- Mitre Court
- 1) In Cornhill (Strype, ed. 1755-Boyle, 1799).Not named in the maps.2) South out of Cheapside at No. 18. In Farringdon Ward Within (W. Stow, 1722-O.S.1875, and Bacon, 1912).The Mitre Tavern stood here. An old tavern in existence before 1475, burnt in the Fire and not rebuilt. The court commemorated its name.Site rebuilt for business purposes.3) West out of Aldgate to Little Duke's Place (Rocque, 1746-Elmes, 1831)."Mitre Street" in Lockie, 1816.The site is now occupied by Mitre Street (q.v.).4) East out of London House Yard and south to St. Paul's Churchyard at No. 71, in Castle Baynard Ward (Rocque, 1746-ElmeS, 1831).Site now occupied by shops and warehouses.5) On the north side of Thames Street, near Fish Street Hill (P.C. 1732).Not named in the maps.6) North-west out of Milk Street at No. 33 (P.O. Directory). With a passage into Wood Street, in Cripplegate Ward Within.First mention: Strype, ed. 1720.Former name : "Nunnery Court" (O. and M. 1677).Named from the inn called the Mitre, of considerable trade.7) South out of Fleet Street at No. 44 (P.O.Directory). In Farringdon Ward Without.First mention: "Myter Court" (O. and M. 1677).Strype describes it as much taken up by Coffee Houses and leading down into the Temple by steps (ed. 1755, I. 750).Named after the tavern, which stood on the west side of the Court (Rocque, 1746).8) In Gutter Lane (P.C. 1732-Boyle, 1799).Not named in the maps.9) South out of Fenchurch Street at No. 20, east of Philpot Lane. In Langbourn Ward (Rocque, 1746-Elmes, 1831).Named after the Miter Tavern, which stood on the opposite side of the street in 1677.Site now occupied by offices and business houses.
A Dictionary of London. Henry A Harben. 1918.