Austin Friars

Austin Friars
   North out of Old Broad Street, in Broad Street Ward, at No.70 (P.O. Directory).
   Built on the site of the Priory of the Augustine Friars after the dissolution of the priory and the erection of Powlet House, etc. Hence the name.
   Shown in O. and M. 1677.
   " St. Austin Fryers." " St. Augustin Fryers " (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 108).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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