- Pump Court
- 1) On the north side of Skinner Street at No.62 Snow Hill (Lockie, iS16). Removed for the formation of Holborn Viaduct and its approach.2) North-west out of Crutched Friars. In Aldgate Ward (Strype, 1720-Lond. Guide, 1758).Site now occupied by the Fenchurch Street Station and railway. So named from Aldgate Pump.3) East out of Moor Lane, in Cripplegate Ward Without (Horwood, 1799-Elmes, 1831).Mentioned but not yet named in Strype, ed. 1720, I. iii. 93."New Pump Court" (Rocque, 1746-Boyle, 1799).The site is now occupied by Moorgate Street Station on the Metropolitan Railway, erected about 1865.4) East out of Middle Temple Lane, within the Temple precincts (P.O, Directory). In Farringdon Ward Without.First mention: 1620 (Middle Temple Records, p. 50).Burnt 1678-9;Present buildings erected 1826.5) West out of Minories, opposite its junction with Rosemary Lane (Rocque, 1746-Boyle, 1799). In Portsoken Ward.Former name: "Pump Yard" (W. Stow, 1722-P.C. 1732).The site probably rebuilt, towards the end of the 18th century.6) One in Glasshouse Yard, and one in Holland Street, Blackfriars (Dodsley, 1761).Not named in the maps.7) South out of White's Alley. In Coleman Street Ward (Strype, ed. 1720-Lond. Guide, 1758).The site is now covered by Moorgate Street Buildings.8) West out of Townsend Lane to Queenhithe. In Queenhithe Ward (Strype, 1720-Boyle, 1799)."Pump Yard " in O. and M.1677, and P.C. 1732. Site now occupied by business houses.9) Out of Dunnings Alley. In Bishopsgate Ward Without (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 108).Not further identified.10) In Three Foxes Court, Long Lane (Strype, ed. 1755-Boyle, 1799).Not named in the maps.11) In Oat Lane, in Aldersgate Ward, to Noble Street (P.C. 1732-Boyle, 1799).Not named in the maps.
A Dictionary of London. Henry A Harben. 1918.