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Terry F   Link to this

Eastcheap on the Streetmap.co.uk is Little Eastcheap in London à la Roque, the eastward extension of Great Eastcheap, near the SW corner of this segment of the 1746 map, the parts of Eastcheap meeting at the intersection of Fish Street (come up from the Thames) and its northward extension Grace Church Street. http://www.motco.com/map/81002/SeriesSearchPlat...

in Aqua Scripto   Link to this

'The butchers of Eastcheap have their scalding houses for hogs there[Pudding Lane that be], and their puddings[intestines]with other filth of beasts are voided down that way to their dung boats in the Thames "
Thanks to a great read of Elizabet's London by Liza Picard. [and Stow for letting us know]
Little Eastcheap ends up in Tower street.
Great Eastcheap across Fishstree/Grace church runs into Cannon

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