- Conduit at Dowgate
- A conduit of Thames water made 1568 at the cost of the citizens, and called the Conduit upon Downgate (S. 231) at the upper end of Dowgate Hill. Shown in Leake, 1666.An engine erected near to a house in Cosin Lane to convey the Thames water to Dowgate conduit (S. 234).In 1617 some brewers at Cripplegate petitioned to be granted a lease of the water house and works at Dowgate, and to have permission to maintain them, if they might be permitted to lay pipes to convey the surplus water into their brewhouses. The petition was rejected (Remembrancia, pp. 557-8).Removed before 1720 (Strype, ed. 1720, I. i. 28).Conduit Lane at Dowgate mentioned 1649-72 (Burn, 54).
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