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Hol born 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 Hol born Viaduct between Hol born 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, Hol born). 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.


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Scott Hatton   
Added: 11 Sep 2020 19:47 GMT   

Millions Of Rats In Busy London
The Daily Mail on 14 April 1903 reported "MILLIONS OF RATS IN BUSY LONDON"

A rat plague, unprecedented in the annals of London, has broken out on the north side of the Strand. The streets principally infested are Catherine street, Drury lane, Blackmore street, Clare Market and Russell street. Something akin to a reign of terror prevails among the inhabitants after nightfall. Women refuse to pass along Blackmore street and the lower parts of Stanhope street after dusk, for droves of rats perambulate the roadways and pavements, and may be seen running along the window ledges of the empty houses awaiting demolition by the County Council in the Strand to Holborn improvement scheme.

The rats, indeed, have appeared in almost-incredible numbers. "There are millions of them," said one shopkeeper, and his statement was supported by other residents. The unwelcome visitors have been evicted from their old haunts by the County Council housebreakers, and are now busily in search of new homes. The Gaiety Restaurant has been the greatest sufferer. Rats have invaded the premises in such force that the managers have had to close the large dining room on the first floor and the grill rooms on the ground floor and in the basement. Those three spacious halls which have witnessed many as semblages of theatre-goers are now qui:e deserted. Behind the wainscot of the bandstand in the grillroom is a large mound of linen shreds. This represents 1728 serviettes carried theee by the rats.

In the bar the removal of a panel disclosed the astonishing fact that the rats have dragged for a distance of seven or eight yards some thirty or forty beer and wine bottles and stacked them in such a fashion as to make comfortable sleeping places. Mr Williams. the manager of the restaurant, estimates that the rats have destroyed L200 worth of linen. Formerly the Gaiety Restaurant dined 2000 persons daily; no business whatever is now done in this direction.

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Added: 2 May 2024 16:14 GMT   

Farm Place, W8
The previous name of Farm Place was Ernest St (no A)

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Tony Whipple   
Added: 16 Apr 2024 21:35 GMT   

Frank Whipple Place, E14
Frank was my great-uncle, I’d often be ’babysat’ by Peggy while Nan and Dad went to the pub. Peggy was a marvel, so full of life. My Dad and Frank didn’t agree on most politics but everyone in the family is proud of him. A genuinely nice, knowledgable bloke. One of a kind.

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Theresa Penney   
Added: 16 Apr 2024 18:08 GMT   

1 Whites Row
My 2 x great grandparents and his family lived here according to the 1841 census. They were Dutch Ashkenazi Jews born in Amsterdam at the beginning of the 19th century but all their children were born in Spitalfields.

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Wendy    
Added: 22 Mar 2024 15:33 GMT   

Polygon Buildings
Following the demolition of the Polygon, and prior to the construction of Oakshott Court in 1974, 4 tenement type blocks of flats were built on the site at Clarendon Sq/Phoenix Rd called Polygon Buildings. These were primarily for people working for the Midland Railway and subsequently British Rail. My family lived for 5 years in Block C in the 1950s. It seems that very few photos exist of these buildings.

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Steve   
Added: 19 Mar 2024 08:42 GMT   

Road construction and houses completed
New Charleville Circus road layout shown on Stanford’s Library Map Of London And Its Suburbs 1879 with access via West Hill only.

Plans showing street numbering were recorded in 1888 so we can concluded the houses in Charleville Circus were built by this date.

Source: Charleville Circus, Sydenham, London

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Steve   
Added: 19 Mar 2024 08:04 GMT   

Charleville Circus, Sydenham: One Place Study (OPS)
One Place Study’s (OPS) are a recent innovation to research and record historical facts/events/people focused on a single place �’ building, street, town etc.

I have created an open access OPS of Charleville Circus on WikiTree that has over a million members across the globe working on a single family tree for everyone to enjoy, for free, forever.

