New Street Hill - Newchurch

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

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New Street Hill

South out of Little New Street, Shoe Lane, to King's Head Court (P.O. Directory ). In Farringdon Ward Without.

First mention : Rocque, 1746.

New Street Square

On the east side of Great New Street, Shoe Lane (P.O. Directory). In Farringdon Ward Without.

First mention : P.C. 1732.

Part of the site was occupied by New Street, Shoe Lane (q.v.).

New Street Square

In Aldersgate Street, near Long Lane (Elmes, 1831).

Not named in the maps.

New Street, St. Katherine's

There were two streets so called in St. Katherine's precinct towards the end' of the 18th century, at the southern end of St. Katherine's lane, one running east to Pillory Lane, the other south to St. Katherine's Court (Horwood, 1799).

They seemed to have been only recently laid out, and but few houses had been erected.

In the middle of the 18th century the site is shown in Rocque's map, 1746, covered by gardens, Unicorn Court, etc.

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

New Synagogue, Great St. Helen's

On the south side of Great St. Helen's at No.21 (P.O. Directory).

First mention : O.S. 1875.

The site seems to be laid out in the same way in Horwood, 1799.

New Temple

See Temple (The).

New Union Street

West out of Moorfields, at No.21, to Moor Lane (P.O. Directory). In Cripplegate Ward Without.

First mention : O.S. 1848-51.

Seems to occupy the site of Gun Alley (q.v.), Sugar loaf Alley and Court in the earlier maps.

New Wharf

At the southern end of Temple Street, Whitefriars, on the Thames (O.S. 1880).

Former name: "White Friars New Wharf" (Horwood, 1799).

Site now occupied by Victoria Embankment.

New Wool Quay

Appointed a place for lading and discharging goods, Act of Parliament, 1559 (quoted by Strype, Ed. 1720, I. ii. 49).

See Wool Quay.

New Yard

In Camomile Street, near Bishopsgate (Lockie, 1816).

Not named in the maps.

New Yard

In Fenchurch Street (Strype, Ed. 1755-Boyle, 1799).

Not named in the maps.

New Zealand Avenue

North out of Barbican at No.60 (P.O. Directory).

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

"White Lyon Court," Barbican, formerly occupied the site or a portion of it.

Newbury Street

West out of Aldersgate Street to KiugHorn Street, Cloth Fair (P.O. Directory). In Aldersgate Ward and Farringdon Ward Without.

First mention : O.S. 1894

Formerly called "New Street " from Cloth Street to King Street (O. and M. 1677-O.S.1880).

Newcastle Court

West out of College Hill at No.4. In Vintry Ward (P.O. Directory).

First mention : Horwood, 1799.

Former names : " Castle Court " (Rocque, 1746-L. Guide, 1758). " Castle's New Court" (P.C. 1732).

"Duke of Buckingham's House" occupied the site in O. and M. 1677, and Strype. Strype says the mansion was lately occupied by Sir John Lethulier, Sheriff 1674-5 and Alderman of Cripplegate Ward 1676 (Strype, Ed. 1720, I. iii. 13).

Newcastle Court

East out of Newcastle Street, Chick Lane, in Farringlon Ward Without (Rocque, 1746-Boyle, 1799).

Site now covered by Charterhouse Street.

Newcastle Street

East out of Farringdon Street, at No.33, to the L.C. and Dover Railway lines. A cul-de-sac (P.O. Directory).

First mention : O. and M. 1677.

Called "Castle Street" (Horwood, 1799-Elmes, 1831).

In the 17th and 18th centuries it extended further east to Seacoal Lane.

Newcastle Street

North out of Chick Lane, in Farringdon Ward Without (Hatton, 1708-Boyle, 1799).

See Durham Yard.


See Mary (St.) de Newechirche.