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Le Foule Lane / Kings Childer Lane / Conduit

History of Kings Childer Lane and Foule Lane

This point is the approximate junction of the medieval Kings Childer Lane and Foule Lane.

Kings Childer Lane ran from High Street (now Trinity Street) west and then north west to the river. Along two thirds of its length from the High Street the freshwater conduit ran..

Foule Lane ran from St Michael’s Lane (now Trinity Lane) north to end at Kings Childer Lane.

On the western side of Foule Lane lay Michael House college and St Gregory’s Hostel. On the eastern side of the lane were St Margaret’s ┬áHostel and St Katherine’s Hostel.

On the northern side of Kings Childer Lane lay King’s Hall.


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