Greene Yard, near Leadenhall
   The Lord Nevill had a great house on the west side of Lime Street, having a chapel on the south and a garden west, which garden is now called the "Greene yard" of the Leadenhall (S. 153).
   Stow says in temp. Richard II. the house belonged to Sir Simon Burley (ib.). It was taken down before he wrote his Survey and new built by Hugh Offley, Alderman (ib.).
   Strype says the second Market Yard of Leadenhall is called the Green Yard, as being once a green Plot of ground, afterwards the City's Store Yard for Building Materials and now a Market for Veal, etc. (ed. 1720, I. ii. 89).
   Perhaps = the Green Market, Leadenhall.
   The site of the Green Yard is shown on O.S. 1875 north of the chapel of Leadenhall.
   Various tradesmen's tokens were issued 1649-72 inscribed "In the Greene yard within Leadenhall"(Burn, 96).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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