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VIEW THE HOLBORN AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE HOLBORN AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE HOLBORN AREA IN THE 1900s
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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.

The area's first mention is in a charter of Westminster Abbey, by King Edgar, dated to 959. This mentions 'the old wooden church of St Andrew' (St Andrew, Holborn). The name Holborn may be derived from the Middle English hol for hollow, and bourne, a brook, referring to the River Fleet as it ran through a steep valley to the east.

It was at first outside the City's jurisdiction and a part of Ossulstone Hundred in Middlesex. The original Bars were the boundary of the City of London from 1223, when the City's jurisdiction was extended beyond the Walls, at Newgate, into the suburb here, as far as the point where the Bars where erected, until 1994 when the border moved to the junction of Chancery Lane. In 1394 the Ward of Farringdon Without was created, but only the south side of Holborn was under its jurisdiction with some minor properties, such as parts of Furnival's Inn, on the northern side.

The Holborn District was created in 1855, consisting of the civil parishes and extra-parochial places of Glasshouse Yard, Saffron Hill, Hatton Garden, Ely Rents and Ely Place, St Andrew Holborn Above the Bars with St George the Martyr and St Sepulchre. The Metropolitan Borough of Holborn was created in 1900, consisting of the former area of the Holborn District and the St Giles District, excluding Glasshouse Yard and St Sepulchre, which went to the Metropolitan Borough of Finsbury. The Metropolitan Borough of Holborn was abolished in 1965 and its area now forms part of the London Borough of Camden.

In the 18th century, Holborn was the location of the infamous Mother Clap's molly house but in the modern era High Holborn has become a centre for entertainment venues to suit more general tastes: 22 inns or taverns were recorded in the 1860s and the Holborn Empire, originally Weston's Music Hall, stood between 1857 and 1960, when it was pulled down after structural damage sustained in the Blitz. The theatre premièred the first full-length feature film in 1914, The World, the Flesh and the Devil, a 50-minute melodrama filmed in Kinemacolour.

Charles Dickens took up residence in Furnival's Inn, on the site of the former Prudential building designed by Alfred Waterhouse now named Holborn Bars. Dickens put his character Pip, in Great Expectations, in residence at Barnard's Inn opposite, now occupied by Gresham College. Staple Inn, notable as the promotional image for Old Holborn tobacco, is nearby. The three of these were Inns of Chancery. The most northerly of the Inns of Court, Gray's Inn, is in Holborn, as is Lincoln's Inn: the area has been associated with the legal professions since mediaeval times, and the name of the local militia (now Territorial Army unit, the Inns of Court & City Yeomanry) still reflects that. Subsequently the area diversified and become recognisable as the modern street.

A plaque stands at number 120 commemorating Thomas Earnshaw's invention of the Marine chronometer, which facilitated long-distance travel. At the corner of Hatton Garden was the old family department store of Gamages. Until 1992, the London Weather Centre was located in the street. The Prudential insurance company relocated in 2002. The Daily Mirror offices used to be directly opposite it, but the site is now occupied by Sainsbury's head office.

Hatton Garden, the centre of the diamond trade, was leased to a favourite of Queen Elizabeth I, Sir Christopher Hatton at the insistence of the Queen to provide him with an income. Behind the Prudential Building lies the Anglo-Catholic church of St Alban the Martyr.

In the early 21st century, Holborn has become the site of new offices and hotels: for example, the old neoclassical Pearl Assurance building near the junction with Kingsway was converted into an hotel in 1999.

Holborn station is located at the junction of High Holborn and Kingsway. Situated on the Piccadilly and Central Lines, it is the only station common to the two lines, although the two lines also cross each other three times in West London.

