The Catherine Wheel
   A house so called in the parish of St. Michael Crooked Lane, demised 28 Eliz. for the use of the parish, subject to the payment of 40/- out of the rent to Christ's Hospital (End. Ch. Rep. 1903, p. 5).
   Identified as 24 Miles Lane, sold to the City in 1832 (ib. 9).
   Shown on the east side of the lane in Horwood, 1799, and removed for the formation of King William Street.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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