Adelaide Place
   1) South from King William Street at No.40 to London Bridge (P.O. Directory). In Bridge Ward Within. Erected about 1835 as part of the scheme for the formation of the approaches to the New London Bridge, opened in 1831. Named after Queen Adelaide, consort to William IV. The site is occupied in the maps of the 17th and 18th centuries by small courts and alleys, " Churchyard Alley," " Red Cross Allev," Graves' Wharf," " Gulley Hole," etc. Contains " Adelaide Buildings," the houses adjoining London Bridge.
   2) See Silk Street, Cripplegate.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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