Bethlem Burying Ground
   On the east side of Moorfields, extending east to New Broad Street, on the western boundary of Bishopsgate Ward Without (O. and M. 1677).
   Enclosed by Sir Thomas Roe in 1569 for a burial ground and called "New Churchyard near Bethelem" (Strype, 1720, I. ii. 96).
   "Bethlehem Churchyard" (O. and M. 1677).
   Broad Street Buildings erected on the northern side of the Churchyard in the 18th century (Rocque, 1746, and Horwood, 1799).
   The site is now occupied by the Booking Office of Broad Street Station. .

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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  • Bethlehem Church Yard —    See Bethlem Burying Ground …   Dictionary of London

  • Broad Street Buildings —    South out of Liverpool Street, at Nos. 2, 5, and 11 (P.O. Directory).    Formerly these buildings formed the northern continuation of New Broad Street (q.v.) (O.S. 1880), but earlier still the name was given to a street running east and west… …   Dictionary of London

  • Broad Street Station —    On the north side of Liverpool Street, North London Railway Terminus (P.O. Directory). On the western boundary of Bishopsgate Ward Without.    It occupies the site of numerous streets and alleys as : Petty France ; Bethlem Burying Ground ;… …   Dictionary of London

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