Brick Lane, E2

Road in/near Shoreditch, existing between the 1890s and now

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Brick Lane, E2

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The northernmost section of Brick Lane lies within the E2 postcode.

Formerly called Whitechapel Lane, Brick Lane was named after the brick manufacture that took place in the area after the 15th century.

In 1890, the northernmost section was extended northwards across Bethnal Green Road as far as Columbia Road, absorbing Tyssen Street and Turk Street.

In the 1950s, this north section was truncated below Chambord Street.


Citation information: A Dictionary of Lost East London – The Underground Map
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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
34 Redchurch Street, E2 34 Redchurch St has existed since at least the late seventeenth century.
Shoreditch Shoreditch is a place in the London Borough of Hackney. It is a built-up district located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) north east of Charing Cross.
Virginia Primary School Virginia Primary School is a mixed school in Tower Hamlets, built in 1887.

NEARBY STREETS
Anning Street, EC2A Anning Street is one of the streets of London in the EC2A postal area.
Arnold Circus, E2 Arnold Circus lies to the north of Shoreditch.
Austin Street, E2 Austin Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Avant Garde Tower, E1 Avant Garde Tower is a location in London.
Avantgarde Place, E1 Avantgarde Place is a location in London.
Bacon Street, E1 Bacon Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Bacon Street, E2 Bacon Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Barnet Grove, E2 Barnet Grove is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Baroness Road, E2 Baroness Road is a road in the E2 postcode area
Basing House Yard, E2 Basing House Yard is a road in the E2 postcode area
Bateman’s Row, EC2A This is a street in the EC2A postcode area
Batemans Row, EC2A Batemans Row is one of the streets of London in the EC2A postal area.
Baxendale Street, E2 Baxendale Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Benjamin Truman Close, E1 Benjamin Truman Close is a location in London.
Bethnal Green Road, E1 Bethnal Green Road is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Boundary Passage, E1 Boundary Passage is a road in the E1 postcode area
Boundary Street, E2 Boundary Street was at first called Cock Lane.
Bowl Court, EC2A Bowl Court is a road in the E1 postcode area
Braithwaite Street, E1 Braithwaite Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Buckfast Street, E2 Buckfast Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Bull & Pump, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Calvert Avenue, E2 Calvert Avenue is one of the streets radiating from Arnold Circus.
Camlet Street, E2 Camlet Street is one of the Huguenot streetnames of the area.
Chambord Street, E2 Chambord Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Chance Street, E1 Chance Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Cheshire Street, E2 Cheshire Street is a street in the East End linking Brick Lane with Bethnal Green and Whitechapel.
Chilton Street, E2 Chilton Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Cleeve Workshops, E2 Cleeve Workshops is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Club Row, E1 Club Row is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Club Row, E2 Club Row leaves Arnold Circus in a southerly direction.
Code Street, E2 Code Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Collingwood Street Collingwood Street was at the heart of the Old Nicol rookery.
Columbia Road, E2 Columbia Road is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Cottons Gardens, E2 Cottons Gardens is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Curtain Place, EC2A Curtain Place is one of the streets of London in the EC2A postal area.
Curtain Road, EC2A Curtain Road is one of the streets of London in the EC2A postal area.
Curtan Road, EC2A Curtan Road is one of the streets of London in the EC2A postal area.
Cygnet Street, E1 Cygnet Street is a location in London.
Delta Street, E2 Delta Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Dereham Place, EC2A Dereham Place is one of the streets of London in the EC2A postal area.
Diss Street, E2 Diss Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Drysdale Place, N1 Drysdale Place is a road in the E2 postcode area
Drysdale Place, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Drysdale Street, N1 Drysdale Street is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Durant Street, E2 Durant Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Ebor Street, E1 Ebor Street is a road in the E1 postcode area
Elwin Street, E2 Elwin Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Ezra Street, E2 Ezra Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Fairchild Place, EC2A Fairchild Place is one of the streets of London in the EC2A postal area.
Fairchild Street, EC2A Fairchild Street is one of the streets of London in the EC2A postal area.
Fakruddin Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Firstreet Floor, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
French Place Bottom Floor Flat, EC2A A street within the E1 postcode
French Place, EC2A French Place is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Gascoigne Place, E2 Gascoigne Place is a road in the E2 postcode area
Gibraltar Walk, E2 Gibraltar Walk is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Glassworks Studios, E2 Glassworks Studios is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Goldman Close, E2 Goldman Close is a road in the E2 postcode area
Gorsuch Place, E2 Gorsuch Place is a road in the E2 postcode area
Gosset Street, E2 Gosset Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Granby Street, E2 Granby Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Grimsby Street, E2 Grimsby Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Hereford Street, E2 Hereford Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Hewett Street, EC2A Hewett Street is one of the streets of London in the EC2A postal area.
Hocker Street, E2 Hocker Street, like the other seven roads radiating from Arnold Circus commemorate the Huguenot connection with the area.
Holywell Lane, EC2A Holywell Lane is one of the streets of London in the EC2A postal area.
