Crookeres Lane


Crookeres Lane
   South out of Fleet Street to the Thames in the precinct of the Whitefriars (S. 399). In ward of Farringdon Without in parish of St. Dunstan, 1276-7 (Cal. L. Bk. B. 267).
   Forms of name : "Crockere lane" (ib.). "Crokerelane," 1283 (Ct. H.W. I. 66). "Crokkereslane," 1291 (ib. 101). "Crockeres lane," 1291-2 (ib. 104).
   In 1349 licence was granted to the Carmelite Friars to enclose a lane called "Crokkerelane" in the suburb of the City to the west of their dwelling-place, reaching from Fletestrete to the Thames, 660 ft. long by 12 ft. broad, for the enlargement of their house, 1349 (Cal. P.R. Ed. III. 1348-50, p. 298).
   Pleydell Court, Lombard Street, and Temple Lane now occupy the site (Bell's Fleet Street, p. 101 ; and See Whitefriars for descriptions of site, etc.).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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