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VIEW THE CHANCERY LANE AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE CHANCERY LANE AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE CHANCERY LANE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE CHANCERY LANE AREA IN THE 1860s
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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.

Historically, the street was associated with the legal profession, an association which continues to the present day; however, consulting firms, ancillary businesses and the Maughan Library also occupy the street. Lincoln's Inn occupies most of the western side north of Carey Street.

The principal building of the Law Society, the professional body for solicitors in England and Wales, is at No. 113. Ede and Ravenscroft, the oldest tailors in London, have their main (and historic) outlet and offices at No. 93, which is also their outlet for legal dress. The London Silver Vaults are located at the northern end of Chancery Lane.

Note that the marker shows the location of the tube station rather than the street.

Chancery Lane tube station lies at the junction of Holborn and Gray's Inn Road, a short distance from Chancery Lane's northern end.

The station was opened by the Central London Railway (CLR) on 30 July 1900. The original, disused station building is on the north side of High Holborn at nos. 31–33, approximately 400 feet to the west, closer to High Holborn's junction with Chancery Lane. Originally, provided with four lifts between ground and platform levels, the station was rebuilt in the early 1930s to operate with escalators. It was not possible to construct the inclined escalator shaft between the platforms and the existing entrance and so a new sub-surface ticket hall was constructed below the road junction. The old entrance building became redundant and, in recognition of the location of the new entrance, the station was renamed Chancery Lane (Gray's Inn), although the suffix subsequently fell out of use.

It is one of eight London Underground stations which has a deep-level air-raid shelter underneath it. After World War II this was turned into Kingsway telephone exchange. Access to the shelter was via the original station building and lift shaft as well as subsidiary entrances in Furnival Street and Took's Court.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Aldwych:   Aldwych is a closed station on the London Underground; formerly a branch line of the Piccadilly Line.
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.
Courtauld Institute of Art:   The Courtauld Institute of Art is a self-governing college of the University of London specialising in the study of the history of art.
Temple:   Temple is a London Underground station in the City of Westminster, on the Victoria Embankment. It is the nearest tube station for King's College London and the London School of Economics.
Temple Bar:   Temple Bar is the point in London where Fleet Street, City of London, becomes the Strand, Westminster, and where the City of London traditionally erected a barrier to regulate trade into the city.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Houghton Street (1906):   A greengrocer's on the corner of Houghton Street and Clare Market (behind The Strand) in 1906 just before demolition.
New Inn Passage (1901):   The corner of Houghton Street and New Inn Passage taken on a 1901 photo just prior to the clearence of the area for the Aldwych-Kingsway improvement scheme.
Strand (1890s):   The Strand in the 1890s
Wych Street:   Wych Street was a street in London, roughly where Australia House now stands on Aldwych. It ran west from the church of St Clement Danes on the Strand to a point towards the southern end of Drury Lane.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Aldwych, WC2 · Aldwych, WC2B · Arundel Street, WC2R · Atkin Building, WC1R · Australia House, WC2B · Baldwin Gardens, EC1N · Baldwins Gardens, EC1N · Baldwins Gardens, WC1X · Bedford Row, WC1R · Bell Yard, WC2A · Breams Buildings, EC4A · Brooke Street, EC1N · Carey Street, WC2A · Chancery Lane, EC4A · Chancery Lane, WC2A · Chichester Rents, WC2A · Clare Market, WC2A · Clement’s Inn, WC2R · Clements Inn, WC2A · Cliffords Inn Passage, EC4A · Cliffords Inn, EC4A · Crane Court, EC4A · Crown Office Row, EC4Y · Cursitor Street, EC4A · Cursitor Street, W1 · Devereux Court, WC2R · Dyers Buildings, EC1N · Eagle Street, WC1R · Essex Court, EC4Y · Essex Street, WC2R · Falcon Court, EC4Y · Fetter Lane, EC4A · Field Court, WC1R · Fleet Street, EC4Y · Fountain Court, EC4Y · Fulwood Place, WC1V · Furnival Street, EC4A · Garden Court, EC4Y · Gravel Street, EC1N · Grays Inn Place, WC1R · Grays Inn Square Chambers, WC1R · Grays Inn Square, WC1R · Greville St Hatton Garden, EC1N · Hand Court, WC1V · Hardwicke Building, WC2A · Hare Court, EC4Y · Hare Place, EC4Y · Hat and Mitre Court, EC1M · Hatton Garden, EC1N · Holborn, EC1N · Houghton Square, SW9 · Houghton Street, WC2A · Inner Temple Lane, EC4Y · Jockeys Fields, WC1R · King?s Bench Walk, EC4Y · Kings Bench Walk, EC4Y · Lambs Conduit Passage, WC1R · Leather Lane, EC1N · Lincolns Inn Fields, WC2A · Little Essex Street, WC2R · London Silver Vaults, WC2A · Maltravers Street, WC2R · Masters House Temple Church, EC4Y · Melbourne Place, WC2B · Middle Temple Lane, EC4Y · Milford Lane, WC2R · Mitre Court Buildings, EC4Y · Montreal Place, WC2R · New Fetter Lane, EC4A · New Square, WC2A · North East Wing Bush House, WC2B · North West Wing Bush House, WC2B · Norwich Street, EC4A · Old Buildings, WC2A · Old Mitre Court, EC4Y · Old Square, WC2A · Outer Temple, EC4Y · Paper Buildings Temple, EC4Y · Paper Buildings, EC4Y · Pemberton Row, EC4A · Plough Place, EC4A · Ploughs Place, EC4A · Portsmouth Street, WC2A · Portugal Street, WC2A · Princeton Street, WC1R · Pump Court, EC4Y · Quality Court, WC2A · Raymond Buildings, WC1R · Red Lion Court, EC4A · Red Lion Street, WC1R · Rolls Buildings, WC2A · Rolls Passage, EC4A · Sandland Street, WC1R · Sardinia Street, WC2A · Serjeants Inn, EC4Y · Serle Street, WC2A · Sheffield Street, WC2A · Silver Vaults, WC2A · South East Wing Bush House, WC2B · South Square, WC1R · South Square, WC1X · Southampton Buildings, WC1V · Southampton Buildings, WC2A · St Clement’s Passage, WC2A · St Clements Lane, WC2A · Staple Inn Buildings North, WC1V · Staple Inn Buildings South, WC1V · Staple Inn Buildings, WC1V · Staple Inn Buildings, WC1X · Staple Inn, WC1V · Star Yard, WC2A · Stone Buildings, WC2A · Strand Lane, WC2R · Surrey Street, WC2R · Temple Chambers, EC4Y · Temple Gardens, EC4Y · Temple Place, WC2R · Temple, EC4Y · The Australia Centre, WC2B · The Edmund J. Safra Fountain Court, WC2R · The Strand, WC2R · Theobald’s Road, WC1R · Theobalds Road, WC1X · Took?s Court, EC4A · Tooks Court, EC4A · Tweezer’s Alley, WC2R · Verulam Buildings, WC1R · Verulam Street, WC1X · Warwick Court, WC1R · Waterhouse Square, EC1N · Whetstone Park, WC2A ·


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