Green Arbour Court - Green Dragon Court

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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Henry A Harben

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1918

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'Green Arbour Court - Green Dragon Court', A Dictionary of London (1918). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63153 Date accessed: 27 August 2014.


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Green Arbour Court

West out of Little Moorfields (Rev. of London, 1728-O.S. 1880). In Cripplegate Ward Without.

In Horwood, 1779 : "Green Harbour Court."

The site is now covered by Fore Street Avenue (q.v.)

Green Arbour Court

West out of Lambeth Hill, in Castle Baynard Ward (Rocque, 1746-Elmes, 1831).

Former name : "Lamb Court" (O. and M. 1677).

Removed for the formation of Queen Victoria Street.

Green Arbour Court

West out of Old Bailey, north of Bishop's Court (Lockie, 1810-O.S. 1880).

Former names : "Green Harbour Court" (Horwood, 1799). "Green Arbour" (Leake, 1666-Strype, ed. 1755 and 1637, L. and P. Chas. I. XI. p. 531).

Extended originally to Seacoal Lane, but the western end was cut off for the L.C. and Dover Railway lines.

Site now covered by Holborn Viaduct Station and the railway lines.

The famous Break-neck steps led up to this court.

Green Arbour Court, Seething Lane

See Catherine court.

Green Arbour, Old Bailey

See Green Arbour Court.

Green Church Yard, St. Katherine's Precinct

See Katherine's (St.) Church Yard.

Green Court

In Little Minories (Strype, ed. 1755-Boyle, 1799).

Not named in the maps.

Green Court, Coleman Street

See Basinghall Avenue.

Green Court, Old Jewry

See Green Dragon Court.

Green Dragon (The)

A messuage called the Green Dragon in parish of St. Martin Ludgate, 25 Eliz. 1582 (Lond. I. p.m. III. 68). In Farringdon Ward Within.

Not further identified.

Green Dragon Coach Office

On the south side of Fleet Street at No. 56, east of Serjeants' Inn, in Farringdon Ward Without (Lockie, 1810-16).

Not named in the maps.

The "Greene Dragon" in Fleet Street is mentioned in 1612 (H. MSS. Com. Marquis of Bath, II. 62).

Green Dragon Court

West out of St. Andrew's Hill at No. 11 (P.O. Directory). In Farringdon Ward Within.

First mention : Lockie, 1810.

Former names : "Canterbury Court." "Scallop Court" (O. and M. 1677-Horwood, 1799). "Swan Alley" (Strype, ed. 1720-Boyle, 1799).

Name derived from the sign.

Green Dragon Court

East out of Old Change, in Farringdon Ward Within (Strype, ed. 1720-Boyle, 1799).

Site now occupied by offices and chambers.

Green Dragon Court

East out of Old Jewry, in Coleman Street Ward (Strype, ed. 1720 and 1755).

Former name : "Green Court" (O. and M. 1677).

The site has been rebuilt and is now occupied by offices and chambers, etc.

Green Dragon Court

West out of Giltspur Street, on the east side of St. Sepulchre's Church, in Farringdon Ward Without (O. and M. 1677).

"Green Dragon Inn," here in Lockie, 1810.

See Church Alley.

Green Dragon Court

North out of Fore Street at 102. In Cripplegate Ward Without (O.S. 1880).

First mention : Lockie, 1816.

Former name : "Bishop's Court" (Rocque, 1746-Boyle, 1799). "Three Mariner Court" (Horwood, 1799).

The site has been rebuilt and is now occupied by offices and business houses.

Green Dragon Court

South out of Snow Hill, opposite Nag's Head Court, in Farringdon Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-Strype, ed. 1720).

Site now covered by Holborn Viaduct, etc.

Green Dragon Court

West out of Bread Street Hill, in Queenhithe Ward (O. and M 1677).

Site now occupied by offices and business houses.

Green Dragon Court

West out of Cow Lane at No. 43, in Farringdon Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-Elmes, 1831).

Site now covered by the L.C. and Dover Railway lines.

Green Dragon Court

North out of Thames Street and east to Lambeth Hill, in Queenhithe Ward (O. and M. 1677-Strype, 1720 and 1755).

Now Boss Court (q.v.).