Bishop's Court
   1) West out of Coleman Street at No.6. In Coleman Street Ward. (O. and M. 1677-Elmes, 1831).
   The site is now occupied by offices and business houses.
   There was a messuage called the Bishop's Head in Coleman Street, 27 Eliz. 1585. Possibly the court was named after this sign.
   2) South out of Throgmorton Street. In Broad Street Ward (P.C. 1732-Boyle, 1799).
   Former name : "Green's Court" (O. and M. 1677).
   The site is now occupied by the Bank of England.
   3) North out of Fore Street. In Cripplegate Ward Without (Rocque, 1746-Boyle, 1799).
   See Green Dragon Court5, Fore Street.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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