Huggin Lane, Upper Thames Street
   South out of Queen Victoria Street to Upper Thames Street (P.O. Directory). In Queenhithe Ward.
   First mention: "Huggin Lane" (Elmes, 1831).
   Former names : "Hoggene lane," c. 1260 (H. MSS. Com. 9th Rep. 4). "Haggen lane," 1260 (ib. 5). "Hoggene lane," 14th cent. "Hoggen lane," 1430 (Ct. H.W. II. 452). "Hoggan lane alias Sporren lane," 5 Ed. VI. 1551 (Lond. I. p.m. I. 111). Stow says : "Spuren Lane or Spooners Lane" called Huggen lane (S. 354). "Hugging Lane," Horwood, 1799.
   See Sporones Lane.
   Also called "Pyellane" (q.v.) (S. 358).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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  • Sporones Lane —    Identified with Huggin Lane, Upper Thames Street (q.v.). In parishes of St. Nicholas Olave and St. Michael Queenhithe.    Earliest mention: Sporones lane, 1268 9 (D. and C. St. Paul s, Press A. Box 21, No.1557).    Other forms: Sporunes lane,… …   Dictionary of London

  • Hoggene Lane —    See Huggin Lane, Upper Thames Street …   Dictionary of London

  • Pyellane —    At the west end of St. Michael Queenhithe (S. 358).    Seems to be identical with Huggin Lane, Upper Thames Street (q.v.) …   Dictionary of London

  • Sugar Loaf Court —    1) West out of Garlick Hill at No.14 (P.O. Directory). In Vintry Ward. Near Little Trinity Lane.    First mention: Hatton, 1708.    The Crown and Sugar Loaf public house is at No.14.    2) East out of Dorset Street to Bridewell Hospital, in… …   Dictionary of London

  • (St.) Michael Queenhithe —    On the north side of Upper Thames Street, between Little Trinity Lane east and Huggin lane west. In Queenhithe Ward (O.S. 1880).    Earliest mention found in records : St. Michael de Aedredeshuda, 12th cent. (H. MSS. Com. 9th Rep. 63).… …   Dictionary of London

  • Coffee House Alley —    South out of Upper Thames Street, at No. 56 (Rocque, 1746 L.C.C. List, 1912).    In Queenhithe Ward, north of Queenhithe Dock, opposite Huggin Lane.    Coffee rooms still there at No. 57 …   Dictionary of London

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