Drapers' Hall
   On the north side of Throgmorton Street at No. 28 (P.O. Directory). In Broad Street Ward.
   Grant to master and keepers and brethren and sisters of the guild or fraternity of the Blessed Mary of the clothiers of London of chief messuage with two gardens and tenements in the parish of "St. Peter le Pooer" ward of "Bradstrete" and of St. Stephen of Colmanstrete abutting on "Bradstrete" south and extending eastward from the messuage of the Grocers to the messuage formerly of the Austin Friars, 35 H. VIII. 1543 (L. and P H. VIII. Dom. S. XVIII. Pt. 1, p. 527-8). Further details and dimensions given, which correspond with the site of Drapers' Hall and Gardens as shown in O.S., 1880, and the adjacent land extending to Austinfriars.
   From this passage it appears that Throgmorton Street was then called Broad Street.
   Burnt in the Fire and rebuilt 1667. Architect, Jarman. Again partly burnt and rebuilt 1772-4 (Herbert, I. 476). Rebuilt 1866-70.
   Prior to 1543 the Hall was in St. Swithin's Lane (Herbert, I. 462), mentioned in an I. p.m. 24 H. VI., and in a will of 1483-4 certain tenements in Candelwykstrete and Shirbournelane in parish of St. Mary Abechirche are described as situate near the place called "Drapers Hall" (Ct. H.W. II. 588).
   This Hall was given to the Drapers by Henry Eburton, draper, having formerly belonged to Robert Auguylem knight, said to have been originally the house of Henry Fitzeylwine (ib. 601).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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