Leadenhall Street

Leadenhall Street is a major street in the City of London.

It runs from Cornhill to Aldgate. Aldgate Pump is at the junction with Aldgate. Historically it has been the location of Lloyd's of London and the East India Company. The London Metal Exchange is located at number 56.

Leadenhall Street was part of the A11, but has now been declassified and is a minor road.

Dick Whittington

Whittington's entry in the Dictionary of National Biography refers to Leadenhall Street.

Companies based in Leadenhall Street

In 1879 a telephone exchange was installed at 101 Leadenhall Street by 'The Telephone Company Ltd. (Bell's Patents)' — one of the first in London.

ee also

*Leadenhall Market
*122 Leadenhall Street


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  • Leadenhall Street —    East from Cornhill to Aldgate (P.O. Directory).    The east end is in Aldgate Ward, the western portion in Lime Street Ward (O.S.).    First mention: 1622 (Remembrancia, p. 51).    In former times this street seems to have been included in… …   Dictionary of London

  • 122 Leadenhall Street — was an office building on Leadenhall Street in the City of London, England. It was owned by the developer British Land and was designed by Gollins Melvin Ward Partnership. The building has been undergoing demolition since early 2007 in… …   Wikipedia

  • Sugar Loaf Court, Leadenhall Street —    South out of Leadenhall Street, at No.49, to Fenchurch Buildings (P.O. Directory). In Aldgate Ward.    First mention: Strype, 1720.    Former names: Sugar loafe Alley, formerly Sprinckle Alley (q.v.) (Stow, ed 1598, p.102).    The southern… …   Dictionary of London

  • At the junction of Aldgate High Street with Leadenhall Street and Fenchurch Street (S. 140-O.S. 1875). —    Taken down 1876 and a drinking fountain erected on the site.    There was a well called Alegate well adjoining the City wall in temp. John (Anc. Deeds, A. 1978) …   Dictionary of London

  • Angell Alley, Leadenhall Street —    See Hartshorn Alley …   Dictionary of London

  • Axe Alley, Leadenhall Street —    See Sussex Place …   Dictionary of London

  • Black Raven Alley, Leadenhall Street —    See Black Raven Court …   Dictionary of London

  • Booker's Gardens, Leadenhall Street —    See Sussex Place …   Dictionary of London

  • The George, Leadenhall Street —    Adjoined the Black Bull Inn, parish of St. Peter Cornhill, and was one of three messuages left to the parish by Thomas Hinde, 1635 (End. Ch. St. Peter, p. 2).    No later mention …   Dictionary of London

  • Hartshorn Court, Leadenhall Street —    See Hartshorn Alley …   Dictionary of London

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