Little Moorgate - Little Rutland Court

A Dictionary of London. Originally published by H Jenkins LTD, London, 1918.

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Little Moorgate

A postern or gate opposite Little Winchester Street leading into Moorfields (Strype, 1720, I. ii. 131-Rocque, 1746).

Taken down (ed. 1755, I. 458.)

Little New Street

West out of Shoe Lane, at No. 89, to Printer's Street. In Farringdon Ward Without (P.O. Directory).

First mention : Strype, ed. 1720, I. iii. 282.

Former name : "New Street" (O. and M. 1677).

Little New Street Hill

Near Shoe Lane (Strype, ed. 1755-L. Guide, 1758).

Not named in the maps.

Little Northumberland Alley

Out of Crutched Friars (Strype, ed. 1755-Dodsley, 1761).

Not named in the maps, and not now in existence.

Little Old Bailey

North-west out of Old Bailey at Fleet Lane to Snow Hill, in Farringdon Ward Without (L. and P. Commonw. I. 523, 1649-L. Guide, 1758).

Block of houses, etc., on the eastern side removed c. 1760 to widen the Old Bailey, the whole street being in future called by that name.

Houses described in the Act of Parliament as "Middle Row."

Little Oxford Court

South out of Camomile Street. In Lime Street Ward (O. and M. 1677).

See Oxford (Earl of), Hostel of, and Camomile Mews.

The site is now occupied by the eastemmost of the passages into Bishopsgate Avenue.

Little Peter Court, Royal Mint Street

See Peter's Court.

Little Prescot Street

South out of Great Prescot Street to Royal Mint Street (Rocque, 1746-O.S. 1894). In parish of St. Mary Whitechapel.

The London and Blackwall Railway crossed it.

The southern end to Royal Mint Street was formerly called "Rosemary Branch Alley" (Hatton, 1708-Strype, 1755).

Removed for the widening and extension of Mansell Street (q.v.), 1907, to meet the Tower Bridge Approach (L.C.C. List of Streets, 1912).

Little Queen Street

See Paved Alley, Leadenhall, and Queen's Colledge Passage Square.

Little Rutland Court

Between White Bear Court east and Great Rutland Court west, in Castle Baynard Ward, west of Addle Hill (O. and M. 1677-Lond. G. 1758).

Site occupied by Queen Victoria Street.