Allen's Court

   1) North out of Leadenhall Street, east of St. Andrew Undershaft Church (Strype, ed. 1720-Boyle, 1799). In Aldgate Ward.
   Named after Sir Thomas Allen, whose house occupied the court in Strype's time (ed. 1720, I. ii. 82).
   The site seems now to be occupied by the Port of London Authority's office at 109 Leadenhall Street.
   2) This was a small court leading south out of Harrow Alley, Middlesex Street, the third turning west from Middlesex Street. In Portsoken Ward (O.S. 1880).
   Formerly called : " Allen's Rents " (Rocque, 1746). " Allen's Court " or " Rents" (Horwood, 1799-Elmes, 1831).
   It seems to be called " Suttons Rents " in Strype (ed. 1720, I. ii. 27).
   The site is now covered by Artizan Street and the industrial dwellings erected there in1884.
   Named after the owner or builder, according to Dodsley.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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