Portpool Street
   Street of Purtepole in parish of St. Andrew Holeburne, H. III. (Anc. Deeds, B. 2192).
   Purtepol Street," 18 H. III. (ib. B. 2191). " Street of Pourtepol without London," 1299 (MS. D. and C. St. Paul's, Press A. Box 24, No.629). "Purtepole Street" (H. 1155 Com. 9th Rep. p.3).
   The street of Purtepole would probably be identical with the future "Gray's Inn Lane," being the main thoroughfare through the manor.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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  • Gray's Inn Road —    North out of High Holborn to King s Cross (P.O. Directory).    First mention: O.S. 1875.    Former names : Grays Inn Lane (O.S. 1848 51). Graysynlane, otherwise Portpole Lane, 1468 (Ct. H.W. II. 561). Grayesynne lane, 1549 (ib. 670).    In… …   Dictionary of London

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