Victorian London - Directories - Dickens's Dictionary of London, by Charles Dickens, Jr., 1879 - "Fixed Points (Police)"

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Fixed Points (Police). The under-mentioned places are appointed as fixed points where police constable is to be permanently stationed from 9 to 1 am.
In the event of any person springing a rattle, or persistently ringing a bell in the street or in an area, the police will at once proceed to the spot and render assistance.
A
OR WHITEHALL DIVISION.
Bridge-st, opposite the railway station.
Charing-cross, at National Bank Government Offices, between Downing-st and Admiralty
B
OR WESTMINSTER DIVISION.
Albert-gate, Knightsbridge
Bessborough-gdns, near Vauxhall-bridge
Broad Sanctuary
Brompton-rd, near Montpelier-st
Buckingham Palace-road, near Ebury-br
Corner of Belgrave-sq, Chesham-pl
Cromwell-rd, near Exhibition-rd
Eaton-sq, near St. Peters Church
Grosvenor-rd, Thames-bank, near Caledonia-st
Hans-pl, Chelsea
Keppel-st, Fulham-rd
Kings-rd, Chelsea, near Royal Avenue-ter
Millbank, near the Horseferry-rd
Onslow-sq, the end nearest South Kensington railway-station
Pimlico-rd, Chelsea, near White Lion-st
Prince’s-gate, Knightsbridge
Queens-rd-west, Chelsea, near Paradise-walk
Sloane-st, Knightsbridge
Sloane-sq
Smith-sq, near John-st, Westminster
St. George’s-sq Lupus-st
Victoria railway-station, Buckingham Palace-rd
Victoria railway-station, junction of Victoria-st and Vauxhall-br-rd
Victoria-st, Westminster, near Strutton Ground
Warwick-sq, Belgrave-rd
Wilton-cres, Knightsbridge
C
OR ST. JAMES’S DIVISION
Corner of Beak-st and Regent-st
Corner of Charles-st and John-st, Mayfair
Corner of Cranbourne-st and St. Martins-lane
Corner of Crown-st and Oxford-st
Corner of Davies-st and Oxford-st
Corner of Hamilton-pl and Piccadilly
Corner of Haymarket and Pall Mall
Corner of Mount-st and South Audley-st
Corner of New Bond-st and Conduit-st
Corner of Park-lane and Oxford-st
Corner of St. James’s-st and Piccadilly
Corner of Wardour-st and Little Pulteney-st
Hyde-park-corner by Apsley House
In front of National Gallery
Oxford-st-circus, corner of Swallow-st, south side of Oxford-st, west of Regent-st
Piccadilly-circus
E OR HOLBORN DIVISION.
Bedfordbury, corner of New-st
Drury-lane, corner of Coal-yard
Gray’s-inn-rd, corner of Holborn
Judd-st, corner of Euston-rd
Oxford-circus, corner of Regent-st, north side
Seven Dials
Tottenham-court-road, corner of Euston-rd
A Constable is continuously stationed at the above points during the whole 24 hours
Charing-cross, near the post-office
Charing-cross Railway, centre of Strand
Corner of Tottenham-court-rd and Oxford-st
Southampton-buildings and Chancery-lane, corner of
Southampton-row,corner of Holborn
Temple Bar
Wellington-st, corner of Strand
G OR FINSBURY DIVISION.
Baker-st (corner of), King’s-cr-rd
Bateman’s-row, Norfolk-gardens, Shoreditch
Chiswell-st, Finsbury-sq
Exmouth-st, near “Spa”
Eyre-st-hill, Leather-lane
Farringdon-st and Charterhouse-st, corner of
Golden-lane, St. Luke’s
Gray’s-inn-rd, Holborn end
Hatton-garden, Charles-st end
Holywell-lane, Shoreditch
King’s-cross,at the junction of Gray’s-inn and Pentonville roads
Old-st, Tabernacle-sq
St. John-st-rd, opposite “Angel”
St. John-st, opposite central avenue Metropolitan Meat Market
Whitecross-st, St. Luke’s
H OR WHITECHAPEL DIVISION.
Columbia-rd, Bethnal Green, opposite “Bird Cage”
Corner of Church-st and Albert-st, Mile End New Town
Corner of Warner-pl and Hackney-rd
Cross-roads, Dock-st, Leman-st, Cable-st. and Royal Mint-st
End of Flower and Dean-st, and Brick-lane, Spitalfields
End of George-yard, High-st, Whitechapel
End of Gloucester-st and Commercial rd
End of Great Garden-st and Whitechapel-rd
End of Hare-alley, High-st, Shoreditch
End of Keate-court, Commercial-st, Spitalfields
Entrance to London-docks, Upper East Smithfield
Front of Great Eastern Railway, High-st. Shoreditch
Hermitage-bridge, Wapping
Near the Obelisk, corner of Leman-st, Commercial-st, New Commercial-rd, and High-st, Whitechapel
Shoreditch Church
Spitalfields Church
Wells-st, Whitechapel, opposite Whitechapel Church
Sailors’ Home
K OR STEPNEY DIVISION.
