Dunstan (St.) near the New Temple - Dutch Church, Austinfriars

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Dunstan (St.) near the New Temple

See Dunstan (St.) in the West.

Dunstan (St.) up towards the Tower

See Dunstan (St.) in the East.

Dunstan (St.), Candlewick Street

Parish of "St. Dunstan in Candelwykestrete," mentioned 13 Ed. II. (Cal. I. p.m. Ed. III. Vol. VII. 323).

Not further identified.

Dunstan's (St.) Alley

West out of St. Dunstan's Hill to Idol Lane, north of St. Dunstan's Church. In Tower Ward (P.O. Directory).

Earliest mention : In Will of Wm. Haynes, 1590 (End. Ch. Report, 1829, p. 72).

Other names : "Churchyard Alley" (O. and M. 1677). "Church Alley" (Strype, ed. 1720 and 1755).

Named after the church of St. Dunstan in the East.

Dunstan's (St.) Buildings

On the west side of St. Dunstan's Hill, adjoining St. Dunstan's Church, in Tower Ward (P.O. Directory).

First mention : L.C.C. List, 1901.

Dunstan's (St.) Churchyard

On the west side of Fetter Lane, north of and detached from the church, in Farringdon Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-Rocque, 1746).

Dunstan's (St.) Court

West out of Old Bailey, between Bishop's Court and Ellis' Court, in Farringdon Ward Without (Strype, 1720-Boyle, 1799).

Former name : "Dunstans Alley" (O. and M. 1677).

The site has been rebuilt.

Dunstan's (St.) Court

North out of Fleet Street, at 160A, in Farringdon Ward Without (P.O. Directory).

First mention : "Dunstan's Court."

In will of Dr. White dated 1622. Property mentioned included the "Hole in the Wall" public house (End. Ch. Rep. 1829, p. 352).

In Lockie's time (1810) this court led to the Hole in the Wall public-house.

Dunstan's (St.) Court, St. Dunstan's Hill

See Coppin's Court.

Dunstan's (St.) Hill

South out of Great Tower Street, at No. 11, to Lower Thames Street, east of St. Dunstan's Church in the East (P.O. Directory). In Tower Ward.

Earliest mention : Agas' map, c. 1570. Earliest mention in present extent (O. and M. 1677).

Former names and extent : See St. Dunstan's Lane.

In Stow, p. 136, the part south of the church only is so named, the northern part being called Church Lanes. And See Idol Lane.

Name derived from church of St. Dunstan in the East.

See Segeryneslane.

The remains of a Roman pavement have been found on the west side of the Hill.

Dunstan's (St.) Lane

Identified with St. Dunstan's Hill.

Tenements in St. Dunstan's Lane in parish of St. Dunstan's in the east, 31 H. VIII. 1529, Lond. I. p.m. (L. and M. Arch. Soc. Trans. VII. p. 64).

Former names : "Dunstonelane," 1329 (Ct. H.W. I. 351). "Seint Dunstoneslane," 1363, 37 Ed. III. (Cal. P.R. Ed. III. 1361-4, p. 437).

In the Endowed Charities Report relating to St. Dunstan's in the East, 1902, it is stated that Sir Bartholomew James gave to the parson and churchwardens of the parish by his will, dated 1481, his great tenement or messuage in "St. Dunstan's Lane." This property is identified with three houses on St. Dunstan's Hill (q.v.).

Dunstan's Alley

West out of Little Old Bailey.

See Dunstan's (St.) Court.

Dunstan's Court

In Great Trinity Lane (P.C. 1732).

Not named in the maps.

Dunstan's Court, Mincing Lane

See Dunster Court.

Dunster Court

East out of Mincing Lane at No. 40. In Tower Ward (P.O. Directory).

Earliest mention : Rocque, 1746.

Former names : "Dunstan's Court " (O. and M. 1677-Strype, 1755). "Dunster's Court" (P.C. 1732).

Apparently corrupted from Dunstan's Court.

Dunstones (Seint) Wat'gate

A common way going to the Thames called "Seint Du'stones Wat'gate" (Rot. Hund. I. 406).

Qy.=Watergate at Water Lane.

Durham Court

North out of Trimty Lane, east of Bread Street (P.C. 1732-Boyle, 1799).

Site now occupied by the Metropolitan Railway lines.

Durham Yard

North out of Chick Lane to the northern boundary of the City and of Farringdon Ward Without (Horwood, 1799-Elmes, 1831).

Former names : "Newcastle Street" (Hatton, 1708-Boyle, 1799).

Removed for the formation of Charterhouse Street, etc.

Dutch Church Almshouses

In Middle Moorfields. Erected by the Dutch Congregation of the Austin Friars early in 1700 (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 112).

No later mention.

Dutch Church, Austinfriars

On the east side of Austinfriars, at No. 6 (P.O. Directory).

The western end of the Priory Church of the Augustine Friars was enclosed from the Steeple and Quier in 1550, and granted to the Dutch nation in London to be their preaching place (S. 178).

Partly burnt, 1862. Repaired and restored 1863-5. Architect, l'Anson and Lightly.

For further description See Augustine Friars.