Red Cross Court
   1) South out of Cow Lane, in Farringdon Ward Without (Strype, ed. 1720, I. iii. 284, to Elmes, 1831).
   Site now occupied by business houses in King Street (Cow Lane).
   2) West out of the Minories. In Portsoken Ward (P.C. 1732-Boyle, 1799).
   Former names : " Wheelers Alley " (O. and M. 1677). " Wheelers Yard " (Hatton, 1708).
   Site or part of it occupied by Hammet Street (q.v.).
   The earlier name suggests an owner, the later one is derived from the sign.
   3) East out of Old Bailey, in Farringdon Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-Boyle, 1799).
   Site afterwards occupied by Newgate Prison, now by the Central Criminal Court.
   5) South out of Denmark Court, Golden Lane, in Cripplegate Ward Without, north of Barbican at No.32, behind the Red Cross public house (Lockie, 1810O.S. 1875).
   Site now covered by offices and business houses.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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