Cromer Street, WC1H

Road in/near Bloomsbury, existing between 1818 and now

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Cromer Street, WC1H

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2019

Cromer Street originally gave access from Gray’s Inn Road to Greenland Place and a bowling green.

Cromer Street was originally to be called Lucas Street but was renamed soon after its construction in 1818. The line of the future street as a path can be seen on the 1750 and 1800 maps.

Situated on the street, the Church of the Holy Cross was built by Joseph Peacock and dedicated in 1888.

After most of the original 105 houses on the street were demolished, Cromer Street was largely been rebuilt and now consists of over 1000 council and housing properties.

The Boot Tavern, on the corner of Cromer Street, was the headquarters of the Gordon rioters and later was mentioned in Charles Dickens’ book, Barnaby Rudge. It was rebuilt in 1801.


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Abbey Place, WC1H Abbey Place was in the centre of Bloomsbury, off what was originally the west side of Little Coram Street and directly behind the Russell Institution on Great Coram Street.
Acton Street, WC1X Acton Street is found on the east side of Gray’s Inn Road and connects it with King’s Cross Road.
Affleck Street, N1 Affleck Street was built by a Mr A. Attneave in 1884.
Airdrie Close, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Albion Walk, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Albion Yard, E1 Albion Yard is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area.
Albion Yard, N1 Albion Yard is a road in the N1 postcode area
All Saints Street, N1 All Saints Street is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Ampton Place, WC1X Ampton Place was previously called Frederick Place.
Ampton Street, WC1X Ampton Street was named after its builder, the 3rd Lord Calthorpe who owned land at Ampton, Suffolk.
Argyle Square, WC1H Argyle Square is one of the streets of the Battle Bridge Estate.
Argyle Street, WC1H Argyle Street, originally Manchester Street, was named after the former Argyle House.
Argyle Walk, WC1H Argyle Walk is named for Argyll in Scotland.
Atkin Building, WC1R Atkin Building is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area.
Bainbridge Street, WC1A Bainbridge Street is a road in the WC1A postcode area
Balfe Street, N1 Balfe Street is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Barbon Close, WC1N Barbon Close is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Barter Street, WC1A Barter Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Beaconsfield Street, N1C Beaconsfield Street is a road in the N1C postcode area
Beaumont Buildings, WC2B Beaumont Buildings is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area.
Bedford Place, WC1B Bedford Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1B postal area.
Bedford Row, SE1 A street within the WC1R postcode
Bedford Row, WC1R Bedford Row is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area.
Bedford Way, WC1B Bedford Way is a road in the WC1B postcode area
Bedford Way, WC1H Bedford Way is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Belgrove Street, WC1H Belgrove Street, formerly Belgrave Street, leads south from Euston Road.
Bemerton Street, N1 Bemerton Street is a street of terraced houses to the west of the Caledonian Road.
Bernard Street, WC1N Bernard Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Betterton Street, WC2H Betterton Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Bidborough Street, WC1H Bidborough Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Bingfield Street, N1 Bingfield Street is a road in the N1 postcode area
Birkenhead Street, WC1H Birkenhead Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Bloomsbury Place, WC1A Bloomsbury Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Bloomsbury Place, WC1B Bloomsbury Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1B postal area.
Bloomsbury Square, WC1A The 4th Earl of Southampton was granted a building license for the construction of Bloomsbury Square in 1661.
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 Street, WC1B Bloomsbury Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1B postal area.
Bloomsbury Way, WC1A Bloomsbury Way is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Boadicea Street, N1 Boadicea Street is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Boswell Street, WC1N Boswell Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Boswell Street, WC1X Boswell Street is a road in the WC1X postcode area
Bravingtons Walk, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Bridge Wharf, N1 Bridge Wharf is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Bridgeman Road, N1 Bridgeman Road is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Britannia Street, WC1X Britannia Street, King’s Cross, dates from the 1770s.
British Museum, WC1B British Museum is a road in the WC1B postcode area
Broad Court, WC2B Broad Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area.
Brooke Street, WC1X Brooke Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1X postal area.
Brownlow Mews, WC1N Brownlow Mews is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Brunswick Centre, WC1N Brunswick Centre is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Brunswick Shopping Centre, WC1N Brunswick Shopping Centre is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Brunswick Square, WC1N Brunswick Square is the result of a sale of land by the Foundling Hospital.