The station was opened by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway (GNP&BR, now the Piccadilly Line) on 15 December 1906 with the name Holborn (Kingsway). Kingsway was a new road, cutting south from High Holborn through an area of cleared slums to Strand. The suffix was dropped from tube maps in the 1960s.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
1a Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
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.
Aldwych:   Aldwych is a closed station on the London Underground; formerly a branch line of the Piccadilly Line.
Alsatia:   Alsatia was the name given to an area lying north of the River Thames covered by the Whitefriars monastery.
Central School of Ballet:   Central School of Ballet is a classical ballet school based in London, with students from countries all over the world.
Chancery Lane:   Chancery Lane originated as a 'new lane' created by the Knights Templar from their original 'old Temple' on the site of the present Southampton Buildings on Holborn, in order access to their newly acquired property to the south of Fleet Street (the present Temple) sometime before 1161.
Christopher Hatton Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
City Lit:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
Clerkenwell Parochial CofE Primary School:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Coin Street Family & Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
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.
Courtauld Institute of Art:   Higher education institutions
Ely Place, EC1N:   Ely Place is a gated road at the southern tip of the London Borough of Camden.
Exmouth Market:   Exmouth Market is an outdoor street market of 32 stalls.
Foundling Hospital:   The Foundling Hospital in London was founded in 1741 by the philanthropic sea captain Thomas Coram.
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.
Hole In the Wall:   The Hole In The Wall is a local Waterloo institution.
Hungerford Bridge:   Hungerford Bridge is a rail bridge crossing the Thames into Charing Cross station.
Inner Temple Gardens:   
Jubilee Gardens:   
King’s College London:   Higher education institutions
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.
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 Nautical School:   Foundation school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
London School of Economics and Political Science:   Higher education institutions
New River Head:   The New River Head is an area of great historic interest, having been in continuous use for the provision of fresh public water since the early 17th century.
Old and New London: Temple Bar:   Temple Bar was rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren, in 1670–72.
Old Vic:   The Old Vic, one of the most reknowned theatres in London, was established in 1818 as the Royal Coburg Theatre.
Shipley's Drawing School:   101 The Strand was an art school from 1750 until 1806.
Showing every photo/image so far featured, EC1N:   Holborn Circus is a junction of five highways in the City of London, on the boundary between Holborn, Hatton Garden and Smithfield.
Spa Fields Park:   
St Alban’s Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Clement Danes CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Etheldreda’s Church:   St Etheldreda’s Church is in Ely Place, off Charterhouse Street in Holborn, 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 Peter’s Italian Church:   St. Peter’s Italian Church is a Basilica-style church located in Holborn.
Staple Inn:   Staple Inn is London’s only surviving sixteenth-century domestic building, situated on the south side of High Holborn.
Temple:   Temple is a London Underground station in the City of Westminster, on the Victoria Embankment. It is the nearest tube station for King's College London and the London School of Economics.
Temple Bar:   Temple Bar is the point in London where Fleet Street, City of London, becomes the Strand, Westminster, and where the City of London traditionally erected a barrier to regulate trade into the city.
Thavie’s Inn:   Thavie’s Inn was a former Inn of Chancery, associated with Lincoln’s Inn, established at Holborn, near the site of the present side street and office block still known as Thavies Inn Buildings.
Thomas Coram Centre:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
University of the Arts London:   Higher education institutions
Waterloo:   London Waterloo station is a central London railway terminus and London Underground complex. The station is one of 18 in Britain owned and operated by Network Rail and is close to the South Bank of the River Thames.
Waterloo Bridge:   Waterloo Bridge is a road and foot traffic bridge crossing the River Thames in London, England between Blackfriars Bridge and Hungerford Bridge.
Young Vic:   The Young Vic is a theatre on the Cut, located near the South Bank.


