St. Pancras

(NW1) Originally a solitary village in the fields north of London, and one mile from Holborn Bars. It is a prebendal manor, and was included in the land granted by Ethelbert to St. Paul's Cathedral about 603; it was a parish before the Conquest, and is called St. Pancras in Domesday. (Reference: Timbs's Curiosities of London, p. 640)