Hackney

My post on Hackney mysteriously disappeared.

It began with the 1930s town hall, a grand piece of municipal classicism:

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Then the Old Town Hall, which I couldn’t quite make out datewise (I think it’s an early nineteenth-century building with a later doorway). It’s now incongruously a bookmaker’s:

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St. John-at-Hackney is a fine neo-Greek church by James Spiller:

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And it has wonderful old tombstones in the graveyard:

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