Irongate Stairs
   A landing-place on the Thames. Leading down from the Irongate at the bottom of Little Tower Hill to the Thames, at the south-eastern corner of the Tower Precincts (Rocque, 1746-O.S. ed. 1875).
   "Irongate Staires," 1664, on tradesman's token (Burn, 107).
   Now Irongate Wharf (q.v.).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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  • (St.) Katherine's Stairs, East Smithfield —    East of Irongate Stairs, on the Thames (Survey of St. Katherine s, 1686, Sloane MS. 3254 A. 1 Lockie, 1810).    The old stairs were removed for the construction of St. Katherine s Docks 1827. But the name was in general use until recent times …   Dictionary of London

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