Source: Charleville Circus, Sydenham, London

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Charles   
Added: 8 Mar 2024 20:45 GMT   

My House
I want to know who lived in my house in the 1860’s.

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NH   
Added: 7 Mar 2024 11:41 GMT   

Telephone House
Donald Hunter House, formerly Telephone House, was the BT Offices closed in 2000

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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
British Museum British Museum was a station on the Central line, located in Holborn and taking its name from the nearby British Museum in Great Russell Street.
Houghton Street (1906) A greengrocer’s on the corner of Houghton Street and Clare Market (behind The Strand) in 1906 just before demolition.
Lisle’s Tennis Court Lisle’s Tennis Court was a building off Portugal Street in Lincoln’s Inn Fields in London.
St Giles St Giles is a district of central London, at the southern tip of the London Borough of Camden.
The 1860s map of London "Stanford’s Library Map of London and its Suburbs" was published in 1862
Weston’s Music Hall Weston’s Music Hall was a music hall and theatre that opened in 1857. In 1906, the theatre became known as the Holborn Empire.

NEARBY STREETS
Africa House, WC2A Residential block (Holborn)
Africa House, WC2B Africa House is a block on Kingsway
Aldwych House, WC2B Aldwych House is located on Aldwych (Aldwych)
Aldwych, WC2B The name Aldwych derives from the Old English eald and wic meaning ’old trading town’ or ’old marketplace’; the name was later applied to the street and district (Aldwych)
Alliance House, WC1V Alliance House is a building on High Holborn (Chancery Lane)
Arab Press House, WC1V Arab Press House is located on High Holborn
Aria House, WC1V Aria House is located on Newton Street
Arne Street, WC2E Arne Street was named after the 18th century composer Thomas Arne, who was born near here (Covent Garden)
Artist House, WC1A Artist House is sited on Little Russell Street (Holborn)
Atkin Building, WC1R Atkin Building is a block on Jockey’s Fields (Holborn)
Aviation House, WC2B Aviation House is a building on Kingsway (Holborn)
Barter Street, WC1A Barter Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area (Holborn)
Beacon House, WC2B Beacon House is a block on Kingsway
Beaumont Buildings, WC2B Beaumont Buildings is located on Martlett Court
Bedford Place, WC1B Bedford Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1B postal area (Bloomsbury)
Bedford Row, WC1R Bedford Row runs between Theobalds Road and Sandland Street (Holborn)
Betterton House, WC2H Betterton House is located on Betterton Street (Covent Garden)
Betterton Street, WC2E Betterton Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (Covent Garden)
Bishop’s Court, WC2A Bishop’s Court lies off Chancery Lane (Chancery Lane)
Blackmoor Street, WC2B Blackmoor Street was in the Drury Lane slum
Bloomsbury Place, WC1B The name of Bloomsbury Place is derived from William Blemund (Holborn)
Bloomsbury Square, WC1A The 4th Earl of Southampton was granted a building license for the construction of Bloomsbury Square in 1661 (Holborn)
Bloomsbury Street, WC1A Bloomsbury Street runs from Gower Street in the north to the junction of New Oxford Street and Shaftesbury Avenue in the south (Bloomsbury)
Bloomsbury Way, WC1V Bloomsbury Way - the name Bloomsbury is first noted in 1201, when Norman landowner William de Blemond acquired the land (Holborn)
Boswell Street, WC1N Boswell Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area (Bloomsbury)
Bow Street, WC2E Bow Street was first developed by Francis Russell, 4th Earl of Bedford in 1633
Bristol House, WC1B Residential block (Holborn)
Broad Court, WC2E Broad Court is an alleyway parallel with Long Acre (Westminster)
Bruce House, WC2B Bruce House is sited on Kemble Street (Westminster)
Bucknall Street, WC2H Bucknall Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (St Giles)
Bury Place, WC1A Bury Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area (Bloomsbury)
Carey Street, WC2A Carey Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area
Castlewood House, WC1A Residential block (St Giles)
Catherine Street, WC2B Catherine Street runs from Russell Street in the north to Aldwych in the south
