Boar's Head Tavern
   At Smithfield Bars, near Adam and Eve Alley, on the north side of West Smithfield. In Farringdon Ward Without (Strype, ed. 1720, I. iii. 284, to Elmes, 1831).
   The site is now covered by Smithfield Market.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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