- North out of Houndsditch into Devonshire Street, at No. 90 (P.O. Directory). In Bishopsgate Ward Without.First mention: Strype, ed. 172O.Other name : "Sandwich Court" (Rocque, 1746).It seems to be shown in O. and M. 1677, as a passage leading up to Devonshire House.Strype calls it "Candish Court" (q.v.).Named after the Earls of Devonshire, who occupied Devonshire House for some years, the family name being Cavendish.
A Dictionary of London. Henry A Harben. 1918.
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