Artillery Lane

   East out of Bishopsgate (P.O. Directory). In Bishopsgate Ward Without and Stepney. Nos. 2 to 30 and I to 23 are within the City boundary (ib.).
   First mention: O. and M. 1677.
   Former names : " Berewards lane," temp. Ed. I. and II. (Hist. MSS. Com. 9th Rep. p. 6b, MSS. D. and C. St. Paul's). " Hogge Lane " (S. 167).
   The eastern end is called " Artillery Street " in Strype, 1720 and 1755.
   On the site of the Old Artillery Ground (q.v.), from which it derives its present appellation.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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