Half Moon Alley
   1) Out of Jewin Street, in Cripplegate Ward Without (Strype, ed. 1755-Boyle, 1799).
   Not named in the maps.
   2) See Half Moon Passage1, Aldersgate Street.
   3) East out of Foster Lane and south to Cheapside with a passage east to Gutter Lane, in Aldersgate Ward and Farringdon Ward Within (Strype, ed. 1720-Boyle, 1799).
   Called "Half Moon Court," or "Coopers Court," in P.C. 1732.
   Near Saddlers' Hall. Shown but not named in O. and M. 1677.
   It seems to occupy the site of Priest Court (q.v.) or part of it.
   Named after the tavern, which stood at the upper end of the alley, and which was later called New London Tavern. Ceased to be used as a tavern in 1817.
   There is a tradesman's token of the Halfe Moon in Cheapside bearing the date 1648 (Burn's Tradesmen's Tokens, p. 66, and Ackermann, p. 52).
   140 Cheapside said to have been built on this site.
   4) West out of Moorfields, communicating with Maidenhead Court, Vine Court and thence into Moor Lane (O. and M. 1677-Elmes, 1831).
   Removed for the erection of Moorgate Street Station, Metropolitan Railway.
   5) See Half Moon Court2, Ludgate Hill.
   6) East out of Whitecross Street, at No. 46, with a passage through Cross Keys Court and Maidenhead Court to Grub Street, in Cripplegate Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-O.S. 1875).
   Removed for the formation of the Metropolitan Railway, and widening of Chapel Street, which now occupies the site.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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