Bryan Street, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Brydon Walk, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Bucknall Street, WC2H Bucknall Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Burton Street, WC1H Burton Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Bury Place, WC1A Bury Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Caledonia Street, N1 Caledonia Street is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Caledonian Road & Barnsbury Station, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Caledonian Road, N1 Caledonian Road is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Calidonian Road, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Calshot Street, N1 Calshot Street is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Campbell Walk, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Canal Reach, N1C Canal Reach is a road in the N1C postcode area
Carnegie Street, N1 Carnegie Street is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Carnoustie Drive, N1 Carnoustie Drive is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Cartwright Gardens, WC1H Cartwright Gardens is a crescent-shaped park and street located in Bloomsbury.
Catton Street, WC1R Catton Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area.
Centa Housebirkenhead Street, WC1H Centa Housebirkenhead Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Clare Court, WC1H Clare Court is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Clare Market, WC2A Clare Market is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area.
Clayton Crescent, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Coach Road, N1C Coach Road is a road in the N1C postcode area
Cockpit Yard, WC1N Cockpit Yard is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Collier Street, N1 Collier Street is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Colonnade, WC1N Colonnade is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Compton Place, WC1H Compton Place is a road in the WC1H postcode area
Copenhagen Street, N1 Copenhagen Street is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Coptic Street, WC1A Coptic Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Coram Street, WC1H Coram Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Coram Street, WC1N Coram Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Cosmo Place, WC1B Cosmo Place is a road in the WC1B postcode area
Cosmo Place, WC1N Cosmo Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Covent Garden, WC2H Covent Garden is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Cowdenbeath Path, N1 Cowdenbeath Path is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Crestfield Street, NW1 Crestfield Street is a road in the NW1 postcode area
Crestfield Street, WC1H Crestfield Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Crinan Street, N1 Crinan Street is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Cubitt Street, WC1X Cubitt Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1X postal area.
Cumming Street, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Dane Street, WC1R Dane Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area.
Delhi Street, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Derby Lodge, WC1X Derby Lodge is one of the streets of London in the WC1X postal area.
Dombey Street, WC1N Dombey Street is a road in the WC1N postcode area
Doughty Mews, WC1N Doughty Mews is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Doughty Street, WC1N Doughty Street is a broad tree lined street in the Holborn district.
Dryden Street, WC2E Dryden Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area.
Dudley Court, WC2H Dudley Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Dyott Street, WC1A Dyott Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Eagle Street, WC1R Eagle Street runs parallel to High Holborn, one block north.
Earlsferry Way, N1 Earlsferry Way is a road in the N1 postcode area
Earnshaw Street, WC2H Earnshaw Street was at first called Arthur Street.
Edward Square, N1 Edward Square is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Emerald Street, WC1N Emerald Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
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.
Euston Road, N1 The easternmost section of the Euston Road lies in the N1 postcode and runs along the facade of Kings Cross Station.
Euston Road, N1C A street within the N1C postcode
Ewen House, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Excel Court, WC2H Excel Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Field Court, WC1R Field Court is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area.
Field Street, WC1X Field Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1X postal area.
Fife Terrace, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Fisher Street, WC1R Fisher Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area.
Flaxman Terrace, NW1 Flaxman Terrace is a road in the NW1 postcode area
Flaxman Terrace, WC1H Flaxman Terrace is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Fleet Square, WC1X Fleet Square is a road in the WC1X postcode area
Floor, N1C A street within the N1C postcode
Foundling Court, WC1N Foundling Court is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Francis Walk, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Frederick Street, WC1X Frederick Street is a road in the WC1X postcode area
Freeling Street, N1 Freeling Street is a road in the N1 postcode area
Freight Lane, N1 Freight Lane is a road in the N1 postcode area
Freight Lane, N1C Freight Lane is a road in the N1C postcode area
