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"S" - Street Index


SOURCE: REMARKS ON LONDON, being an Exact Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, Borough of Southwark... By W. Stow., London, 1722.

Sabster's Hill, in Ratcliff Highway, L.
Sackvil street, in Piccadilly, L.
Saffron Hill, near Holbourn Hill, L.
Saint Alban street, by Pallmall, L.
Saint Anne's Alley, in St. Anne's lane, near Goldsmiths Hall, L.
Saint Anne's Lane, by St. Anne's Church near Goldsmiths Hall, L.
Saint Anne's Lane, within Aldersgate, L.
Saint Bride's Churchyard, in Fleetstreet, L.
Saint Catherine, by the Tower, L. Here are two Plying-places for Watermen; the Stairs at the East end, are called St. Catherine's; and those at the West end, Iron Gate.
Saint Catherine's Court, by the Tower, L. It stands near the Church dedicated to St. Catherine.
Saint Clement's Churchyard, in the Strand, L
Saint Giles's Pound, L. A Row of Houses on each side the way here, leading to Padington.
Saint Giles's street, by St. Giles's Church in the Fields, L. It is commonly called Broad St. Giles's, and High Street.
Saint James's Market, L. The Market Days are Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Saint James's Place, in St. James's Street, L.
Saint James's Square, in Pallmall, L.
Saint James's street, by Pallmall, L. The King's Palace of St. James is here, which has a most pleasant Prospect over St. James's Park.
Saint John's Close, by St. John's lane near Hicks's Hall, L. Here is Ailesbury Chapel, formerly belonging to the Earl of Ailesbury's House.
Saint John's Court, in Chick lane, L.
Saint John's Court, in Hart Street near Covent Garden, L. Here is an Anabaptist Meetinghouse.
Saint John's Court, in St. Martin le Grand, L.
Saint John's Lane, by Hick's Hall, L. [Note: Entry for St. John's street states Hicks's Hall.]
Saint John's street, in Spittlefields, L.
Saint John's street, without West Smithfield Bars, L. Here is Hicks's Hall, where the Justices of the Peace hold their Sessions; and the Grand Jury finds Bills against Criminals to be tryed at Old Baily.
Saint Margaret's Churchyard, W.
Saint Margaret's Hill, S. Where under a neat Piazza, with the Effigies of King Charles the Second erected over it in Stone, the Assizes have been sometimes held for the County of Surry.
Saint Margaret's Lane, W.
Saint Martin le Grand, in Newgate street, L. It is a Precinct exclusive of the City of London; and the Inhabitants thereof have a Right of polling for Parliamentmen for the City of Westminster: For the great Collegiate Church here (which was founded in 1056, by Ingelricus and Emardus, two Brothers, and Cousins to King Edward the Confessor) being destroyed, was annexed to Westminster Abby, by King Henry the Seventh, July 23d, 1502.
Saint Martin's Churchyard, in St. Martins lane in the Strand, L.
Saint Martin's Court, in St. Martins lane in the Strand, L.
Saint Martin's lane, against Northumberland House in the Strand, L. The Church here dedicated to St. Martin is pulling down to be rebuilt : In the mean time, a Tabernacle by it is built for divine Service.
Saint Martin's Lane, in Cannon street, L.
Saint Mary Axe, L.
Saint Mary Hill, near Billinsgate, L.
Saint Mary Overy's Churchyard, S.
Saint Mary Overy's Dockhead, S.
Saint Mary Overy's Dock, S.
Saint Michael's Alley, by St. Michael's Church in Cornhill, L.
Saint Michael's Lane, by Crooked lane, L.
Saint Paul's College, in St. Paul's Churchyard, L.
Saint Paul's Court, by St. Albans Churchyard, L.
Saint Paul's Churchyard, L. Here is a most famous Cathedral, 20 Foot longer than that of St. Peter at Rome, and some Feet wider; at the West end of it is St. Pauls School, for the Education of Youth; the North side is inhabitd by Booksellers, and the South by Woollen Drapers, Leather Gilders, and Cane Chairmakers.
Saint Saviours Dock, by Horslydown, S.
Saint Sepulchres Alley, L.
