Castle Alley

   2) South out of Threadneedle Street to Cornhill, on the western side of the Royal Exchange. In Broad Street and Cornhill Wards (Stow, ed. 1598-Boyle, 1799).
   Derivation of name : The alley passed through a large stone house called "the Castle" (S. 194), of which part was removed for the first Royal Exchange.
   Site now occupied by the Royal Exchange.
   3) South out of Thames Street, near Lambeth Hill (Hatton, 1708-Boyle, 1799).
   Not named in the maps, unless it is identical with Castle Yard (q.v.) at 34 Upper Thames Street.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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