Hand Alley, Houndsditch
   South-west out of Houndsditch, near the northern boundary of the ward. In Portsoken Ward (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 27).
   Not named in the maps.
   Name probably derived from sign.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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