A Dictionary of London. Originally published by H Jenkins LTD, London, 1918.
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Crown Court, Bethlem
North out of Old Bethlem. In Bishopsgate Ward Without (Strype, 1720 and 1755).
See Baker's Buildings.
Crown Court, Cartwright Street
At the south-east end of Cartwright Street, the eastern side leading into Butler's Buildings, Upper East Smithfield (Hatton, 1708-O.S. 25 in. 1880).
Hum's Buildings (q.v.) occupied part of the site towards the end of the 18th century.
Removed in 1884 for the erection on the site of industrial dwellings by the Metropolitan Industrial Dwellings' Co.
Crown Court, Crown Inn
On the south side of Newgate Street, in Farringdon Ward Within (Strype, 1720-Boyle, 1799). West of Rose Street.
See Crown Court, Warwick Lane.
Crown Court, Crutched Friars
North out of Crutched Friars. In Aldgate Ward (O. and M. 1677).
Site has been rebuilt for offices and business houses.
Crown Court, Foster Lane
See Three Crown Court.
Crown Court, Minories
See Crown Alley.
Crown Court, Moorfields
East out of Moorfields. In Bishopsgate Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-Boyle, 1799).
Called "Three Tun Court" in Rocque, 1746.
Site rebuilt at the beginning of the 19th century.
Crown Court, Throgmorton Street
See White Lyon Court.
At the northern end of Faulcon Court, Fleet Street, in Farringdon Ward Without (Strype, ed. 1720 and 1755).
Site has been rebuilt.
On the west side of Coleman Street, in Coleman Street Ward (O. and M. 1677-Strype, 1755).
The site is now occupied by offices and business houses.
On the north side of Holborn, east of Furnival's Inn, in Farringdon Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-Strype, 1755).
The site is now covered by the offices of the Prudential Assurance Co. Ltd.
See Crowne (le).
Crown Inn, Aldgate High Street
North out of Aldgate High Street, east of St. Botolph Aldgate Church and Churchyard (O. and M. 1677). In Portsoken Ward.
In existence and given to Christ's Hospital in 1543 (Strype, ed. 1720, I. 21 and 27).
Site occupied by Church Row (q.v.) from the early part of the 18th century.
Crown Inn, Newgate Market
See Crown Court, Warwick Lane.
Messuage and quay called "le Crowne Kay" in parish of St. Dunstan in the east in ward of the Tower of London, between the highway north, the Thames south, the common lane adjoining "le Custume house," east and tenements of John Sha west, 1513 (Lond. I. p.m. III. 320, and Proc. in Chanc. temp. Eliz. II. 339).
Made a general place for landing and discharging goods under Act of Parliament, 1559 (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 49).
The site would now be covered by the present Custom House (q.v.).
Crown Office Row
On the north side of the Inner Temple Gardens, within the Temple precincts (P.O. Directory).
First mention : Rocque, 1746.
Erected 1737 and rebuilt 1863-4 by Sydney Smirke.
Named after the Crown Office there.
Crown Place, Aldgate High Street
North out of Aldgate High Street, at No. 21. In Portsoken Ward (P.O. Directory).
Earliest mention : A rain pipe there had the date 1688.
It seems to have existed in 1677, being shown in O. and M. but not named.
There was a tavern at the north end in the 18th century, called by Strype, in 1720. "The Bell Brewhouse" (I. ii. 27), and in 1746 (Rocque) "Crown Tavern."
Crown Place, Royal Mint Street
See Crown and Sheers Place.
See Crown Place, Aldgate High Street.
In a court, south out of Leadenhall Street, adjoining the Royal African House. In Aldgate Ward (Strype, 1720 and 1755).
No further reference.
West out of Bishopsgate Street in Bishopsgate Ward Without (O. and N. 1677-Boyle, 1799).
The London Workhouse occupied the site until the early part of the 19th century, when it was pulled down and the land let for building.
The site is now occupied by the Liverpool Street Station and railway lines.