Half Moon Passage
   1) West out of Aldersgate Street, at No. 157, to Bartholomew close, eastern end in Aldersgate Ward, western in Farringdon Ward Without (P.O. Directory).
   First mention: O.S. 1875.
   Former names : "Half Moon Alley," "Half Moon Court" (Hatton, 1708-Elmes 1831).
   A tavern stood there in the 18th century.
   2) East out of Gracechurch Street, leading into Leadenhall Market. In Lime Street Ward and Bishopsgate Ward Within (O.S. 1848-51-O.S. 1880).
   It is shown in O. and M. 1677 and the later maps as a passage into the market, but unnamed.
   The Passage was removed for the erection of the new Market, but Half Moon Tavern at No. 88 still marks the site.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Half Moon Theatre — The Half Moon Theatre Company was formed in 1972 in a rented synagogue in Alie Street, Aldgate, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Half Moon Passage was the name of a nearby alley. The founders, Mike Irving and Maurice Colbourne, and the… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 …   Dictionary of London

  • Half Moon, Aldersgate —    A tenement so called in parish of St. Bartholomew Smithfield, adjoining shops in parish of St. Botolph without Aldersgate, 1563 and 1566 (Lond. I. p.m. II. 33 and 34).    In Aldersgate Street (End. Ch. Rep. 1902, p. 2).    See Half Moon… …   Dictionary of London

  • 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… …   Dictionary of London

  • Moon gate — A Moon Gate (Chinese: 月亮门; pinyin: yuèliàng mén) is a circular opening in a garden wall that acts as a pedestrian passageway, and a traditional architectural element in Chinese gardens. Moon Gates have many different spiritual meanings for every… …   Wikipedia

  • Moon bridge — A decorative bridge in the Japanese tea garden at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California. Although in the shape of an arch this wooden bridge is not technically a (compression) arch bridge, being rather a beam b …   Wikipedia

  • Moon landings in fiction — For other uses, see Moon landing (disambiguation). Humans have imagined Moon landings long before the science and technology existed to actually perform them. Because of its extreme difficulty and otherworldly nature, a successful Moon landing is …   Wikipedia

  • Mugla Passage — Location of Half Moon Island and Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands. Mugla Passage (Bulgarian: пролив Мугла, ‘Proliv Mugla’ pro liv mu gla) is the 1.35 km wide passage between Half Moon Island and the north coast of Burgas… …   Wikipedia

  • Northwest Passage — For other uses, see Northwest Passage (disambiguation). Northwest Passage routes The Northwest Passage is a sea route through the …   Wikipedia

  • Full moon cycle — The full moon cycle is a cycle of about 14 lunations over which full moons vary in apparent size and age (time since new moon). The sequence is *Full moon big (perigee at full moon) *Full moon young (perigee at first quarter) *Full moon small… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”