New Bear Quay - New Churchyard

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New Bear Quay

West of Bear Quay (Horwood, 1799).

Former name: "Little Bear Key" (O. and M. 1677-Strype, 1755).

Site covered by the Custom House.

New Bridge Street

South from Fleet Street to Blackfriars Bridge (P.O. Directory). On the boundary of Farringdon Ward Without and Farringdon Ward Within.

First erected 1764.

Site formerly occupied by Fleet ditch, or New Canal, the course of the Fleet River. See Fleet (The).

So named as leading directly to Blackfriars Bridge.

New Broad Street

North out of Old Broad Street to Liverpool Street (P.O. Directory). In Bishopsgate Ward Without. Also running west to Blomfield Street.

First mention : P.C. 1732.

On the site of Old Bethlehem Hospital, Petty France, etc.

The northern end is called Broad Street Buildings (q.v.) in O.S. 1880.

New Broad Street Court

On the east side of Broad Street Buildings. In Bishopsgate Ward Without (O.S.1880).

The site is now occupied by Liverpool Street Station (Metropolitan Railway).

New Buildings

North out of Sun Yard, Nightingale Lane (Horwood, I 799-Lockie, 1810).

Former name: "Vinegar Yard" (Rocque, 1746-Lond. Guide, 1758).

Removed for the formation of St. Katherine's Docks and the adjacent warehouses, 1827

New Buildings

In Half Moon Alley, near Whitecross Street, Cripplegate (Lockie, 1816).

Not named in the maps.

New Buildings

In Dunning's Alley, Bishopsgate Without (Strype, Ed. 1755-Boyle, 1799).

Not named in the maps.

New Buildings

See Tokenhouse Yard.

New Buildings

In Fox and Knot Court, Cow Lane, near 41 Cow Lane (Lockie, 1810-Elmes, 1831).

Not named in the maps.

New Buildings, Coleman Street

See New Court, Little Bell Alley.

New Canal

This was the name given to the Fleet Ditch when it was reopened, after it had been cleansed and its banks remade after the Fire (O. and M. 1677, and Strype).

See Fleet (The), Fleet Ditch.

Site now occupied by Farringdon Street and New Bridge Street.

New Church Haw, without Alderugate

A plot of land purchased by Sir Walter Manny in 1349 to be a burial place outside the City walls for those who died of the plague.

He erected a chapel there dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary by the name of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Tanner).

Robt. de Elsingg left money by his will to be devoted to the new work without Alderisgate commonly called "Newchirchehawe," 1350 (Ct. H.W. I. 637).

Chapel of "Neucherchehaw" in West Smythfeld, 1361 (ib. II. 26).

In 1361 the land was acquired from Sir Walter Manny for the erection of a house for the Order of the Carthusians and in 1382 Cecilia Rou gave rents to the " religeoies called Chartres" living at the New Churchyard without Aldrichesgate (Ct. H.W. II. 228).

In 1374 "le oldstrete" is described as a road leading from the "new churchyard without Aldrichgate to Isildon."

See Charterhouse.

New Church Hawe

The Churchyard of the Holy Trinity near Eastsmithfield seems to have been so called in the 14th century (Ct. H.W. II. 26, 1361).

See Pardon Churchyard; Charterhouse.

New Churchyard

See Spinning Wheel Alley.