Dowgate Stairs

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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  • Cousin Lane Stairs —    At the south end of Cousin Lane. In Dowgate Ward (Bacon, 1912).    First mention: O.S. 1848 51.    Former name : Dowgate Stairs (Rocque, 1746).    Probably on or near the site of the wharf, which was the property of Peter Cusyn, 6 Ed. I. 1278… …   Dictionary of London

  • All Hallows Lane Stairs —    At the south end of All Hallows Lane, Dowgate (Bacon, 1912). In Dowgate Ward.    Earliest mention: (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 207).    In Horwood 1799 called All Hallows Stairs …   Dictionary of London

  • Cole Harbour Stairs —    At the south end of Coleharbour in Dowgate Ward (Horwood, 1799 Elmes, 1831).    The wharf seems to have been in existence in the time of Ed. II., as in the earliest references to the estate of Coldharbour, 17 Ed. II., mention is made of the… …   Dictionary of London

  • Old Swan Stairs —    At the south end of Swan Lane leading down to the river (O.S.) and to Old Swan Pier. In Bridge Ward Within and Dowgate Ward.    First mention: Leake, 1666 …   Dictionary of London

  • Steelyard Stairs —    On the Thames, south of Steel Yard Wharf, in Dowgate Ward (Rocque, 1746).    Removed for the erection of Cannon Street Station and the railway bridge …   Dictionary of London

  • Cannon Street Station —    On the south side of Cannon Street at Dowgate Hill, extending south to the Thames (P.O. Directory), which is traversed by the railway bridge of the South Eastern and Chatham Railway Co. In Dowgate Ward.    Erected 1865 6 as the City terminus… …   Dictionary of London

  • Cole-Harbour Lane —    1) A lane leading south out of Upper Thames Street at No. 92 to the Thames at Cole Harbour Stairs, in Dowgate Ward (O. and M. 1677 L.C.C. List, 1901). Coldherburgh Lane, I Ed. IV. 1461 (Cal. P.R. Ed. IV. 1461 7, p. 10). Coleharbour Lane in… …   Dictionary of London

  • Merchant Taylors' School —    On the east side of Suffolk Lane, in Dowgate Ward (O.S. 1880).    First mention: Founded 1561 by the master, wardens and assistants of the Merchant taylers (S. 239).    Burnt down in the Fire 1666 and rebuilt (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 208).… …   Dictionary of London

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