Brown's Wharf

   1) At Whitefriars Dock (Strype, ed. 1755-Dodsley, 1761).
   Not named in maps.
   2) At the south end of Pillory Lane on the Thames (Survey of St. Katherine's, 1686, Sloane MS. 3254, A. 1-Rocque, 1746).
   Removed for the construction of St. Katherine's Docks, 1827, and site occupied by St. Katherine's Dock Entrance.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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