Farringdon Street

Farringdon Street
   South from Charterhouse Street to Fleet Street at Ludgate Circus (P.O. Directory).
   Erected over the Fleet Ditch on the removal of the old Fleet Market 1826-30, the reconstructed market being known as Farringdon Market.
   Fleet Ditch has been converted into a sewer and now runs under the middle of the street.
   Named after the ward in which it is situated.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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