John's Court


John's Court
   I.
   1) At Cat's Hole, Tower Ditch (Strype, ed. 1755-Boyle, 1799).
   Not named in the maps.
   2) West out of St Martin le Grand at No. 30, in Aldersgate Ward (Horwood, 1799-Elmes, 1831).
   Former names : "Baptist's Alley" (O. and M. 1677). "St. John's Alley" (Rocque, 1746) and 1541, in L. and P. H. VIII. XVI. 243.
   Site now occupied by some of the General Post Office buildings. Perhaps named after the sign of St. John's Head (q.v.).
   II. St. John's Court
   1) South out of Chick Lane and south-east to Cow Lane, in Farringdon Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-O.S. 1848).
   A Presbyterian Meeting House stood there in 1672 (L. and P. Chas. II. XII. 337).
   Site now covered by Smithfield Market.
   2) East out of Addle Hill, in Castle Baynard Ward (O. and M. 1677).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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