Lamb’s Passage, EC1Y

Road in/near Barbican, existing between 1666 and now

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Lamb’s Passage was formerly Great Swordbearers (Sword Bearers) Alley.

Lamb’s Passage owes its origin – or rather its present name – to a local businessman called Thomas Lamb (1752-1813), a cloth dyer and a manufacturer of buckram – a fabric of coarse linen stiffened with gum used both by tailors and bookbinders.

He took up residence here in the late 18th century when it went under the name of Great Swordbearers Alley – that name perhaps deriving from the nearby premises of the Honourable Artillery Company – and moved on in 1813, the year his name was applied to the Passage. He was charged with an enthusiastic inspiration to assist the poor of the neighbourhood. By some means he raised sufficient funds to build a block of tenements on adjacent ground in 1770 - these subsequently came to be known as Lamb’s Buildings.

Great Swordbearers Alley was part of the London streetscape since at least 1666 when ratepayers were listed there.

Source: The alleyways and courtyards of London: L – The Undergroun



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Barbican

The Barbican is a residential estate built during the 1960s and the 1970s in the City of London.

During World War II, the City suffered serious damage and loss of life. The Cripplegate ward was virtually demolished and by 1951 the resident population of the City stood at 5,324 of whom 48 lived in Cripplegate. Discussions began in 1952 about the future of the site, and the decision to build new residential properties was taken by the Court of Common Council on 19 September 1957.

The estate was built between 1965 and 1976, on a 35-acre site that had been bombed in World War II. The complex was designed by architects Chamberlin, Powell and Bon, whose first work was the ground-breaking Golden Lane Estate immediately north of the Barbican. The estate of 40 acres was officially opened in 1969 and is now home to around 4000 people living in 2014 flats. The flats reflect the widespread use in Britain in the 1960s and 1970s of concrete as the visible face of the building.

It contains, or is adjacent to, the Barbican Arts Centre, the Museum of London, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, the Barbican public library and the City of London School for Girls, forming the Barbican Complex. The complex is a prominent example of British brutalist architecture and is Grade II listed as a whole with the exception of the former Milton Court. Milton Court once contained a fire station, medical facilities and some flats and was demolished to allow the construction of a new apartment complex which also contains additional facilities for the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

The residential estate consists of 13 terrace blocks, grouped around a lake and green squares. The main buildings rise up to seven floors above a podium level, which links all the facilities in the Barbican, providing a pedestrian route above street level. Some maisonettes are built into the podium structure. There is no vehicular access within the estate, but there are some car parks at the periphery of the estate. Public car parks are located within the Barbican Centre.

What is now Barbican station was opened by the Metropolitan Railway in December 1865 when they extended their original route between Paddington and Farringdon.

The station was first called Aldersgate Street, this being the name of the street on which it stands. This changed to Aldersgate on 1 November 1910, then to Aldersgate and Barbican in 1923, and to the present name from 1 December 1968.

