Brewhouse Yard

   1) East out of Shoe Lane at No. 33, in Farringdon Ward Without (Horwood, 1799-Lockie, 1816).
   Former names : "Brewers Yard" 1654-5 (L. and P. Commonw. VIII. 10, to Hatton, 1708.) "Brewers Alley" (P.C. 1732-Boyle, 1799).
   Site now covered by Farringdon Avenue, etc., erected on the site of Farringdon Market.
   Named after a Brewhouse in the Yard (Strype, ed. 1720, I. iii. 282).
   2) West out of Cartwright Street, Rosemary Lane, East Smithfield Lockie, 1810).
   Not named in the maps.
   3) East out of Giltspur Street, in Farringdon Ward Without (Rocque, 1746).
   See Brewers Yard.
   4) In Angel Alley, Bishopsgate Without, behind 38 Skinner Street, in Bishopsgate Ward Without (Lockie, 1810-Elmes, 1831). Entered by Angel Passage as well as Angel Alley.
   Not named in the maps.
   Site now covered by the Great Eastern Railway lines.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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