Took's Court
   West out of Furnival Street, at No. 16. In Farringdon Ward Without (P.O. Directory).
   First mention: " Duck's Court" (O. and M. 1677-Boyle, 1799).
   Other names: "Tucker's or Duck's Court" (Strype). "Tuke's Court" (Rocque, 1746).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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