Rose Alley, Bishopsgate - Rose Court

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Rose Alley, Bishopsgate

See George and Catherine Wheel Alley.

Rose Alley, Duke's Place, Aldgate

See Mitre Street.

Rose Alley, Newgate Market

See Rose Street.

Rose Alley, Widegate Street

See White Rose Court.

Rose and Ball Court. Addle Hill

See Rose Court.

Rose and Crown (The)

A house so called in parish of St. Michael Crooked Lane demised to the use of the church and parish 17 Chas. I. (End. Ch. Rep. 1903, p.6).

Identified in 1830 as No.36 Crooked Lane (ib. p.9).

Sold for the formation of King William Street about 1830 (ib.).

The sign seems to have been one of the badges of the Tudor family.

Rose and Crown Alley

See Rose and Crown Court, St. Katherine's Lane.

Rose and Crown Alley

South out of Fleet Street, at No.62, to the Thames, nearly opposite Bouverie Street, Whitefriars, in Farringdon Ward Without (Lockie, 1810-16).

Not named in the maps.

Rose and Crown Alley

South out of Flying Horse Yard. In Bishopsgate Ward Without (Horwood, 1799-Lockie, 1816).

The site is now occupied by Broad Street Station.

Rose and Crown Court

East out of Fetter Lane, in Farringdon Ward Without (O. and M. 1677).

Site now covered by Blewitt's Buildings (q.v.).

Rose and Crown Court

East out of Whitecross Street.

See White Rose Place.

Rose and Crown Court

East out of Foster Lane at No.6, north of St. Vedast's Church, in Aldersgate Ward (P.O. Directory).

First mention: O. and M. 1677.

Rose and Crown Court

East out of Shoe Lane at No.26, in Farringdon Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-Lockie, 1816).

Three passages into George Alley.

Mentioned in an indenture of 1657; a house in the Court called Dog and Bear (End. Ch. Rep. St. Bride, 1901, p.7).

Site afterwards occupied by Farringdon Market, now by Farringdon Avenue.

Rose and Crown Court

North out of Broad Street Buildings to Flying Horse Yard on the boundary of Bishopsgate and Coleman Street Wards (Strype, 1720-Lockie, 1816).

In Rocque the whole of the street and Rose and Crown Alley are called Rose and Crown Court.

The site is now occupied by Broad Street Station.

Rose and Crown Court, Houndsditch

West out of Houndsditch, adjoining the old line of the Wall of London. 'In Portsoken Ward (O. and M. 1677-L. Guide, 1758).

Site seems to adjoin No.9 Houndsditch.

Rose and Crown Court, St, Katherine's Lane

East out of St. Katherine's Lane, nearly opposite Flemings' Church Yard (Rocque, 1746-Lockie, 1810).

Former name: ,' Rose and Crown Alley" (Surv. of St. K. 1686; Sloane MS. 3254. A. 2-P.C. 1732).

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

Rose and Rainbow Court

East out of Aldersgate Street in Aldersgate Ward Without, south of Maidenhead Court (Elmes, 1831).

First mention: "Deputies Court or Rose and Rainbow Court" (Strype, ed. 1720, I. iii. 122).

Former names: "Deputy's Court" (O. and M. 1677-Hatton, 1708). In Horwood, 1799: "Cock and Crown Court."

Site rebuilt for business purposes.

Named after the sign or perhaps the union of two signs.

Rose Court

-In Jewin Street (Strype, ed. 1755-L. Guide, 1758).

Not named in the maps.

Rose Court

Out of Addle Hill, in Castle Baynard Ward (Strype, ed. 1720, I. iii. 230, to P.C. 1732).

"Rose and Bull Court" (Boyle, 1799). "Rose and Ball Court" (L. Guide, 1758).

Not further identified.

Rose Court

North out of Fore Street, in Cripplegate Ward Without (Horwood, 1799-O.S. 1880).

The site is now occupied by a branch of the London City and Midland Bank.

Rose Court

West out of Bread Street, in Bread Street Ward (O. and M. 1677).

See Steel's Court.

Rose Court

North out of Upper East Smithfield (P.C. 1732).

Also called : " Rose Alley" (Rocque, 1746-Horwood, 1799).

Site covered by warehouses, etc.

Rose Court

East out of Bow Lane at No.51. In Cordwainer Ward (O. and M. 1677 Lockie, 1816).

The site is now covered by offices and business houses.