Galen Place, WC1A Galen Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Gate Street, WC2A Gate Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area.
Gatti’s Wharf, N1 Gatti’s Wharf is a road in the N1 postcode area
Gifford Street, N1 Gifford Street is a road in the N1 postcode area
Gifforoad Street, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Gilbert Place, WC1A Gilbert Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Gloucester Road, WC1N Gloucester Road is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Goods Way, N1C Goods Way runs from Pancras Road to York Way.
Granary Square, N1 A street within the N1C postcode
Grape Street, WC2H Grape Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Grays Inn Road, WC1X Grays Inn Road is one of the streets of London in the WC1X postal area.
Grays Inn, WC1X Grays Inn is one of the streets of London in the WC1X postal area.
Great Court, WC1B Great Court is a road in the WC1B postcode area
Great James Street, WC1N Great James Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Great Ormond Street, WC1N Great Ormond Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Great Queen Street, WC2B Great Queen Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area.
Great Russell Street, WC1A Great Russell Street commemorates the marriage of the daughter of the 4th Earl of Southampton to William Russell in 1669.
Great Russell Street, WC1B Great Russell Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1B postal area.
Great Turnstile, WC1V This is a street in the WC1V postcode area
Grenville Street, WC1N Grenville Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Gridiron Building, N1C A street within the N1C postcode
Guilford Street, WC1B Guilford Street is a road in the WC1B postcode area
Guilford Street, WC1N Guilford Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Hand Court, WC1V Hand Court is one of the streets of London in the WC1V postal area.
Handel Street, WC1N Handel Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Handyside Street, N1 Handyside Street is a road in the N1 postcode area
Handyside Street, N1C Handyside Street is a road in the N1C postcode area
Harrison Street, WC1H Harrison Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Hastings Street, WC1H Hastings Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Havelock Street, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Heathcote Street, WC1N Heathcote Street is in the north-east corner of the Foundling Hospital estate, leading from St George’s Gardens to Gray’s Inn Road.
Henrietta Mews, WC1N Henrietta Mews is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Herbrand Street, WC1N Herbrand Street is in the east of Bloomsbury, running south from Tavistock Place to Guilford Street.
High Holborn, WC1V High Holborn was part of the old road from Newgate and the Tower to the gallows at Tyburn.
High Holborn, WC2A High Holborn is a road in the WC2A postcode area
High Holborn, WC2B High Holborn is a road which is the highest point in the City of London - 22 metres above sea level.
Houghton Street, WC2A Houghton Street is a street which has been ’demoted’ over time.
Hunter Street, WC1N Hunter Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Jays Street, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Jockeys Fields, WC1R Jockeys Fields is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area.
John Street, WC1N John Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Johns Mews, WC1N Johns Mews is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Judd Street, NW1 This is a street in the NW1 postcode area
Judd Street, WC1H Judd Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Julius Nyerere Close, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Keeley Street, WC2B Keeley Street has a dual history
Kember Street, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Kemble Street, WC2B Kemble Street is a road in the WC2B postcode area
Kenton Street, WC1N Kenton Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Keystone Crescent, N1 Keystone Crescent is a road in the N1 postcode area
Killick Street, N1 Killick Street is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
King’s Boulevard, N1C King’s Boulevard is a road in the N1C postcode area
King’s Cross Road, WC1X This is a street in the WC1X postcode area
King’s Cross Square, N1C King’s Cross Square is a road in the N1C postcode area
King’s Cross Station Concourse, WC1 King’s Cross Station Concourse is a road in the WC1 postcode area
Kings Cross Bridge, N1 Kings Cross Bridge is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Kings Cross Road, WC1X Kings Cross Road is one of the streets of London in the WC1X postal area.
Kings Cross, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Kings Cross, N1C A street within the N1C postcode
Kingsgate Est, N1 A street within the WC1B postcode
Kingsgate Street, WC1R Kingsgate Street ran from High Holborn to Theobald’s Road.
Kingsway, WC2A This is a street in the WC2A postcode area
Kingsway, WC2B Kingsway is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area.
Kirk Street, WC1N Kirk Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Lamb’s Conduit Passage, WC1R This is a street in the WC1R postcode area
Lamb’s Conduit Street, WC1N This is a street in the WC1N postcode area
Lamb’s Mews, N1 Lamb’s Mews is a road in the N1 postcode area
Lambs Conduit Passage, WC1R Lambs Conduit Passage is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area.
Lambs Conduit Street, WC1N Lambs Conduit Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Lamp Office Court, WC1N Lamp Office Court is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Langton Close, WC1X Langton Close is a road in the WC1X postcode area
