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Shoreditch High Street roundel

Shoreditch is a place in the London Borough of Hackney. It is a built-up district located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) north east of Charing Cross.

An old form of the name is Soersditch, and the origin is lost, though early tradition connects it with Jane Shore, the mistress of Edward IV.

It was the site of an Augustinian priory in the 12th Century until its dissolution in 1539. In 1576 the first playhouse (theatre) in England was opened, and in 1577 The Curtain theatre was opened in the middle of what is Curtain Road today.

During the 17th Century, wealthy traders and Huguenot silk weavers moved to the area, establishing a textile industry centered to the south around Spitalfields Market. The area declined along with the textile industry and from the end of the 19th Century to the 1960s, Shoreditch was a by-word for crime, prostitution and poverty.

Today Shoreditch is a busy and popular district, noted for its large number of art galleries, bars, restaurants, media businesses and an urban golf club.

Shoreditch High Street station officially opened to the public on 27 April 2010 with services running between Dalston Junction and New Cross or New Cross Gate. The station replaced nearby Shoreditch, which closed on 9 June 2006. The next station to the south is Whitechapel and to the north is Hoxton.

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Post by Jan: Kerbela Street, E2

My grandparents lived in Kerbela Street many years ago when they were terraced houses. My memory of the street is one long street with these strange wrought iron things outside - which I now know as boot scrapers. The house inside was fairly large, but I was a child. Loo was outside. Shame they knocked the terraces down and build a huge housing estate, but that?s progress I suppose. Does anyone know the origin of the name Kerbela?

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A Liverpool fan was reportedly assaulted by Roma supporters who used belts as weapons ahead of the teams' Champions League clash at Anfield.

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Statue of Suffragist is unveiled in Parliament Square


Millicent Fawcett, the suffragist who fought for women’s right to vote in the early 20th century, has joined eleven statues of men including Sir Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi.


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Tony Evans on Liverpool vs AS Roma and why fans around Anfield still remember a 'city filled with collective rage'
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Stephen Lawrence Day to be held annually
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The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a son at the Lindo Wing at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, (pictured) Kensington Palace announced on Monday afternoon.


The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a son at the Lindo Wing at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, (pictured) Kensington Palace announced on Monday afternoon.


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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have welcomed a royal baby son into the World.


