Hackney

Hackney, Hackney Formerly ‘that Arcadia beyond Moorfields’ and now a multicultural, multi-social and multilingual district, situated three miles north-east of St Paul’s Hackney probably…

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Hackney Wick

Hackney Wick, Hackney/Tower Hamlets This hitherto run-down Leaside area, divided from the rest of Hackney by the East Cross Route, is presently exhibiting a…

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Clapton Park

…Clapton Park, Hackney A fusion of Victorian terraces and 20th-century council flats, located on the eastern side of Lower Clapton and separated from Hackney

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Homerton

…Homerton, Hackney A crowded part of east-central Hackney, dominated by council-built flats Homerton (pronounced ‘hommətən’) was first recorded in 1343 and takes its name…

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London Fields

…London Fields, Hackney A 31-acre park located west of Mare Street in south-central Hackney and, by extension, the surrounding residential and commercial locality The…

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Sutton House

…A courtier’s country home in Hackney Sutton House, Homerton Ralph Sadleir … possibly* Ralph Sadleir (or Sadler) was born in 1507, probably in…

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Lea Bridge

…by the opening of the Hackney Cut, from Lea Bridge to Old Ford, in 1769. On the eastern side of the river, Lea Bridge Road…

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Victoria Park

…Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets/Hackney A 213-acre, boot-shaped park with lakes and amenities, situated between South Hackney and Bow’s Old Ford locality Victoria Park was…

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Fish Island

…Fish Island is located south of the Hertford Union canal where it joins the Hackney Cut and is so called for some of its street…

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De Beauvoir

…De Beauvoir (Town), Hackney A contrasting community of council blocks and early Victorian villas in west Dalston, separated from Hoxton by the Regent’s Canal…

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