Crown Place, Aldgate High Street
   North out of Aldgate High Street, at No. 21. In Portsoken Ward (P.O. Directory).
   Earliest mention: A rain pipe there had the date 1688.
   It seems to have existed in 1677, being shown in O. and M. but not named.
   There was a tavern at the north end in the 18th century, called by Strype, in 1720. "The Bell Brewhouse" (I. ii. 27), and in 1746 (Rocque) "Crown Tavern."

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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