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Fenchurch Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3M postal area.
29 Aldgate High Street 29 Aldgate High Street is a demolished property, originally on the north side of Aldgate High Street.. 46 Aldgate High Street This Grade II Listed office building is one of the few timber-framed buildings in the City that predates the Great Fire of 1666. Aldgate Aldgate was one of the massive gates which defended the City from Roman times until 1760. Aldgate Holy Trinity Priory The Holy Trinity Priory, also known as Christchurch Aldgate, was a priory of Austin canons (Black Canons) founded around 1108 by Queen Matilda of England. Aldgate Pump Aldgate Pump is a historic water pump, located at the junction where Aldgate meets Fenchurch Street and Leadenhall Street. All Hallows Staining All Hallows Staining was a church located at the junction of Mark Lane and Dunster Court. Bank of England The Bank of England is the central bank of the United Kingdom. Great Synagogue of London The Great Synagogue of London was, for centuries, the centre of Ashkenazi synagogue and Jewish life in London. It was destroyed during World War II, in the Blitz. Holy Trinity, Minories Holy Trinity, Minories was a Church of England parish church outside the eastern boundaries of the City of London, but within the Liberties of the Tower of London. London (1926) In 1926 Claude Friese-Greene shot some of the first-ever colour film footage around London, capturing everyday life. London Metal Exchange The London Metal Exchange (LME) is the futures exchange with the world’s largest market in options and futures contracts on base and other metals. Mark Lane station Mark Lane is a disused Circle and District line Underground station. Minories Minories was the western terminus of the London and Blackwall Railway. Portsoken Portsoken is one of 25 wards in the City of London, each electing an alderman to the Court of Aldermen and commoners (the City equivalent of a councillor) elected to the Court of Common Council of the City of London Corporation. St Augustine Papey St Augustine Papey was a mediaeval church in the City of London situated just south of London Wall. St Botolph’s St. Botolph’s without Aldgate, located on Aldgate High Street, has existed for over a thousand years. St Gabriel Fenchurch St Gabriel Fenchurch (or Fen Church) was a parish church in the City of London, destroyed in the Great Fire and not rebuilt. St James Duke’s Place St James Duke’s Place was an Anglican parish church in the Aldgate ward of the City of London. St Katharine Cree St Katharine Cree is a Church of England church on the north side of Leadenhall Street near Leadenhall Market.
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 Mary Axe St Mary Axe was a mediaeval church situated just north of Leadenhall Street on a site now occupied by Fitzwilliam House. St Olave Hart Street St Olave’s Church is a Church of England church located on the corner of Hart Street and Seething Lane. St. Mary Axe St Mary Axe was a medieval parish in the City of London whose name survives as that of the street which formerly occupied it. Tower of London The Tower of London is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames and lies within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. 100 Bishopsgate, EC2M 100 Bishopsgate is a development of two mixed-use buildings on Bishopsgate in London. Abchurch Yard, EC4N First mentioned in 1732, Abchurch Yard was built on the St Mary Abchurch churchyard. Adelaide House, EC3R Adelaide House is a Grade II listed Art Deco office building in the City of London. Aldgate High Street, EC3N Once the route to one of the six original gates of the Wall of London, Aldgate High Street has an important place in medieval London’s history. Aldgate, EC3N Aldgate was the easternmost gateway through the London Wall leading from the City of London to Whitechapel and the East End. America Square, EC3N America Square is a street and small square, built in about 1760 and dedicated to the American colonies. Austin Friars, EC2N Austin Friars was an Augustinian friary from its foundation in the 1260s, until its dissolution in 1538. Ball Court, EC3V Ball Court is one of the streets of London in the EC3V postal area. Bartholomew Lane, EC3V Bartholomew Lane runs between the junction of Lothbury and Throgmorton Street in the north to Threadneedle Street in the south. Beer Lane, EC3R Beer Lane ran from the east end of Great Tower Street to Lower Thames Street. Bevis Marks, EC3A Bevis Marks is a short street in the ward of Aldgate in the City of London. Bishopsgate, EC2N Bishopsgate is named after one of the original eight gates in the London Wall. Bury Street, EC3A Bury Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3A postal area. Capel Court, EC2R On the east side of the Bank of England turn into Bartholomew Lane. Capel Court is off to the east. Change Alley, EC3V Change Alley is a thoroughfare between Lombard Street and Cornhill in London’s financial district. Colchester Street, EC3N Before its was renamed and extended in 1923, Colchester Street was a side street near to the Tower of London. Coopers Row, EC3N Coopers Row is one of the streets of London in the EC3N postal area. Cornhill, EC3V Cornhill is one of the streets of London in the EC3V postal area. Cutler Street, E1 