Gaunt's Key


Gaunt's Key
   Between Hammond's Key east and Cox's Key west, in Billingsgate Ward (Rocque, 1746).
   First mention: Made a general place for lading and discharging goods by Act of Parliament, 1559 (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 49).
   Frontage, 31 ft. (Elmes, 1831).
   The site has been altered and rebuilt and seems now to be occupied by Hammond's Quay.
   Named after the owner.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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