A Dictionary of London. Originally published by H Jenkins LTD, London, 1918.
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Little Bury Street
Little Bush Lane
Little Carter Lane
It occupies part at least of the site of what was formerly : "Spiteles lane," 17 Ed. III. (Lib. Cust. II. p. 450). "Spitellane," 1347 (Cal. L. Bk. F. p. 113). "Stodyes lane," 1394 (Grant in L. and M. Arch. Soc. Trans. III. 442). "Stodyes lane," 1441 (Ct. H.W. II. 492). "Stodies lane" (S. 242). This lane extended from Upper Thames Street to the Thames.
It is evident that the name of the lane varied from time to time according to its ownership, as Stow tells us that it was called Stodies lane after the owner Sir John Stodie, Sheriff 1352 and Mayor 1357.
Stow goes on to say that Sir John gave the lane on the site of which, with the tenements adjoining, Vinmers' Hall (q.v.) afterwards stood, to the Vintners' Company (S. 242). But he gives no authority for the statement, and there is no bequest of this nature in Sir John's will, dated 1375 (Ct. H.W. II. p.191).
Little Church Street
Little Cock Alley
Little Cock Alley
Little College Street
Little Conduit by the Stocks Market
Little Conduit in Westcheap
First mention : In 1389 an Order was made for the old broken Cross near the church of St. Michael "atte Corn" to be removed by the Chamberlain and a new conduit to be made in its place, 13 Rich. II. (Cal. L. Bk. H. p. 342).
Other references : "Lytyll Conduit in Chepe," Gregory's Chronicle (Cam. Soc.) under date, 1390-1 (p. 93). Mentioned in the rejoicings on the occasion of the Coronation of Henry VI. 1432 (Chronicles of London, ed. by Kingsford, p. 112). In 1430, 9 H. VI. Wm. Estfeld the Mayor made an ordinance at the request of the Commonalty to the effect that the new conduit in Westchepe near the east end of the church of St. Michael le Quern should in future be repaired at the City's expense and that parishioners of the church, or those living round the conduit, should not be forced to contribute (Cal. L. Bk. K. p. 110).