Gunpowder Alley or Court, Crutched Friars
   East out of Crutched Friars, north of John Street (Wheatley).
   First mention: "Gunpowder Alley" (Westward Ho, 1607, quoted by Wheatley).
   Oxford's Almshouses there in 1720 (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 83).
   Not named in the maps.
   Site now occupied by business houses.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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