Guildhall Yard


Guildhall Yard
   North out of Gresham Street to the Guildhall, at No. 23 King Street (P.O. Directory). In Cheap Ward.
   First mention: "Guildhall Court or Yard" (Strype, ed. 1720, I. iii. 52).
   Contains the offices, etc., of the City Corporation, the Guildhall being on the north side.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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