Lavina Grove, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Lawrence Place, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Leeke Street, WC1X Leeke Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1X postal area.
Leigh Street, WC1H Leigh Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
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.
Lion Court, WC1V Lion Court is one of the streets of London in the WC1V postal area.
Little Guildford Street Little Guildford Street was the middle part of what is now Herbrand Street, between Great Coram Street and Bernard Street, on the western edge of the Foundling estate.
Little Russel Street, WC1A Little Russel Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Little Russell Street, WC1A Little Russell Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Little Turnstile, WC1V Little Turnstile is one of the streets of London in the WC1V postal area.
Long Yard, WC1N Long Yard is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Lorenzo Street, N1 Lorenzo Street is a road in the N1 postcode area
Lorenzo Street, WC1X Lorenzo Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1X postal area.
Lower Carriage Drive, W4 Lower Carriage Drive is a road in the W4 postcode area
Lyon Street, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Mabledon Place, WC1H Mabledon Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Macklin Street, WC2B Macklin Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area.
Marchmont Street, WC1N Marchmont Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Matilda Street, N1 Matilda Street is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Mecklenburgh Place, WC1N Mecklenburgh Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N Mecklenburgh Square was originally laid out by S P Cockerell.
Mecklenburgh Street, WC1N This is a street in the WC1N postcode area
Medway Court, WC1H Medway Court is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Mercer Street, WC2H Mercer Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Midhope Street, WC1H Midhope Street was once known as Wood Street.
Midland Road, N1C Midland Road is a road in the N1C postcode area
Midland Road, NW1 Midland Road is a street in Camden Town.
Millman Place, WC1N Millman Place is a road in the WC1N postcode area
Millman Street, WC1N Millman Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Montague Place, WC1E Montague Place was developed in the decade after 1800.
Montague Street, WC1B Montague Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1B postal area.
Museum Street, WC1A Museum Street is so-named since it approaches the main entrance of the British Museum.
Neal Street, WC2H Neal Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Neals Yard, WC1N Neals Yard is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Neals Yard, WC2H Neals Yard is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
New Compton Street, WC2H New Compton Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
New North Street, WC1N New North Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
New Oxford Street, WC1A New Oxford Street was built in 1840 to ease congestion in St Giles High Street.
New Oxford Street, WC2H New Oxford Street is a road in the WC2H postcode area
New Wharf Road, N1 New Wharf Road is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Newton Street, WC2B Newton Street is named for Isaac Newton, scientist and mathematician.
Noahs Yard, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Northdown Street, N1 Northdown Street is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Northington Street, WC1N Northington Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Nottingham Court, WC2H Nottingham Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Odonnell Court, WC1N Odonnell Court is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Old Glocester Street, WC1N Old Glocester Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Old Gloucester Street, WC1N Old Gloucester Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Old Glouster Street, WC1N Old Glouster Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Omega Place, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
One Kings Cross, N1C A street within the N1C postcode
One Pancras Square, N1C A street within the N1C postcode
Orange Street, WC1R Orange Street disappeared from the map to be replaced by St Martin’s College of Art (now Central Saint Martins).
Orde Hall Street, WC1N Orde Hall Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Ormond Close, WC1N Ormond Close is a road in the WC1N postcode area
Outram Place, N1 Outram Place is a road in the N1 postcode area
Pancras Road, N1C Pancras Road is a road in the N1C postcode area
Pancras Road, NW1 Pancras Road is a street in Camden Town.
Pancras Square, N1C This is a street in the N1C postcode area
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.
Peabody Buildings, WC1N Peabody Buildings is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Peabody Trust Estate, SE21 Peabody Trust Estate is a road in the SE21 postcode area
Peabody Trust Estate, SE24 Peabody Trust Estate is a road in the SE24 postcode area
Pembroke Avenue, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Pembroke Street, N1 Pembroke Street is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Pembroke Street, N7 Pembroke Street is a road in the N7 postcode area
Penton Rise, WC1X Penton Rise is a road in the WC1X postcode area
Pentonville Road, WC1X Pentonville Road is a road in the WC1X postcode area
