Cordwainers' Hall
   On the north side of Cannon Street, at No. 7, west from Friday Street, in Bread Street Ward (P.O. Directory).
   First mention: 16 H. VIII. 1524 (L. and P. H. VIII. IV. (1), p. 422).
   The hall stood originally on the north side of Distaff Lane, until that street was absorbed into and renamed Cannon Street, 1853-4. It was not found necessary to rebuild the hall.
   Present hall erected 1788. Architect, Sylvanus Hall.
   Cordwainers incorporated, II H. IV. (S. 353).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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