Sun Alley, Court - Sun Street Passage

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Sun Alley, Court

North-west out of Chick Lane, in Farringdon Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-L. Guide, 1758).

Site now covered by Charterhouse Street.

Sun Alley, King Street

See Prudent Passage.

Sun and Trumpet Alley, Aldgate High Street

See Sun Court.

Sun Court

, Aldgate High Street.-North out of Aldgate High Street at No. 20. In Portsoken Ward (P.C. 1732-Collingridge, 1908).

Former name: "Sun and Trumpe~ Alley" (O. and M. 1677-Strype, 1755).

Not in existence now.

Sun Court

North out of Little Swan Alley. In Coleman Street Ward (Horwood, I79~O.S. 1848-51).

Rebuilt about the middle of the 19th century.

Sun Court

East out of Ivy Lane, in Farringdon Ward Within (Strype, ed. 1720 and 1755-Boyle, 1799).

Site has been rebuilt.

Sun Court

In Bow Lane (P.C. 1732-Boyle, 1799).

Not named in the maps.

Sun Court

In Cloth Fair, West Smithfield (Lockie, 1810-Elmes, 1831).

Not named in the maps.

Sun Court

East out of Golden Lane at No. 14, in Cripplegate Ward Without, adjoining the City Mortuary (P.O. Directory).

First mention: O. and M. 1677.

Perhaps Sun Alley.

Sun Court

East out of Milton Street, at No.83, to Ropemaker Street (P.O. Directory). On the northern boundary of Cripplegate Ward Without.

First mention: "Sun Alley" (O. and M. 1677).

Sun Court

West out of Wood Street, in Cripplegate Ward Within (Rocque, 1746-Boyle, 1799).

The site is now covered by warehouses and offices.

Sun Court

North out of Threadneedle Street at No.62. In Broad Street Ward (Rocque, 1746-Elmes, 1831).

The site seems to be occupied by the Sun Insurance Office

Sun Court, Birchin Lane

See Bengal Court.

Sun Court, Cornhill

North out of Cornhill at No.67, in Cornhill Ward (P.O. Directory).

First mention : W. Stow, 1722.

Former name: "Weigh House Yard" (O. and M. 1677-Strype, 1720).

Sun Court, Upper East Smithfield

North out of Upper East Smithfield at No.20 (Lockie, 1810-Bacon's map, 1912).

Other names: "Sun Yard" (Rev. of London, 1728, and P.C. 1732). "Sun Alley" (Rocque, 1746-Horwood, 1799). " Dibbles Buildings" (Lockie, 1810).

Lockie gives both names.\

Sun Fire Office

See Bank Buildings, Cornhill.

Sun Passage

In Milk Street.

Or Mitre Court Passage (P.C. 1732).

Not named in the maps.

Sun Square

North out of Sun Street, in Bishopsgate Ward Without (Lockie, 1810-Elmes, 1831).

Not named in the maps.

Site now occupied by Liverpool Street Station and the railway lines.

Sun Street

West out of Bishopsgate, in Bishopsgate Ward Without (P.C. 1732-O.S. 1880).

The site seems to have been formerly occupied by Bell Alley. mentioned in Lond. I. p.m. 1557, as having gardens and a fountain or well (II. p. 31 and ib. 148). Bell Alley is shown in O. and M. 1677, and Strype, 1720.

The site is now occupied by the railway lines of the Great Eastern and North London Railways, and Sun Street is entirely outside the City boundary in the boroughs of Finsbury and Shoreditch,

Part of the street existed at the back of No.144 Bishopsgate Jan., 1911, and the name of the street is said to be derived from the Sun Tavern there (N. and Q. 11th S. III. p. 3).

Sun Street Passage

South out of Pindar Street to Broad Street Buildings, in Bishops-gate Ward Without (P.O. Directory).

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

A long narrow passage by the railway lines and Liverpool Street Station.