North out of Newgate, Stinking Lane runs parallel to both Pentecost Lane and Butchers’ Alley. Ekwall notes Stinking Lane as a euphemistic variant of Fowle Lane, while Stow notes Stinking Lane was also known as Chick Lane.
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- Ekwall, Eilert. Street-Names of the City of London. Oxford: Clarendon, 1965.
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