Wool Quay
   At the south end of Water Lane, east of that lane (S. 44).
   Earliest mention: "Wolkaye," ".Wolkey," 51 Ed. III. 1377 (Cal. L. Bk. H. pp.63 and 65).
   Other names: " Wollewharf," 1326 (Ct. H.W. I. 319). " Wollequarf," 1341 (Cal. Close R. Ed. III. 1341-3, p.64). "Woolwharf" or Customers quay "(S. 44), 1603.
   First Custom House occupied this site.
   Now called " Custom House and Wool Quays " (q.v.).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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