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LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
18 Folgate Street:   Dennis Severs' House in Folgate Street is a 'still-life drama' created by the previous owner as an 'historical imagination' of what life would have been like inside for a family of Huguenot silk weavers.
Haggerston Park:   
Tenter Ground:   Tenter Ground harks back to the seventeenth century when this patch of land was surrounded by weavers’ houses and workshops and used to wash and stretch their fabrics on ’tenters’ to dry.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Anning Street, EC2A · Appold Street, EC2A · Arnold Circus, E2 · Audrey Street, E2 · Austin Street, E2 · Barnet Grove, E2 · Baroness Road, E2 · Basing House Yard, E2 · Bateman’s Row, EC2A · Batemans Row, EC2A · Baxendale Street, E2 · Bethnal Green Road, E1 · Bishops Square, E1 · Bishopsgate Arcade, EC2M · Blossom Street, E1 · Boundary Passage, E1 · Boundary Street, E2 · Bowl Court, E1 · Braithwaite Street, E1 · Brick Lane, E2 · Brushfield Street, E1 · Brushfield Street, EC2M · Calvert Avenue, E2 · Calvin Street, E1 · Celia Blairman House, E1 · Chambord Street, E2 · Chance Street, E1 · Chapel Place, EC2A · Charlotte Road, EC2A · Christina Street, EC2A · Cleeve Workshops, E2 · Club Row, E1 · Club Row, E2 · Colts Lagreenheath Business Centre, E2 · Columbia Road, E2 · Commercial St, E1 · Commercial Street, E1 · Corbet Place, E1 · Cottons Gardens, E2 · Crabtree Close, E2 · Crispin Place, E1 · Crispin Street, E1 · Curtain Place, EC2A · Curtain Road, EC2 · Curtain Road, EC2A · Curtan Road, EC2A · Dereham Place, EC2A · Diss Street, E2 · Dorset Street, E1 · Dove Row, E2 · Dray Walk, E1 · Drysdale Place, E2 · Drysdale Street, N1 · Dunloe Street, E2 · Dunston Road, E8 · Durant Street, E2 · Ebor Street, E1 · Edith Street, E2 · Edith Street, N1 · Elder Street, E1 · Elwin Street, E2 · Exchange Arcade, EC2M · Exchange Square, EC2A · Exchange Square, EC2M · Ezra Street, E2 · Fairchild Place, EC2A · Fairchild Street, EC2A · Fashion Street, E1 · Fellows Court, E2 · Fleur De Lis Street, E1 · Folgate Street, E1 · Fournier Street, E1 · French Place, E1 · Garden Walk, EC2A · Gascoigne Place, E2 · Gatesborough Street, EC2A · Gibraltar Walk, E2 · Glassworks Studios, E2 · Goldsmiths Row, E2 · Gorsuch Place, E2 · Gosset Street, E2 · Great Eastern Street, EC2A · Gun Street, E1 · Hackney Road, E2 · Hadrian Estate, E2 · Hearn Street, EC2A · Hebden Court, E2 · Hewett Street, EC2A · Holywell Centre, EC2A · Holywell Lane, EC2A · Horatio Street, E2 · How’s Street, E2 · Hoxton Square, N1 · Ion Square, E2 · Kay Street, E2 · Kent Street, E2 · Kent Stret, E2 · King John Court, EC2A · Kingsland Road, E2 · Kirton Gardens, E2 · Laburnum Street, E2 · Lamb Street, E1 · Ligonier Street, E2 · Little Paternoster Row, E1 · London Fruit Exchange, E1 · Long Street, E2 · Luke Street, EC2A · Mail Coach Yard, E2 · Mansford Street, E2 · Marlow Workshops, E2 · Mill Row, E2 · Monmouth House, E1 · Moye Close, E2 · Nazrul Street, E2 · Nelson Gardens, E2 · New Inn Broadway, EC2A · New Inn Square, EC2A · New Inn Street, EC2A · New Inn Yard, EC2A · New North Place, EC2A · Nicholl Street, E2 · Norton Folgate, E1 · Norton Folgate, EC2M · Nuttall Street, N1 · Old Nichol Street, E2 · Ormsby Street, E2 · Padbury Court, E2 · Pearson Street, E2 · Pelter Street, E2 · Perseverance Works, E2 · Phipp Street, EC2A · Pindar Street, EC2A · Plough Yard, EC2A · Primrose Street, EC2A · Printing House Yard, E2 · Puma Court, E1 · Pump Track, IG7 · Quaker Street, E1 · Quilter Street, E2 · Railway Arches, EC2A · Ravenscroft Street, E2 · Ravey Street, EC2A · Redchurch Street, E2 · Rivington Place, EC2A · Rivington Street, EC2A · Rochelle Street, E2 · Roger Dowley Close, E2 · Rufus Street, N1 · Scawfell Street, E2 · Sclater Street, E1 · Scrutton Street, EC2A · Shacklewell Street, E2 · Shipton Street, E2 · Shoreditch High Street, E1 · Shoreditch High Street, E8 · Shoreditch High Street, EC1V · Shoreditch High Street, EC2A · Silwex House, E1 · Snowden Street, EC2A · Spital Square, E1 · St. Peter’s Avenue, E11 · St. Peter’s Close, E2 · Stamp Place, E2 · Stothard Place, EC2M · Strouts Place, E2 · Sun Street Passage, EC2A · Sun Street Passage, EC2M · Sunbury Workshops, E2 · Swanfield Street, E2 · Tea Building, E1 · Teale Street, E2 · The Arcade, EC2M · The Arches, EC2A · Thurtle Road, E2 · Treadway Street, E2 · Turville Street, E2 · Union Central, E2 · Union Walk Railway Arches, E2 · Union Walk, E2 · Virginia Road, E2 · Warner Place, E2 · Waterson Street, E2 · Weymouth Terrace, E2 · Wheler Street, E1 · Whiston Road, E2 · Whitby Street, E1 · Wilkes Street, E1 · Wimbolt Street, E2 · Worship Mews, EC2A · Yorkton Street, E2 · Zander Court, E2 ·

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Central London, north east.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

Cruchley's New Plan of London (1848) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cruchley's New Plan of London Shewing all the new and intended improvements to the Present Time. - Cruchley's Superior Map of London, with references to upwards of 500 Streets, Squares, Public Places & C. improved to 1848: with a compendium of all Place of Public Amusements also shewing the Railways & Stations.
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Cary's New And Accurate Plan of London and Westminster (1818) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cary's map provides a detailed view of London. With print date of 1 January 1818, Cary's map has 27 panels arranged in 3 rows of 9 panels, each measuring approximately 6 1/2 by 10 5/8 inches. The complete map measures 32 1/8 by 59 1/2 inches. Digitising this map has involved aligning the panels into one contiguous map.
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John Rocque Map of London (1762) FREE DOWNLOAD
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map covers central London at a reduced level of detail compared with his 1745-6 map.
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London Underground map from 1921.
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London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
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