Finsbury Pavement
   North out of London Wall at 119 to Finsbury Square (P.O. Directory).
   The southern portion is in Coleman Street Ward, the northern portion in the borough of Finsbury, outside the City boundary.
   First mention: O.S. 1848-51.
   Former names : "Finsbury" (Rocque, 1746). "Finsbury Place South" (Greenwood, 1827-9).
   In Strype, ed. 1720 and 1755 it is called "the Road" and is described as "the new row of good Houses not yet named" (ed. 1720, I. iii. 64).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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