Mark Lane, London

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Mark Lane
Postal code EC3R
Location London, United Kingdom
North end Fenchurch Street
South end Great Tower Street

Mark Lane is a street in the City of London linking Great Tower Street with Fenchurch Street. It was once the location of Mark Lane tube station, opened in 1884, renamed Tower Hill in 1964, but closed three years later.

At its northern end, Mark Lane originates as a two-way side-road off Fenchurch Street, leading to Dunster Court, the home of the Worshipful Company of Clothworkers since 1456. From the south, it is a one-way turn off Great Tower Street; the one-way stretch ends at London Street.

Notable sites include the London Underwriting Centre in Minster Court, and the London Corn Exchange at No. 55, as well as a number of other offices and restaurants.

The nearest London Underground station is Tower Hill (Circle and District lines) and the nearest mainline railway station is Fenchurch Street (with services towards east London and Essex).

See also[edit]

  • Thomas Boddington, slave-owner and philanthropist, who shared an office in Mark Lane with his brother Benjamin in the 18th century.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Legacies of British Slave-ownership". University College London. 
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