Drapers' Gardens
   West out of Throgmorton Avenue at No. 10 (P.O. Directory). In Broad Street Ward.
   First mention: In the description of the property granted to the Marquis of Winchester within the precincts of the Austin Friars, a garden therein is said to be divided from Drapers' Gardens by one house only, 19 Eliz. (Lond. I. p.m. II. 215).
   In O.S. 1880 the site is shown laid out as gardens, but it is now entirely built over and the present street commemorates the site of the former gardens.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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