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Dr Ken Zetie, 51, who taught at the school where George Osborne was once a pupil, was charged following a police sting operation. He is alleged to have tried to meet a 13-year-old girl for sex.


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VIEW THE COVENT GARDEN AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE COVENT GARDEN AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE COVENT GARDEN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE COVENT GARDEN AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE COVENT GARDEN AREA IN THE 1900s
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Covent Garden

From fruit and veg to Froo Tan Vetch

Covent Garden is a district in London on the eastern fringes of the West End, between St. Martin's Lane and Drury Lane.

It is associated with the former fruit and vegetable market in the central square, now a popular shopping and tourist site, and the Royal Opera House, which is also known as Covent Garden. The district is divided by the main thoroughfare of Long Acre, north of which is given over to independent shops centred on Neal's Yard and Seven Dials, while the south contains the central square with its street performers and most of the elegant buildings, theatres and entertainment facilities, including the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, and the London Transport Museum.

Though mainly fields until the 16th century, the area was briefly settled when it became the heart of the Anglo-Saxon trading town of Lundenwic. After the town was abandoned, part of the area was walled off by 1200 for use as arable land and orchards by Westminster Abbey, and was referred to as 'the garden of the Abbey and Convent'. The land, now called the Covent Garden, was seized by Henry VIII, and granted to the Earls of Bedford in 1552. The 4th Earl commissioned Inigo Jones to build some fine houses to attract wealthy tenants. Jones designed the Italianate arcaded square along with the church of St Paul's. The design of the square was new to London, and had a significant influence on modern town planning, acting as the prototype for the laying-out of new estates as London grew.

A small open-air fruit and vegetable market had developed on the south side of the fashionable square by 1654. Gradually, both the market and the surrounding area fell into disrepute, as taverns, theatres, coffee-houses and brothels opened up; the gentry moved away, and rakes, wits and playwrights moved in.

By the 18th century it had become a well-known red-light district, attracting notable prostitutes. An Act of Parliament was drawn up to control the area, and Charles Fowler's neo-classical building was erected in 1830 to cover and help organise the market. The area declined as a pleasure-ground as the market grew and further buildings were added: the Floral Hall, Charter Market, and in 1904 the Jubilee Market. By the end of the 1960s traffic congestion was causing problems, and in 1974 the market relocated to the New Covent Garden Market about three miles (5 km) south-west at Nine Elms. The central building re-opened as a shopping centre in 1980, and is now a tourist location containing cafes, pubs, small shops, and a craft market called the Apple Market, along with another market held in the Jubilee Hall.

Covent Garden tube station is a Grade II listed building and was opened by Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway on 11 April 1907, four months after services on the rest of the line began operating on 15 December 1906.

Like the rest of the original GNP&BR stations, the street level station building and platform tiling was designed by Leslie Green. The station building is a classic red 'Oxblood' building which has two elevations fronting onto the end of James Street and Long Acre. The platform wall was tiled with two shades of yellow and white tiling which formed geometric shapes along with three blank spaces to incorporate the station name. As part of TFL's investment programme, the ageing tiling dating back from the station's opening was replaced in 2010 in a like-for-like basis, retaining the look and feel of the platforms.

Covent Garden station is one of the few stations in Central London for which platform access is only by lift or stairs and often becomes congested due to the Covent Garden area's popularity with tourists. To control congestion on Saturday afternoons, when the surrounding shopping areas are at their busiest, the station was previously exit only to avoid the risk of dangerous overcrowding of the platforms, but following replacement of the lifts, this restriction has been lifted. There are four lifts which give access to street level, although a final flight of stairs from the lifts to the platforms means that the station is wheelchair inaccessible. Alternatively, there is an emergency spiral staircase of 193 steps (The equivalent to a 15 storey building). During the lift journey a recorded announcement is played asking passengers to have their tickets/passes ready as they exit the lifts and advising where to turn for Covent Garden's market.

