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St Pancras

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This article is about the place in London. For the saint, see Saint Pancras
St Pancras
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Administration
Borough:Camden
County:Greater London
Region:Greater London
Nation:England
Other
Ceremonial County:Greater London
Traditional County:Middlesex
Post Office and Telephone
Post town:LONDON
Postcode:WC1, NW1
Dialling Code:020

St Pancras is also the name of a place formerly in the Metropolitan Borough of St Pancras and now in the London Borough of Camden, the name surviving in the name of the local constituency, Holborn & St. Pancras.

The area is named after what is believed to be one of the oldest sites of Christianity in Great Britain. The old St Pancras church and its graveyard have links to Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy, and the Wollstonecraft circle.

The area is now best known for its mainline railway station which will become the new terminus for the Eurostar services through the Channel Tunnel. There are major housing estates to the north and east of St Pancras station, although the area is now more usually referred to as Somerstown.

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