Camera Dianae

   A number of tenements so called on Paul's Wharf Hill next Doctors' Commons. Named after a spacious building there, temp. H. II. (Strype, ed. 1720, I. iii. 225).
   There was an Osbert de Camera, Canon of St. Paul's 1220-2 and a "domum qui fuit Diane" (H. MSS. Com. 9th Rep. p. 4). It is described as an inn belonging to the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's called "Camera Diane alias Segrave in parish of St. Benedict versus Paul's Wharf," 1452 (ib.).
   According to Strype it possessed an underground passage to Castle Baynard.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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