Church Street: The Narrow Way
VHS Colour Sound c.1999 58:00
Summary: The 500 year history of Church Street (now Mare Street) in Hackney told with the use of maps, illustrations and archive photographs.
Title number: 3021
Description: The history of Church Street (now Mare Street) in Hackney told with the use of maps, illustrations and archive photographs. It tells the story of the Street through the stories of places and people including: Hackney Brook, St Augustine, Christopher Urswick, the Battle of Barnet in 1471, Sir John Heron, Saint John of Hackney Church, Church House, the Black and White House, Bohemia Place, the Mermaid Tavern, the Mermaid Gardens, the Hackney Literary & Scientific Institution, the Assembly Rooms, the Manor House, Ward's House and the Templar's House. This is a semi-professional documentary.
Credits: Director: W.E. Hall
Keywords: Local history; Urban life
Locations: United Kingdom; England; London; Hackney