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Market in/near Kentish Town, existing until now

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Queen’s Crescent Market is one of London’s oldest street markets, and is still held every Thursday and Saturday.

The market sells food, discounted clothing and a wide variety of household products. It has capacity for more than 90 stalls.

Many traders run stalls that have been passed from generation to generation. This is in contrast to the nearby and considerably more famous Camden markets, which primarily attract tourists and those from other parts of London (Inverness Street Market was a traditional produce market in Camden Town for a century, but in 2013 the last produce stall closed, leaving only tourist stalls like the other Camden markets). Aesthetically Queen’s Crescent market is a mixture, with pretty plain white houses sitting side by side with large council estates, some of which sit in beautifully landscaped grounds.

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Chalk Farm

Chalk Farm has nothing to do with chalk at all. Though there once was a farm...

Chalk Farm's name, deceptively rural, derives from the name of the village on its site, Chalcot. These days it absorbs the spread from Camden Town and has many lively pubs, live music venues, and restaurants. Within London it is best known as the site of The Roundhouse, a former circular railway engine shed which was subsequently converted for arts and performance use.

Chalk Farm station was opened on 22 June 1907 by the Charing Cross, Euston & Hampstead Railway (CCE&HR). Trains originally operated between Golders Green and Charing Cross tube station, with extensions to Edgware and Kennington in 1923 and 1926, respectively.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Benevolent Institution for the Relief of Aged and Infirm Tailors:   The Benevolent Institution for the Relief of Aged and Infirm Journeymen was founded on 10 February 1837.
Chalk Farm:   Chalk Farm has nothing to do with chalk at all. Though there once was a farm...
Haverstock School:   Haverstock School (formerly Haverstock Comprehensive School), is a comprehensive school for students aged 11 to 18.
Kentish Town:   Kentish Town station is a London Underground and National Rail station in the London Borough of Camden in Travelcard Zone 2.
St Dominic’s Priory:   St Dominic’s Priory Church (formally named "Our Lady of the Rosary and St Dominic") is one of the largest Roman Catholic churches in London.
The Load of Hay:   The Load of Hay was established by 1721.


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Allcroft Road, NW5 · Alma Street, NW5 · Anglers Lane, NW5 · Apollo Studios, NW5 · Arctic Street, NW5 · Ascham Street, NW5 · Ashdown Crescent, NW5 · Ashdown Cresent, NW5 · Athlone Street, NW5 · Azania Mews, NW5 · Baptist Gardens, NW5 · Barn Close, NW5 · Barrington Close, NW5 · Bartholomew Road, NW1 · Bartholomew Road, NW5 · Bartholomew Villas, NW5 · Bartholomew, NW5 · Bassett Street, NW5 · Belmont Street, NW1 · Cathcart Hill, NW5 · Cathcart Street, NW5 · Caversham Road, NW5 · Chalk Farm Parade, NW3 · Charlton Kings Road, NW5 · Chaston Place, NW5 · Countess Road, NW5 · Cressfield Close, NW5 · Crogsland Road, NW1 · Dowdney Close, NW5 · Dunollie Place, NW5 · Elaine Grove, NW3 · Elton Place, N16 · Eton College Road, NW3 · Eton Hall, NW3 · Eton Rise, NW3 · Eton Road, NW3 · Eton Villas, NW3 · Falkland Road, NW5 · Fortess Road, NW5 · Fortress Road, NW5 · Frideswide Place, NW5 · Gaisford Street, NW5 · Gilden Crescent, NW5 · Grafton Road, NW5 · Grafton Terrace, NW5 · Grafton Yard, NW5 · Hampshire Street, NW5 · Hargrave Place, N7 · Hargrave Place, NW5 · Haverstock Road, NW5 · Hemingway Close, NW5 · Herbert Street, NW5 · Holmes Road, NW5 · Inkerman Road, NW5 · Islip Street, NW5 · Kelly Street, NW1 · Kentish Town Road, NW5 · Kiln Place, NW5 · Kingsford Street, NW5 · Lady Margaret Road, NW5 · Lamble Street, NW5 · Lawford Road, NW5 · Leighton Crescent, NW5 · Leighton Cresent, NW5 · Leighton Grove, NW5 · Leighton Place, NW5 · Leighton Road, NW5 · Leverton Street, NW5 · Lismore Circus, NW5 · Long Meadow, NW5 · Lupton Street, NW5 · Maitland Park Road, NW3 · Maitland Park Villas, NW3 · Malden Crescent, NW1 · Malden Place, NW5 · Malden Road, NW5 · Mansfield Road, NW5 · Marsden Street, NW5 · Mead Close, NW1 · Meru Close, NW5 · Modbury Gardens, NW5 · Montpelier Grove, NW5 · Northpoint Square, NW5 · Oak Village, NW5 · Oseney Crescent, NW5 · Ospringe Road, NW5 · Pandian Way, NW5 · Patshull Place, NW5 · Patshull Road, NW5 · Peckwater Street, NW5 · Prince of Wales Road, NW1 · Prince of Wales Road, NW3 · Prince Of Wales Road, NW5 · Provost Road, NW3 · Quadrant Grove, NW5 · Queens Crescent, NW5 · Raglan Street, NW5 · Railey Mews, NW5 · Raveley Street, NW5 · Regis Road, NW5 · Rhyl Street, NW5 · Sandall Road, NW5 · Southampton Road, NW3 · Southampton Road, NW5 · Spring Place, KT11 · Spring Place, NW5 · Steele?s Mews South, NW3 · Talacre Road, NW5 · Thurlow Terrace, NW5 · Torriano Avenue, NW5 · Torriano Cottages, NW5 · Torriano Mews, NW5 · Truro Street, NW1 · Vicars Road, NW5 · Warden Road, NW5 · Weedington Road, NW5 · Wellesley Road, NW5 · Wilkin Street, NW5 · Willes Road, NW5 · Willingham Terrace, NW5 · Wolsey Mews, NW5 · Woodyard Close, NW5 · York Mews, NW5 ·


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