Spitalfields

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Spitalfields is a district in the East End of London and within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.wikipedia
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East End of London

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Spitalfields is a district in the East End of London and within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
The area had a strong pull on the rural poor from other parts of England, and attracted waves of migration from further afield, notably Huguenot refugees, who created a new extramural suburb in Spitalfields in the 17th century, Irish weavers, Ashkenazi Jews, and, in the 20th century, Sylheti Bangladeshis.

Christ Church, Spitalfields

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The area is formed around Commercial Street (on the A1202 London Inner Ring Road) and includes the locale around Brick Lane, Christ Church, Toynbee Hall and Commercial Tavern. Christ Church, Spitalfields on Fournier Street, designed by the architect Nicholas Hawksmoor, was built during the reign of Queen Anne to demonstrate the power of the established church to the dissenting Huguenots, who had built ten chapels in the area.
Christ Church Spitalfields is an Anglican church built between 1714 and 1729 to a design by Nicholas Hawksmoor.

Petticoat Lane Market

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It has several markets, including Spitalfields Market, the historic Old Spitalfields Market, Brick Lane Market and Petticoat Lane Market.
Petticoat Lane Market is a fashion and clothing market in Spitalfields, London.

Spitalfields Market

It has several markets, including Spitalfields Market, the historic Old Spitalfields Market, Brick Lane Market and Petticoat Lane Market.
Spitalfields Market is a traders' market as well as a food and art market located in Spitalfields, Central London.

Old Spitalfields Market

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It has several markets, including Spitalfields Market, the historic Old Spitalfields Market, Brick Lane Market and Petticoat Lane Market.
Old Spitalfields Market is a covered market in Spitalfields, London.

London Borough of Tower Hamlets

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Spitalfields is a district in the East End of London and within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
Successive waves of foreign immigration began with Huguenot refugees creating a new extramural suburb in Spitalfields in the 17th century.

Toynbee Hall

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The area is formed around Commercial Street (on the A1202 London Inner Ring Road) and includes the locale around Brick Lane, Christ Church, Toynbee Hall and Commercial Tavern.
Toynbee Hall, the building that houses the organization of the same name, is located in Spitalfields and is in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, in the East End of London.

Metropolitan Borough of Stepney

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It formed part of the County of London from 1889 and was part of the Metropolitan Borough of Stepney from 1900.
The borough was formed from thirteen civil parishes and extra-parochial places: Christchurch Spitalfields, Liberty of Norton Folgate (part), Mile End New Town, Mile End Old Town, Old Artillery Ground, Ratcliff, St Anne Limehouse, St Botolph without Aldgate, St George in the East, St John of Wapping, St Mary Whitechapel, St Paul Shadwell and Tower of London.

Old Artillery Ground

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The adjacent outer precincts, to the south, were re-used as an artillery ground and placed under the special jurisdiction of the Tower of London as one of its Tower liberties.
The Old Artillery Ground is an area of land in Spitalfields, London formerly designated one of the Liberties of the Tower of London and Crown Land.

Liberty of Norton Folgate

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Although the chapel and monastic buildings were mostly demolished, the area of the inner precinct of the priory maintained an autonomous administrative status as the Liberty of Norton Folgate.
Norton Folgate was a liberty within the metropolitan area of London, England, located between the Bishopsgate ward of the City of London to the south, the parish of St Leonard, Shoreditch to the north and the parish of Spitalfields to the east.

Fournier Street

Christ Church, Spitalfields on Fournier Street, designed by the architect Nicholas Hawksmoor, was built during the reign of Queen Anne to demonstrate the power of the established church to the dissenting Huguenots, who had built ten chapels in the area.
Fournier Street, formerly Church Street, is a street of 18th-century houses in Spitalfields in the East End of London.

Shoreditch

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In December 1687, the first report of the committee set up to administer the funds reported that 13,050 French refugees were settled in London, primarily around Spitalfields, but also in the nearby settlements of Bethnal Green, Shoreditch, Whitechapel and Mile End New Town.
It lies immediately to the north and north east of the City of London and Spitalfields, and south and west of Bethnal Green.

