Billingsgate Dock

   See Billingsgate.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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  • Billingsgate —    This name has been variously used to designate : one of the City gates, a port or quay on the Thames, one of the principal City markets.    It seems probable, and recent discoveries tend to confirm the view, that in early times the City was… …   Dictionary of London

  • Billingsgate Stairs —    Adjoining Billingsgate Dock on the west (Rocque, 1746). In Billingsgate Ward.    In Leake, 1666, called Belinsgate Key.    The quay of Billyngisgate is mentioned 2 H. IV. (Cal. P.R. H. IV. 1399 1400, p. 361).    The site is now occupied by a… …   Dictionary of London

  • Billingsgate Ward —    1) One of the twenty six wards of the City fronting the river, and extending west from Tower Ward to London Bridge.    Earliest mention: Ward of Wolmar de Essex of Billingesgate, 1277, 5 Ed, I. (Cal. L. Bk. B. p. 262).    See Wards.    The… …   Dictionary of London

  • Romeland, Billingsgate —    A large open space at the head of Billingsgate Dock, in the parish of St. Mary at Hill, in Billingsgate Ward.    In the 28 H. VIII. le Romland is said to have belonged to the parish church of St. Mary at Hill (L. and P. H. VIII. D.S. X. p.530) …   Dictionary of London

  • Queenhithe Wharf, Dock —    On the Thames, in Queenhithe Ward, at the southern end of the street called Queenhithe (P.O. Directory).    The earliest mention occurs in a Charter of Alfred of 899, granting land near Aetheredes hyd to Archbishop Plegmund and to Werfrid,… …   Dictionary of London

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  • Thames Street —    Extended from Tower Hill to Puddle Dock, in Tower, Billingsgate, Bridge Within, Dowgate, Vintry, Queenhithe and Castle Baynard Wards.    Now divided into Lower and Upper Thames Street (q.v.).    Earliest mention the street of the Thames by… …   Dictionary of London

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