Furnival Street

   South out of Holborn, at No. 12, west of Fetter Lane (P.O. Directory). In Farringdon Ward Without.
   First mention: 1885.
   Former names : "Castell Aley, late called Bere Alley" (Anc. Deed, L. 131, Rec. Office). "Castle Yard" (O. and M. 1677-Strype, 1755). "Castle Street" (Strype, ed. 1720, I. iii. 282 to O.S. 1880).
   Occupies the site of the Inn of the Convent of Malmesbury in London.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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