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Canonbury, Islington

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Canonbury, Islington

Canonbury is a residential district in the London Borough of Islington in the north of London. It is roughly in the area between Essex Road, Upper Street and Cross Street and either side of St Paul's Road. In 1253 land in the area was granted to the Canons of St Bartholomew’s Priory, Smithfield and became known as Canonbury. The area continued predominantly as open land until it was developed as a suburb in the early 19th century.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyIslington
Traditional CountyMiddlesex
OS GridTQ3284
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020
 

Canonbury, Islington in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Canonbury, sta. on the North London Ry.

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