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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 John’s Gate is one of the few tangible remains from Clerkenwell’s 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 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 · Albemarle Way, EC1V · Albion Courtyard, EC1M · Albion Place, EC1M · Ashby Street, EC1V · Aylesbury Street, EC1R · Back Hill, EC1R · Backhill, EC1R · Bakers Row, EC1R · Bakers Yard, EC1R · Benjamin Street, EC1M · Berry Place, EC1V · Berry Street, EC1M · Berry Street, EC1V · Bowlin, EC1R · Bowling Green Lane, EC1R · Brewery Square, EC1V · Brewhouse Yard, EC1V · Briset Street, EC1M · Britton Street, EC1M · Broad Yard, EC1M · Buildings, EC1R · Catherine Griffiths Court, EC1R · Charterhouse Mews, EC1M · Charterhouse Street, EC1M · Clerkenwell Close, EC1R · Clerkenwell Green, EC1R · Clerkenwell Greennorth Holborn, EC1R · Clerkenwell Road, EC1M · Clerkenwell Road, EC1N · Clerkenwell Road, EC1R · Coldbath Square, EC1R · Compton Street, EC1V · Cornwell House, EC1R · Corporation Row, EC1R · Cowcross Street, EC1 · Cowcross Street, EC1M · Crawford Passage, EC1R · Cyrus Street, EC1V · Dallington Street, EC1V · Davina House, EC1V · Eagle Court, EC1M · Eyre St Hill, EC1R · Eyre Street Hill, EC1R · Farringdon Lane, EC1R · Farringdon Road, EC1M · Faulkners Alley, EC1M · Finsbury Estate, EC1R · Gate House, EC1M · Gloucester Way, EC1R · Goswell Road, EC1V · Gravel Street, EC1N · Great Sutton Street, EC1V · Greenhills Rents, EC1M · Greville St Hatton Garden, EC1N · Grimthorpe House, EC1V · Hardwick Street, EC1R · Hatton Garden, EC1N · Hatton Place, EC1N · Hatton Square, EC1N · Hatton Wall, EC1N · Hatton, EC1N · Hayne Street, EC1A · Haywards Place, EC1R · Heton Gardens, NW4 · Jerusalem Passage, EC1V · Joseph Close, N4 · Joseph Trotter Close, EC1R · Kingsway Place, EC1R · Kirby Street, EC1N · Laystall Street, EC1R · Leather Lane, EC1N · Lindsey Street, EC1A · Lloyds Row, EC1R · Long Lane, EC1M · Manningford Close, EC1V · Meredith Street, EC1R · Myddelton Passage, EC1R · Myddelton Street, EC1R · New House, EC1N · Northampton Road, EC1R · Northampton Square, EC1V · Northburgh Street, EC1V · Pardon Street, EC1V · Passing Alley, EC1M · Pear Tree Court, EC1R · Penny Bank Chambers, EC1M · Pensioners Court The Charterhouse, EC1M · Percival Street, EC1V · Peters Lane, EC1M · Pine Street, EC1R · Preachers Court The Charterhouse, EC1M · Rawstorne Place, EC1V · Rawstorne Street, EC1V · Ray Street, EC1R · Rosoman Place, EC1R · Rosoman Street, EC1R · Saffron Hill, EC1N · Sans Walk, EC1R · Sans Works, EC1R · Scotswood Street, EC1R · Sebastian Street, EC1V · Sekforde Court, EC1V · Sekforde Street, EC1R · Skinner Street, EC1R · Smokehouse Yard, EC1M · Spencer Street, EC1V · St Cross Street, EC1M · St Cross Street, EC1N · St Jamess Walk, EC1R · St John Street, EC1M · St John Street, EC1V · 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 John’s Gate, EC1M · St. John Street, EC1R · St. John Street, EC1V · Summers Street, EC1R · Sutton Lane, EC1M · Sutton Road, EC1M · The Charterhouse, EC1M · Tompion House, EC1V · Tompion Street, EC1V · Topham Street, EC1R · Turnmill Street, EC1M · Tysoe Street, EC1R · Vine Hill, EC1R · Warner Street, EC1R · Warner Yard, EC1R · Woodbridge Street, EC1R · Wyclif Street, EC1V · Wynyatt St, EC1V · Wynyatt Street, EC1V ·


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