Pied Bull Court, WC1A Pied Bull Court is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Pied Bull Yard, WC1A Pied Bull Yard is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Portsmouth Street, WC2A Portsmouth Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area.
Portugal Street, WC2A Portugal Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area.
Powis Place, WC1N Powis Place is a road in the WC1N postcode area
Prices Mews, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Prince’s Yard, N1 Prince’s Yard is a road in the N1 postcode area
Princeton Street, WC1R Princeton Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area.
Priory Green Estate, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Priory Green, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Procter Street, WC1V Procter Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1V postal area.
Proctor Street, WC1V Proctor Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1V postal area.
Public Baths, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Queen Annes Square, SE1 Queen Annes Square is a road in the SE1 postcode area
Queen Square, WC1N Queen Square was laid out by speculator Nicholas Barbon.
Railway Street, N1 Railway Street is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Randell’s Road, N1 This is a street in the N1 postcode area
Randells Road, N1 Randells Road is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Randell’s Road, N1 Randell’s Road is a road in the N1 postcode area
Raymond Buildings, WC1R Raymond Buildings is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area.
Red Lion Square, WC1R Red Lion Square was built from the late 1680s by speculator Nicholas Barbon.
Red Lion Street, WC1R Red Lion Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area.
Regent Square, WC1H Regent Square was laid out from 1822, with houses being built up to circa 1829.
Regent Square, WC1N Regent Square is a road in the WC1N postcode area
Regent’s Canal towpath, N1 Regent’s Canal towpath is a road in the N1 postcode area
Regent’s Canal towpath, N1C Regent’s Canal towpath is a road in the N1C postcode area
Regents Wharf, N1 Regents Wharf is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Richbell Place, WC1N Richbell Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Ritson House, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Roger Street, WC1N Roger Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Rufford Street Mews, N1 Rufford Street Mews is a road in the N1 postcode area
Rufford Street, N1 Rufford Street is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Rugby Chambers, WC1N Rugby Chambers is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Rugby Street, WC1N Rugby Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Russell Court, WC1H Russell Court is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Russell Square, WC1B Russell Square was laid out from 1800 by James Burton following the demolition of Bedford House, which originally stood on the site surrounded by gardens and fields.
Russell Square, WC1H Russell Square is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Saint Giles High Street, WC2H This is a street in the WC2H postcode area
Sandland Street, WC1R Sandland Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area.
Sandwich Street, WC1H Sandwich Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Sardinia Street, WC2A Sardinia Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area.
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.
Seaford Street, WC1H Seaford Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Seven Dials Court, WC2H Seven Dials Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
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, WC2B Shelton Street is a road in the WC2B postcode area
Shops Brunswick Centre, WC1N Shops Brunswick Centre is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Shorts Gardens, WC2H Shorts Gardens is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Sicilian Avenue, WC1A Sicilian Avenue is a shopping parade that diagonally runs in between Southampton Row and Bloomsbury Way.
Sidmouth Street, WC1H Sidmouth Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Sidmouth Street, WC1X Sidmouth Street is a road in the WC1X postcode area
Southampton Place, WC1A Southampton Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Southampton Row, WC1B Southampton Row is one of the streets of London in the WC1B postal area.
Southampton Row, WC1V Southampton Row is a road in the WC1V postcode area
Southern Street, N1 Southern Street is a road in the N1 postcode area
Speedy Place, WC1H Speedy Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Spitfire Studios, N1 Spitfire Studios is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
St Chads Place, WC1X St Chads Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1X postal area.
St Chads Street, WC1X St Chads Street was formerly Derby Street.
St Clement’s Passage, WC2A St Clement’s Passage is a road in the WC2A postcode area
St Clements Lane, WC2A St Clements Lane is one of the streets of London in the WC2A postal area.
St Giles High Street, WC2H St Giles High Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
St Pancras Cruising Club, N1C St Pancras Cruising Club is a road in the N1C postcode area
St. Chad’s Street, WC1X St. Chad’s Street is a road in the WC1X postcode area
St. Georges Road, SE1 A street within the WC1H postcode
St. Philip’s Way, N1 A street within the N1C postcode
Stable Street, N1C Stable Street is a road in the N1C postcode area
