Painters' Hall or Painter Stainers' Hall
   On the west side of Little Trinity Lane at No.9 (P.O. Directory). In Queenhithe Ward.
   First mention: " Painter stayners hall " (S. 356).
   A large garden on the north side (Strype, Ed. 1720, I. iii. 218).
   John Browne, Sergeant Painter to Henry VIII. , devised to the Guild of Paynter-Stayners, 1532, his house in Trinity Lane, which after his death became the hall of the Company, and so continued till burnt in the Fire 1666. Rebuilt by Sir C. Wren 1668, (See Trans. L. and M. Arch. Soc. N.S. II. (I), p.62).
   New wing added 1880.
   Company existed in the 14th century, incorporated 1580.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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