Lime Street Ward
The next is Limeſtreete warde, and taketh the name of Limeſtreete, of making or ſelling of Lime there, (as is ſuppoſed) the Eaſt ſide of this Limeſtreete, from the North corner thereof to the midſt, is of Aldgate warde, as is aforeſaid: the weſt ſide, for the moſt part from the ſaid north corner, ſouthward, is of this Limeſtreete ward: the ſouthend on both ſides is of Langborne ward: the bodie of this Limeſtreete ward, is of the high ſtreete called Cornehill ſtreete, which ſtretcheth from Limſtreete on the ſouthſide, to the weſt corner of Leaden hall: and on the north ſide from the ſouthweſt corner of Saint Marie ſtreete, to another corner ouer againſt Leadenhall. Now for ſaint Mary ſtreet, the weſt ſide therof is of this Limeſtreete ward, and alſo the ſtreete which runneth by the north ende of this ſaint Marie ſtreete, on both ſides, from thence weſt to an houſe called the Wreſtlers, a ſigne ſo called, almoſt to Biſhops gate. And theſe are the bounds of this ſmall ward.
- Stow, John. A Survey of London. Reprinted from the Text of 1603. Ed. Charles Lethbridge Kingsford. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1908. Print. [Also available as a reprint from Elibron Classics (2001). Articles written before 2011 cite from the print edition by volume and page number.]
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