Bell Alley, Bishopsgate
- West out of Bishopsgate Street, near the middle, in Bishopsgate Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-Strype, 1755).First mentioned in I. p.m. 1557, 7 Eliz. (London, I. p.m. II. p. 31) and called "Bell Alley," alias Lamb Alley, 1625 (End Ch. 1829, p. 541).Strype calls it Bell Yard also (ed. 1720, I. ii. 108).The site is occupied by Sun Street (q.v.).See Lamb Alley1, Bishopsgate.
A Dictionary of London. Henry A Harben. 1918.
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