Catton Street, WC2B Catton Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area (Holborn)
Chancery House, WC2A Chancery House is a block on Chancery Lane (Chancery Lane)
Chancery Station House, WC1V Chancery Station House is a building on High Holborn (Chancery Lane)
Chichester Rents, WC2A Chichester Rents is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area (Westminster)
Ching Court, WC2H Ching Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (Westminster)
Churchill House, WC1R Churchill House is located on Red Lion Square (Holborn)
Clare Market, WC2A Clare Market is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area
Clement House, WC2B Clement House is located on Aldwych
Clement’s Inn, WC2R Clement’s Inn is a road in the WC2R postcode area
Columbia House, WC2B Columbia House is a block on Aldwych (Aldwych)
Commonwealth House, WC1V Commonwealth House is a block on New Oxford Street
Connaught House, WC2A Connaught House can be found on Aldwych (Aldwych)
Connaught House, WC2B Connaught House is located on Aldwych (Aldwych)
Coptic Street, WC2H Coptic Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area (Holborn)
Cowdray House, WC2A Cowdray House is a building on Portugal Street (Westminster)
Cross Court, WC2B Cross Court appears on maps between the 1750s and 1900
Crown Court, WC2E Crown Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area
Crystal Wharf, WC2B A street within the WC2B postcode
Dane Street, WC1R Dane Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area (Holborn)
Dog and Duck Yard, WC1R Dog and Duck Yard lay off Princeton Street (Holborn)
Drury Lane, WC2B Named from Sir William Drury, Knight of the Garter in Queen Elizabeth’s reign, who owned land on its site (Westminster)
Dryden Street, WC2B Dryden Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area (Westminster)
Dudley Court, WC2H Dudley Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area
Duke’s Court, WC2B Duke’s Court appears on maps made between 1750 and 1900
Dyott Street, WC1A Dyott Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area (St Giles)
Eagle Street, WC1R Eagle Street runs parallel to High Holborn, one block north (Holborn)
Earlham Street, WC2H Earlham Street is one of the spokes leading off of Seven Dials
Endeavour House, WC2H Endeavour House is a block on Shaftesbury Avenue (St Giles)
Endell Street, WC2H Endell Street, originally known as Belton Street, is a street that runs from High Holborn in the north to Long Acre and Bow Street in the south (Covent Garden)
Fairgate House, WC1A Fairgate House is a block on New Oxford Street (St Giles)
Field Court, WC1R Field Court is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area (Holborn)
First Avenue House, WC1V First Avenue House is a block on High Holborn (Holborn)
Fisher Street, WC1R Fisher Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area (Holborn)
Fletcher Buildings, WC2B Fletcher Buildings is sited on Martlett Court
Floral Court, WC2E Floral Court is a location in London (Covent Garden)
Fulwood Place, WC1R Fulwood Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1V postal area (Chancery Lane)
Galen Place, WC1A Galen Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area (Bloomsbury)
Gate Street, WC2A Gate Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area
Gibraltar House, WC2R Gibraltar House is a block on Strand
Gilbert Place, WC1A Gilbert Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area (Bloomsbury)
Gloucester Road, WC1N Gloucester Road is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area (Bloomsbury)
Grape Street, WC2H Grape Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area
Grays Inn Place, WC1R Grays Inn Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area (Holborn)
Grays Inn Square Chambers, WC1R Grays Inn Square Chambers is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area (Holborn)
Grays Inn Square, WC1R Grays Inn Square is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area (Holborn)
Great Queen Street, WC2B Great Queen Street is a continuation of Long Acre from Drury Lane to Kingsway.
Great Russell Street, WC1A Great Russell Street commemorates the marriage of the daughter of the 4th Earl of Southampton to William Russell in 1669 (Bloomsbury)
Great Turnstile, WC1V This is a street in the WC1V postcode area (Holborn)
Green Dragon House, WC2B Green Dragon House is a block on Stukeley Street
