New Passage - New Street

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New Passage

At the north-east corner of Newgate Market, running north and east to Ivy Lane (Rocque, 1746).

See Three Tuns Passage.

New Passage

North out of Bull and Mouth Street to the Town Ditch in Rocque, 1746.

See King Edward Street, Newgate Street.

New Pump Court, Moor Lane.

-See Pump Court.

New Queen Street

See Queen Street, Cheapside.

New Rent

Tenement called" la Newrente " in Thamysestrete in parish of S. Michael de Candelwikstrete, 1317 (Ct. H.W. I. 272).

In Bridge Ward Within. Not further identified.

New Rents

East out of St. Martin Ic Grand, in Aldersgate Ward (O. and M. 1677-Lockie, 1816).

Site afterwards occupied by some of the Old General Post Office buildings. Erected on the site of the Collegiate Church (Kemp, 165).

New River Office and Yard

Between Pigs Quay and Dorset Wharf on the Thames, at the southern end of Dorset Street (Horwood, 1799-Lockie, 1816).

In Rocque, 1746, "Timber Yard and Wharf."

Office removed to New River Head, Islington, and site afterwards occupied by the City of London Gas Works, and now by the City of London School (q.v.).

New Square

On the west side of the Minories at No.130, south of St. Botolph's Vestry Hall. In Portsoken Ward (P. O.Directory).

Earliest mention: Rocque, 1746.

In earlier times the site seems to have been covered by " Pope's Yard," which is shown in O. and M.'s map, 1677, and is mentioned in the Parish Clerk's Guide, 1732, 50 that New Square would seem to have been formed between 1732 and 1746.

The name, obviously given to it at its original formation, has remained unchanged to the present day.

New Street

West from Cloth Street to King Street, in Farringdon Ward Without (O.S. 1880).

See Newbury Street.

New Street

Identified with Chancery Lane (q.v.). See Fetter Lane.

New Street

North out of Cloth Fair at No.43 (P.O. Directory). Led into Aldersgate Street at No.126 (Lockie). In Farringdon Ward Without.

First mention : 1795 (L.C.C. Deeds, Harben Bequest, 1700-1800, No.96).

New Street

West out of Shoe Lane and south to Gunpowder alley, between Shoe Lane and Fetter Lane, in Farringdon Ward Without (Elmes, 1831).

First mention : 1637-8 (H. MSS. Com. 12th Rep. IV. 500).

Now Little New Street and New Street Square, Shoe Lane (q.v.).

New Street

North out of Camomile Street to No.55, Houndsditch, the continuation of St. Mary Axe, also Galled New St. Mary Axe (Lockie, 1810-Elmes, 1831). The street is shown in Horwood's map, 1799, but not named.

See Mary (St.) Axe (Street).

New Street

In Pig Street by Threadneedle Street (W. Stow, 1722, and P.C. 1732)

Not named in the maps.

New Street

South out of Long Lane, West Smithfield, to Swan Inn (Hatton, 1708).

Perhaps identical with New Street, Cloth Fair (q.v.).

New Street

South out of Carter Lane to Ireland Yard, near Puddledock Hill (O. and M. 1677-O.S. 1880).

See Burgon Street.

New Street

East out of Bishopsgate at No.170 (P.O. Directory). In Bishopsgate Ward Without.

First mention : Strype, 1720, I. ii. 108.

Former names: "Hand Alley" and "Vine Street" (O. and M. 1677, and Rocque, 1746).

Hand Alley was longer and extended into Gravel Lane, but the eastern end was removed towards the end of the 18th century for the erection of warehouses, now occupied by the Port of London Authority (q.v.).

New Street

Leading east from Gravel Lane, Houndsditch, at No. 19, to Ellison Street and Hutchison Street. In Portsoken Ward (P.O. Directory).

Earliest mention: O.S. Ed. 1848-51.

It appears to have retained its original name unchanged since its formation between 1832-48.