St Cross Street, EC1N · St Jamess Walk, EC1R · St Johns House, EC1V · St Johns Lane, EC1M · St Johns Path, EC1M · St Johns Place, EC1M · St Johns Square, EC1M · St Johns Square, EC1V · St Johnís Gate, EC1M · St. John Street, EC1R · Stonecutter Street, EC4A · Summers Street, EC1R · Sutton Lane, EC1M · Sutton Road, EC1M · The Horseshoe Path, WC1B · Topham Street, EC1R · Turnmill Street, EC1M · Verulam Street, WC1X · Vestry House, EC1A · Warwick Lane, EC4M · Waterhouse Square, EC1N · West Market Building, EC1A · West Smithfield, EC1A · Woodbridge Street, EC1R ·


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Central London, north east.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

Cruchley's New Plan of London (1848) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cruchley's New Plan of London Shewing all the new and intended improvements to the Present Time. - Cruchley's Superior Map of London, with references to upwards of 500 Streets, Squares, Public Places & C. improved to 1848: with a compendium of all Place of Public Amusements also shewing the Railways & Stations.
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John Rocque Map of London (1762) FREE DOWNLOAD
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London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
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London Underground map from 1908.
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
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