Mare Street, E8

Place Name

This was originally a hamlet on the Hackney – Bethnal Green border and indeed means a boundary by a paved road as first recorded in 1443 as Merestret. The Old English word mǣre meaning a boundary or alternatively, mere, a large pond which was fed by Hackney Brook.

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