Hand Court, WC1R Hand Court is one of the streets of London in the WC1V postal area (Holborn)
Hardwicke Building, WC2A Hardwicke Building is a block on Hardwicke Building
Harpur Mews, WC1R Harpur Mews was originally the stabling for houses in Harpur Street (Bloomsbury)
Harpur Street, WC1R There are two theories about the naming of Harpur Street (Bloomsbury)
High Holborn, WC1V High Holborn was part of the old road from Newgate and the Tower to the gallows at Tyburn. (Holborn)
High Holborn, WC2B High Holborn is a road which is the highest point in the City of London - 22 metres above sea level
Holborn Tower, WC1V Holborn Tower is a building on High Holborn (Holborn)
Houghton Square, WC2B Houghton Square is a road in the SW9 postcode area (Aldwych)
Houghton Street, WC2A Houghton Street is a street which has been ’demoted’ over time (Westminster)
Imperial House, WC2B Imperial House is a block on Kingsway
Isis House, WC1A Isis House is a building on New Oxford Street (St Giles)
Jockeys Fields, WC1R Jockeys Fields is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area (Holborn)
Kean Street, WC2B Kean Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area
Keeley Street, WC2B Keeley Street has a dual history (Westminster)
Kemble Street, WC2B Kemble Street is a road in the WC2B postcode area (Westminster)
Kings Head Yard, WC2H Kings Head Yard ran off Short’s Gardens
Kingsgate Street, WC1R Kingsgate Street ran from High Holborn to Theobald’s Road (Holborn)
Kingsway, WC2A Kingsway is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area (Westminster)
Lacon House, WC1X Lacon House is a block on Theobald’s Road (Bloomsbury)
Lakatos Building, WC2A Lakatos Building is a block on Portugal Street (Westminster)
Lamb’s Conduit Passage, WC1R This is a street in the WC1R postcode area (Holborn)
Langley Street, WC2H Langley Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (Westminster)
Lincoln’s Inn Fields, WC2A Lincoln’s Inn Fields is the largest public square in London, laid out in the 1630s under the initiative of the speculative builder William Newton (Westminster)
Lion Court, WC1R Lion Court is one of the streets of London in the WC1V postal area (Holborn)
Lion House, WC1V Lion House is a block on Red Lion Street (Holborn)
Lionel Robbins Building, WC2A Lionel Robbins Building is sited on Portugal Street (Westminster)
Little Russel Street, WC1A Little Russel Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area (Bloomsbury)
Little Russell Street, WC1A Little Russell Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area (Bloomsbury)
Little Turnstile, WC2A Little Turnstile is one of the streets of London in the WC1V postal area (Holborn)
London Silver Vaults, WC1V London Silver Vaults is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area (Chancery Lane)
Long Acre, WC2E Long Acre is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area (Covent Garden)
Macklin Street, WC2B Macklin Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area
Martlett Court, WC2B Martlett Court appears on maps from the 1750s onwards
Mercer Street, WC2H Mercer Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area
Monmouth Street, WC2H Monmouth Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area
Montague Place, WC1E Montague Place was developed in the decade after 1800 (Russell Square)
Montague Street, WC1B Montague Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1B postal area (Bloomsbury)
Museum House, WC1A Museum House is a block on Museum Street (Holborn)
Museum Street, WC1A Museum Street is so-named since it approaches the main entrance of the British Museum. (Holborn)
Napier House, WC1V Napier House is a block on High Holborn (Chancery Lane)
Neal Street, WC2H Neal Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area
Neal’s Yard, WC2H Neals Yard is one of the most photographed places of London
New Academic Building, WC2A New Academic Building is located on Lincoln’s Inn Fields (Westminster)
New Compton Street, WC2H New Compton Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (St Giles)
New North Street, WC1N New North Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area (Bloomsbury)
New Oxford Street, WC1A New Oxford Street was built in 1840 to ease congestion in St Giles High Street (Holborn)
