Hand and Crown Alley
   North out of Holborn, opposite Holborn Bridge, between King's Arms Inn and Swan Inn, in Farringdon Ward Without (Strype, ed. 1720, I. iii. 283, and Boyle, 1799).
   Site now covered by Holborn Viaduct and the approaches.
   Named after the sign, or possibly two signs.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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