London House Yard
   1) North out of St. Paul's Churchyard, at Nos. 74 and 79, to Paternoster Row (P.O. Directory). In Castle Baynard Ward.
   First mention: O. and M. 1677.
   The site was formerly occupied by the Bishop of London's Palace (q.v.).
   Converted into tenements in Strype's time and called the Bishop of London's Yard.
   2) On the west side of Aldersgate Street, in Aldersgate Ward Without (Lond. Guide, 1758-Elmes, 1831).
   So called, as containing London House (q.v.), at one time the town house of the Bishops of London.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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