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A Quick Overview of Monkwell Square
Monkwell Square is a London street and garden square. It forms part of the Barbican estate, and lies to the west of Wood Street.
- The Worshipful Company of Barbers Barber-Surgeons' Hall was established in Monkwell Street in the 14th century.
- The Hall survived the Great Fire, but was destroyed by enemy bombing in the London Blitz in the Second World War.
- The modern hall was rebuilt approximately 10m to the east of the former site, in Monkwell Square.