- Bear Inn
- 1) On the east side of Basinghall Street, near the middle, at.No. 31, in Bassishaw Ward (O. and M. 1677-Lockie, 1810).Called "White Bear Inn" (Strype, 1720-Lockie, 1816).The site is now covered by Guildhall Chambers.2) On the north side of West Smithfield in Farringdon Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-Strype, 1755)."Bear and Ragged Staff Inn" (Rocque, 1746).The site is now occupied by the Meat Market.See The Bear, West Smithfield.
A Dictionary of London. Henry A Harben. 1918.