Saint Thomas Apostle, near Tower Royal, L.
Saint Thomas's street, in Drury lane, L.
Saint Thomas's street, in the Borough, S. Here, for the Cure of sick and lame Persons, is erected St. Thomas's Hospital, having three spacious Courts, in the innermost of which is set up a Stone Effigies of Sir Robert Clayton, Knight, who was once Lord Mayor of London, and a great Benefactor to this Place. And near it, is founded by Mr. Guy, a Bookseller, another Hospital, to which he gave 100,000 Pounds, for the Relief of Persons turn'd out of other Hospitals as incurable.
Salisbury Alley, in Chizel street by Upper Moorfield, L.
Salisbury Court, in Fleetstreet, L.
Salisbury Court, in Salisbury street, by Southwark Wall, S.
Salisbury Lane, by Southwark Wall, S.
Salisbury square, near Fleetstreet, L.
Salisbury street, at Southwark Wall, S
Salisbury street, in the Strand, L Here is a good Plying-place for Watermen.
Saltpetre Bank, in Rosemary lane, L.
Savage Gardens, in Crutched Fryers, L.
Savoy Alley, in the Savoy in the Strand, L.
Savoy, in the Strand, L. This Place was once a Royal Palace, belonging to the Dukes of Lancaster; since then it was converted into an Hospital; afterwards King James the Second erected here a Seminary containing four Schools, the Scholars whereof were taught by Mr. Andrew Polton, Mr. Thomas Parker, Mr. Plowden, and Mr. Hall, all of the Society of Jesus. The Church here, and at the North end whereof the Communion Table stands, is called St. Mary le Savoy.
Scalding Alley, by St. Mildreds Church in the Poultry, L.
Schoolhouse Lane, near Cock Hill, L.
Sclater street, in Spittlefields, L. Built Anno 1718.
Scotch Alley, vid. Rose Alley in Thieving lane.
Scotcher's Wharf, at Mill Bank, W.
Scotch Yard, in Whitecross Street, L.
Scotland Yard, in Whitehall, L. So called from a King of Scotland once having Lodgings there.
Scroop's Court, against St. Andrews Church in Holbourn, L.
Sea Alley, in King street, W.
Seacoal Lane, in Fleet lane, L.
Seething Lane, in Crutched Fryers, L.
Sergeants Inn, in Chancery lane, L. Where Judges and Sergeants have Chambers.
Sergeants Inn, in Fleetstreet, L. Where Judges and Sergeants have also Chambers.
Serle's Court, vid. Lincolns Inn square.
Sermon Lane, in little Carter lane, L.
Sevenstar Alley, in Ratcliff Highway, L.
Seymour Court, in Shandos street, L.
Shackbury's Walk, in Ratcliff Highway, L.
Shadwell Dock, L.
Shadwell Market, in Upper Shadwell, L. Here is a Market kept on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Shaft Alley, by Leadenhall street, L. So called from a long Maypole, or Shaft, which used to stand, or be set up in the Street, before the Church Door, every May Day, which was higher than the Steeple. This Custom continued until May Day, 1517, afterwards called Evil May Day, whereon a Mob of Prentices, and others, exasperated upon some Grievances, did much Evil and Mischief; after which it was never erected, but lay for 32 Years under the Eaves of the Houses, and at last was sawed in Pieces, because one Mr. Stevin preached against it at St. Paul's Church, and said it was an Idol.
Shandos street, in Bedford street by Covent Garden, L.
Sharp's Alley, at Norton Faldgate, L.
Sharp's Alley, in Tnnball[sic] street, L.
Shaw's Court, by St. George's Church, S.
Sheepshead Alley, near Vintners Hall in Thames street, L.
Sheer Alley, in White street, S.
Sheer Lane, within Temple Bar, L.
Shepherds street, in New Bond street, L.
Sherwood street, by James Street near Golden Square, L.
Ship Alley, in Wellclose, by Ratcliff Highway, L.
Ship Yard, by Butcher Row near Temple Bar, L.
Ship Yard, in Bishopsgatestreet without, L.
Ship Yard, in Red Cross street, L.
