- Half Moon Court
- 1) West out of Aldersgate Street, with a passage north into Half Moon Alley (q.v.), in Aldersgate Ward and Farringdon Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-Boyle, 1799).Half Moon Passage (q.v.) now occupies the site.2) North out of Ludgate Hill, by Ludgate, in Farringdon Ward Without (P.C. 1732, and Rocque, 1746-Boyle, 1799).Former name : "Half Moon Alley," (O. and M. 1677, Hatton, 1708, and P.C. 1732).A coffee house stood there in the 18th century.Called also : "King's Head Court" in P.C. 1732.The site has been rebuilt.3) West out of Bow Lane. In Cordwainer Ward (O. and M. 1677-Boyle, 1799).By some called "Lugg Yard" and "Whalebone Court," from one that boileth whalebones (Strype, ed. 1720, I. iii. 24).The site is now occupied by part of the Mansion House Station.
A Dictionary of London. Henry A Harben. 1918.