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VIEW THE ST PANCRAS AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE ST PANCRAS AREA IN THE 1800s
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St Pancras

St Pancras railway station, celebrated for its architecture, is built on the site of the St Pancras suburb of London.

For many centuries the St Pancras name was used for various officially-designated areas, but it is now used mainly for the railway station and for upmarket venues in the immediate locality, having been largely superseded by other place names including Kings Cross, Somers Town, and Camden Town, or simply Camden.

St Pancras was originally a medieval parish, which ran from close to what is now Oxford Street north as far as Highgate, and from what is now Regent’s Park in the west to the road now known as York Way in the east, boundaries which take in much of the current London Borough of Camden, including its central part. However, as the choice of name for the borough suggests, St Pancras has lost its status as the central settlement in the area.

The original focus of the area was the church, now known by the retronym of St Pancras Old Church. The building is in the southern half of the parish, and is believed by many to be one of the oldest sites of Christian worship in Great Britain. However, in the 14th century the population moved en masse to Kentish Town, probably due to flooding by the River Fleet and the availability of better wells at the new location. A chapel of ease was established there, and the old settlement was abandoned, except for a few farms, until the growth of London in the late eighteenth century.

In the 1790s Earl Camden began to develop some fields to the north and west of the old church as Camden Town. About the same time, a residential district was built to the south and east of the church, usually known as Somers Town. In 1822 the new church of St Pancras was dedicated as the parish church. The site was chosen on what was then called the New Road, now Euston Road, which had been built as London’s first bypass, the M25 of its day. The two sites are about a kilometer apart. The new church is Grade I listed for its Greek Revival style; the old church was rebuilt in 1847. In the mid 19th century two major railway stations were built to the south of the Old Church, first Kings Cross and later St Pancras. The new church is closer to Euston Station.

By the end of the nineteenth century the ancient parish had been divided into 37 parishes, including one for the old church. There are currently 17 Church of England parishes completely contained within the boundaries of the ancient parish, all of which benefit from the distributions from the St Pancras Lands Trust, and most of which are in South Camden Deanery in the Edmonton Area of the Diocese of London.

St Pancras railway station was opened in 1868 by the Midland Railway as the southern terminus of its main line, which connected London with the East Midlands and Yorkshire. When inaugurated, the arched train shed by William Henry Barlow was the largest single-span roof in the world. Today, Midland main line services to Corby, Sheffield and Nottingham are operated by East Midlands Trains, and St Pancras is a stop on the Thameslink route as well as being the terminus of Southeastern high-speed trains to Kent.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Agar Town:   Agar Town was a short-lived area, built in the 1840s, of St Pancras.
British Library:   The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. Its building at St Pancras was the largest public building constructed in the UK in the 20th century.
Euston:   London Euston is the southern terminus of the West Coast Main Line - serving Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow.
Horse Hospital :   Built as stabling for cabby’s sick horses, The Horse Hospital is now a unique Grade II listed arts venue in Bloomsbury WC1
Ossulston Estate:   The Ossulston Estate is a multi-storey council estate built by the London County Council in Somers Town between 1927 and 1931.
Somers Town:   Somers Town is a district close to three main line rail termini - Euston, St Pancras and King’s Cross.
St Pancras:   St Pancras railway station, celebrated for its architecture, is built on the site of the St Pancras suburb of London.
University College London:   University College London (UCL) is a public research university and a constituent college of the federal University of London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Place, WC1H · Aldenham Street, NW1 · Bedford Way, WC1B · Bedford Way, WC1H · Bidborough Street, WC1H · Brill Place, NW1 · Burton Street, WC1H · Byng Place, WC1E · Cartwright Gardens, WC1H · Centa Housebirkenhead Street, WC1H · Chalton Street, NW1 · Chenies Mews, WC1E · Chenies Place, NW1 · Christopher Place, NW1 · Church Way, NW1 · Churchway, NW1 · Coach Road, N1C · Compton Place, WC1H · Cooper’s Lane, NW1 · Coram Street, WC1H · Coram Street, WC1N · Darwin Walk, WC1E · Doric Way, NW1 · Doric Way, NW1 · Drummond Crescent, NW1 · Duke’s Road, WC1H · Dukes Road, WC1H · Endsleigh Gardens, WC1H · Endsleigh Place, WC1H · Endsleigh Street, WC1H · Euston Road, NW1 · Euston Road, WC1H · Euston Square, NW1 · Flaxman Terrace, NW1 · Flaxman Terrace, WC1H · Goldington Crescent, NW1 · Goldington Street, NW1 · Gordon Square, WC1H · Gordon Street, WC1H · Gower Court, WC1E · Gower Street, WC1E · Grafton Place, NW1 · Guilford Street, WC1B · Hamilton House, WC1H · Hastings Street, WC1H · Herbrand Street, WC1N · Judd Street, NW1 · Judd Street, WC1H · Kenton Street, WC1N · King’s Cross Square, N1C · Lancing Street, NW1 · Leigh Street, WC1H · Little Guildford Street · Mabledon Place, WC1H · Malet Place, WC1E · Marchmont Street, WC1N · Medway Court, WC1H · Melton Street, NW1 · Midland Road, N1C · Midland Road, NW1 · North Cloisters, WC1E · Oakshott Court, NW1 · Ossulston Street, NW1 · Pancras Road, N1C · Pancras Road, NW1 · Peabody Buildings, WC1N · Phoenix Road, NW1 · Polygon Road, NW1 · Russell Court, WC1H · Russell Square House, WC1B · Sandwich House, WC1H · Sandwich Street, WC1H · Seymour House, NW1 · Shaftesbury Avenue, WC1H · Sinclair House, WC1H · Somers Close, NW1 · South Cloisters, WC1H · Speedy Place, WC1H · Tavistock House North, WC1H · Tavistock House South, WC1H · Tavistock House, WC1H · Tavistock Place, WC1N · Tavistock Square, WC1H · Taviton Street, WC1H · Thanet Street, WC1H · The Circle, N1C · The Polygon · Thornhaugh Street, WC1B · Thornhaugh Street, WC1H · Tiger House, WC1H · Torrington Place, WC1E · Torrington Square, WC1H · Unity Mews, NW1 · Upper Woborn Place, WC1H · Upper Woburn Place, WC1H · Werrington Street, NW1 · Witley Court, WC1N · Woburn Place, WC1B · Woburn Place, WC1H · Woburn Square, WC1H · Woburn Walk, WC1H · Woolf Mews, WC1H ·


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