New Oxford Street, WC2H New Oxford Street is a road in the WC2H postcode area (Holborn)
New Penderel House, WC1V New Penderel House is a block on High Holborn (Holborn)
New Square Passage, WC2A This is a street in the WC2A postcode area
New Square, WC2A New Square is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area
Newton Street, WC1V Newton Street is named for Isaac Newton, scientist and mathematician
Nottingham Court, WC2H Nottingham Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area
Odhams Walk, WC2H Odhams Walk is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (Covent Garden)
Old Building, WC2A Old Building is a building on Houghton Street (Westminster)
Old Buildings, WC2A Old Buildings is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area
Old Glocester Street, WC1N Old Glocester Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area (Bloomsbury)
Old Gloucester Street, WC1N Old Gloucester Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area (Bloomsbury)
Old Glouster Street, WC1N Old Glouster Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area (Bloomsbury)
Old Square, WC2A Old Square is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area
Orange Street, WC1R Orange Street disappeared from the map to be replaced by St Martin’s College of Art (now Central Saint Martins) (Holborn)
Parker Mews, WC2B Parker Mews is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area
Parker Street, WC2B Parker Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area
Parker Tower, WC2B Parker Tower is a block on Parker Street
Parnell House, WC1 Parnell House is a block on Streatham Street (Bloomsbury)
Parnell House, WC1A Parnell House is a block on Streatham Street (Bloomsbury)
Peabody Cottages, SE21 Peabody Cottages is one of the streets of London in the SE24 postal area
Pied Bull Court, WC1A Pied Bull Court is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area (Bloomsbury)
Pied Bull Yard, WC1A Pied Bull Yard is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area (Holborn)
PO Box 4, WC1R Lambs Conduit Passage is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area (Holborn)
PO Box 4, WC2A Hardwicke Building is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area (Chancery Lane)
Portsmouth Street, WC2A Portsmouth Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area
Portugal Street, WC2A Portugal Street was named in honour of Charles II’s Portuguese queen Catherine of Braganza (Westminster)
Princeton Street, WC1R Princeton Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area (Holborn)
Procter Street, WC1V Procter Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1V postal area (Holborn)
Proctor Street, WC1V Proctor Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1V postal area (Holborn)
Quality Court, WC2A Quality Court is a courtyard, built around 1700 (Chancery Lane)
Queen’s Building, WC2R Queen’s Building is sited on Grange Court (Westminster)
Queens House, WC2A Queens House is a block on Lincoln’s Inn Fields (Westminster)
Raymond Buildings, WC1R Raymond Buildings is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area (Holborn)
Red Lion Square, WC1R Red Lion Square was built from the late 1680s by speculator Nicholas Barbon (Holborn)
Red Lion Street, WC1R Red Lion Street connects High Holborn with Theobalds Road (Holborn)
Ruskin House, WC1A Ruskin House is a block on Museum Street (Holborn)
Sandland Street, WC1R Sandland Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area (Holborn)
Sardinia House, WC2A Sardinia House can be found on Lincoln’s Inn Fields
Sardinia Street, WC2A Sardinia Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area (Westminster)
Sardinia Street, WC2B Sardinia Street, formerly Duke Street, was a street that ran from Prince’s Street in the south to the western side of Lincoln’s Inn Fields in the north. (Westminster)
Serle Street, WC2A Serle Street is a road in the WC2A postcode area
Seven Dials, WC2H Seven Dials was built on the site of the Cock-and-Pie Fields, named for a nearby inn
Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H Shaftesbury Avenue was named after Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, Victorian politician and philanthropist
Sheffield Street, WC2A Sheffield Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area
Shelton Street, WC2E Shelton Street is a road in the WC2B postcode area (Covent Garden)
