Category: Bloomsbury

Camden

Featured streets are gleaned from the various Conservation Area guides issued by the London Borough of Camden. ABBEY ROAD (1824) Abbey Road at the northeast of the St John’s Wood West area was laid out in 1824 along an earlier medieval track. ABERDARE GARDENS (1893) The last road to be developed in the area was …

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Yorkshire Grey Yard, WC1

Yorkshire Grey Yard is one of the lost streets of London – confusingly it is not to be confused with the modern Yorkshire Grey Yard, also off Eagle Street but not in the same location as the nineteenth-century street of this name The 1841 census places it between 53 and 54 Eagle Street, on the north …

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UCL Bloomsbury Project

While the project appears to have finished being put together, the website was still extant at the time of writing. The project’s lifetime was 1 October 2007–30 April 2011. The Leverhulme-funded UCL Bloomsbury Project was established to investigate 19th-century Bloomsbury’s development from swampy rubbish-dump to centre of intellectual life. Led by Professor Rosemary Ashton, with Dr …

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