Image: Chris Ross


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Ackermann’s:   Rudolph Ackermann (20 April 1764 in Stollberg, Saxony – 30 March 1834 in Finchley) was an Anglo-German bookseller, inventor, lithographer, publisher and businessman.
Argyle Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Birkbeck College:   Higher education institutions
Bloomsbury:   Bloomsbury is an area of the London Borough of Camden, in central London, between Euston Road and Holborn, developed by the Russell family in the 17th and 18th centuries into a fashionable residential area.
British Museum:   Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history.
CATS College London:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 15 and 24.
Charing Cross:   Charing Cross denotes the junction of the Strand, Whitehall and Cockspur Street, just south of Trafalgar Square in central London. It gives its name to several local landmarks, including Charing Cross railway station, one of the main London rail termini.
Children’s Hospital School at Gt Ormond Street and UCH:   Foundation special school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 16.
City Lit:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
Conservatoire for Dance and Drama:   Higher education institutions
Covent Garden:   From fruit and veg to Froo Tan Vetch
De Hems:   De Hems has become a base for London’s Dutch community, serving bitterballen and frikandellen.
Ecole Jeannine Manuel:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 18.
Embankment:   Embankment underground station has been known by various names during its long history - including "Embankment".
Foundling Hospital:   The Foundling Hospital in London was founded in 1741 by the philanthropic sea captain Thomas Coram.
Garrick Yard:   Garrick Yard, together with the more familiar Garrick Street to the northeast of here, both took their names from the Garrick Club which commemorates the famous 18th century actor, David Garrick.
Holborn:   Holborn is both an area and also the name of the area's principal street, known as High Holborn between St. Giles's High Street and Gray's Inn Road and then Holborn Viaduct between Holborn Circus and Newgate Street.
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
Hospital Home and Education Units co St Mary’s Hospitial Tuition Unit:   Miscellaneous
Hungerford Stairs:   The Hungerford Stairs were the entrance point to Hungerford Market from the River Thames. They are now the site of Charing Cross railway Station.
Institute of Education:   Higher education institutions
Jubilee Gardens:   
Leicester Square:   Leicester Square, while indeed a square, is also the name for a tube station.
Les Cousins:   Les Cousins was a folk and blues club in the basement of a restaurant in Greek Street.
London Aquarium:   The Sea Life London Aquarium is located on the ground floor of County Hall on the South Bank of the River Thames in central London, near the London Eye. It opened in March 1997 as the London Aquarium and hosts about one million visitors each year. It is the largest aquarium in London.
London Hippodrome:   The Hippodrome is a building on the corner of Cranbourn Street and Charing Cross Road.
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine:   Higher education institutions
L’Escargot:   L’Escargot is one of London’s oldest restaurants.
Northumberland House:   Northumberland House was a large Jacobean townhouse in London, which was the London residence of the Percy family, who were the Dukes of Northumberland.
