Bull Head (The) - Bull Yard

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Henry A Harben

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1918

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'Bull Head (The) - Bull Yard', A Dictionary of London (1918). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63056 Date accessed: 31 October 2014.


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Bull Head (The)

A tavern so called within the precinct of St. Martin le Grand, 32 H. viii. 1541 (L. and P. H. VIII. XVI. 243).

Not further identified.

Bull Head Court

East out of Snow Hill, near the Conduit, in Farringdon Ward Without (Hatton, 1708).

Not named in the maps.

Bull Head Court

North out of Newgate Street, in Farringdon Ward Within (O. and M. 1677-Elmes, 1831).

Strype says here was anciently a church and churchyard, afterwards a large square, and is now called Bull Head Court (ed. 1720, I. iii. 195).

This church was St. Nicholas Shambles.

The site is now occupied by offices and business houses.

Bull Head Court

For other streets so named See Bull's Head Court, Bull's Head Passage.

Bull Head Court

North out of Jewin Street, in Cripplegate Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-Boyle, 1799).

The site is now occupied by Jewin Crescent (q.v.).

Bull Head Court

North out of Fleet Street, west of Clifford's Inn Passage, in Farringdon Ward Without (O. and M. 1677). At No. 188 (Elmes, 1831).

Site occupied by offices and business houses.

Bull Head Court

In Broad Street, London Wall (P.C. 1732-Boyle, 1799).

Not named in maps.

Bull Head Court

West out of Wood Street, in Cripplegate Ward Within (Rocque, 1746-Boyle, 1799). Opposite the Compter.

The site is now occupied by offices and business houses.

Bull Head Court

In Laurence Lane (Strype, 1755-Elmes, 1831).

Not named in the maps.

Bull Head Tavern

On the south side of Holborn Hill, east of Shoe Lane, adjoining Plumtree Court. In Farringdon Ward Without (Strype, ed. 1720, I. iii. 283).

Strype says the tavern was erected on the site of Feathers Alley.

See Feathers Court.

Bull Head Yard

North out of Knightrider Street, in Castle Baynard Ward (O. and M. 1677).

Site now occupied by offices and business houses.

Bull Inn

On the north side of Leadenhall Street at No. 152 (O. and M. 1677-Lockie, 1816).

Earliest mention : Tenement called "le Bull super le Hope" and a tenement adjoyning called "le Bull," in parish of St. Peter Cornhill and Ward of Limestrete, 34 H. VIII. 1542 (L. and P. H. VIII. D.S. Vol, XVII. p. 214).

It seems to have been called the Black Bull (q.v.) in 1625, (End Ch. Rep. St. Peter, Cornhill, 1903, p. 2).

Site now occupied by offices and chambers.

Bull Inn

On the north side of Holborn, west of Hatton Garden, in Farringdon Ward Without (O.S. 1880).

First mention : Lockie, 1810.

Former name : "Black Bull Inn" (O. and M. 1677-Horwood, 1799).

Site now covered by Gamage's shops.

Bull Inn

West out of Bishopsgate Street, at No. 91. In Bishopsgate Ward (Within) (Hatton, 1708-O.S. 1848-51).

The site is shown on the O.S. 1875.

Former name : "Black Bull Inn" (1615, H. MSS. Com. 8th Rep. 435b. Strype, ed. 1720 I. ii. 105 and 107).

Strype uses both names.

Hatton, 1708, describes it as a passage to Broad Street.

Site is now occupied by Palmerston House.

Bull Inn, Bull Inn Yard, Aldgate High Street

See Aldgate Avenue.

Bull Inn, Wood Street, Cheapside

See Bell Inn.

Bull Wharf

South out of Upper Thames Street at No. 66, on the Thames, between Queenhithe Wharf and Kennet Wharf (P.O. Directory).

First mention : Leake, 1666.

Bull Wharf Lane

South out of Upper Thames at No. 66, leading to Bull Wharf (P.O. Directory). In Queenhithe Ward.

First mention : Lond. Guide, 1758.

Former name : "Townes End Lane" (q.v.).

Bull Yard

At the south-east end of Church Lane, Houndsditch. In Portsoken Ward (O.S. ed. 1848-51).

Former name : "Stable Yard" (Rocque, 1746-Strype, 1720-55).

Site occupied by shops and business houses.

Bull Yard

In Dunnings Alley, Bishopsgate Street Without (Dodsley, 1761).

Not named in the maps.