Old Bethlem, Street
   West out of Bishopsgate Street. In Bishopsgate Ward Without
   "Old Bethlehem" (Hatton, 1708). "Old Bedlam Lane" (Dodsley, 1761). " Bethlem" (Strype, Ed. 1720, I. ii. 108), the northern portion of the western end being called "Bethlem Court" (ib.). "Old Bethlem" (Rocque, 1746-Lockie, 1816).
   Rebuilt and widened 1829, and called Liverpool Street (q.v.).
   Built on the site of the grounds of Old Bethlehem Hospital (q.v.).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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