Sporier's Inn
   Tenements in Sholane near "Sporiers In" in parish of St. Brigid in Fletestrete, 1414 (Ct. H.W. II. 406).
   A messuage, stable and garden in parish of St. Sepulchre at Holborn Bridge are described as lying between the inn called "le Swanne" and house called "le Spurrers House" and a tenement called the Rose, lying east and west towards the high street, 70 ft., and in breadth from the street southward 185 ft., 37 H. VIII. 1545 (L. and P. H. VIII. XX. (2), p.226).
   The Swan is shown in O. and M. 1677 on the north side of Holborn Bridge and the Rose on the south side, east of Fleet Ditch. From the description given above, it would appear that the messuage described must have lain on the south side of Holborn, and this would give the position of Sporiers Inn between Shoe Lane and the Fleet east and west and between Holborn and St. Andrew Holborn Churchyard (detached) north and south.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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