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West Smithfield Garden
West SmithfieldLondonEC1A 9BD
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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