St Augustine's Tower †

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St John-at-Hackney Church, Lower Clapton Road, E5 0PD

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St Augustine's TowerSt Augustine's Tower, a Grade I listed building within the churchyard gardens at St John-at-Hackney Church, is the oldest building in Hackney. Dated to the end of the 13th century, the tower includes a working clock, estimated to be from the late 16th or early 17th century. The old tower has a symbolic and ceremonial role in the borough: it's been pictured on the masthead of the Hackney Gazette since its foundation in 1864 and is incorporated in the coat of arms of the London Borough of Hackney. The tower stands within a four and a quarter acre site - the churchyard gardens providing a green oasis in the heart of Hackney.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Hackney Wick Overground Station
24 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Homerton Overground Station
9 minutes walk

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Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £127† 33% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 2 miles from St Augustine's Tower
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £91† 42% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 2 miles from St Augustine's Tower
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment † from £100† 34% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 27 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
The Town Hall building in Bethnal Green has been beautifully restored creating a unique designer hotel which fuses old and new. With a mix of bedrooms, ... More
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Sutton House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
2 & 4 Homerton High Street, E9 | 3 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
The royal connections of this rare, red-brick Tudor manor house reach back to Henry VIII whose Principal Secretary of State, Sir Ralph Sadler, built Sutton House ... More
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Hoxton Docks
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
55 Laburnum Street, E2 | 25 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
Canal side venue for hire, the ex coal storage facility makes a unique wedding venue and has work live spaces for hire. ... More
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Glass Factory Studios
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Queen's Yard, White Post Lane, E9 | 26 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
Glass Factory Studios is a studio and venue complex on the ground floor of a converted Victorian warehouse within Queen's Yard in the heart of ... More
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Core Arts
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 St. Barnabas Terrace, E9 | 7 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
With over 23 years of experience providing mental health creative day care, Core Arts is a registered charity that promotes the artistic and creative abilities of ... More
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Victoria Park
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Approach Road, Hackney, London | 20 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
One of London’s best kept secrets, Victoria Park is a fantastic place to spend an afternoon. Inside the park's boundaries countless varieties of trees stripe the ... More
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Gillett Square
London > Attractions >
Gillett Square, N16 | 21 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
On the western flank of Gillett Square in Dalston, East London, stands The Dalston Culture House which houses the world famous Vortex Jazz Club on its ... More
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London > Events > Leisure †Dates: Thursday 18th January 2018 - 6.30pm-11pm
St Augustine's Tower, 1A-1C Amhurst Road, E8 | 6 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
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Claron McFadden: Aubergine
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Saturday 20th January 2018 at 7.30pm & Sunday 21st January 2018 at 5pm
St Augustine's Tower, 291 Mare Street, E8 | 7 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
The soprano took a journey around the Mediterranean with documentary film maker Lisa Tahon, being welcomed into family homes and learning local recipes and traditional songs. ...More
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The Handan Dream
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 25th, 26th and 27th January 2018
St Augustine's Tower, 291 Mare Street, E8 | 7 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
The Guangzhou Dramatic Arts Centre presents a bold new production of one of China's most beloved traditional dramas, written by Tang Xianzu during the late Ming ...More
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Hackney Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
270 Mare Street, Hackney, E8 | 9 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
Picturehouse Cinemas, who run the popular Greenwich Picturehouse and Clapham Picturehouse opened the Hackney Picturehouse on Mare Street in October 2011 which features the biggest ... More
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Hackney Downs Studios
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Amhurst Terrace, E8 | 14 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
A 70,000 sq ft centre for creativity and collaboration in East London, Hackney Downs Studios was established in 2011, transforming a redundant printworks into an arts ... More
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Hackney Showroom
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Amhurst Terrace, E8 | 14 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
Launched in March 2015 and located in a 4,000 square foot former print works, Hackney Showroom is ... More
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E5 Bakehouse
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Arch 395 Mentmore Terrace, Hackney, London E8 | 14 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
Ben Mackinnon brings the art of sourdough baking to Hackney through his E5 Bakehouse located in a spruced up railway arch near London Fields in East ... More
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Victoria Park
London > Shopping > Specialists
The Royal Inn On The Park, 111 Lauriston Road, Hackney, London E9 | 18 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
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Netil Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Westgate Street, E8 | 18 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
Next door to Netil House, Netil Market is home to a permanent community of independent businesses operating every day of ... More
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Yard Sale Pizza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
105 Lower Clapton Road, E5 | 2 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
With Yard Sale Pizza Clapton has really great pizza - with no need to travel to Franco Manca in Hackney to get it. Huge pizzas cooked ... More
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Palm Vaults
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
411 Mare Street, E8 | 4 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
With pastel pink and marble touches, beetroot, turmeric and matcha lattes, palm trees, and a retro pin board menu, it's like Palm Vaults ... More
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Legs Restaurant
London > Restaurants >
120 Morning Lane, E9 | 6 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
Founded by Magnus Reid of Cream and The Rooftop Café, Legs Restaurant opened to great acclaim in May 2016 and was awarded ... More
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 19 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 29 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 37 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
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London Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Martello Road, E8 | 13 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
Located in a bustling, regenerated area of east London, London Fields park has been transformed from a neglected area of common ground into a thriving rich ... More
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London Fields Lido
London > Leisure > Activities
London Fields, Westside, E8 | 14 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
London's only Olympic sized heated outdoor swimming pool, the luxurious London Fields Lido was re-opened amid much excitement in October 2006 after almost 20 years of ... More
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Dalston Eastern Curve Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dalston Lane, E8 | 19 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
Prior to the creation of the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, which first opened in July 2010, the land was a derelict site where an old railway ... More
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The Vincent
London > Nightlife > Pubs
2 Atkins Square, Dalston Lane, E8 | 5 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
After transforming The Sebright Arms on Hackney Road from boarded-up pub into an East End institution, the team have now set their sights on ... More
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Pub on the Park
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Martello Street, Hackney, E8 | 13 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
Perched overlooking London Fields the Pub on the Park is is one of the finest pubs in the East to spend a summer's day. Outside there's ... More
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Prince George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Parkholme Road, E8 | 16 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
The gentrification of Dalston means that the Prince George is now less of an old man's backstreet local and more of a skinny-jeans-and-ironic-haircut establishment filled with ... More
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Behind This Wall
London > Nightlife > Bars
Basement, 411 Mare Street, E8 | 4 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
Putting a different spin on hipster minimalism, Behind This Wall replaces Edison bulbs and copper touches with white walls and wooden stalls. ... More
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Hackney Central
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Amhurst Road, E8 | 6 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
Hackney’s freshest venue is a converted railway station with a plush bar / restaurant on the ground floor and a nightclub upstairs. The kitchen serves excellent ... More
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Our/London
London > Nightlife > Bars
Arch 435 & 436, Spurstowe Road, E8 | 8 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
Located in two adjoining arches underneath Hackney Downs train station, Our/London is a micro-distillery producing ... More
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 2 miles from St Augustine's Tower
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 2.2 miles from St Augustine's Tower
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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 22 minutes from St Augustine's Tower
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