Beech Street

   East from Barbican at 31 to 49 Chiswell Street (P.O. Directory). In Cripplegate Ward Without.
   First mention: Horwood, 1799.
   It was formerly called "Beech Lane " (q.v.), although the form "Bechestrete" occurs in 1285 (Ct. H.W. I. 74).
   For the derivation of the name See Beech Lane.
   "Dizzle's Court" (q.v.) occupied the site in the 18th century.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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