Cartwright Square

   At the southern end of Cartwright Street, east of the Royal Mint (O.S. 25 in 1880 ed.).
   Formerly known as "Crown Court" (Rocque, 1746). The square seems to have been erected towards the end of the 18th century.
   Earliest mention in Horwood's map, 1799.
   Site covered by artizans' dwellings, erected by the Metropolitan Industrial Dwellings' Co., Ltd., commenced in 1884, and called Alfred Buildings, Katherine Buildings, etc.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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