Crookeres Lane
   South out of Fleet Street to the Thames in the precinct of the Whitefriars (S. 399). In ward of Farringdon Without in parish of St. Dunstan, 1276-7 (Cal. L. Bk. B. 267).
   Forms of name : "Crockere lane" (ib.). "Crokerelane," 1283 (Ct. H.W. I. 66). "Crokkereslane," 1291 (ib. 101). "Crockeres lane," 1291-2 (ib. 104).
   In 1349 licence was granted to the Carmelite Friars to enclose a lane called "Crokkerelane" in the suburb of the City to the west of their dwelling-place, reaching from Fletestrete to the Thames, 660 ft. long by 12 ft. broad, for the enlargement of their house, 1349 (Cal. P.R. Ed. III. 1348-50, p. 298).
   Pleydell Court, Lombard Street, and Temple Lane now occupy the site (Bell's Fleet Street, p. 101 ; and See Whitefriars for descriptions of site, etc.).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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