Camden Town

Camden Town, Camden A swarming ‘market town’ located a mile north of Euston Camden takes its name from Charles Pratt, 1st Baron Camden from…

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Chislehurst

Camden Place, now a golf clubhouse, is named after William Camden, the Elizabethan antiquary who lived in Chislehurst from 1609 until his death in 1623….

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Mornington Crescent

…Mornington Crescent, Camden A street and tube station located at the junction of Hampstead Road and Camden High Street The former Black Cat cigarette…

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Agar Town

…Agar Town, Camden The former name for the canalside locality situated east of Camden Town, remembered now only in Agar Grove From 1789 this…

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West Euston

…West Euston, Camden A ‘renewal priority area’ extending westward from Euston station to Albany Street This has been a densely built-up neighbourhood for nearly…

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Haverstock Hill

…Haverstock Hill, Camden A former artists’ retreat and ‘metropolitan suburb’, now a section of the A502 linking Chalk Farm with Belsize Park The…

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Dartmouth Park

…Twentieth-century evolution consisted of gap-filling and the subdivision of larger houses. Camden council redeveloped Highgate New Town in the 1970s in a scheme that has…

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Highgate

…Hornsey, as it now is between the boroughs of Camden and Haringey. The much-altered Lauderdale House was a home of Charles II’s mistress Nell Gwynne….

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The Brunswick

…The Brunswick, Camden A concrete megastructure built in the late 1960s north-east of Russell Square in Bloomsbury This was the site of a series…

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Kentish Town

…Kentish Town, Camden A tarnished but characterful district situated north of Camden Town, primarily residential but with some commerce and industry Kentish Canteen, a…

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