On This Day in London: 1 November:   The first day of November was an important day for two London notables: William Shakespeare and W.H. Smith
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art:   The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) is a drama school in London, England. It is one of the oldest drama schools in the United Kingdom, founded in 1904 by Herbert Beerbohm Tree.
Royal Opera House:   The foundation of the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden lies in the letters patent awarded by Charles II to Sir William Davenant in 1660, allowing Davenant to operate one of only two patent theatre companies (The Duke's Company) in London.
Russell Square:   Russell Square station, now on London's Piccadully Line, was opened by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway on 15 December 1906. The building was designed by Leslie Green and is a Grade II listed building.
School of Oriental and African Studies:   Higher education institutions
Shipley's Drawing School:   101 The Strand was an art school from 1750 until 1806.
St Clement Danes CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Giles:   St Giles is a district of London, at the southern tip of the London Borough of Camden.
St Josephs Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Adelphi:   The Adelphi is a small district surrounding the streets of Adelphi Terrace, Robert Street and John Adam Street.
The Mary Ward Centre (AE Centre):   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
The Royal Ballet School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19.
Thomas Coram Centre:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
Tottenham Court Road:   Tottenham Court Road runs from St Giles' Circus (the junction of Oxford Street and Charing Cross Road) north to Euston Road.
University of London:   Higher education institutions
Victoria Embankment Gardens:   
Westminster:   Westminster - heart of government.
Wyld’s Great Globe:   Wyld’s Great Globe was an attraction situated in Leicester Square between 1851 and 1862.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Blackmoore Street (1902):   This photo depicts Blackmoor Street which was in the Drury Lane slum, with Clare Court on the left
Buses outside the National Gallery:   Buses outside the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square (1927).
Tottenham Court Road (1927):   The area through which Tottenham Court Road was built is mentioned in the Domesday Book as belonging to the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral.
Wild Street (1902):   Wild Street, in the Covent Garden area, was on the edge of the Kingsway improvements which would utterly transform the area in the following years.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Place, WC1H · Adam Street, WC2R · Adelaide Street, WC2N · Adeline Place, WC1B · Adelphi Terrace, WC2N · Africa House, WC2B · Agar Street, WC2N · Archway Mall, N19 · Argyle Street, WC1H · Argyle Walk, WC1H · Bainbridge Street, WC1A · Bainbridge Street, WC1B · Barbon Close, WC1N · Barter Street, WC1A · Bateman Street, W1D · Batemans Buildings, W1D · Bayley Street, WC1B · Bcm Embankment, WC1N · Bear Street, WC2H · Beaumont Buildings, WC2B · Bedforbury, WC2N · Bedford Avenue, WC1B · Bedford Chambers, WC2E · Bedford Place, WC1B · Bedford Square, WC1B · Bedford Street, WC2E · Bedford Street, WC2R · Bedford Way, WC1B · Bedford Way, WC1H · Bedfordbury, WC2N · Bernard Street, WC1N · Betterton Street, WC2H · Bidborough Street, WC1H · Bloomsbury Place, WC1A · Bloomsbury Place, WC1B · Bloomsbury Square, WC1A · Bloomsbury Square, WC1B · Bloomsbury Street, WC1A · Bloomsbury Street, WC1B · Bloomsbury Way, WC1A · Boswell Street, WC1N · Boswell Street, WC1X · Bow St Covent Garden, WC2E · Bow Street, WC2B · Bow Street, WC2E · Bridge Street, SW1A · Bristol House, WC1B · British Museum, WC1B · Broad Court, WC2B · Brunswick Centre, WC1N · Brunswick Shopping Centre, WC1N · Brunswick Square, WC1N · Brydges Place, WC2N · Buckingham Street, WC2N · Bucknall Street, WC2H · Burleigh Street, WC2E · Burton Street, WC1H · Bury Place, WC1A · Byng Place, WC1E · Cambridge Circus, WC2H · Cannon Street, WC2N · Canon Row, SW1A · Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y · Carriage Hall, WC2E · Carting Lane, WC2R · Cartwright Gardens, WC1H · Castlewood House, WC1A · Catherine Street, WC2B · Catton Street, WC1R · Cecil Court, WC2N · Centa Housebirkenhead Street, WC1H · Central Arcade, WC2E · Centre Point House, WC2H · Chandos Place, WC2N · Charing Cross Mansions, WC2H · Charing Cross Road, WC2H · Charing Cross, SW1A · Ching Court, WC2H · Christopher Place, NW1 · Church Way, NW1 · Churchway, NW1 · Clare Court, WC1H · Clare Market, WC2E · Cockspur Street, SW1Y · Colonnade, WC1N · Compton Place, WC1H · Coptic Street, WC1A · Coram Street, WC1H · Coram Street, WC1N · Cosmo Place, WC1B · Cosmo Place, WC1N · Covent Garden Piazza, WC2E · Covent Garden, WC2E · Covent Garden, WC2H · Coventry Street, W1D · Cranbourn Street, WC2H · Craven Passage, WC2N · Craven Street, WC2N · Cromer Street, WC1H · Crown Court, WC2B · Dane Street, WC1R · Dansey Place, W1D · Denmark Place, WC2H · Denmark Street, WC2H · Derby Gate, SW1A · Dombey Street, WC1N · Downing Street, SW1A · Drury Lane, WC2B · Dryden Street, WC2E · Duck Island Cottage, SW1A · Dudley Court, WC2H · Duke Street, SW1Y · Duke’s Road, WC1H · Dukes Road, WC1H · Duncannon Street, WC2N · Durham House Street, WC2N · Dyott Street, WC1A · Earlham Street, WC2H · Embankment Place, WC2N · Endell Street, WC2H · Endsleigh Gardens, WC1H · Endsleigh Place, WC1H · Endsleigh Street, WC1H · Euston Square, NW1 · Excel Court, WC2H · Exeter Street, WC2E · Exeter Street, WC2R · Falconberg Court, W1D · Fisher Street, WC1R · Flaxman Terrace, NW1 · Flaxman Terrace, WC1H · Flichcroft Street, WC2H · Flitcroft Street, WC2H · Floral Street, WC2E · Foundling Court, WC1N · Frith Street, W1D · Galen Place, WC1A · Garrick Street, WC2E · Gate Street, WC2A · George Court, WC2N · Gerrard Place, W1D · Gerrard Street, W1D · Gilbert Place, WC1A · Gloucester Road, WC1N · Golden Jubilee Bridge, SE1 · Golden Jubilee Bridge, SW1A · Golden Jubilee Bridge, WC2N · Goodwins Court, WC2N · Gordon Square, WC1H · Goslett Yard, W1D · Goslett Yard, WC2H · Grafton Place, NW1 · Grape Street, WC2H · Great Court, WC1B · Great George Street, SW1P · Great Newport Street, WC2H · Great Ormond Street, WC1N · Great Queen Street, WC2B · Great Russell Street, W1T · Great Russell Street, WC1A · Great Russell Street, WC1B · Great Scotland Yard, SW1A · Greek Court, WC2H · Greek Street, W1D · Grenville Street, WC1N · Guilford Street, WC1B · Guilford Street, WC1N · Hamilton House, WC1H · Handel Street, WC1N · Hanover Place, WC2E · Hanway Street, W1T · Harrison Street, WC1H · Hastings Street, WC1H · Heathcock Court, WC2R · Heathcote Street, WC1N · Henrietta Mews, WC1N · Henrietta Street, WC2E · Herbrand