Chiswell Street
   West out of Finsbury Square, at No. 1. to 32 Beech Street (P.O. Directory). Outside the City boundary.
   First mention: Mentioned as "Chysel strate," the northern boundary of land and houses in the parish of St. Giles without Cripplegate, the western boundary being "Grobstrat," temp. H. III. c. 1217-43 (H. MSS. Com. 9th Rep. p. 8). In the prebend of Finsbury.
   Other forms : "Chisel Street " (ib.). "Cheselstrete," 36 H. VI. (L. and M. Ft. of Fines, I. 201). "Chiswell Street," O. and M. 1677.
   From Stow's description it would appear to have been called "Everardeswellestrete" (q.v.) in his time (S.433).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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