The station replaced an earlier building at 134 Aldersgate Street, which for many years had a sign claiming 'This was Shakespeare's House'. Although the building was very close to the nearby Fortune Playhouse, there is no documentary evidence that Shakespeare lived here; a subsidy roll from 1598 shows a William Shakespeare as owner of the property, but there is nothing to indicate that it is the playwright.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
All Hallows Bread Street:   All Hallows Bread Street was a parish church in the Bread Street ward of the City of London.
All Hallows Honey Lane:   All Hallows, Honey Lane was parish church in the City of London.
Bank:   Bank station, interlinked with Monument station, forms a complex public transport hub spanning the length of King William Street in the City of London.
Bank of England:   The Bank of England is the central bank of the United Kingdom. Sometimes known as the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street, the Bank was founded in 1694, nationalised on 1 March 1946, and in 1997 gained operational independence to set monetary policy.
Broad Street:   Broad Street railway station, next door to Liverpool Street station, opened in 1865 and closed in 1986.
Cannon Street:   Cannon Street, in the City of London, runs roughly parallel with the River Thames, about 250 metres north of it.
Central Foundation Boys’ School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
City of London:   The City of London constituted most of London from its settlement by the Romans in the 1st century AD to the Middle Ages, but the conurbation has since grown far beyond its borders.
City of London School for Girls:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 18.
Great Conduit:   The Great Conduit was a man-made underground channel which brought drinking water from the Tyburn to Cheapside in the City.
Guildhall Art Gallery:   The Guildhall Art Gallery houses the art collection of the City of London and has the ruins of London's Roman Amphitheatre in its basement.
Guildhall School of Music and Drama:   Higher education institutions
Hanover Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Hospital of St Thomas of Acre:   The Hospital of St Thomas of Acre was the medieval London headquarters of the Knights of Saint Thomas.
Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 10 and 16. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
London (1926 and 2013):   In 1926 Claude Friese-Greene shot some of the first-ever colour film footage around London. 87 years later, in 2013, Simon Smith did the same and shot for shot, recreated Friese-Greene's film.
London (1926):   In 1926 Claude Friese-Greene shot some of the first-ever colour film footage around London, capturing everyday life in the city with a technique innovated by his father, called Biocolour.
Mansion House:   Mansion House is a London Underground station in the City of London, near Mansion House (although Bank station is actually closer to that).
Mansion House:   Mansion House is the official residence of the Lord Mayor of the City of London.
Mermaid Tavern:   The Mermaid Tavern was a notable tavern during the Elizabethan era.
Monument:   Monument station is interlinked with nearby Bank station with London Underground and Docklands Light Railway stations that form a public transport complex spanning the length of King William Street in the City of London.
Monument to the Great Fire of London:   The 'Monument to the Great Fire of London', commemorates the 1666 inferno.
Moorgate:   Moorgate was a postern in the London Wall originally built by the Romans.