At foot-bridge, Tidal-basin railway-station, Victoria-dock-rd
Barking-road railway-station
Blackwall-cross, Blackwall
Corner of Burdett and Mile End roads
East Ham-gate, East Ham.
Forest-gate railway-station
Junction of East and West India-dock roads
Junction of the Grove and Roman roads, Bethnal Green
Maryland-point-bridge, Stratford
Near the “George,” Commercial-rd-east
Near the railway-station, High-st, Wapping
New Gravel-lane-bridge, London-docks (from 3 pm. to 7 am.).
Old Gravel-lane-bridge, London-docks (from 3 pm. to 7 am)
Stepney railway-station, Commercial-rd-east
L OR LAMBETH DIVISION.
Blind School, north end of London-rd
Broadwall, corner of Roupell-st
Commercial-rd, corner of Princes-st
Corner of Kennington and Lambeth roads
Corner of Palace and Westminster-bridge roads
Corner of Stamford-st and Blackfriars-rd
Kennington-cross
Lambeth Palace
Lower Kennington-lane, corner of Kennington-park-rd
Marsh-gate, Westminster-br-rd
Obelisk at east end of Kennington-road
Princes-road, corner of Lambeth-walk
St. George’s Cathedral, in St. George’s-rd
South end of London-rd
Vauxhall-cross
Vauxhall-walk, corner of Leopold. street
Victoria-crossings, Waterloo-rd
Waterloo railway-station
Waterloo-rd, corner of York-rd.
Webber-st, corner of Herbert’s buildings
Westminster-rd, corner of Hercules-buildings
M OR SOUTHWARK DIVISION.
Blackfriars-rd, corner of Friar-st
Black Horse-court, Gt. Dover-st (5 pm. to 1 am)
Corner of Bermondsey-st and Tooley-st
Corner of Charlotte-st and Blackfriars-rd
Corner of Spa-rd and Grange-rd
Corner of Upper Grange-rd and Old Kent-rd
Crossing at Blue Anchor-rd and St. James’s-rd
Crossing at Southwark-street and Southwark-bridge-rd
Dockhead
Findlater’s-comer, London-bridge (5 pm. to 1 a.m.)
Newington-causeway,south end
St. James’s Church, Jamaica-rd
Southwark-bridge-rd, corner of Great Suffolk-st
Star-corner,near Bermondsey Church
N OR ISLINGTON DIVISION.
Ball’s-pond-road, corner of South-gate-rd
Broadway, South Hackney
Clapton-rd, corner of Lea-bridge-rd
Corner of Church-st & Green-lanes
Essex-rd, corner of New North-rd
Green-lanes, corner of Seven Sisters’-rd
Haggerstone railway station
Hackney railway-station
Highbury-grove, corner of Aberdeen-pk
High-st, Homerton, corner of Church-rd
Hoxton-st, corner of James-st
Islington-green, corner of Essex-rd
Queen’s-rd-br, Gt. Cambridge-st
RosemaryBranch-bridge, corner of Gt. Cambridge-st
Shepherdess-wk, corner of Cross-st
Triangle,Mare-st, Hackney
Victoria-pk railway-station
P OR CAMBERWELL DIVISION.
Beckenham - bridge, by railway station
Bell-green, near gas works, Lower Sydenham
Bickley-br, near railway - station (during whole 24 hours)
Centre of Lawrie-pk, Sydenham
Corner of Court-la, Lordship-la, Dulwich
Corner of Nelson-st, Wyndham-rd, Carnberwell
“Elephant and Castle,” Newington Butts
Forest Hill railway-station, Forest Hill
Hamlet-rd, Anerley-rd, Upper Norwood
Junction of Brockley and Lewisham-roads
Junction of Brockley, Manor, and Cranfield roads
Junction of five roads, Plasstow-green
Junction of four roads, Norwood Cemetery, Lower Norwood
Junction of four roads, Sydenham-hill
Junction of New-cross and Lewisham roads
Kent House-nd, Lower Sydenham-rd
“Lion,” Camberwell-gate
Nunhead railway-station (during the whole 24 hours)
Peckham-rye, south end of Rye-la
Railway station, Queen’s-rd, Peckham
Southend-rd, Lewisham, or “Green -Man”
The corner of Crescent, Southampton-st, Camberwell
“The Swan,” Peckham-pk-rd
Thurloe-pk-rd, Dulwich railway station, Dulwich
Trafalgar-bridge, Trafalgar-rd, Old Kent-rd
White-gate, Champion-hill, Camberwell
K. OR GREENWICH DIVISION.
At Market-hill, Woolwich
At the bridge over the Surrey Canal in the Old Kent-rd
Centre of Blackheath-village
Junction of Blackheath-rd, Lewisham-rd, and South-st, Greenwich
Junction of numerous roads leading into High-street, Deptford
Junction of Plough-rd and Lower Deptford-rd with several other streets, Rotherhithe
Lee Bridge, junction o Lewisham-rd, Lewisham High-rd, Lee-rd, and Granville-pk
Opposite Greenwich Church
The Broadway, Deptford.
