Water Lane, Blackfriars
   South from Broadway to Queen Victoria Street at No.172 (P.O. Directory). In Farringdon Ward Within.
   First mention: 32 H. VIII. 1540 (L. and P.H. VIII. XV. 478).
   Called : " Water Street " (Rocque, 1746, and Strype). " Black fryers " (O. and M 1677). "Blackfriars Lane" (Leake, 1666).
   A portion of the Roman wall was seen here in 1882.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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