17 Kingsgate Street, WC1R

Address in/near Holborn, existing until 1906

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VIEW THE HOLBORN 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 HOLBORN 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 HOLBORN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE HOLBORN AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE HOLBORN AREA IN THE 1900s
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Kingsgate Street, WC1R

Kingsgate Street ran from High Holborn to Theobald’s Road.

It was named after the King’s Gate barrier at its southern end, where King Charles’s coach famously overturned in 1669.

In the eighteenth century Kingsgate Street to Seven Dials (south of Oxford Street) was a traditional route for criminals whipped at the cart’s tail.The Kingsgate Baptist Chapel on Catton Street stood on the corner with Kingsgate Street.

The reforming publisher and journalist Henry Hetherington had a printing business here from about 1815 until 1834.

The street was obliterated in 1902–1906 by the London County Council’s Kingsway improvement scheme.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
CATS College London:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 15 and 24.
City Lit:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
Courtauld Institute of Art:   The Courtauld Institute of Art is a self-governing college of the University of London specialising in the study of the history of art.
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.
Lincoln’s Inn Fields:   
Lisle’s Tennis Court:   Lisle’s Tennis Court was a building off Portugal Street in Lincoln’s Inn Fields in London.
St George the Martyr Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Josephs Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Mary Ward Centre (AE Centre):   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
University of the Arts London:   Higher education institutions


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
Houghton Street (1906):   A greengrocer's on the corner of Houghton Street and Clare Market (behind The Strand) in 1906 just before demolition.
New Inn Passage (1901):   The corner of Houghton Street and New Inn Passage taken on a 1901 photo just prior to the clearence of the area for the Aldwych-Kingsway improvement scheme.
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.
Wych Street:   Wych Street was a street in London, roughly where Australia House now stands on Aldwych. It ran west from the church of St Clement Danes on the Strand to a point towards the southern end of Drury Lane.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Africa House, WC2B · Aldwych, WC2B · Aldwych, WC2B · Atkin Building, WC1R · Barbon Close, WC1N · Barter Street, WC1A · Bcm Embankment, WC1N · Beaumont Buildings, WC2B · Bedford Row, WC1R · Bell Yard, WC2A · Bernard Street, WC1N · Betterton Street, WC2H · Bloomsbury Place, WC1A · Bloomsbury Square, WC1A · Bloomsbury Square, WC1B · Bloomsbury Way, WC1A · Boswell Street, WC1N · Boswell Street, WC1X · Bristol House, WC1B · Brownlow Mews, WC1N · Brunswick Shopping Centre, WC1N · Brunswick Square, WC1N · Bury Place, WC1A · Carey Street, WC2A · Catton Street, WC1R · Clare Market, WC2A · Clement’s Inn, WC2R · Cockpit Yard, WC1N · Colonnade, WC1N · Coptic Street, WC1A · Cosmo Place, WC1B · Cosmo Place, WC1N · Crown Court, WC2B · Dane Street, WC1R · Dombey Street, WC1N · Doughty Mews, WC1N · Doughty Street, WC1N · Drury Lane, WC2B · Dryden Street, WC2E · Eagle Street, WC1R · Emerald Street, WC1N · Field Court, WC1R · Fisher Street, WC1R · Foundling Court, WC1N · Fulwood Place, WC1V · Galen Place, WC1A · Gate Street, WC2A · Gloucester Road, WC1N · Gough Street, WC1X · Grays Inn Place, WC1R · Grays Inn Square Chambers, WC1R · Grays Inn Square, WC1R · Grays Inn, WC1X · Great James Street, WC1N · Great Ormond Street, WC1N · Great Queen Street, WC2B · Great Turnstile, WC1V · Grenville Street, WC1N · Guilford Street, WC1N · Hand Court, WC1V · High Holborn, WC1V · High Holborn, WC2A · High Holborn, WC2B · High Street, WD1 · Holborn, WC1V · Houghton Square, SW9 · Houghton Street, WC2A · Houghton Street, WC2B · Jockeys Fields, WC1R · John Street, WC1N · John’s Mews, WC1N · Johns Mews, WC1N · Kean Street, WC2B · Kemble Street, WC2B · Kings Mews, WC1N · Kingsgate Street, WC1R · Kingsway, WC2A · Kingsway, WC2B · Kirk Street, WC1N · Lamb’s Conduit Passage, WC1R · Lamb’s Conduit Street, WC1N · Lamb’s Mews, N1 · Lambs Conduit Passage, WC1R · Lambs Conduit Street, WC1N · Lamp Office Court, WC1N · Lincoln’s Inn Fields, WC2A · Lincolns Inn Fields, WC2A · Lion Court, WC1V · Little Turnstile, WC1V · Long Yard, WC1N · Macklin Street, WC2B · Martlett Court, WC2B · Millman Place, WC1N · Millman Street, WC1N · Montreal Place, WC2R · Museum Street, WC1A · Neals Yard, WC1N · New North Street, WC1N · New Oxford Street, WC1A · New Oxford Street, WC2H · New Square Passage, WC2A · Newton Street, WC2B · North Mews, WC1N · Northington Street, WC1N · Old Glocester Street, WC1N · Old Gloucester Street, WC1N · Old Glouster Street, WC1N · Orange Street, WC1R · Orde Hall Street, WC1N · Ormond Close, WC1N · Parker Mews, WC2B · Parker Street, WC2B · Peabody Trust Estate, SE21 · Peabody Trust Estate, SE24 · Pied Bull Court, WC1A · Portsmouth Street, WC2A · Portugal Street, WC2A · Powis Place, WC1N · Princeton Street, WC1R · Procter Street, WC1V · Proctor Street, WC1V · Queen Annes Square, SE1 · Queen Square, WC1N · Raymond Buildings, WC1R · Red Lion Square, WC1R · Red Lion Street, WC1R · Regent Square, WC1N · Richbell Place, WC1N · River Terrace, W6 · Roger Street, WC1N · Rugby Chambers, WC1N · Rugby Street, WC1N · Sandland Street, WC1R · Sardinia House, WC2A · Sardinia Street, WC2A · Serle Street, WC2A · Sheffield Street, WC2A · Shelton Street, WC2B · Sicilian Avenue, WC1A · South Square, WC1R · South Square, WC1X · Southampton Place, WC1A · Southampton Row, WC1B · Southampton Row, WC1V · St Clement’s Passage, WC2A · St Clements Lane, WC2A · Stedham Place, WC1A · Strand, WC2B · Stukeley Street, WC2B · Tavistock Street, WC2B · The Arcade, WC2B · The Edmund J. Safra Fountain Court, WC2R · The Strand, WC2R · Theobald’s Road, WC1R · Theobalds Road, WC1X · Verulam Buildings, WC1R · Victoria House, WC1A · Warwick Court, WC1R · West Central Street, WC1A · Whetstone Park, WC2A · Wild Court, WC2B · Wild Street, WC2B · Yorkshire Grey Yard, WC1R ·

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