BROAD STREET (WARD OF). One of the 26 wards of London, taking its name from Broad-street, the principal street within the ward. General Boundaries. - N., London Wall; S., Cornhill; E., Bishopsgate-street; W., Coleman-street. Churches in this Ward. -1. Allhallows-in-the-Wall. 2. St. Peter-le-Poor. 3. St. Martin Outwich. 4. St. Bennet Fink, (taken down to erect the New Royal Exchange). 5. St. Bartholomew, behind the Exchange, (taken down to erect the New Royal Exchange). 6. St. Christopher's (taken down to erect the Bank of England). 7. Dutch Church. 8. French Church (removed to St. Martins-le-Grand). Remarkable Places. - 1. Austin Friars. 2. Merchant Taylors' Hall. 3. Drapers' Hall. 4. Royal Exchange, (partly in this ward) 5. Excise Office (partly in this ward).
Peter Cunningham, Hand-Book of London, 1850