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.
Strand (1890s):   The Strand in the 1890s
Waterloo Air Terminal (1953):   Officially known as the British European Airways Waterloo Air Terminal, the building was officially opened on the Festival of Britain site on 19 May 1953 by the then Minister of Aviation.
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
Acton Street, WC1X · Africa House, WC2B · Alaska Street, SE1 · Aldwych, WC2B · Aldwych, WC2B · Amwell Street, EC1R · Aquinas Street, SE1 · Arundel Street, WC2R · Ashentree Court, EC4Y · Atkin Building, WC1R · Attneave Street, EC1R · Australia House, WC2B · Back Hill, EC1R · Backhill, EC1R · Bakers Row, EC1R · Bakers Yard, EC1R · Baldwin Gardens, EC1N · Baldwins Gardens, EC1N · Baldwins Gardens, WC1X · Barbon Close, WC1N · Barge House Street, SE1 · Beaumont Buildings, WC2B · Bedford Row, WC1R · Bell Yard, WC2A · Belvedere Road, SE1 · Blackfriars Underpass, EC4Y · Bolt Court, EC4A · Boswell Street, WC1X · Bouverie Street, EC4Y · Bowlin, EC1R · Bowling Green Lane, EC1R · Brad Street, SE1 · Breams Buildings, EC4A · Brick Court, EC4Y · Broadwall, SE1 · Brooke Street, EC1N · Brooke Street, WC1X · Brownlow Mews, WC1N · Bull Inn Court, WC2R · Calthorpe Street, WC1X · Carey Street, WC2A · Carting Lane, WC2R · Catherine Griffiths Court, EC1R · Catherine Street, WC2B · Catton Street, WC1R · Chancery Lane, EC4A · Chancery Lane, WC2A · Charles Rowan House, WC1X · Chicheley Street, SE1 · Chichester Rents, WC2A · Clare Market, WC2A · Clement’s Inn, WC2R · Clements Inn, WC2A · Clerkenwell Road, EC1N · Clerkenwell Road, EC1R · Cliffords Inn Passage, EC4A · Cliffords Inn, EC4A · Cockpit Yard, WC1N · Coin Street, SE1 · Coldbath Square, EC1R · Concert Hall Approach, SE1 · Coptic Street, WC1A · Cornwall Road, SE1 · Crane Court, EC4A · Crawford Passage, EC1R · Crown Court, WC2B · Crown Office Row, EC4Y · Cubitt Street, WC1X · Cursitor Street, EC4A · Cursitor Street, W1 · Dane Street, WC1R · Devereux Court, WC2R · Doctor Johnsons Buildings, EC4Y · Dombey Street, WC1N · Doon Street, SE1 · Doughty Mews, WC1N · Doughty Street, WC1N · Drive Johnsons Buildings, EC4Y · Drury Lane, WC2B · Duchy Street, SE1 · Dyer’s Buildings, EC1N · Dyers Buildings, EC1N · Eagle Street, WC1R · East Harding Street, EC4A · Easton Street, WC1X · Elm Street, WC1X · Ely Court, EC1N · Ely Place, EC1N · Embankment, SW6 · Emerald Street, WC1N · Enterprise House, SE1 · Essex Court, EC4Y · Essex Street, WC2R · Exchange Court, WC2R · Exeter Street, WC2E · Exmouth Market, EC1R · Exton Street, SE1 · Eyre St Hill, EC1R · Eyre Street Hill, EC1R · Falcon Court, EC4Y · Farringdon Lane, EC1R · Farringdon Road, EC1R · Fetter Lane, EC4A · Field Court, WC1R · Fisher Street, WC1R · Fleet Square, WC1X · Fleet Street, EC4A · Fleet Street, EC4Y · Fountain Court, EC4Y · Frederick Street, WC1X · Fulwood Place, WC1V · Furnival Street, EC4A · Gabriels Wharf, SE1 · Garden Court, EC4Y · Gate Street, WC2A · Golden Jubilee Bridge, WC2N · Gough Square, EC4A · Gough Street, WC1X · Granville Square, WC1X · Granville Street, WC1X · Gravel Street, EC1N · Grays Inn Place, WC1R · Grays Inn Road, N1 · Grays Inn Road, WC1X · Grays Inn Square Chambers, WC1R · Grays Inn Square, WC1R · Grays Inn, WC1X · Great James Street, WC1N · Great New Street, EC4A · Great Ormond Street, WC1N · Great Percy Street, WC1X · Great Turnstile, WC1V · Greet Street, SE1 · Greville St Hatton Garden, EC1N · Greville Street, EC1N · Guilford Street, WC1N · Gunpowder Square, EC4A · Hand