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- proper n. a street in London, running from Poultry and Lombard Street to Bishopsgate; the site of the Bank of England
- proper n. The Bank of England.
But if the city of London, Parliament and Threadneedle Street become left-wing choked
About a century ago the church, with the whole parish of St Christopher (called then St Christopher-le-stocks because near the stocks standing at the east end of Cheapside), together with a large portion of two other parishes, St Margaret's and St Bartholomew's, was purchased by the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street for the site of the new Bank of England.