Local Landmarks in Islington

 
George Orwell's House Islington

George Orwell - one of the most influential writers of the 20th Century in the UK - lived much of his life in London in various homes including this house in Canonbury Square. He...

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Camden Passage Antiques Market Islington
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For the past 40 years this has been London's most thriving antiques village. World famous for its enormous range of shops, arcades, malls, and markets. Main market and trading...

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Union Chapel Highbury
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Union Chapel, just south of Highbury Corner in Compton Terrace, on the east side of Upper Street is one of Islington's most important buildings. The main Chapel is a Grade I liste...

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Islington Tunnel Boat Trip Angel

The Islington Tunnel carries the Regent's Canal Arm of the Grand Union Canal for 960 yards (878 m) underneath the Angel area of Islington, in London. Islington Tunnel opened in...

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The Old Finsbury Town Hall Clerkenwell

The Old Finsbury Town Hall is a grade II* listed building and is registered with English Heritage as a building of great historical significance. This grand example of late 19th...

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The Museum of the Order of St John Clerkenwell

The Museum of the Order of St John tells a unique and fascinating story — the story of the Order of St John — from its origins in eleventh century Jerusalem, through to its role...

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Barbican Centre Barbican

A Grade II listed building, the Barbican Centre is the largest performing arts venue in Europe and one of London's best examples of Brutalist architecture. The idea to build the...

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St Pancras International Station Kings Cross

St Pancras train station was designed by William Barlow in 1863, with construction commencing in 1866. The famous Barlow train shed arch spans 240 feet and is over 100 feet high...

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Highgate Cemetery Highgate

Highgate Cemetery has been open since 1839, and was built to meet London's lack of burial space at a time of high mortality. Architect Stephen Geary appointed James Bunstone...

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