Rose Court, Aldermanbury - Round Court

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Rose Court, Aldermanbury

See Hadley's Court.

Rose Court, Bishopsgate

See Rose Alley.

Rose Court, Tower Hill

West out of Tower Hill, south of Muscovy Court (Strype, ed. 1720 and 1755).

Seems to have been rebuilt towards the end of the 18th century.

Rose Court, Tower Street

South out of Great Tower Street at No. 41. In Tower Ward (P.O. Directory).

Earliest mention: O. and M. 1677.

Part of it was called "Chitterling Alley" in O. and M. 1677, and Strype, 1755.

On the east side of Beer Lane, a passage to Tower Street near Custom House (Hatton, 1708).

Seems to have been named from the Rose Tavern, No.43 Great Tower Street (Maskell, 165) destroyed by an explosion of gunpowder, 1649 (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 36).

Rose Inn

In Fleet Street, belonging to the Monastery of Rochester (Dugdale, I.).

No later mention.

Rose Inn

Near Holborn Bridge in parish of St. Sepulchre, in Farringdon Ward Without, temp. Q. Eliz. (Proc. in Chancery, III. 237). In O. and M. 1677, and Strype, 1755.

On the south side of Snow Hill (Hatton, 1708).

Site now covered by Holborn Viaduct.

Rose Inn

On the north side of West Smithfield, in Farringdon Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-Horwood, 1799).

Site now covered by Smithfield Market.

Rose Street

South out of Newgate Street, at No.20, to Paternoster Square (P.O. Directory). In Farringdon Ward Within.

First mention : Hatton, 1708.

Former names: "Rose Alley," 1649-72 (Burn, p. 158). "Roe Street," 1746 (Rocque).

Shown but not named in O. and M. 1677.

Probably occupied the site of the former " Dicereslane " and " Cecile Lane" (q.v.).

About 100 yards from the eastern entrance to the street the foundations of a wall 8 ft. deep were laid open ; it seemed to run across the street towards the entrance to Christ's Hospital (Arch. XXVII. 151).

Rose Tavern

On the west side of Chancery Lane, in Farringdon Ward Without (Rocque, 1746).

Site rebuilt for offices and business purposes.

Rose Tavern, Gt. Tower Street

See Rose Court, Tower Street.

Rosemary Branch Alley

See Little Prescot Street.

Rosemary Lane

See Royal Mint Street.

Rosemary Lane

East out of Pie Corner to King Street, in Farringdon Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-Rev. of Lond. 1728).

A passage to Long Walk, Town Ditch, etc. (Hatton, 1708).

See Windmill Court.

Rother Lane

See Pudding Lane.


See Retheresgateslane.


See Romeland, Tower.

Round Court

In Blackfriars (Strype, ed. 1755-Boyle, 1799).

Not named in the maps.

Round Court

South out of Bethlem to Petty France (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 108-Boyle, 1799).

Now included in Broad Street Buildings (q.v.) (Maitland, 1775, II. 795).

Round Court

North out of Barbican, west of Plough Court, in Cripplegate Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-Boyle, 1799).

The site is now occupied by offices and business houses.

Round Court

In Bishopsgate, formerly Clerk's Hall (q.v.) mentioned in decree of 1672 (End. Ch. Rep. St. Ethelburga, 1903, p.3).

Round Court

At the eastern end of Butler's Court, in Cripplegate Ward Without (Lond. Guide, 1758-Elmes, 1831).

The site is now occupied by Moorgate Street Station.

Round Court

East out of St. Martin le Grand, with a passage to Foster Lane, in Aldersgate Ward (Lockie, 1816).

First mention: O. and M. 1677.

Strype says it also led into Blow Bladder Street.

Site afterwards covered by the old General Post Office buildings.