Old Street:   Old Street Roundabout is sometimes known as St Agnes Well after the shopping centre beneath it, while the area surrounding the roundabout is often colloquially known as Silicon Roundabout, owing to the prominence of British web-based companies there.
Postman's Park:   One of the largest parks in the City of London, Postman's Park is a memorial to ordinary people who died saving the lives of others and might otherwise have been forgotten,
Prior Weston Primary School and Children’s Centre:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Richard Cloudesley School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 19.
Royal Mencap Society:   Special post 16 institution which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
Shoreditch Park Boulder:   
Shoreditch Park Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Benet Sherehog:   St Benet Sherehog was a medieval parish church built before the year 1111 in Cordwainer Ward, in what was then the wool-dealing district.
St James Garlickhythe:   James Garlickhythe is a Church of England parish church in Vintry ward of the City of London, nicknamed "˜Wren’s lantern" owing to its profusion of windows.
St John the Baptist Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St John the Evangelist Friday Street:   St John the Evangelist Friday Street was a church in Bread Street Ward of the City of London.
St Luke’s CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Magnus-the-Martyr:   St Magnus the Martyr church is dedicated to St Magnus the Martyr, earl of Orkney, who died on 16 April 1116.
St Martin Pomary:   St Martin Pomeroy was a parish church in the Cheap ward of the City of London.
St Mary Aldermary:   The Guild Church of St Mary Aldermary is an Anglican church located in Watling Street at the junction with Bow Lane, in the City of London.
St Mary Colechurch:   St Mary Colechurch was a parish church in the City of London destroyed in the Great Fire of London in 1666 and not rebuilt.
St Mary Magdalen Old Fish Street:   Mary Magdalen Old Fish Street was a church in Castle Baynard ward of the City of London, located on the corner of Old Fish Street and Old Change, on land now covered by post-War development.
St Mary Mounthaw:   St Mary Mounthaw or Mounthaut was a parish church in Old Fish Street Hill.
St Mary-le-Bow:   St Mary-le-Bow is an historic church rebuilt after the Great Fire of 1666 by Sir Christopher Wren. According to tradition a true Cockney must be born within earshot of the sound of Bow Bells.
St Michael Queenhithe:   St. Michael Queenhithe was a church in the City of London located in what is now Upper Thames Street.
St Mildred, Bread Street:   The church of St Mildred, Bread Street, stood on the east side of Bread Street in the Bread Street Ward of the City of London.
St Nicholas Cole Abbey:   St. Nicholas Cole Abbey is a church in the City of London located on what is now Queen Victoria Street.
St Paul’s Cathedral School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 13.
St Paul's:   St Paul's is a London Underground station located in the City of London financial district which takes its name from the nearby St Paul's Cathedral.
St Peter, Westcheap:   St Peter, Westcheap, sometimes known simply as ’St Peter Cheap’, was a parish church in the City of London.
St Thomas the Apostle:   St Thomas the Apostle was a parish church in Knightrider Street in the City of London.
St. Mary Magdalen, Milk Street:   St. Mary Magdalen, Milk Street, was a parish church in the City of London, England. It was destroyed in the Great Fire of London in 1666 and not rebuilt.
Steelyard:   The Steelyard was the main trading base (kontor) of the Hanseatic League in London during 15th and 16th centuries.
