Botolph's Lane

   North from 112 Lower Thames Street to 14 Eastcheap (P.O. Directory). In Billingsgate Ward.
   Earliest mention: "St. Botolph's Lane," temp. Ed. I. (Anc. Deeds, B. 2025).
   It seems to have been first called "Botolph Lane" in 1313 (Ct. of H.W. I. 243), but it was more usually referred to as "St. Botolph's Lane" until the 16th century, when the name "Botolph Lane" came into general use. "Seynt botulfes lane," 1348-9 (ib. 539).
   Named after the church, "because it riseth over against the Parrish Church of S. Buttolph" (S. 211).
   Called "Bottle Lane" 1652 (L. and P. Commonwealth, D.S. IV. p. 330).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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