S OR HAMPSTEAD DIVISION.
Ballard’s-lane, Finchley, by railway-station
Belsize-park, Buckland-crescent
Brent-st, Hendon
Child’s-hill, Hendon
Cobden Statue, High-st, Camden Town
Corner of Albany-st and Euston-rd
Corner of Belsize-rd and Abbey-road-west, St. John’s Wood
Corner of Blenheim-ter & Abbey-rd
Corner of Euston and Hampstead roads
Corner of Park and High streets, Camden Town
“Eyre Arms,” corner of Finchley and Grove End roads
High-street Hampstead
North Gate, corner of Avenue-rd, St. John’s Wood
St. John’s Wood-road, opposite St. John’s Wood Chapel
“Swiss Cottage,” corner of Upper Avenue-rd and Finchley-rd
The Boys’ Home, Regents-pk-rd.
T OR KENSINGTON DIVISION.
Albert Embankment, Chelsea, at South end of Oakley-st
Earl’s-Court-rd, Kensington, at the District Railway-station
High-st, Notting-hill, by Metropolitan Railway-station
Fulham-town, Fulham, in High. st, between Church-st and Fulham-rd
Hampton Court, from Bushey-park gates to Hampton-bridge.

Holland Villas-rd, Kensington, at junction with Addison-crescent and Holland-rd
King’s-rd, Chelsea, betw. Manor. st and Vestry Hall
Queen’s-gate-ter, Kensington, at corner of Gloucester-rd
Richmond-rd, Fulham, at Lillie-bridge
Shepherd’s Bush, between Uxbridge-rd railway-station and Richmond-rd
Starch Green, by the south side of pond, Goldhawk-rd, Hammersmith
Tregunter-rd, Brompton, between the Boltons and Redcliffe-gardens
West Kensington Gardens, Hammersmith, between railway bridge and North-end-rd
V OR WANDSWORTH DIVISION.
At the entrance of Clapham Junction railway-station, L. & S. W. railway, Wandsworth-rd
At the junction of Austin and South roads, Battersea
Corner of Plough-lane and York-rd, Battersea
East Moulsey, Bridge-rd, near Hampton Court railway-station
Kew Green, near residence of the Duchess of Cambridge
Outside Putney railway-station
Outside Surbiton railway-station
Wandsworth,cab rank outside railway-station.
W OR CLAPHAM DIVISION.
At the corner of Devonshire-rd, Wandsworth-rd
At the junction of Streatham-pl and New-park and Atkins roads, Clapham-park
At the triangular piece of ground where Kennington-gate formerly stood
Near the “Plough,” Clapham-common.
X OR PADDINGTON DIVISION.
At pillar letter-box, at junction of Norfolk-terrace and Pembridge-villas, Westbourne-grove
At south-west corner of Lock-bridge, Harrow-rd, Paddington.
At the corner of Cleveland-sq at end of Chilworth-st, Paddington
At the junction of Clarendon, Silchester, Walmer, and Lancaster roads, Notting Hill.
At the junction of Clifton-gardens and Clifton-villas, in Warwick and Paddington
At the junction of Harrow-rd and Kilburn-lane, at Kensal-green
At the junction of Latimer, Walmer, and Silchester roads, Notting Hill, in first-named road
At the north-east corner of Harrow-rd, in Edgware-rd, Paddington
At the posts of crossing in Bishop’s-rd, Paddington, by “Royal Oak”
At west corner of Queen’s-rd. in Bayswater-rd, Paddington
By the cab stand at north-west corner of London-st, in Craven. rd, Paddington
In Ladbroke-grove-rd, Notting Hill, at its junction with Portobello-rd, near Great Western Railway-bridge
In Princes-rd at its junction with William-st, Notting Hill
In St. Ann’s-rd, opposite turning of St. Katherine’s-rd, Notting Hill
In St. Clement’s-rd, at corner of St. Marys-pl, Notting Hill
In Westbourne-park-road, Paddington, opposite Alexandra-st, by cab stand.
Y OR HIGHGATE DIVISION.
Barnsbury-rd, corner of Copenhagen-st, Islington
Caledonian-rd, nr. Copenhagen-st
Corner of Blackstock-rd and Seven Sisters-rd
Corner of Freeing-st and Bemerton-st
Corner of Malden-rd, in Prince of Wales’-rd
Crouch End, at junction of Hornsey and Stroud Green-lanes
Holloway-rd at Hornsey-rd
Hornsey-rise, near the “Shaftesbury” tavern
Junction-rd, at Holloway-rd
King’s-cross, at end of York-rd
Muswell-hill, near entrance to Alexandra Palace
Near the “Nag’s Head,” Seven Sisters-rd
North London Railway station, at corner of Camden-rd and College-st
Pancras-rd, under railway-arch
Tollington-park, at Hornsey-rd
York-rd, at corner of St. Paul’s. rd.

Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879