Street, WC1N · High Holborn, WC1V · High Holborn, WC2A · High Holborn, WC2B · Hobhouse Court, WC2H · Holborn, WC1V · Hop Gardens, WC2N · Horse and Dolphin Yard, W1D · Horse Guards Avenue, SW1A · Horse Guards Parade, SW1A · Horse Guards Road, SW1A · Hungerford House, WC2N · Hunter Street, WC1N · Hyde Park, SW1A · Irving Street, WC2H · Ivybridge Lane, WC2R · James Street, WC2E · Jenner House, WC1N · John Adam Street, WC2N · Jubilee Hall Jubilee Market, WC2E · Jubilee Market Hall Tavistock Court, WC2E · Jubilee Market, WC2E · Judd Street, WC1H · Kean Street, WC2B · Kemble Street, WC2B · Kenton Street, WC1N · Keppel Street, WC1E · King Charles Street, SW1A · King Street, WC2E · Kingsgate Street, WC1R · Kingsway, WC2A · Kingsway, WC2B · Kinnaird House, SW1Y · Lamb’s Conduit Street, WC1N · Lamb’s Mews, N1 · Lambs Conduit Street, WC1N · Lamp Office Court, WC1N · Lancaster Place, WC2E · Lancing Street, NW1 · Langley Court, WC2E · Langley Street, WC2H · Leicester Place, WC2H · Leicester Square, WC2H · Leicester Street, WC2H · Leigh Street, WC1H · Lion Court, WC1V · Lisle Street, WC2H · Litchfield Street, WC2H · Little Guildford Street · Little Newport Street, WC2H · Little Russel Street, WC1A · Little Russell Street, WC1A · Little Turnstile, WC1V · Long Acre, WC2E · Long Yard, WC1N · Mabledon Place, WC1H · Macclesfield Street, W1D · Macklin Street, WC2B · Maiden Lane, WC2E · Malet Street, WC1E · Manette Street, W1D · Maple Leaf Walk, SW11 · Marchmont Street, WC1N · Martlett Court, WC2B · May’s Court, WC2N · Mecklenburgh Place, WC1N · Mecklenburgh Street, WC1N · Mecklenburgh Street, WC1X · Medway Court, WC1H · Mercer Street, WC2H · Midhope Street, WC1H · Millman Place, WC1N · Monmouth Street, WC2H · Montague Place, WC1E · Montague Street, WC1B · Moor Street, W1D · Morwell Street, WC1B · Museum Street, WC1A · Neal Street, WC2H · Neals Yard, WC1N · Neals Yard, WC2H · New Compton Street, WC2H · New North Street, WC1N · New Oxford Street, WC1A · New Oxford Street, WC2H · New Row, WC2N · New Zealand House, SW1Y · Newport Court, WC2H · Newport Place, W1D · Newton Street, WC2B · Norman Shaw Building North, SW1A · Northumberland Avenue, SW1A · Northumberland Avenue, WC2N · Northumberland Street, WC2N · Nottingham Court, WC2H · Oblique Museum Mansions, WC1B · Odhams Walk, WC2H · Odonnell Court, WC1N · Old Compton Street, W1D · Old Glocester Street, WC1N · Old Gloucester Street, WC1N · Old Glouster Street, WC1N · Orange Street, SW1Y · Orange Street, WC1R · Orange Street, WC2H · Orde Hall Street, WC1N · Ormond Close, WC1N · Oxendon Street, W1D · Pall Mall East, SW1Y · Panton Street, W1D · Parker Mews, WC2B · Parker Street, WC2B · Parliament Square, SW1A · Parliament Square, SW1P · Parliament Street, SW1A · Peabody Buildings, WC1N · Peabody Trust Estate, SE21 · Peabody Trust Estate, SE24 · Phoenix Street, WC2H · Pied Bull Court, WC1A · Pied Bull Yard, WC1A · Plymouth Devonport Constituency, SW1A · Powis Place, WC1N · Procter Street, WC1V · Proctor Street, WC1V · Queen Annes Square, SE1 · Queen Square, WC1N · Queens Gardens, SW1A · Red Lion Square, WC1R · Regent Square, WC1H · Richmond House Whitehall, SW1A · Richmond Terrace, SW1A · Ridgmount Street, WC1E · Robert Street, WC2N · Rochford Southend East, SW1A · Romilly Street, W1D · Rose Street, WC2E · Russell Chambers, WC2E · Russell Court, WC1H · Russell Square House, WC1B · Russell Square, WC1B · Russell Square, WC1B · Russell Square, WC1H · Russell Street, WC2B · Russell Street, WC2E · Saint Giles High