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Cold Bath Fields: The Saturday Street

By Lwblog @londonwalks
Cold Bath Fields: The Saturday Street
The Saturday Street is our NEW weekly series in which we unlock the stories behind the names of London's famous thoroughfares. It's compiled by London Walks guide Karen – listed by Travel + Leisure magazine as The World's Greatest Tour Guide. You can find Karen on Saturdays guiding her Old Westminster and British Museum walks. If you've got a London street query or suggestion, email Karen at the usual address

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Location: Clerkenwell

Named for a famously grim prison, which in turn took its name from a nearby well from the late 17th century. The Cato Street conspirators, a group who tried to murder the PM Lord Liverpool and all the cabinet in 1820 were held here before transfer to The Tower.

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