Brooke Street

   North out of Holborn at No. 142, west of the Prudential Assurance Company's Offices (P.O. Directory). Southern end in Farringdon Ward Without, northern end outside the City boundary.
   First mention: Hatton, 1708.
   The site is occupied by Brooke House in O. and M. 1677, the residence of Sir Fulk Greville, Lord Brook, hence the name of the street.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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