Magpye Court


Magpye Court
   1) West out of Aldersgate Street at No. 180, opposite the Castle and Falcon Inn, in Aldersgate Ward Without (Elmes, 1831).
   First mention: "Magpy Alley" (W. Stow, 1722).
   Former name : "Harrow Alley" (O. and M. 1677).
   The site seems now to be occupied by the new General Post Office buildings and St. Botolph Aldersgate Churchyard.
   2) Out of Great Old Bailey, in Farringdon Ward Without (P.C. 1732-Boyle, 1799).
   Not named in the maps.
   The Magpye and Stump Coach Office was at 117 Newgate Street, near the Old Bailey (Lockie, 1810 and 1816).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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