Tech City College:   Free schools 16 to 19 (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 19.
Temple of Mithras:   The Temple of Mithras, Walbrook is a Roman temple whose ruins were discovered in Walbrook, a street in the City of London, during rebuilding work in 1954.
The Lyceum:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Thomas Fairchild Community School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Thomas Fairchild Satellite Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Cheapside (1909):   Cheapside is a street in the City of London, the historic and modern financial centre of London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abchurch Lane, EC4N · Abchurch Yard, EC4N · Adams Court, EC2N · Adelaide House, EC4R · Aldermanbury Square, EC2V · Aldermanbury, EC2V · Aldersgate Street, EC2Y · Alford Place, N1 · All Hallows Lane, EC4R · Allhallows Lane, EC4R · Allingham Street, N1 · Andrewes Highwalk, EC2Y · Andrewes House, EC2Y · Angel Court, EC2R · Angel Street, EC1A · Arlington Avenue, N1 · Arthur Street, EC4R · Austin Friars, EC2N · Bache’s Street, N1 · Baches Street, N1 · Baldwin Street, EC1V · Baldwin Terrace, N1 · Ball Court, EC3V · Baltic St East, EC1Y · Baltic St West, EC1Y · Baltic Street East, EC1Y · Baltic Street West, EC1Y · Bankside way, SE19 · Bankside, SE1 · Banner Street, EC1Y · Barbican Centre Silk Street, EC2Y · Barbican Highwalks, EC2Y · Barbican, EC2Y · Bartholomew Lane, EC2N · Bartholomew Square, EC1V · Basinghall Avenue, EC2R · Basinghall Avenue, EC2V · Basinghall Street, EC2V · Bassishaw Highwalk, EC2V · Bastion Highwalk, EC2Y · Bastwick Street, EC1V · Bath Street, EC1V · Beech Street, EC2Y · Bell Inn Yard, EC3V · Bell Wharf Lane, EC4R · Bells Alley, SW6 · Bengal Court, EC3V · Bevan Street, N1 · Bevenden Street, N1 · Birchin Lane, EC3V · Bletchley Court, N1 · Bletchley Street, N1 · Blomfield Street, EC2M · Bonhill Street, EC2A · Botolph Alley, EC3R · Botolph Lane, EC3R · Bow Churchyard, EC4M · Bow Lane, EC4M · Bracklyn Street, N1 · Braithwaite House, EC1Y · Brandon Mews, EC2Y · Bread Street, EC4M · Brewers Hall Garden, EC2V · Brewers Hall Gardens, EC2V · Bridgewater Square, EC2Y · Bridport Place, N1 · Britannia Walk, N1 · Broad Street Place, EC2M · Broken Wharf, EC4V · Brunswick Place, EC1V · Brunswick Place, N1 · Bryer Court, EC2Y · Bucklersbury House Walbrook, EC4N · Bucklersbury, EC4N · Budge Row, EC4N · Bulls Head Passage, EC3V · Bunhill Fields, EC1Y · Bunhill Row, EC1Y · Bush Lane, EC4R · Buttesland Street, N1 · Canal Building, N1 · Cannon Bridge, EC4R · Cannon Street, EC4M · Cannon Street, EC4N · Cannon Street, EC4R · Capel Court, EC2R · Cardinal Cap Alley, SE1 · Carey Lane, EC2V · Carter Lane, EC4M · Carthusian Street, EC1A · Carthusian Street, EC1M · Castle Court, EC3V · Cavendish Street, N1 · Central Street, EC1V · Change Alley, EC3V · Charles Square, N1 · Chart Street, N1 · Chartered Accountants Hall, EC2R · Cheapside, EC2V · Cheapside, N22 · Chequer Street, EC1Y · Cherbury Street, N1 · Cherry Tree Walk, EC1Y · Chiswell Street, EC1Y · Chiswell Street, EC2A · Christopher Street, EC2A · City Forum, EC1V · City Lofts, EC2A · City North, N4 · City Road, EC1V · City Road, EC1Y · City Road, N1 · Clements Lane, EC4N · Clere Street, EC2A · Cloak Lane, EC4R · Clunbury Street, N1 · Coleman Street, EC2R · Coleman Street, EC2V · College Hill, EC4R · College Street, EC4R · Copthall Avenue, EC2N · Copthall Avenue, EC2R · Corbet Court, EC3V · Cornhill, EC3V · Corsham Street, N1 · Cousin Lane, EC4R · Cowper Street, EC2A · Cranwood Street, EC1V · Crescent Row, EC1Y · Cripplegate Street, EC1Y · Cropley Court, N1 · Cropley Street, N1 · Crown Court, EC2V · Cullum Welch Court, N1 · Custance Street, N1 · Defoe House, EC2Y · Dingley Road, EC1V · Distaff Lane, EC4V · Domingo Street, EC1Y · Dominion Street, EC2M · Dowgate Hill, EC4R · Dufferin Avenue, EC1Y · Dufferin Street, EC1Y · Eagle Wharf Road, N1 · East Market, EC1A · East Road, N1 · Eastcheap, EC3M · Eldon Street, EC2M · Epworth Street, EC1Y · Epworth Street, EC2A · Errol Street, EC1Y · Evelyn Walk, N1 · Exchange Steps, EC3V · Fann Street, EC1Y · Fann Street, EC2Y · Featherstone Street, EC1Y · Ferroners House Shaftesbury Place, EC2Y · Finch Lane, EC3V · Finsbury Avenue, EC2M · Finsbury Circus Gardens, EC2M · Finsbury Circus, EC2M · Finsbury Pavement, EC1Y · Finsbury Pavement, EC2A · Finsbury Pavement, EC2Y · Finsbury Square, EC2A · Finsbury Street, EC2Y · Fish St Hill, EC3R · Fish Street Hill, EC3R · Fore Street Avenue, EC2Y · Fore Street, EC2Y · Fortune Street, EC1Y · Foster Lane, EC2V · Founders Court, EC2R · Fredericks Place, EC2R · Friday Street, EC4M · Friday Street, EC4V · Frome Street, N1 · Fullwoods Mews, N1 · Galway Street, EC1V · Gambier House, EC1V · Garlick Hill, EC4V · Garrett Street, EC1Y · Gee Street, EC1V · George Yard, EC3V · Gilbert Bridge, EC2Y · Gilbert House, EC2Y · Glasshouse Yard, EC1A · Godfrey House St Lukes Estate, EC1V · Godwin Close, N1 · Golden Lane Estate, EC1Y · Golden Lane, EC1Y · Golden Lane, EC2Y · Goldsmith Street, EC2V · Gopsall Street, N1 · Goswell Road, EC1Y · Gracechurch Street, EC3V · Grand Junction Wharf, N1 · Grange Street, N1 · Great St Thomas Apostle, EC4V · Great St Thomas, EC4V · Great Swan Alley, EC2R · Great Winchester Street, EC2N · Gresham Street, EC2V · Grocers? Hall Court, EC2R · Guildhall Buildings, EC2V · Guildhall Yard, EC2V · Gutter Lane, EC2V · Haberdasher Street, N1 · Hanseatic Walk, EC4R · Hanseatic Walk, SE1 · Helmet Row, EC1V · High Timber Street, EC4V · Hoffman Square, N1 · Honduras Street, EC1V · Honduras Street, EC1Y · Honey Lane, EC2V · Ironmonger Lane, EC2V · Ironmonger Row, EC1V · Ironmongerrial Lane, EC2V · Ironmongers Hall Shaftesbury Place, EC2Y · King Street, EC2V · King William Street, EC4N · King William Street, EC4R · King’s Arms Yard, EC2R · Kings Arms Yard, EC2R · Lackington Street, EC2A · Lamb’s Passage, EC1Y · Lambeth Hill, EC4V · Lauderdale Tower, EC2Y · Laurence Pountney Hill, EC4R · Laurence Pountney Lane, EC4N · Laurence Pountney Lane, EC4R · Lawrence Lane, EC2V · Leonard Street, EC2A · Lever Street, EC1V · Little Britain, EC1A · Little Trinity Lane, EC4V · Liverpool St, EC2M · Lizard Street, EC1V · Lombard Court, EC3V · Lombard Street, EC3V · London Bridge, EC4R · London Bridge, SE1 · London Wall, EC1A · London Wall, EC2M · London Wall, EC2R · London Wall, EC2V · London Wall, EC2Y · Lothbury, EC2R · Lovat Lane, EC3R · Love Lane, EC2V · Macclesfield Road, EC1V · Mallow Street, EC1Y · Mansion House Place, EC4N · Manson House Place, EC4N · Mark Street, EC2A · Martha’s Buildings, EC1V · Martin Lane, EC4R · Masons Avenue, EC2V · Memel Street, EC1Y · Micawber Street, EC1V · Micawber Street, N1 · Milk Street, EC2V · Milton Court, EC2Y · Milton Street, EC2Y · Mintern Street, N1 · Mitchell Street, EC1V · Mitre Court, EC2V · Monkwell Square, EC2Y · Monument Gdns, SE13 · Monument Street, EC3R · Moorfields Highwalk, EC2Y · Moorfields, EC2Y · Moorgate Hall, EC2M · Moorgate Place, EC2R · Moorgate, EC2M · Moorgate, EC2R · Mora Street, EC1V · Murray Grove, N1 · Napier Grove, N1 · New Broad Street, EC2M · New Change, EC4M · New Globe Walk, SE1 · New North Road, N1 · New Union Street, EC2Y · Newgate Street, EC2V · Nicholas Lane, EC3V · Nicholas Lane, EC4N · Nile Street, N1 · Noble Street, EC2V · Norman