Tower Ditch
   Made by the Bishop of Ely while King Richard was in Palestine (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 9).
   Land purchased temp. Ed. I. to enlarge the Tower ditch, vacant 1386 (Cal. L. Bk. H. p.283).
   Houses and gardens on "le Tourdich," 1329 (Ct. H.W. I. 348, and S. 131). Drained, now dry.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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