Sprinckle Alley
   South out of Leadenhall Street. In Aldgate Ward. In Stow's time-called" Sugarloafe Court" (q.v.) (S. 1598 ed. p.102).
   First mention: Cottages in" Mason's Alley," alias" Duties Alley," alias " Sprinckell Alley " in parish of St. Katherine Crichurche within Algate, parcel of possessions of Holy Trinity Priory, 1563, and 18 Eliz. 1576 (Lond. I. p.m. II. 207).
   Derivation of name: Stow says it was so called of an holy water sprinckle hanging there (p.102).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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