Swan Alley, Cornhill

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Swan Alley, Cornhill

Swan Alley was a north-south alley that bordered Cornhill Ward’s north side and Broad Street Ward’s south end. It opened into Cornhill Ward and therefore was included within Cornhill Ward’s limits.
According to the London Encyclopaedia, Swan Alley, like two other alleys in the vicinity, New Alley and St. Christopher Alley, was a residential street that was home to many cloth workers and drapers (718). When Sir Thomas Gresham bought the properties in 1566, he gave the tenants three months to leave their homes (Blanchard;ODNB) before construction began on his new project.
Swan Alley, New Alley, and St. Christopher Alley were destroyed, and the Royal Exchange, or what Stowrefers to as The Burse upon Cornehill, was erected in their place.

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Roberts, Amorena. Swan Alley, Cornhill. The Map of Early Modern London. Ed. Janelle Jenstad. Victoria: University of Victoria. Web. 09 April, 2018. <http://mapoflondon.uvic.ca/SWAN10.htm>.

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Roberts, Amorena. Swan Alley, Cornhill. The Map of Early Modern London. Ed. Janelle Jenstad. Victoria: University of Victoria. Accessed April 09, 2018. http://mapoflondon.uvic.ca/SWAN10.htm.

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Roberts, A. 2018. Swan Alley, Cornhill. In J. Jenstad (Ed), The Map of Early Modern London. Victoria: University of Victoria. Retrieved from http://mapoflondon.uvic.ca/SWAN10.htm

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