Ivimey Street, E2 Ivimey Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Kerbela Street, E2 Kerbela Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
King John Court, EC2A King John Court is one of the streets of London in the EC2A postal area.
King John Court, EC2A King John Court is a location in London.
Kirton Gardens, E2 Kirton Gardens is a road in the E2 postcode area
Ligonier Street, E2 Ligonier Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Long Street, E2 Long Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Mail Coach Yard, E2 Mail Coach Yard is a road in the E2 postcode area
Mail Coach Yard, N1 Mail Coach Yard is a road in the N1 postcode area
Marlow House, E2 Marlow House was built in 1899.
Marlow Workshops, E2 Marlow Workshops is a Victorian block containing a mixture of residential and commercial use.
Navarre Street, E2 Navarre Street leads southwest from Arnold Circus towards Boundary Street.
Nazrul Street, E2 Nazrul Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
New Inn Broadway, EC2A New Inn Broadway is one of the streets of London in the EC2A postal area.
New Inn Square, EC2A New Inn Square is a road in the EC2A postcode area
New Inn Street, EC2A New Inn Street is one of the streets of London in the EC2A postal area.
New Inn Yard, EC2A New Inn Yard is one of the streets of London in the EC2A postal area.
Old Nichol Street, E2 Old Nichol Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Padbury Court, E2 Padbury Court is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Palissy Street, E2 Palissy Street runs northeast from Arnold Circus.
Pedley Street, E1 Pedley Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Pelter Street, E2 Pelter Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Perseverance Works, E2 Perseverance Works is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Philippe Roth Catering, E1 Philippe Roth Catering is a location in London.
Playground Gardens, E2 Playground Gardens is a location in London.
Plough Yard, EC2A Plough Yard is one of the streets of London in the EC2A postal area.
Plough Yd, EC2A A street within the EC2A postcode
Printing House Yard, E2 Printing House Yard is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Quilter Street, E2 Quilter Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Railway Arches, EC2A Railway Arches is one of the streets of London in the EC2A postal area.
Ramsey Street, E2 Ramsey Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Ravenscroft Street, E2 Ravenscroft Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Redchurch Street, E1 Redchurch Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Redvers Street, E2 A street within the N1 postcode
Rhoda Street, E2 Rhoda Street was formerly Peter Street.
Richmix Square, E1 Richmix Square is a location in London.
Rivington Place, EC2A Rivington Place is one of the streets of London in the EC2A postal area.
Roberta Street, E2 Roberta Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Rochelle Street, E2 Rochelle Street connects Swanfield Street with Arnold Circus.
Sale Street, E2 Sale Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
Satchwell Rents, E2 Satchwell Rents owes its origins to a set of buildings dating from 1689.
Satchwell Road, E2 Satchwell Road dates from the 1950s.
Sclater Street, E1 Sclater Street connects Bethnal Green Road and Brick Lane.
Sclaterrace Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Shacklewell Street, E2 Shacklewell Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Sheba Place, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Shipton Street, E2 Shipton Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Shorditch High Street, E1 A street within the E1 postcode
Shoreditch High Street, E1 Shoreditch High Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Shoreditch High Street, EC2A Shoreditch High Street is a road in the EC2A postcode area
Shoreditch High Street, EC2A Shoreditch High Street is a road in the EC1V postcode area
Shoreditch High Street, EC2A This is a street in the E8 postcode area
Shoreeditch High Street, EC2A A street within the E1 postcode
Squirries Street, E2 Squirries Street is a road in the E2 postcode area
St Matthews Row, E2 St Matthews Row is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
St. Peter’s Avenue, E2 St. Peter’s Avenue is a road in the E11 postcode area
Stamp Place, E2 Stamp Place is a road in the E2 postcode area
Streatley Buildings, E2 Streatley Buildings was the first block of the new Boundary Estate - completed in 1896.
Strouts Place, E2 Strouts Place is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Sunbury Workshops, E2 Sunbury Workshops is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Swanfield Street, E2 Swanfield Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Tea Building, E1 Tea Building is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
The Arches, EC2A The Arches is one of the streets of London in the EC2A postal area.
Timber Yard, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Top Floor 93A Rivington Street, EC2A A street within the EC2A postcode
Turin Street, E2 Turin Street was originally known as ’Hope Town’.
Turville Street, E2 Turville Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Tyssen Street, E2 Tyssen Street, for long a separate street, was absorbed into Brick Lane during the late nineteenth century.
Union Central, E2 Union Central is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Union Walk, E2 Union Walk is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Vallance Road, E2 Vallance Road is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Virginia Road, E2 Virginia Road is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Warner Place, E2 Warner Place is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Waterson Street, E2 Waterson Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Wear Place, E2 Wear Place is a road in the E2 postcode area
Weaver Street, E1 Weaver Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Wellington Row, E2 Wellington Row is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Whitby Street, E1 Whitby Street is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Wimbolt Street, E2 Wimbolt Street is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.
Wood Close, E2 Wood Close is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.