Shoe Lane, in Fleetstreet, L. Here are many Braziers.
Shoemakers Row, in Blackfryers, L.
Shoemakers Row, within Aldgate, L.
Shoreditch, L. So called from Jane Shore, a Goldsmith's Wife, who was Concubine to King Edward the Fourth; but after his Decease, and Murder of King Edward the Fifth, his Son, King Richard the Third, seized all she was possesed of, and made her do Penance at Paul's Cross in London; after which Disgrace, living in extream Poverty the whole Reign of this Usurper, King Henry the Seventh, and part of King Henry the Eighth's Time, she ended her miserable Life in the Ditch which to this Day goes by her Name.
Shorter's Court, in Throgmorton street, L.
Short's Gardens, in Drury lane, L.
Shrewsbury Court, in Whitecross street, L.
Shovel street, by Clare Market, L.
Shug Lane, by Piccadilly, L.
Shuttle Alley, in Whitechapel, L.
Sice Lane, by St. Antholin's Church in Watling street, L.
Sidney Alley, in Prince's street near St. Anne's Church, L.
Silver street, by Golden Square, L.
Silver street, by Mugwell street, L.
Silver street, in Whitefryers in Fleetstreet, L.
Silver street, near Bloomsbury Square, L.
Sion College, by London Wall, near Cripplegate, L.
Sir William Warren's square, by Wapping, L.
Six Dials, in Soho, L. They are made on an high Pillar of Stone, erected in a circular Piece of Ground, and give Prospect through 7 Streets, which bear but 5 Names; namely, Great St. Andrew's street, Little St. Andrew's street, Earl street, White Lion street, and Queen street.
Skinner street, in Bishopsgatestreet, L.
Slap Alley, by Baldwyn's Garden, L.
Slaughter's Court, in lower Moorfield, L.
Slaughter's Court, in Nevil's Court in Rosemary lane, L.
Sheep Alley, in St. John street near West Smithfield, L.
Slink street, near the Bankside, S.
Smith's Alley, in Barnaby street, S.
Smith's Court, at Holbourn Hill, L.
Smith's Head Court, in Great Windmill street, L.
Smith's Rents, on the Bankside, S.
Smith street, near Masham street, W.
Smock Alley, in Spittlefields, L.
Snow Hill, near Holbourn Bridge, L. Here is a neat Stone Conduit.
Snow's Fields, near Maze Pond, S.
Soaper's Alley, in Whitecross street, L.
Soaper's Row, near Bloomsbury Market, L.
Soho Square, vid. King's Square.
Somers Hyth, in Thames street, L.
Southampton Court, in Old Southampton Buildings, L.
Southampton Court, in Southampton Row, L.
Southampton Row, by King's street in High Holbourn, L.
Southampton street, by Bloomsbury Square, L.
Southampton street, in the Strand, L. Built where the Duke of Bedford's House formerly stood.
South street, by Spittlefields Market, L.
Southwark Wall, by Mill street, S.
Spicer street, in Spittlefields, L.
Spittlefields Market, L. It is kept on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Saturdays. Most of the Inhabitants hereabouts, and among whom are a great many French People, are Weavers.
Spittle Square, in Spittlefields, L.
Spittle Street, in Spittlefields, L.
Spittle Yard, in Spittlefields, L. Here the Spittle Sermons were wont to be preached in the Easter and Whitson Holidays, before the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of London; but now at St. Bride's Church.
Spread Eagle Court, in Grays Inn lane, L.
Spread Eagle Court, in Threadneedle street, L.
Spring Garden, near Charing Cross, L. Here are the Houses of the late Dukes of Northumberland, and that Norfolk who was divorced in Parliament from his Dutchess, for Incontinency with Germain.
Spring street, in Fox's lane at Upper Shadwell, L.
Spur Alley, near Hungerford Market in the Strand, L.
Squire Alley, in the Great Minories, L.
Stable Yard, by College street, W.
Stable Yard, by King street, W.
Stable Yard, in Blenheim street, L.
Stable Yard, in Great Ormond street, L.
Stable Yard, in Queen's Square, W.
Stable Yard, in St. James's street, L.