List of districts in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets

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Spitalfields is a district in the East End of London and within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

Brick Lane Market

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It has several markets, including Spitalfields Market, the historic Old Spitalfields Market, Brick Lane Market and Petticoat Lane Market. In April 2016 the London Borough of Tower Hamlets approved and designated the Spitalfields Neighbourhood Planning Forum to monitor and enhance local planning policies, this included the transfer of Brick Lane Market into Spitalfields from Bethnal Green.
The Truman Markets forms apart of the wider Brink Lane Market and is located in the historic 11-acre Old Truman Brewery, at the northern end of Brick Lane in northern Spitalfields and southeastern Shoreditch.

Commercial Tavern

The area is formed around Commercial Street (on the A1202 London Inner Ring Road) and includes the locale around Brick Lane, Christ Church, Toynbee Hall and Commercial Tavern.
The Commercial Tavern is a pub at 142 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, Shoreditch, London E1.

Tenterground

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More humble weavers dwellings were congregated in the Tenterground.
There were tentergrounds wherever cloth was made, and as a result the word "tenter" is found in place names throughout the United Kingdom and its empire, for example several streets in Spitalfields, London and Tenterfield House in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland, which is turn gave its name to Tenterfield in New South Wales, Australia.

Dorset Street (Spitalfields)

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Another claimant to the distinction of being the worst street in London was Dorset Street, which was highlighted by the brutal killing and mutilation of a young woman, Mary Kelly, in her lodgings here by the serial killer, Jack the Ripper in the autumn of 1888.
Dorset Street was a street in Spitalfields, east London, once situated at the heart of the area's rookery.

Flower and Dean Street

By the later 19th century inner Spitalfields had eclipsed rival claimants to the dubious distinction of being the worst criminal rookery in London and common lodging-houses in the Flower and Dean Street area were a focus for the activities of robbers and prostitutes and in 1881 was "perhaps the foulest and most dangerous street in the metropolis".
Flower and Dean Street was a road at the heart of the Spitalfields rookery in the East End of London.

Bethnal Green

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In December 1687, the first report of the committee set up to administer the funds reported that 13,050 French refugees were settled in London, primarily around Spitalfields, but also in the nearby settlements of Bethnal Green, Shoreditch, Whitechapel and Mile End New Town. In April 2016 the London Borough of Tower Hamlets approved and designated the Spitalfields Neighbourhood Planning Forum to monitor and enhance local planning policies, this included the transfer of Brick Lane Market into Spitalfields from Bethnal Green.
The silk-weaving trade spread eastwards from Spitalfields throughout the 18th century.

Spitalfields Mathematical Society

The Spitalfields Mathematical Society was established in 1717.
The society had 64 members when it was established, and at first meetings were held in the Monmouth's Head, a public house in the Spitalfields district of London.

Spitalfields Historic Buildings Trust

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Many have been conserved by the Spitalfields Historic Buildings Trust which has led to gentrification and a large increase in property prices.
It originated in the Spitalfields area of London, although it also operates elsewhere in England and Wales.

Stepney (parish)

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It was part of the ancient parish of Stepney in the county of Middlesex and was split off as a separate parish in 1729.

Cereal Killer Cafe

In September 2015, a demonstration against gentrification in London took the form of a protest at Cereal Killer Cafe, a hipster café on Brick Lane which serves cereal.
Cereal Killer Cafe is a café situated on Brick Lane in Spitalfields, London that serves branded breakfast cereals.

Jack the Ripper

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Another claimant to the distinction of being the worst street in London was Dorset Street, which was highlighted by the brutal killing and mutilation of a young woman, Mary Kelly, in her lodgings here by the serial killer, Jack the Ripper in the autumn of 1888.
Chapman's body was discovered at about 6 a.m. on Saturday 8 September 1888 near a doorway in the back yard of 29 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields.

Spitalfields Neighbourhood Planning Forum

In April 2016 the London Borough of Tower Hamlets approved and designated the Spitalfields Neighbourhood Planning Forum to monitor and enhance local planning policies, this included the transfer of Brick Lane Market into Spitalfields from Bethnal Green.
Spitalfields Neighbourhood Planning Forum is a Neighbourhood Forum made up of local Spitalfields residents, business operators and community organisations who represent the range of interests in the Spitalfields Neighbourhood Area (which is a business neighbourhood area).