Old Change

Old Change
   South out of Cheapside, at No.10, to Knightrider Street (P.O. Directory). In Farringdon Ward Within, Bread Street and Castle Baynard Wards.
   First mention: " Old Change," 1293-4 (Ct. H.W. I. 111).
   Other names and forms: "la Chaunge," 1297-8 (ib. 132). "Ia Eldechaunge," 1316-7 (ib. 271). " King's Road of la Eldechaunge," 1378 (ib. 11.201). " Veteri Escambio," 1363 (Cal. P.R. Ed. III.1361-4, p.412). " Oldechaunge Street," 9 Rich. II. (Anc. Deeds, C. 2802). " le Oldechaunge," 1389 (ib. C. 3055, and Ct. H.W. II. 276). " High Street of Cidechaunge," 1420-1 (Ct. H.W. II. 424). " The Old Exchange" (S. 325).
   So called of the Kinges Exchange there kept, which was for the receit of Bullion to be coyned (S. 325).
   Exchange situated about the middle of the street (ib.).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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