Reapers Close, NW1

Road in/near Camden Town

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Reapers Close, NW1

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Road · Camden Town · NW1 ·
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Reapers Close is a street in Camden Town.




NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Agar Town Agar Town was a short-lived area, built in the 1840s, of St Pancras.
Camden Road Camden Road is one of the few railway stations in England in which there is a police station.
Greek Orthodox Church of All Saints All Saints, Camden Town is a Greek Orthodox church known as the Greek Orthodox Church of All Saints.

NEARBY STREETS
Agar Place, NW1 Agar Place is a survivor of Agar Town.
All Saints Walk, SE15 All Saints Walk is a location in London.
Bagley Walk Arches, N1C Bagley Walk Arches is a location in London.
Bagley Walk, N1C Bagley Walk is a location in London.
Barker Drive, NW1 Barker Drive built over railway sidings, takes its name from Tom Barker (1887-1970) who served as Mayor of Camden in the 1950s.
Bayham Place, NW1 Bayham Place is a short cobbled street.
Bayham Street, NW1 Bayham Street is named for one of Lord’s Camden’s titles, Viscount Bayham.
Baynes Street, NW1 Baynes Street connects Royal College Street with St Pancras Way.
Beaconsfield Street, N1C Beaconsfield Street is a road in the N1C postcode area
Bergholt Mews, NW1 Bergholt Mews is a road in the NW1 postcode area
Bonny Street, NW1 Bonny Street is a street in Camden Town.
Broadfield Lane, N1C Broadfield Lane is a street in Camden Town.
Broadfield Lane, N1C Broadfield Lane is a road in the N1C postcode area
Broadfield Lane, NW1 Broadfield Lane is a location in London.
Bruges Place, NW1 Bruges Place is a street in Camden Town.
Camden Road, NW1 Camden Road is a main road running from Camden up to Holloway Road.
Camden Street, NW1 Camden Street is a street in Camden Town.
Camley Street, N1C Camley Street runs north from King’s Cross.
Camley Street, NW1 Camley Street is a street in Camden Town.
Canal Reach, N1C Canal Reach is a road in the N1C postcode area
Cedar Way Industrial Estate, N1C A street within the N1C postcode
Cedar Way, N1C Cedar Way is a street in Camden Town.
Cedar Way, N1C Cedar Way is a road in the N1C postcode area
Coal Drops Yard, N1C Coal Drops Yard is a location in London.
College Grove, NW1 College Grove is a road in the NW1 postcode area
College Place, NW1 College Place is a street in Camden Town.
Crofters Way, NW1 Crofters Way is a road in the NW1 postcode area
Crowndale Court, NW1 Crowndale Court is a road in the NW1 postcode area
Crowndale Road, NW1 Crowndale Road was at first called Fig Lane and then Gloucester Place.
Curnock Street, NW1 George Curnock was the 19th century proprietor of two wharves on the Regent’s Canal.
Elm Friars Walk, NW1 Elm Friars Walk is a street in Camden Town.
Freight Lane, N1C Freight Lane is a road in the N1 postcode area
Freight Lane, N1C Freight Lane is a road in the N1C postcode area
Georgiana Street, NW1 Georgiana Street is a street in Camden Town.
Godwin Court, NW1 Godwin Court is a street in Camden Town.
Goldington Crescent, NW1 Goldington Crescent is a street in Camden Town.
Granary Square, N1C A street within the N1C postcode
Granary Street, NW1 Granary Street is a road in the NW1 postcode area
Handyside Street, N1C Handyside Street is a road in the N1C postcode area
Handyside Street, N1C Handyside Street is a road in the N1 postcode area
King’s Terrace, NW1 King’s Terrace was formerly Little King Street South and Little King Street North.
Kings Cross Square, N1C Kings Cross Square is a location in London.
Kings Terrace, NW1 Kings Terrace is a street in Camden Town.
Lawfords Wharf, NW1 Lawfords Wharf is a street in Camden Town.
Lewis Cubitt Square, N1C Lewis Cubitt Square is a location in London.
Lewis Cubitt Walk, N1C Lewis Cubitt Walk is a location in London.
Lower Stable Street, N1C Lower Stable Street is a location in London.
Lyme Street, NW1 Lyme Street is a street in Camden Town.
Lyme Terrace, NW1 Lyme Terrace is a road in the NW1 postcode area
Maiden Lane, NW1 Maiden Lane is a road in the NW1 postcode area
Mandela Street, NW1 Mandela Street was named after Nelson Mandela.
Plender Street, NW1 William Plender, 1st Baron Plender was an accountant and public servant who served as Sheriff of the County of London in 1927.
Ploughmans Close, NW1 Ploughmans Close is a road in the NW1 postcode area
PO Box 4, NW1 This is a street in the NW1 postcode area
Pratt Street, NW1 Pratt Street was named for Charles Pratt, 1st Earl of Camden.
Randolph Street, NW1 Randolph Street is a street in Camden Town.
Reachview Close, NW1 Reachview Close is a road in the NW1 postcode area
Regent’s Canal towpath, N1C Regent’s Canal towpath is a road in the N1C postcode area
Regents Canal towpath, NW1 Regents Canal towpath is a road in the NW1 postcode area
Rossendale Way, NW1 Rossendale Way is a street in Camden Town.
Rousden Street, NW1 Rousden Street is a street in Camden Town.
Royal College Street, NW1 Royal College Street is a street in Camden Town.
St Martins Close, NW1 St Martins Close is a street in Camden Town.
St Pancras Cruising Club, N1C St Pancras Cruising Club is a road in the N1C postcode area
St Pancras Way, NW1 St Pancras Way is a street in Camden Town.
Stable Street, N1C Stable Street is a road in the N1C postcode area
The Marr, NW1 The Marr is a street in Camden Town.
Tileyard Road, N7 Tileyard Road is one of the streets of London in the N7 postal area.
Unity Mews, NW1 Unity Mews is a road in the NW1 postcode area
Vale Royal, N7 Vale Royal is one of the streets of London in the N7 postal area.
Weavers Way, NW1 Weavers Way is part of the Elm Village estate.
Wollstonecraft Street, N1C Wollstonecraft Street was the first name to be chosen from a naming competition by the developers of N1C.
Wrotham Road, NW1 Wrotham Road is situated in an area formerly known as Agar Town.
York Way, N1C York Way is a location in London.