Stable Yard, in Somerset House in the Strand, L.
Stafford street, in Albermarle street, L.
Stanhope street, near Clare Market, L.
Staples Inn, in Middle Holbourn, L.
Star Alley, by London Wall near Bedlam, L.
Star Alley, in East Smithfield, L.
Star Alley, in Fenchurch street, L.
Star Alley, in Thieving lane, W.
Star Court, against Sadlers Hall in Cheapside, L.
Star Court, in Butcher Row by Temple Bar, L.
Star Court, in Grub street, L.
Star Court, near St. Gregory's Church in Old Fishstreet, L.
Star Yard, in Blackman street, S.
Stationers Alley, in Ludgate street, L. So called from Stationers Hall being built there; which Company consists of Stationers, Booksellers, Printers, and others.
Stephens Alley, in King street, W.
Stepney Causeway, in Brook street near Radcliff Highway, L.
Steward street, in Spittlefields, L.
Steyning Court, by Oat street near Foster lane, L.
Stiff's Alley, in Duck lane, W.
Still Alley, in Bishopsgatestreet without, L.
Still Alley, in Houndsditch, L.
Still Yard, by Alhallows Church in Thames street, L.
Still Yard, on Towerhill, L.
Stitchbourn's Court, in High Holbourn, L.
Stocks Market, near the Poultry, L. So called from a Pair of Stocks formerly set up there for punishing Offenders. Here Herbs, Flowers, Roots, and other Commodities of Gardiners, are sold on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. And on a lofty Stone Pedestal, the Effigies of King Charles the Second on Horseback is erected, trampling on an Enemy.
Stone Court, in Aldersgatestreet, L.
Stone Court, in Fetter lane, L.
Stonecutters Alley, in Warwick street near Charing Cross, L.
Stonecutters Court, by Pallmall, L.
Stonecutters street, in Shoe lane, L.
Stony street, near St. Mary Overy's Church, S.
Stony lane, against the Maypole in Tooly street, S.
Stopward's Court, in Mark lane, L.
Strand, L. It reaches from Temple Bar to Charing Cross, and hath two Churches in it, called St. Clement Danes, and St. George. It is also adorn'd with the Royal Palace of Somerset House, in the Stable Yard whereof is a great Plying-place for Watermen; also Wimbleton House, and Northumberland House; which last belongs to the Duke of Somerset : Also here is a Quakers Meetinghouse, betwixt the great and little Savoy Gates, next to which latter dwells Mrs. Cowper, who is at present the King's Distiller.
Strand Lane, against St. George's Church in the Strand, L.
Stretten street, by Berkley house in Hayhill Row, L.
Stroud's Court, by Holbourn Bars, L.
Strutten Ground, by New Chapel, W.
Suffolk street, in Thames Street, L.
Suffolk Street, in the Mint, S.
Suffolk street, near Charing Cross, L.
Sugerloaf Court, in Leadenhall street, L.
Summer street, by Hockly i' th' Hole, L.
Sun Alley, at Cow Cross, L.
Sun Alley, in Barnaby street, S.
Sun Alley, in Grub street, L.
Sun Alley, in St. John's street, L.
Sun Alley, in the Maze, S.
Sun Alley, in Tooly street, L.
Sun Court, in Cornhill, L.
Sutton's Court, in Bishopsgatestreet, L.
Sutton's Court, in Lincolns Inn Fields, L.
Swallows Court, in Rosemary lane, L.
Swallow street, in Piccadilly, L.
Swan Alley, in Coleman street, L.
Swan Alley, in East Smithfield, L.
Swan Alley, in Goswell street, L.
Swan Alley, in the Borough, S.
Swan Alley, in Wardour street, L.
Swan Alley, in Whitecross street, L.
Swan Yard, against Somerset House in the Strand, L.
Swan Yard, by Hockly i' th' Hole, L.
Swan Yard, in Newgate street, L.
Sweeting's Alley, at the East end of the Royal Exchange, L.
Swithin's Lane, by St. Swithin's Church in Cannon street, L.
Swordbearers Alley, in Chizel street, L.
Symonds Inn, in Chancery lane, L. Here is kept the Register Office.