(St.) Michael Crooked Lane Churchyard

(St.) Michael Crooked Lane Churchyard
   On the south and east sides of the church (O. and M. 1677-Rocque, 1746).
   The churchyard was enlarged in 16 Rich. II. 1392 by the addition of two pieces of land, measuring in all 147 ft. in length and 27 ft. in breadth (Cal. P.R. Rich. II. 1391-6, p. 119).
   King Edward III. in the 19th year of his reign granted a piece of ground abutting on Eastcheap for the enlargement of the Cemetery of the Church and for the construction of houses for the repair of the fabric of the Church (End. Ch. Rep. 1903, St. Michael's parish, p. 5).
   These two houses were afterwards known as Nos. 3 and 4 Eastcheap, the back of one of them forming part of the Boar's Head Tavern (ib. 9). Sold for formation of approaches to the new London Bridge (ib.).
   The butchers of Estchepe acquired a place in the high street adjoining the wall of St. Michael's Churchyard for their lives, 17 Ed. II. (Cal. L. Bk. E. p. 183).
   Cleared away 1831 for the formation of the new approaches to London Bridge.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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