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Saffron Hill’s name derives the time that it was part of an estate on which saffron grew.

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Saffron Hill formed part of the liberty of Saffron Hill, Hatton Garden, Ely Rents and Ely Place which became part of the County of London in 1889. It was abolished in 1900 and formed part of the Metropolitan Borough of Holborn until 1965.

In 1850 it was described as a squalid neighbourhood, the home of paupers and thieves. In Charles Dickens’s 1837 novel Oliver Twist (Chapter 8), the Artful Dodger leads Oliver to Fagin’s den in Field Lane, the southern extension of Saffron Hill: "a dirty and more wretched place he (Oliver) had never seen. The street was very narrow and muddy, and the air was impregnated with filthy odours".

Saffron Hill is mentioned in the Arthur Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes story "The Adventure of the Six Napoleons", as the Italian Quarter where the Venucci family can be found.

Saffron Hill has become more residential in recent years with the building of several blocks of ’luxury’ apartments, including Da Vinci House situated in the former "Punch magazine" printworks and the architecturally distinctive Ziggurat Building.

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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.

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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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.
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.
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 · Bakers Yard, EC1R · Baldwin Gardens, EC1N · Baldwins Gardens, EC1N · Baldwins Gardens, WC1X · Bear Alley, EC4A · Benjamin Street, EC1M · Berry Street, EC1M · Bishop?s Court, EC4M · Bleeding Heart Yard, EC1N · Bowlin, EC1R · Bowling Green Lane, EC1R · Breams Buildings, EC4A · 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 · Clerkenwell Road, EC1R · Coldbath Square, EC1R · Cornwell House, EC1R · Cowcross Street, EC1 · Cowcross Street, EC1M · Crawford Passage, EC1R · Cursitor Street, EC4A · Cursitor Street, W1 · 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 · Eyre St Hill, EC1R · Eyre Street Hill, EC1R · 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 · Furnival Street, EC4A · Gate House, EC1M · Giltspur Street, EC1A · Gravel Street, EC1N · Great New Street, EC4A · Great Sutton Street, EC1V · Greenhills Rents, EC1M · Greville St Hatton Garden, EC1N · Greville Street, EC1N · Hat and Mitre Court, EC1M · Hatton Garden, EC1N · Hatton Place, EC1N · Hatton Square, EC1N · Hatton Wall, EC1N · Hatton, EC1N · Haywards Place, EC1R · Heton Gardens, NW4 · Holborn Viaduct, EC1A · Holborn, EC1N · Hosier Lane, EC1A · Jerusalem Passage, EC1V · Kirby Street, EC1N · Laystall Street, EC1R · Lea Valley Viaduct, E4 · 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 · Norwich Street, EC4A · Old Bailey, EC1A · Passing Alley, EC1M · Pear Tree Court, EC1R · Pemberton Row, EC4A · 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 · Ray Street, EC1R · Rolls Buildings, WC2A · Rolls Passage, EC4A · Saffron Hill, EC1N · Sans Walk, EC1R · Scotswood Street, EC1R · Sekforde Street, EC1R · Shoe Lane, EC4A · Smithfield Street, EC1A · Smokehouse Yard, EC1M · Snow Hill, EC1A · Snowhill, EC1A · St Andrew Street, EC4A · St Bride 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 · Staple Inn Buildings North, WC1V · Staple Inn Buildings South, WC1V · Staple Inn Buildings, WC1V · Staple Inn Buildings, WC1X · Staple Inn, WC1V · Stonecutter Street, EC4A · Summers Street, EC1R · Sutton Lane, EC1M · Sutton Road, EC1M · Took?s Court, EC4A · Tooks Court, EC4A · Topham Street, EC1R · Turnmill Street, EC1M · Verulam Street, WC1X · Vestry House, EC1A · Vine Hill, EC1R · Warner Street, EC1R · Warner Yard, EC1R · Waterhouse Square, EC1N · West Market Building, EC1A · West Smithfield, EC1A · Woodbridge Street, EC1R ·


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