Cutler Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3A postal area. Eastcheap, EC3R Eastcheap is the western continuation of Great Tower Street towards the Monument junction. Finch Lane, EC3V Finch Lane is one of the streets of London in the EC3V postal area. George Yard, EC3V George Yard is one of the streets of London in the EC3V postal area. Goulston Street, E1 Goulston Street is a thoroughfare running north-south from Wentworth Street to Whitechapel High Street. Gracechurch Street, EC3V Gracechurch Street is in the heart of Roman Londinium - it runs directly over the site of the basilica and forum. Gravel Lane, E1 Gravel Lane is one of the streets of London in the E1 postal area. Great Tower Street, EC3R Great Tower Street, originally known just as Tower Street, forms an eastern continuation of Eastcheap. Harp Lane, EC3R Harp Lane is one of the streets of London in the EC3R postal area. Hart Street, EC3R Hart Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3R postal area. Houndsditch, EC3A Houndsditch is one of the streets of London in the EC3A postal area. Idol Lane, EC3R Idol Lane is one of the streets of London in the EC3R postal area. Lime Street, EC3M Lime Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3M postal area. Lombard Court, EC3V Lombard Court is a small street between Gracechurch Street and Clements Lane in the heart of London’s financial district. Lovat Lane, EC3R Lovat Lane is one of the streets of London in the EC3R postal area. Mark Lane, EC3R Mark Lane is one of the streets of London in the EC3R postal area. Martin Lane, EC4N Martin Lane is one of the streets of London in the EC4R postal area. Minories, EC3N Minories is one of the old streets of the City of London. Pepys Street, EC3N Pepys Street links Seething Lane in the west to Cooper’s Row in the east. Petty Wales, EC3R Petty Wales is one of the streets of London in the EC3N postal area. Plantation Place, EC3R Plantation Place takes its name from a previous Plantation House, once the recognised centre of the tea trade. Rood Lane, EC3M Rood Lane is one of the streets of London in the EC3M postal area. Royal Court, EC3V Royal Court is one of the streets of London in the EC3V postal area. Savage Gardens, EC3N Savage Gardens connects Crutched Friars in the north to Trinity Square in the south, crossing Pepys Street. St James’s Place, EC3A St James Place was an open square, formerly Broad Court, which held a daily market that sold fruits of various kinds. St Mary Axe, EC3A St Mary Axe is one of the streets of London in the EC3A postal area. Staple Hall, EC3A Staple Hall is one of the streets of London in the EC3A postal area. Swan Lane, EC4R Swan Lane is one of the streets of London in the EC4R postal area. Talbot Court, EC3V Talbot Court was next to the Talbot Inn until the Great Fire of London. Throgmorton Street, EC3V The name of Throgmorton Street is a corruption of the name of Nicholas Throckmorton, Elizabeth I’s ambassador to France and Scotland.
Tokenhouse Yard, EC2R Tokenhouse Yard marked the site of the manufacturer of tokens that were used as the copper coinage of England before the reign of James I. Tower Bridge, E1W Tower Bridge is one of the streets of London in the E1W postal area. Tower Hill, EC3N Tower Hill is a street and square, northwest of the Tower of London. Tower Place, EC3R Tower Place is one of the streets of London in the EC3R postal area. Undershaft, EC3P Undershaft is one of the streets of London in the EC3A postal area. Undershaft, EC3P Undershaft is one of the streets of London in the EC2N postal area. Vine Street, EC3N Vine Street is one of the streets of London in the EC3N postal area.
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.
As the City's boundaries have remained almost unchanged since the Middle Ages, it is now only a tiny part of the metropolis of Greater London, though it remains a notable part of central London. It holds city status in its own right and is also a separate ceremonial county.
It is widely referred to as 'The City' (often written on maps as City
and differentiated from the phrase 'the city of London') or 'the Square Mile' as it is 1.12 square miles in area. These terms are also often used as metonyms for the United Kingdom's financial services industry, which continues a notable history of being largely based in the City.
The local authority for the City, the City of London Corporation, is unique in the UK and has some unusual responsibilities for a local council, such as being the police authority. It also has responsibilities and ownerships beyond the City's boundaries. The Corporation is headed by the Lord Mayor of the City of London, an office separate from (and much older than) the Mayor of London.
The City is a major business and financial centre, ranking as the world's leading centre of global finance. Throughout the 19th century, the City was the world's primary business centre, and continues to be a major meeting point for businesses.
The City had a resident population of about 7000 in 2011 but over 300,000 people commute to it and work there, mainly in the financial services sector. The legal profession forms a major component of the northern and western sides of the City - especially in the Temple and Chancery Lane areas where the Inns of Court are located, of which two—Inner Temple and Middle Temple - fall within the City of London boundary.