Shoreditch

Shoreditch is a place in the London Borough of Hackney. It is a built-up district located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) north east of Charing Cross.

An old form of the name is Soersditch, and the origin is lost, though early tradition connects it with Jane Shore, the mistress of Edward IV.

It was the site of an Augustinian priory in the 12th Century until its dissolution in 1539. In 1576 the first playhouse (theatre) in England was opened, and in 1577 The Curtain theatre was opened in the middle of what is Curtain Road today.

During the 17th Century, wealthy traders and Huguenot silk weavers moved to the area, establishing a textile industry centered to the south around Spitalfields Market. The area declined along with the textile industry and from the end of the 19th Century to the 1960s, Shoreditch was a by-word for crime, prostitution and poverty.

Today Shoreditch is a busy and popular district, noted for its large number of art galleries, bars, restaurants, media businesses and an urban golf club.

Shoreditch High Street station officially opened to the public on 27 April 2010 with services running between Dalston Junction and New Cross or New Cross Gate. The station replaced nearby Shoreditch, which closed on 9 June 2006. The next station to the south is Whitechapel and to the north is Hoxton.


LOCAL PHOTOS
Bloom Court, Blossom Street (1956)
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Crondall Street
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Frying Pan Alley street sign
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Hanbury Street c.1918, looking east
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Osborn Street in the early 1900s
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In the neighbourhood...

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Geffrye Museum, London (2012)
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Bloom Court, Blossom Street (1956)
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Brick Lane streetsign.
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Cheshire Street (1969).
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Victoria and Albert Cottages take the form of two ranges of modest two-storey houses built along Deal Street, Spitalfields between 1857 and 1865
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Hanbury Street c.1918, looking east
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Sclater Street, Bethnal Green, early 1900s
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The Crown public house.
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Fleur De Lis Street, Shoreditch
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The Bishopsgate entrance to Acorn Street
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