Court, WC1V · Harcourt Buildings, EC4Y · Hardwick Street, EC1R · Hardwicke Building, WC2A · Hare Court, EC4Y · Hare Place, EC4Y · Harrison Street, WC1H · Hat and Mitre Court, EC1M · Hatton Garden, EC1N · Hatton Place, EC1N · Hatton Square, EC1N · Hatton Wall, EC1N · Heathcote Street, WC1N · Herbal Hill, EC1R · Heton Gardens, NW4 · High Holborn, WC1V · High Holborn, WC2A · High Holborn, WC2B · Hind Court, EC4A · Holborn, EC1N · Holborn, WC1V · Holsworthy Square, WC1X · Hood Court, EC4Y · Houghton Square, SW9 · Houghton Street, WC2A · Houghton Street, WC2B · Howard Street, WC2R · Inner Temple Lane, EC4Y · Jockeys Fields, WC1R · John Street, WC1N · John’s Mews, WC1N · Johns Mews, WC1N · Jubilee Market Hall Tavistock Court, WC2E · Kean Street, WC2B · Kemble Street, WC2B · King’s Cross Road, WC1X · King?s Bench Walk, EC4Y · Kings Bench Walk, EC4Y · Kings Cross Road, WC1X · Kings Mews, WC1N · Kingsgate Street, WC1R · Kingsway Place, EC1R · Kingsway, WC2A · Kingsway, WC2B · Kirby Street, EC1N · Kirk Street, WC1N · Lamb Building, EC4Y · Lamb’s Conduit Passage, WC1R · Lamb’s Conduit Street, WC1N · Lamb’s Mews, N1 · Lambs Conduit Passage, WC1R · Lambs Conduit Street, WC1N · Lancaster Place, WC2E · Langton Close, WC1X · Laystall Street, EC1R · Leather Lane, EC1N · Lincoln’s Inn Fields, WC2A · Lincolns Inn Fields, WC2A · Lion Court, WC1V · Little Essex Street, WC2R · Little Turnstile, WC1V · Lloyd Baker Street, WC1X · Lloyd Square, WC1X · Lloyd Street, WC1X · London Silver Vaults, WC2A · Long Yard, WC1N · Magpie Alley, EC4Y · Maltravers Street, WC2R · Margery Street, WC1X · Martlett Court, WC2B · Masters House Temple Church, EC4Y · Mecklenburgh Place, WC1N · Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N · Mecklenburgh Street, WC1N · Mecklenburgh Street, WC1X · Melbourne Place, WC2B · Mepham Street, SE1 · Middle Temple Lane, EC4Y · Milford Lane, WC2R · Miller Walk, SE1 · Millman Place, WC1N · Millman Street, WC1N · Mitre Court Buildings, EC4Y · Mitre Road, SE1 · Montreal Place, WC2R · Mount Pleasant, WC1X · Mount Plesant, WC1X · Museum Street, WC1A · Myddelton Passage, EC1R · Naoroji Street, WC1X · New Fetter Lane, EC1N · New Fetter Lane, EC4A · New House, EC1N · New North Street, WC1N · New Oxford Street, WC1A · New Oxford Street, WC2H · New Square Passage, WC2A · New Square, WC2A · New St Square, EC4A · New Street Square, EC4A · Newton Street, WC2B · Norfolk Street, WC2R · North East Wing Bush House, WC2B · North Mews, WC1N · North West Wing Bush House, WC2B · Northampton Road, EC1R · Northington Street, WC1N · Norwich Street, EC4A · Old Barge House Alley, SE1 · Old Buildings, WC2A · Old Mitre Court, EC4Y · Old Square, WC2A · Orange Street, WC1R · Orde Hall Street, WC1N · Outer Temple, EC4Y · Oxo Tower Wharf Barge House Street, SE1 · Pakenham Street, WC1X · Paper Buildings Temple, EC4Y · Paper Buildings, EC4Y · Peabody Trust Estate, SE21 · Peabody Trust Estate, SE24 · Pear Place, SE1 · Pear Tree Court, EC1R · Pemberton Row, EC4A · Percy Circus, WC1X · Phoenix Place, EC3N · Phoenix Place, WC1X · Pine Street, EC1R · Pleydell Street, EC4Y · Plough Place, EC4A · Ploughs Place, EC4A · Plowden Buildings, EC4Y · Pooles Buildings, EC1R · Portpool Lane, EC1N · Portsmouth Street, WC2A · Portugal Street, WC2A · Prideaux Place, WC1X · Princeton Street, WC1R · Procter Street, WC1V · Proctor Street, WC1V · Pump Court, EC4Y · Quality Court, WC2A · Ray Street, EC1R · Raymond Buildings, WC1R · Red Lion Court, EC4A · Red Lion Square, WC1R · Red Lion