London House

London House
   On the west side of Aldersgate Street, adjoining Bartholomew Close west, in Aldersgate Without and Farringdon Without Wards (Elmes, 1831).
   Mentioned 1676 (L. and P. Chas. II., XVIII. 328).
   So called as being, after the Restoration, for some time the residence of the Bishops of London, in place of their Palace in St. Paul's Churchyard.
   Former names : "Dorchester House," as occupied by the marquess of Dorchester. "Petre House," as occupied by Lord Petre, but destroyed in the Fire of 1666 (Strype, ed. 1720).
   Again destroyed by fire 1768, and afterwards rebuilt and occupied as a cabinet maker's manufactory, etc. (Elmes).
   There is some account of the house with plans in Trans. L. and M. Arch. Soc. N.S. I (2), 53.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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