Bell
   1) (Le Bell)
   Inn called "le Bell" in Mynchynlane, parish of St. Dunstan in le Est, belonging to St John's monastery Colchester, 36 H. VIII. 1544 (L. and P. H. VIII. Dom. S. XIX. Pt. 2, p. 180, and Dugdale IV. 613).
   The name survives in Bell Court, Mincing Lane (q.v.).
   2) (The Bell)
   A messuage called the Bell, in parish of St. Martin in Ludgate in the ward of Faryngdon, 18 H. VIII. (Lond. I. p.m. I. 77).
   No later mention.
   3) (The Bell)
   A tenement called "le Bell" in parish of St. Dunstan in Fletestrete, which belonged to St. John of Jerusalem, 35 H. VIII. (L. and P. H. VIII. XVIII. (1), 448).
   In Bell Yard (Noble, p. 109).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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