Camden Town

Camden Town tube station is a major junction on the Northern Line and one of the busiest stations on the London Underground network. It is particularly busy at weekends with tourists visiting Camden Market and Camden High Street.

Camden is well-known for Camden Market which is a major tourist attraction, particularly busy at weekends, selling variety of fashion, antiques, lifestyle and bizarre goods; they (and the surrounding shops) are popular with young people, in particular those searching for alternative clothing.

It is an area popular with overseas students who come to Camden to learn English and find a job in one of the local bars or restaurants. The oldest established language school is Camden College of English, which is located at the Chalk Farm side of the market.

The Regent’s Canal runs through the north end of Camden Town and is a popular walk in summer.

Camdem Town tube station began life as part of the original route of the Charing Cross, Euston and Hampstead Railway (CCE&HR) (now part of the Northern Line). As the line here branched into two routes, to Hampstead and to Highgate, the design of the station was rather unusual, shaped like a V. The line to Hampstead (now the Edgware Branch) is under Chalk Farm Road; the line to Highgate (now the High Barnet branch) is under Kentish Town Road. With the narrowness of the roads above, and the necessity to keep directly beneath them to avoid having to pay compensation to landowners during construction, on both lines the northbound platform is directly above the southbound one.

At the apex of the V is a junction allowing northbound trains to take either of the branches north, and likewise allow the trains south from the branches to join the single southbound track. This resulted in four connecting tunnels. When the CCE&HR and City & South London Railway lines were joined together after the City & South London Line became part of London Underground, a short extension from the Euston terminus of the City & South London was built to connect with each of the two northerly branches. This added another four tunnels to the junction, making it the most complex junction on the network.


LOCAL PHOTOS
The British Library
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Agar Town (1857)
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All Saints, Camden Town, in 1828.
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Goods Way - old sign
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The Polygon, Somers Town in 1850.
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Wollstonecraft Street sign
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In the neighbourhood...

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Kings Place from York Way
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Agar Town (1857)
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All Saints, Camden Town, in 1828.
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St. Paul’s Road - now Agar Grove (c.1905)
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Goods Way - old sign
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Extract from Map of the parish of St Marylebone and parish of St Pancras in London, 1797
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Wollstonecraft Street sign
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St Paul’s Church, Camden Square, c.1848
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