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. . 1918.

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