Cock Lane


Cock Lane
   1) East out of Snow Hill, at No. 9, to Giltspur Street (P.O. Directory). In Farringdon Ward Without.
   First mention: "Cockes lane," c. 1241-50 (Anc. Deeds, A. 1661).
   Other forms : "Cockis lane," 1287 (MS. D. and C. St. Paul's Press, A. Box 23, 404). "Cokkes lane," 1311 (Ct. H.W. I. 224).
   Prior to the formation of Holborn Viaduct the lane extended rather further west to Holborn Conduit.
   2) See Horseshoe Court.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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