Queen's Colledge Passage Square, or Queen's Square Passage - Quick Apple Alley

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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Henry A Harben

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1918

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'Queen's Colledge Passage Square, or Queen's Square Passage - Quick Apple Alley', A Dictionary of London (1918). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63285 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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Queen's Colledge Passage Square, or Queen's Square Passage

South out of I,eadenhall

Street and east to Lime Street. In Lime Street Ward (Strype, 1720 and 1755).

A passage into Leadenhall Market. The southern portion called "Pav'd Alley," or "Little Queen Street" (q.v.) in Rocque, 1746, the northern portion occupied by the Green Market.

Strype says the site was originally occupied by a large house, the habitation of a merchant, and.anciently supposed to belong to the Kings and Queens (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 89).

Part of the site is now occupied by Leadenhall Place (q.v.).

See Artirce (The King's).

Queen's College Yard

South out of Duke Humfrey's, in Castle Baynard Ward (O. and M. 1677-Strype, 1755).

It seems to be called " Castle Lane" in Stow, and to occupy the site of the hostel called "Okebourn" (q.v.).

Site now occupied by St. Andrew's Wharf (q.v.).

Queen's Court

In St. Catherine's Court (P.C. 1732-Boyle, 1799).

Not named in the maps.

Queen's Court

West out of Vine Street, north of The Circus, in Portsoken Ward (P.O. Directory).

Earliest mention : Boyle, 1799.

Queen's Court, Aldersgate Street

See Queen Square.

Queen's Head Alley, Newgate Street

See Queen's Head Passage.

Queen's Head Alley, Tavern

South out of Wormwood Street, in Broad Street Ward (O. and M. 1677-Strype, 1720 and 1755).

The site is now occupied by part of Union Court (q.v.).

Queen Elizabeth formed the type for representations of the sign of the Queen's Head for more than two centuries.

Queen's Head Court

East out of Giltspur Street, in Farringdon Ward Without (P.C 1732-L.C.C. List, 1901).

Site now occupied by St. Bartholomew's Hospital Out-patient department, etc.

Queen's Head Court

In Fleet Street (Strype, ed. 1755-Boyle, 1799).

There was a tavern called the Queen's Head betwixt the Temple Gates, 28 H. VIII. (L. and P. H. VIII. XI. 556).

Not named in the maps.

Queen's Head Court

South out of Turnagain Lane, in Farringdon Ward Without (Strype, ed. 1720-Boyle, 1799).

Site now occupied by Holborn Viaduct and its approaches.

Queen's Head Passage

South out of Newgate Street, at No. 41, to Paternoster Row. In Farringdon Ward Within (P.O. Directory).

First mention: Horwood, 1799.

Former name: "Queens Head Alley" (Leake, 166~P.C. 1732).

The name of the public-house at No. 41 Newgate Street at the present time is the "King's Head."

So called from the Queen's Head Tavern there seated in an open square Court, from which it hath a long passage into Newgate Street (Strype, ed. 1720, I. iii. 196).

Queen's Head Tavern

On the west side of Bishopsgate Street, with a passage into Queen's Head Alley, leading into Broad Street. In Bishopsgate Ward Within (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 107).

See Queen's Head Alley, Wormwood Street.

Queen's Head Tavern

Given by Thos. Busbie Cooper for the relief of the poor in St. Giles' Parish without Cripplegate (S. 302).

No further reference. Site not identified.

Queen's Office Alley

In Shoe Lane, in Farringdon Ward Without (P.C. 1732).

Not named in the maps.

Queen's Square, Queen's Square Passage, Leadenhall Street

See Queen's Colledge Passage Square.

Queen's Storehouse

In East Smithfield (Midd. Sessions Rolls, 19 Eliz. I. 104).

Queen's Wardrobe

See Northumberland House, St. Martin's Lane; and Tower Royal.

Quick Apple Alley

In Bishopsgate Street Without (W. Stow, 1722-Dodsley, 1761). Not named in the maps.