Shelton Street, WC2H Shelton Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (Westminster)
Sheridan Buildings, WC2B Sheridan Buildings is a block on Martlett Court (Westminster)
Shorts Gardens, WC2H Shorts Gardens is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area
Sicilian Avenue, WC1V Sicilian Avenue is a shopping parade that diagonally runs in between Southampton Row and Bloomsbury Way (Holborn)
Silver Vaults, WC1V Silver Vaults is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area (Chancery Lane)
Somerset House, WC2R Somerset House is a block on Strand
South Square, WC1X South Square is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area (Chancery Lane)
Southampton Buildings, WC2A Southampton Buildings marks the site of the house of the 4th Earl of Southampton, son of Shakespeare’s patron. (Chancery Lane)
Southampton Place, WC1A Southampton Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area (Holborn)
Southampton Row, WC1B Southampton Row is one of the streets of London in the WC1B postal area (Holborn)
Southampton Row, WC1V Southampton Row is a road in the WC1V postcode area (Holborn)
St Clement’s Building, WC2A St Clement’s Building is a block on Clare Market (Westminster)
St Clement’s Passage, WC2A St Clement’s Passage is a road in the WC2A postcode area (Westminster)
St Clements Lane, WC2A St Clements Lane is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area (Westminster)
St George’s House, WC1A St George’s House is a block on Coptic Street (Holborn)
St Giles High Street, WC2H St Giles High Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (St Giles)
St Giles House, WC2B Residential block (Westminster)
Star Yard, WC2A Star Yard is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area (Westminster)
Stedham Place, WC2H Stedham Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area (Holborn)
Stone Buildings, WC2A Stone Buildings is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area (Chancery Lane)
Streatham Street, WC1A Streatham Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area (Bloomsbury)
Stukeley Street, WC2B Stukeley Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area
Summit House, WC1R Summit House is a block on Red Lion Square (Holborn)
Swan House, WC1V Swan House is a block on High Holborn (Chancery Lane)
The Arcade, WC2B The Arcade is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area (Westminster)
Theobald’s Road, WC1N Theobald’s Road is a road in the WC1R postcode area (Holborn)
Theobalds Road, WC1N Theobalds Road is one of the streets of London in the WC1X postal area (Holborn)
Thomas More Building, WC2A Thomas More Building is a building on Strand (Westminster)
Thomas Neal Centre, WC2H Thomas Neal Centre is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (Westminster)
Tower Court, WC2H Tower Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area
Tower Street, WC2H Tower Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area
Vere Street, WC2B Vere Street was a street in the Lincoln’s Inn Fields area (Westminster)
Verulam Buildings, WC1R Verulam Buildings is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area (Holborn)
Verulam Street, WC1X Verulam Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1X postal area (Farringdon)
Victoria House, WC1B Victoria House is a block on Southampton Row (Holborn)
Warwick Court, WC1V Warwick Court runs north from High Holborn (Holborn)
Waterman House, WC2 Waterman House is a block on Kingsway (Westminster)
Waterman House, WC2B Waterman House is sited on Kingsway (Westminster)
West Central Street, WC2H West Central Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area
Weston House, WC1V Weston House is located on High Holborn (Holborn)
Whetstone Park, WC2A Whetstone Park is a road in the WC2A postcode area (Holborn)
Wild Court, WC2B Wild Court leads west from the Kingsway
Wild Street, WC2B Wild Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area (Westminster)
William Sinkins House, WC2A William Sinkins House is a block on Carey Street (Westminster)
Willoughby Street, WC1B Willoughby Street was formerly known as both Vine Street and Wooburn Street (Holborn)
Yorkshire Grey Yard, WC1V Yorkshire Grey Yard lies off of Eagle Street, WC1 (Holborn)

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