Street, WC1R · Regent Square, WC1N · Richbell Place, WC1N · River Street, EC1R · River Terrace, W6 · Riverside Walk, SE1 · Roger Street, WC1N · Rolls Buildings, WC2A · Rolls Passage, EC4A · Rosebery Avenue, EC1 · Rosebery Avenue, EC1R · Rosebery Court, EC1R · Rosebery House, EC1R · Rosebery Square, EC1R · Rosoman Place, EC1R · Rosoman Street, EC1R · Roupell Street, SE1 · Rugby Chambers, WC1N · Rugby Street, WC1N · Saint Cross Street, EC1N · Samford Street, NW8 · Sandell Street, SE1 · Sandland Street, WC1R · Sans Works, EC1R · Sardinia House, WC2A · Sardinia Street, WC2A · Sardinia Street, WC2B · Savoy Court, WC2R · Savoy Hill, WC2R · Savoy Place, WC2N · Savoy Place, WC2R · Savoy Street, WC2E · Savoy Street, WC2R · Savoy Way, WC2R · Seaford Street, WC1H · Secker Street, SE1 · Serjeants Inn, EC4Y · Serle Street, WC2A · Sheffield Street, WC2A · Short Street, SE1 · Sicilian Avenue, WC1A · Sidmouth Street, WC1H · Sidmouth Street, WC1X · Silver Vaults, WC2A · South Bank, SE1 · South East Wing Bush House, WC2B · South Square, WC1R · South Square, WC1X · Southampton Buildings, WC1V · Southampton Buildings, WC2A · Southampton Row, WC1V · Southbank Centre Square, SE1 · Southbank, SE9 · Spafield Street, EC1R · St Andrew Street, EC4A · St Clement’s Passage, WC2A · St Clements Lane, WC2A · St Cross Street, EC1M · St Cross Street, EC1N · St Giles House, WC2B · St. Helena Street, WC1X · Stamford Street, SE1 · Stamford, SE1 · Staple Inn Buildings North, WC1V · Staple Inn Buildings, WC1V · Staple Inn Buildings, WC1V · Star Yard, WC2A · Station Approach, SE1 · Stedham Place, WC1A · Stone Buildings, WC2A · Strand Lane, WC2R · Strand Underpass, WC2R · Strand, EC4A · Strand, WC2A · Strand, WC2B · Strand, WC2N · Strand, WC2R · Summers Street, EC1R · Surrey Street, WC2R · Suthwark Bridge Road, SE1 · Sutton Walk, SE1 · Swinton Street, WC1X · Tallis Street, EC4Y · Tavistock Street, WC2B · Temple Avenue, EC4Y · Temple Chambers, EC4Y · Temple Gardens, EC4Y · Temple Pier, WC2R · Temple Place, WC2R · The Arcade, WC2B · The Australia Centre, WC2B · The Cut, SE1 · The Edmund J. Safra Fountain Court, WC2R · The Queen’s Steps, SE1 · The Queen’s Walk, SE1 · The Queen’s Walk, WC2R · The Queen’s Walk, SE1 · The Strand, WC2N · The Strand, WC2R · The Studio, SE1 · Theed Street, SE1 · Theobald’s Road, WC1R · Theobalds Road, WC1X · Took?s Court, EC4A · Tooks Court, EC4A · Topham Street, EC1R · Treasurers Office Inner Temple, EC4Y · Tweezer’s Alley, WC2R · Tysoe Street, EC1R · Upper Ground, SE1 · Vernon Rise, WC1X · Verulam Buildings, WC1R · Verulam Street, WC1X · Victoria Embankment, EC4Y · Victoria Embankment, SE1 · Victoria Embankment, WC2R · Vine Hill, EC1R · Warner Street, EC1R · Warner Yard, EC1R · Warwick Court, WC1R · Water Street, WC2R · Watergate, EC4Y · Waterhouse Square, EC1N · Waterloo Bridge, SE1 · Waterloo Bridge, WC2R · Waterloo Centre, SE1 · Waterloo Road, SE1 · Wellington Street, WC2E · Wellington Terrace, W2 · Wells Square, WC1X · West Central Street, WC1A · Westking Place, WC1H · Wharton Street, WC1X · Whetstone Park, WC2A · Whitefriars Street, EC4Y · Whitehouse Apartments, SE1 · Whittlesey Street, SE1 · Wicklow Street, WC1X · Wild Court, WC2B · Wild Street, WC2B · Wilmington Square, WC1X · Windmill Walk, SE1 · Wine Office Court, EC4A · Wootton Street, SE1 · Wren Street, WC1X · Yardley Street, WC1X · York Road Curve, N1C · York Road, SE1 · Yorkshire Grey Roundabout, SE9 · Yorkshire Grey Yard, WC1R ·
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