"I was at Smithfield, at the Dead Meat Market"
Interior of Smithfield Market
Creative Commons AttributionInterior of Smithfield Market - Credit: Aled Betts, Wikimedia Commons

 Smithfield is an area in the City of London famous for its meat market, which is known simply as Smithfield or as London Central Markets. It is situated on Charterhouse Street.

Livestock has been traded in the area for over 1000 years, although the present-day covered market has only been in existence since 1868. 


Smithfield Market
Creative Commons AttributionSmithfield Market - Credit: Steve Parker, Flickr