Houndsditch

Houndsditch was a street outside the city walls running slightly northwest from Aldgate Street (without Aldgate) to Bishopsgate Street. It was within the wards of Portsoken and Bishopsgate. The street was formed as people began to build houses on the bank of the city ditch. As the ditch became filled with rubbish and detritus, it was levelled off and turned into gardens (Stow) before finally being paved in 1503 (Harben). Stow mentions that the street’s name came from citizens throwing dead Dogges into the city ditch (Stow).
On the Agas map, Houndsditch is the street running north above the city wall from Aldgate to Bishopsgate. It bears the label Honnsdiche .

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Adams, Neil. Houndsditch. The Map of Early Modern London. Ed. Janelle Jenstad. Victoria: University of Victoria. Web. 09 April, 2018. <http://mapoflondon.uvic.ca/HOUN1.htm>.

Chicago citation

Adams, Neil. Houndsditch. The Map of Early Modern London. Ed. Janelle Jenstad. Victoria: University of Victoria. Accessed April 09, 2018. http://mapoflondon.uvic.ca/HOUN1.htm.

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Adams, N. 2018. Houndsditch. In J. Jenstad (Ed), The Map of Early Modern London. Victoria: University of Victoria. Retrieved from http://mapoflondon.uvic.ca/HOUN1.htm

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