Stanmore Street, N1 Stanmore Street is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Stedham Place, WC1A Stedham Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Story Street, N1 Story Street is a road in the N1 postcode area
Stranraer Way, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Streatham Street, WC1A Streatham Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Stukeley Street, WC2B Stukeley Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area.
Swinton Street, WC1X Swinton Street was named after the two Swinton brothers.
Tankerton Street, WC1H Tankerton Street is a road in the WC1H postcode area
Tavistock House North, WC1H Tavistock House North is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Tavistock Place, WC1H Tavistock Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Tavistock Place, WC1N Tavistock Place is a road in the WC1N postcode area
Tavistock Square, WC1H Tavistock Square was built by property developer James Burton and the master builder Thomas Cubitt for Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford.
Tayport Close, N1 Tayport Close is a road in the N1 postcode area
Terrett’s Place, N1 Terrett’s Place is a road in the N1 postcode area
Thanet Street, WC1H Thanet Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
The Arcade, WC2B The Arcade is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area.
The Circle, N1C The Circle is a road in the N1C postcode area
The Gridiron, N1C A street within the N1C postcode
The Hub, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
The Kings Cross Baptist Church, WC1X The Kings Cross Baptist Church is one of the streets of London in the WC1X postal area.
Theobald’s Road, WC1R Theobald’s Road is a road in the WC1R postcode area
Theobalds Road, WC1X Theobalds Road is one of the streets of London in the WC1X postal area.
Thomas Neal Centre, WC2H Thomas Neal Centre is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.
Thomas Neal’s shopping centre, WC2H Thomas Neal’s shopping centre is a road in the WC2H postcode area
Thornhaugh Street, WC1B Thornhaugh Street is a street in London
Thornhill Bridge Wharf, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Thornhill Crescent, N1 Thornhill Crescent is a road in the N1 postcode area
Thornhill Cresent, N1 Thornhill Cresent is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Thornhill Square, N1 Thornhill Square is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Tiber Gardens, N1 Tiber Gardens is a road in the N1 postcode area
Tilloch Street, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Tonbridge Street, WC1H Tonbridge Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Tower Hamlets, E1 A street within the N1 postcode
Treaty Street, N1 Treaty Street was called London Street until 1938.
Trematon Walk, N1 A street within the N1C postcode
Twyford Street, N1 Twyford Street is a road in the N1 postcode area
Vale Royal, N7 Vale Royal is one of the streets of London in the N7 postal area.
Varnishers Yard, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Vernon Rise, WC1X Vernon Rise is one of the streets of London in the WC1X postal area.
Vernon Square, WC1X Vernon Square is a road in the WC1X postcode area
Verulam Buildings, WC1R Verulam Buildings is one of the streets of London in the WC1R postal area.
Vibart Walk, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Wakefield St, WC1N Wakefield St is a road in the WC1N postcode area
Wakefield Street, WC1H Wakefield Street is a road in the WC1H postcode area
Wakefield Street, WC1N Wakefield Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Wellington Square, N1 Wellington Square is a road in the N1 postcode area
Wells Square, WC1X Wells Square is a road in the WC1X postcode area
West Central Street, WC1A West Central Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area.
Westking Place, WC1H Westking Place runs north from Heathcote Street to Sidmouth Street.
Weston Rise, N1 Weston Rise is a road in the N1 postcode area
Weston Rise, WC1X Weston Rise is a road in the WC1X postcode area
Wharfdale Road, N1 Wharfdale Road is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Wheeler Gardens, N1 A street within the N1 postcode
Whetstone Park, WC2A Whetstone Park is a road in the WC2A postcode area
Whidborne Street, WC1H Whidborne Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1H postal area.
Wicklow Street, WC1X Wicklow Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1X postal area.
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.
Willoughby Street, WC1B Willoughby Street was formerly known as both Vine Street and Wooburn Street.
Witley Court, WC1N Witley Court is one of the streets of London in the WC1N postal area.
Woburn Mews, WC1H Woburn Mews ran parallel between Woburn Place and Upper Bedford Place to the west of Woburn Place.
Woburn Place, WC1B Woburn Place is a road in the WC1B postcode area
Woburn Place, WC1H Woburn Place is situated on the Bedford estate, running north from the east of Russell Square to the east of Tavistock Square.
Wollstonecraft Street, N1C Wollstonecraft Street was the first name to be chosen from a naming competition by the developers of N1C.
Woolf Mews, WC1H Woolf Mews is a road in the WC1H postcode area
Wren Street, WC1X Wren Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1Xpostal area.
Wynford Road, N1 Wynford Road is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
York Road Curve, N1 York Road Curve is a road in the N1 postcode area
York Way, N1 York Way has been a thoroughfare since the twelfth century.
York Way, N1C York Way is a road in the N1C postcode area
Yorkshire Grey Yard, WC1R Yorkshire Grey Yard lies off of Eagle Street, WC1


Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury is an area of the London Borough of Camden, in central London, between Euston Road and Holborn, developed by the Russell family in the 17th and 18th centuries into a fashionable residential area.

The earliest record of what would become Bloomsbury is the 1086 Domesday Book, which records that the area had vineyards and 'wood for 100 pigs'. But it is not until 1201 that the name Bloomsbury is first noted, when William de Blemond, a Norman landowner, acquired the land.

The name Bloomsbury is a development from Blemondisberi – the bury, or manor, of Blemond. An 1878 publication, Old and New London: Volume 4, mentions the idea that the area was named after a village called Lomesbury which formerly stood where Bloomsbury Square is now, though this piece of folk etymology is now discredited.

At the end of the 14th century Edward III acquired Blemond's manor, and passed it on to the Carthusian monks of the London Charterhouse, who kept the area mostly rural.

In the 16th century, with the Dissolution of the Monasteries, Henry VIII took the land back into the possession of the Crown, and granted it to Thomas Wriothesley, 1st Earl of Southampton.

In the early 1660s, the Earl of Southampton constructed what eventually became Bloomsbury Square. The area was laid out mainly in the 18th century, largely by landowners such as Wriothesley Russell, 3rd Duke of Bedford, who built Bloomsbury Market, which opened in 1730. The major development of the squares that we see today started in about 1800 when Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford removed Bedford House and developed the land to the north with Russell Square as its centrepiece.

Historically, Bloomsbury is associated with the arts, education, and medicine. The area gives its name to the Bloomsbury Group of artists, the most famous of whom was Virginia Woolf, who met in private homes in the area in the early 1900s, and to the lesser known Bloomsbury Gang of Whigs formed in 1765 by John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford.

The publisher Faber & Faber used to be located in Queen Square, though at the time T. S. Eliot was editor the offices were in Tavistock Square. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was founded in John Millais's parents' house on Gower Street in 1848.

The Bloomsbury Festival was launched in 2006 when local resident Roma Backhouse was commissioned to mark the re-opening of the Brunswick Centre, a residential and shopping area. The free festival is a celebration of the local area, partnering with galleries, libraries and museums, and achieved charitable status at the end of 2012.
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