Street, WC2H · Saint Martin’s Lane, WC2N · Saint Martin’s Court, WC2H · Saint Martin’s Place, WC2N · Sandwich House, WC1H · Sandwich Street, WC1H · Sardinia House, WC2A · Savoy Court, WC2R · Savoy Hill, WC2R · Savoy Place, WC2N · Savoy Place, WC2R · Savoy Street, WC2E · Savoy Street, WC2R · Savoy Way, WC2R · Seaford Street, WC1H · Seven Dials Court, WC2H · Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D · Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H · Shelton Street, WC2B · Shelton Street, WC2H · Shops Brunswick Centre, WC1N · Shorts Gardens, WC2H · Sicilian Avenue, WC1A · Sidmouth Street, WC1H · Sidmouth Street, WC1X · Sinclair House, WC1H · Slingsby Place, WC2E · Soho Square, WC1A · Sounding Alley, E3 · South Cloisters, WC1H · Southampton Place, WC1A · Southampton Row, WC1B · Southampton Row, WC1V · Southampton Street, WC2E · Southampton Street, WC2R · Speedy Place, WC1H · Spring Gardens, SW1A · St Giles High Street, WC2H · St Giles House, WC2B · St Jamess Chambers, SW1Y · St Jamess Park, SW1A · St Margaret Street, SW1A · St Margarets Street, SW1A · St Martins Court, WC2N · St Martins Lane, WC2H · St Martins Lane, WC2N · St Martins Place, WC2H · St Martins Place, WC2N · St Martins Street, WC2H · Stacey Street, WC2H · Stedham Place, WC1A · Store Street, WC1E · Strand Underpass, WC2R · Strand, WC2A · Strand, WC2B · Strand, WC2N · Strand, WC2R · Streatham Street, WC1A · Stukeley Street, WC2B · Suffolk Place, SE2 · Suffolk Place, SW1Y · Suffolk Street, SW1Y · Sutton Row, W1D · Tankerton Street, WC1H · Tavistock House North, WC1H · Tavistock House South, WC1H · Tavistock House, WC1H · Tavistock Place, WC1H · Tavistock Place, WC1N · Tavistock Square, WC1H · Tavistock Street, WC2B · Tavistock Street, WC2E · Taviton Street, WC1H · Thanet Street, WC1H · The Arcade, WC2B · The Arches, WC2N · The Gallery, E20 · The Market Piazza, WC2E · The Market The Piazza, WC2E · The Market, WC2E · The National Gallery, WC2N · The Piazza, WC2E · The Queen’s Steps, SE1 · The Queen’s Walk, SE1 · The Queen’s Walk, WC2R · The Queen’s Walk, SE1 · The Strand, WC2N · The Terrace, SW1A · Thomas Neal Centre, WC2H · Thomas Neal’s shopping centre, WC2H · Thornhaugh Street, WC1B · Thornhaugh Street, WC1H · Tiger House, WC1H · Tonbridge Street, WC1H · Torrington Square, WC1H · Tower Court, WC2H · Tower Street, WC2H · Trafalgar Square, SW1Y · Upper Saint Martin’s Lane, WC2H · Upper St Martin’s Lane, WC2H · Upper St Martins Lane, WC2H · Upper Woborn Place, WC1H · Upper Woburn Place, WC1H · Victoria Embankment Gardens, WC2N · Victoria Embankment, SW1A · Victoria Embankment, WC2N · Victoria House, WC1A · Villiers Street, WC2N · Wakefield St, WC1N · Wakefield Street, WC1H · Wakefield Street, WC1N · Wardour Street, W1D · Warwick House Street, SW1Y · Watergate Walk, WC2N · Wedgewood Mews, W1D · Wedgwood Mews, W1D · Wellington Street, WC2E · Wellington Terrace, W2 · West Central Street, WC1A · West Street, WC2H · Westking Place, WC1H · Westminster Bridge, SE1 · Westminster Bridge, SW1A · Westminster Pier, SW1A · Whidborne Street, WC1H · Whitcomb Street, WC2H · Whitehall Court, SW1A · Whitehall Gardens, SW1A · Whitehall Place, SW1A · Whitehall, SW1A · Wild Court, WC2B · Wild Street, WC2B · William IV Street, WC2N · Willoughby Street, WC1B · Witley Court, WC1N · Woburn Place, WC1B · Woburn Place, WC1H · Woburn Square, WC1H · Woburn Walk, WC1H · Woolf Mews, WC1H · York Buildings, WC2N · York Place, WC2N · 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