Postcards from Stoke Newington

N16 perambulation

Dalrymple strolls through Stoke Newington,

where Hasidic Jews and Turkish Cypriots live cheek by jowl and where elegant 18th-century terraces coexist with the public housing that will secure the area forever from full gentrification. Roughness and refinement struggle in Manichæan fashion.

Azizia Mosque, Stoke Newington Road

Azizia Mosque (Stoke Newington Road)

18th-century terrace, Newington Green

Mid-17th-century terrace (Newington Green)

King's Crescent Estate, Stoke Newington

Late 20th-century terrace (King’s Crescent Estate)

History of Stokey points out that these are London's oldest surviving terraced houses

History of Stokey points out that these are London’s oldest surviving terraced houses

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Another view of 52-55 Newington Green. See The History of Stoke Newington Facebook page for more information on the quarter

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