Rebels, Radicals and Rough Justice: Historic Clerkenwell
Look at the small opening on your left. That narrow alleyway is called 'Passing Alley', which you can see engraved above the entrance. Keep walking while I tell you about it.
This name is crudely corrupted by the locals due to the fact that there used to be a tavern above the gate archway. Before that, the building was home to the painter William Hogarth when his father ran a coffee shop here. Later Dr Johnson and William Garrick worked here on the 'Gentleman's Magazine'. This was the first magazine in the world to be published as a monthly.
Carry on to the end of the road and I will meet you there.