Catherine Wheel Court

   South out of Snow Hill, in Farringdon Ward Without (Horwood, 1799).
   Former names : "Catherine Wheel Alley" (Strype,1720-Rocque,1746). "Katherine Wheel Alley" (O. and M. 1677). "Cat and Wheel Alley" (W. Stow, 1722).
   Named after a tenement called the "Katherine Whele" at Holborn Conduit, mentioned 1580 and 1617 (Ct. H.W. II. 702 and 741).
   The site has been rebuilt for the formation of Holborn Viaduct, etc.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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