Maydenhead Alley, Thames Street
   Thirteen tenements in Maydenhed Alley in Thamystrete in parish of St. Martin in Thorgans, and a shop at the gate of the said alley called Maydenhed Alley, 1558 and 1568 (Lond. I. p.m. II. 106). In Bridge Ward Within.
   It must be on or near the site now occupied by Arthur Street West.
   So named from "le Maydenhed," alias "le Maydenhed alley" in the street near Thamestreet in parish of St. Martin Orgar, 1593 (Loud. I. p.m. III. 196).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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