The Duke's Theatre
   South of Salisbury Court, or Dorset Court, in Whitefriars (O. and M. 1677-Strype, 1755).
   In Strype's maps called "The Playhouse."
   "Queen's Theatre," 1689 (L. and P. Wm. and M. 1689-90, p. 321).
   Opened 1671. The Company was called The Duke's Company, and gave their name to the Theatre, which had previously been called Dorset Gardens' Theatre, the site on which it was erected having formed the gardens of Dorset House.
   Taken down in the 18th century.
   Site afterwards occupied by the City Gas Works and now by the City of London School (q.v.).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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