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The Rosemary Branch pub
Hoxton is an area of the London Borough of Hackney, and was previously part of the Metropolitan Borough of Shoreditch. It is considered part of the East End. Hoxton was historically a deprived area, but part of the area became noted for arts and entertainment during the 20th century.

LGBT history

Ronnie Kray (and his brother Reggie) were born in Hoxton.

Sh! is a women's sex shop, popular with lesbians.