Venue Details & Map
West Smithfield Garden
West SmithfieldCity of LondonLondonEC1A 9BD
I must stop reading London history texts as I keep finding things I then have to go and investigate..the original purpose of usually.
In the Middle Ages this was a plain, grassy space just outside the city walls, known as Smooth Field, where
horses were sold. A cattle market was established in 1638 and remained until 1855, when it was moved to Islington.
But before that??? Smithfield was a...more