The ancient, hidden village of Clerkenwell clings to a hiThe ancient, hidden village of Clerkenwell clings to a hillside barely a stone's throw away from St. Paul's Cathedral. Its very name - 'the clerks', or 'students', spring - is redolent of antiquity; and indeed this tiny hamlet serves up brimming draughts from the deep well of its history. Mystery plays and plague pits; riots and rookeries; bodysnatching and bombing; jousting and jesters; bloodshed and burnings; monks, murder, and medicine: Clerkenwell has a tale or two to tell.
St Paul's Underground Station
Cheapside, Blackfriars, London, EC2V 6AA
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