- The Castle
- 1) An inn called the Castle near the Bars of West Smithfield belonged to Wm. Creswick, 1390 and 1405 (Strype, ed. 1720, I. iii. 242, and ii. 62).In St. John's Street, outside the Bars, in possession of Thomas Hyde, 13 Eliz. (Lond I. p.m. II. 153).2) An inn so called in Holborn 36 H. VIII. 1544, in parish of St. Andrew (L. and P. H. VIII. XIX. (I), p. 632).No later reference.3) Messuage called the Castell in parish of St. Giles beyond Creplegate, 37 Eliz. 1595 (Lond. I. p.m. III. p. 220).Not further identified.4) An inn so called in parish of St. Sepulchre without Newgate, 36 H. VIII 1544 (L. and P. H. VIII. XIX. (2), p. 187).No later reference.
A Dictionary of London. Henry A Harben. 1918.