Swan Yard, Bishopsgate
   See One Swan Yard.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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  • One Swan Yard —    West out of Bishopsgate at No. 179. In Bishopsgate Ward Without (Rocque, 1746 1890; and mentioned 1711, End. Ch. Rep., St. Botolph s parish, 1901, p, 14).    First mention: Swan Yard (O. and M. 1677).    Occupied the site of One Swan Inn.… …   Dictionary of London

  • Two Swan Yard —    West out of Bishopsgate, in Bishopsgate Ward Without, between Nos. 186 and 187 (Rocque, 1746 Horwood, 1799).    Part of the site occupied by a Stable yard in Rocque, 1746.    Former names: Garden Alley (O. and M. 1677). Garland Alley (Strype,… …   Dictionary of London

  • Swan Alley —    1) In Birchin Lane (Strype, ed. 1755 Boyle, 1799).    Not named in the maps.    2) On the west side of Bishopsgate Street, south of Gresham College, extending to Broad Street. In Broad Street and Bishopsgate Wards (O. and M. 1677).    In… …   Dictionary of London

  • Stable Yard —    1) North out of Little Britain, in Aldersgate Ward Without (Rocque, 1746).    Site rebuilt and occupied by offices and business houses.    2) See Two Swan Inn, Two Swan Yard, Bishopsgate.    3) On the east side of Little Tower Hill (Hatton,… …   Dictionary of London

  • The Swan —    1) Devised with two other messuages in Lower Thames Street and Botolph Lane by Sir John Leman in 1632 for the poor of the parish of St. Botolph Billingsgate, St. Mary at Hill and St. Michael, Crooked Lane (End. Ch. 1903, p.2).    Mentioned in… …   Dictionary of London

  • Garland Alley, Bishopsgate —    See Two Swan Yard …   Dictionary of London

  • Carpenter's Yard —    1) Out of Skinner Street in Bishopsgate Ward Without (Strype, ed. 1755 Boyle, 1799).    Not named in the maps.    2) East out of Coleman Street, south of Swan Alley. In Coleman Street Ward (Elmes, 1831).    First mention: Curtilage called a… …   Dictionary of London

  • Inn-yard theatre — In the historical era of English Renaissance drama, an Inn yard theatre or Inn theatre was a common inn that provided a venue for the presentation of stage plays. [William J. Lawrence, Pre Restoration Stage Studies, Cambridge, MA, Harvard… …   Wikipedia

  • Sun Yard —    1) West out of Bishopsgate Street. In Bishopsgate Ward Within and Broad Street Ward (Hatton, 1708 Boyle,1799).    Through Crosby Court to Broad Street (Hatton, 1708).    Former name: Swan Alley (q.v.) (O. and M. 1677).    Occupied by Livery… …   Dictionary of London

  • Two Swan Inn —    West out of Bishopsgate, in Bishopsgate Ward Without, between Nos. 186 and 187 (Rocque, 1746 Horwood, 1799).    Part of the site occupied by a Stable yard in Rocque, 1746.    Former names: Garden Alley (O. and M. 1677). Garland Alley (Strype,… …   Dictionary of London

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