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Wentworth Street (1901)

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The earliest depiction of Wentworth Street appears c.1560, bounded by hedges. The area immediately east of Petticoat Lane (Middlesex Street) was built up by the 1640s with substantial houses divided by yards and gardens. The southern side of Wentworth Street had properties whereas the northern side formed the boundary of the Tenter Ground, an open space used for stretching and drying silk (there were several 'tenter grounds' in the immediate area).

The northern side east of Brick Lane formed the southern boundary of the Fossan Estate.

The street was so named after Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Cleveland who owned much land in the area in the 1630s and 1640s, although early maps call it 'Wentford Street' and 'Winford Street', probably both unintentional errors.

The entire length of Wentworth Street from Petticoat Lane to Brick Lane was strongly defined by buildings by the 1740s. By the 19th century, much of the street had fallen on hard times, despite being part of the thriving Petticoat Lane Market. Gustave Dore portrayed it as a slum in an evocative illustration in 1872.

The western half of the street was notable for its Jewish inhabitants in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and has long been a part of Petticoat Lane market which, unlike its more famous neighbour, is open every day except Saturdays. The eastern half was of poorer character and was part of the slum district defined by places such as George Yard, George Street and Thrawl Street.

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VIEW THE SPITALFIELDS AREA IN THE 1830s
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OTHER WENTWORTH STREET, E1 ENTRIES

Wentworth Street, E1
(1560-now)

Wentworth Street (1901)
(1901)

Wentworth Street, E1

Wentworth Street runs east-west from the junction of Brick Lane, Osborn Street and Old Montague Street to Middlesex Street, forming part of the boundary between Spitalfields and St Mary’s Whitechapel.

The earliest depiction of Wentworth Street appears c.1560, bounded by hedges. However the area immediately east of Petticoat Lane (Middlesex Street) was built up by the 1640s with substantial houses divided by yards and gardens. The southern side of Wentworth Street had properties whereas the northern side formed the boundary of the Tenter Ground, an open space used for stretching and drying silk (there were several ’tenter grounds’ in the immediate area). The northern side east of Brick Lane formed the southern boundary of the Fossan Estate.

The street was so named after Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Cleveland who owned much land in the area in the 1630s and 1640s, although early maps call it ’Wentford Street’ and ’Winford Street’, probably both unintentional errors.

The entire length of Wentworth Street from Petticoat Lane to Brick Lane was strongly defined by buildings by the 1740s. By the 19th century, much of the street had fallen on hard times, despite being part of the thriving Petticoat Lane Market. Gustave Dore portrayed it as a slum in an evocative illustration in 1872. The western half of the street was notable for its Jewish inhabitants in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and has long been a part of Petticoat Lane market which, unlike its more famous neighbour, is open every day except Saturdays. The eastern half was of poorer character and was part of the slum district defined by places such as George Yard, George Street and Thrawl Street.


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.
Aldgate:   Aldgate was a gateway through London Wall from the City of London to Whitechapel and the East End.
Aldgate East:   In a land east of Aldgate, lies the land of Aldgate East...
Spitalfields:   Spitalfields is near to Liverpool Street station and Brick Lane.
St Botolph’s:   St. Botolph’s without Aldgate, located on Aldgate High Street, has existed for over a thousand years.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
London in 1457:   Goulston Street is a thoroughfare running north-south from Wentworth Street to Whitechapel High Street.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Aldgate Bus Garage, EC3N · Aldgate High Street, EC3N · Aldgate, EC3N · Alie Street, E1 · Alie Street, E77 · Angel Alley, E1 · Arcadia Court, E1 · Artillery Lane, E1 · Artillery Passage, E1 · Back Alley, EC3N · Bell Lane, E1 · Bevis Marks, EC3A · Bishops Square, E1 · Blossom Street, E1 · Braham Street, E1 · Brick Lane, E1 · Brune House, E1 · Brune Street, E1 · Brushfield Street, E1 · Buckle Street, E1 · Calvin Street, E1 · Camperdown Street, E1 · Carlisle Avenue, EC3N · Celia Blairman House, E1 · Central House, E1 · Cobb Street, E1 · College East, E1 · Commercial Street, E1 · Coppergate House, E1 · Corbet Place, E1 · Creechurch Lane, EC3A · Crispin Place, E1 · Crispin Street, E1 · Cutler Street, E1 · Cutler Street, EC3A · Devonshire Square, E1 · Devonshire Square, EC2M · Dorset Street, E1 · Dray Walk, E1 · Drum Street, E1 · Dukes Place, EC3A · Dukes Place, EC3A · Dukes Place, EC3N · East Tenter Street, E1 · Elder Street, E1 · Fashion Street, E1 · Flower and Dean Street, E1 · Folgate Street, E1 · Fournier Street, E1 · Frying Pan Alley, E1 · George Street, E1 · Goring Street, EC3A · Goulston Street, E1 · Gravel Lane, E1 · Gun Street, E1 · Gunthorpe Street, E1 · Harrow Place, E1 · Haydon Street, E1 · Haydon Street, EC3N · Heneage Lane, EC3A · Heneage Street, E1 · Houndsditch, EC3A · India Street, EC3N · Irongate House, EC3A · Jewry Street, EC3N · Lamb Street, E1 · Leman Street, E1 · Leyden Street, E1 · Little Paternoster Row, E1 · Little Somerset Street, E1 · Lloyd?s Avenue, EC3N · Lloyds Avenue, EC3N · Lolesworth Close, E1 · London Fruit Exchange, E1 · Manningtree Street, E1 · Mansell Street, E1 · Middlesex Street, E1 · Middlesex Street, EC3A · Minories, EC3N · Mitre Avenue, E17 · Mitre Square, EC3A · Mitre Street, EC3A · Monmouth House, E1 · New Goulston Street, E1 · North Tenter Street, E1 · Norton Folgate, E1 · Norton Folgate, EC2M · Old Castle Street, E1 · Osborn Street, E1 · Osborne Street, E1 · Osbourne Street, E1 · Parliament Court, E1 · Pomell Way, E1 · Princelet Street, E1 · Puma Court, E1 · Rose Court, E1 · Sandys Row, E1 · Saracen?s Head Yard, EC3N · South Tenter Street, E1 · Spellman Street, E1 · Spelman House, E1 · Spelman Street, E1 · Spital Square, E1 · Spital Street, E1 · St Botolph Street, EC3A · St Clare House, EC3N · St Clare Street, EC3N · St James’s Passage, EC3A · St James’s Place, EC3A · St Mark Street, E1 · St Marks Street, E1 · St. Botolph Street, EC3A · St. Botolph Street, EC3N · Stoney Lane, E1 · Stothard Place, EC2M · Strype Street, E1 · Tenter Ground, E1 · Thrawl Street, E1 · Toynbee Street, E1 · Victoria Yard, E1 · Vine Street, EC3N · Wentworth Street, E1 · West Tenter Street, E1 · White Church Lane, E1 · White Kennet Street, E1 · White Kennett Street, E1 · White Kennett Street, EC3A · Whitechap, E1 · Whitechapel High Street, E1 · Whites Row, E1 · Widegate Street, E1 · Wilkes Street, E1 ·


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