Street, EC1V · Oat Lane, EC2V · Old Broad Street, EC2N · Old Broad Street, EC2R · Old Change Court, EC4M · Old Jewry, EC2R · Old Street Promenade of Light, EC1V · Old Street Roundabout, EC1Y · Old Street, EC1V · Old Street, EC1Y · Old Street, EC2A · Oliver’s Yard, EC2A · Olivers Yard, EC1Y · One Ropemaker Street, EC2Y · Oystergate Walk, EC4R · Packington Square, N1 · Pancras Lane, EC4N · Parr Street, N1 · Paternoster Row, EC4M · Paton Street, EC1V · Paul Street, EC2A · Pear Tree Street, EC1V · Peartree Street, EC1V · Peerless Street, EC1V · Philpot Lane, EC3M · Pickfords Wharf, N1 · Plough Court, EC3V · Popes Head Alley, EC3V · Poultry, EC2R · Priest?s Court, EC2V · Princes Street, EC2R · Princes Street, EC3V · Provence Street, N1 · Provost Street, N1 · Pudding Lane, EC3R · Pudding Lane, IG6 · Quaker Court, EC1Y · Queen St Place, EC4R · Queen Street Place, EC4R · Queen Street, EC4N · Queen Street, EC4R · Queen Victoria Street, EC2R · Queen Victoria Street, EC4N · Queen Victoria Street, EC4V · Queenhithe, EC4V · Radnor Street, EC1V · Rheidol Mews, N1 · Rheidol Terrace, N1 · Ropemaker Street, EC2Y · Roscoe Street, EC1Y · Rose Alley, SE1 · Royal Court, EC3V · Royal Exchange Avenue, EC3V · Royal Exchange Buildings, EC3V · Royal Exchange Steps, EC3V · Royal Exchange, EC3V · Rushton Street, N1 · Russia Row, EC2V · Saint Alphage Highwalk, EC2Y · Saint Giles? Terrace, EC2Y · Salisbury House Shops, EC2M · Salisbury House, EC2M · Seddon Highwalk, EC2Y · Shaftesbury Street, N1 · Shepherdess Place, N1 · Shepherdess Walk, N1 · Ship Tavern Passage, EC3M · Ship Tavern Passage, EC3V · Silk Street, EC2Y · Singer Street, EC1V · Singer Street, EC2A · South Place, EC2M · Southwark Bridge, EC4R · St Agnes Well, EC1Y · St Alphage Garden, EC2Y · St Alphage Highwalk, EC2Y · St Georges Lane, EC3R · St Giles Church St Giles Churchyard, EC2Y · St Martin?s Le Grand, EC2V · St Martins Le Grand, EC1A · St Michaels Alley, EC3V · St Michaels Rectory, EC3V · St Swithin?s Lane, EC4N · St Swithins Lane, EC4N · St. Agnes Well, EC1Y · St. Agnes Well, EC2A · Stew Lane, EC4V · Stock Exchange Building, EC2N · Suffolk Lane, EC4R · Sun Street, EC2M · Swan Lane, EC4R · Sycamore Street, EC1Y · Tabernacle Street, EC2A · Talbot Court, EC3V · Taplow Street, N1 · Telegraph Street, EC2R · The Barbican Centre, EC2Y · The Courtyard, EC3V · The Postern, EC2Y · The Precinct, N1 · The Sutton Estate, N1 · Thomas More Highwalk, EC2Y · Thoresby Street, N1 · Threadneedle Street, EC2R · Threadneedle Street, EC3V · Three Cranes Wharf, EC4R · Three Nun Court, EC2V · Throgmorton Avenue, EC2N · Throgmorton Street, EC2N · Tilney Court, EC1V · Timber Street, EC1Y · Tokenhouse Yard, EC2R · Underwood Row, N1 · Underwood Street, N1 · Upper Thames Street, EC4R · Vestry House, EC4R · Vestry Street, N1 · Vince Street, EC1V · Walbrook, EC4N · Wallside, EC2Y · Warnford Court, EC2N · Warwick Yard, EC1Y · Waterside, N1 · Watling Street, EC4M · Watling Street, EC4N · Well Court, EC4M · Wenlock Road, N1 · Wenlock Street, N1 · Westland Place, N1 · Wharf Road, N1 · Wharf Road, N1C · White Lion Court, EC3V · White Lyon Court, EC2Y · Whitecross Place, EC2M · Whitecross Street, EC1Y · Willoughby Highwalk, EC2Y · Wilson Street, EC2A · Wilson Street, EC2M · Windsor Terrace, N1 · Wood Street, EC2V · Wood Street, EC2Y ·
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DAILY LIFE
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SAFETY
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HEALTH
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SPORTS AND LEISURE
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ENTERTAINMENT
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