Kennet Wharf

Kennet Wharf
   On the Thames, at No. 67 Upper Thames Street (P.O. Directory). Opposite Garlick Hill. In Vintry Ward.
   First mention: Horwood, 1799.
   Former name : "Black Swan Alley" (Leake, 1666, to Strype, 1755).
   Devised in 1517 to the Brewers' Company, as "messuages, tenements, gardens and wharfs" (End. Ch. Rep. St. James, Garlick Hill, 1902, p. 4).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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