King's Arms Tavern - King's Head (The), Newgate Street

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Henry A Harben

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1918

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'King's Arms Tavern - King's Head (The), Newgate Street', A Dictionary of London (1918). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63191 Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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King's Arms Tavern

On the south side of Newgate Street, in Farringdon Ward Within (Strype, ed. 1720, I. iii. 195).

Not named in the maps.

King's Arms Yard

In Lothbury (Strype, ed. 1755-Boyle, 1799).

Not named in the maps.

King's Arms Yard

North out of Snow Hill, near Holborn Bridge, in Farringdon Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-N. and Q. 1849-50, Vol. 1).

The inn stood at the north end of the yard and had a passage into Chick Lane. It was a famous coaching inn.

Removed for the formation of Holborn Viaduct and its approaches.

King's Arms Yard

East out of Coleman Street at No. 49, across Moorgate Street to Tokenhouse Yard (P.O. Directory). In Broad Street and Coleman Street Wards.

First mention : W. Stow, 1722.

Former names : "Kings Armes Court" (O. and M. 1677, to Strype, ed. 1755). "Kingshead Court" (Leake, 1666).

King's Arms Yard

In Fore Street, in Cripplegate Ward Without (Strype, ed. 1755).

Not named in the maps.

King's Arms Yard

In Chick Lane (Dodsley, 1761).

Not named in the maps.

The inn seems to have stood between Snow Hill and Chick Lane.

See King's Arms Yard, Snow Hill below.

King's Arms Yard

East out of Whitecross Street at No. 40, in Cripplegate Ward Without (Strype, ed. 1720-Elmes, 1831).

Called : "King's Head Court" in O. and M. 1677, and Horwood, 1799.

Removed for the formation of the Metropolitan Railway lines.

King's Bench

See Prisons.

King's Bench Office

At the southern end of King's Bench Walk, Temple (Strype, 1720, Horwood, 1799).

See King's Bench Walk.

Erected 1621 (Inner Temple Records, II. xxxvi.).

Destroyed by fire in 1677 (H. MSS. Com. Ormond, IV. 45).

King's Bench Walk

On the north side of the Temple Gardens, within the Temple precincts (P.O. Directory).

First mention : O. and M. 1677.

In the 18th century the King's Bench Office (q.v.) stood there, containing the Records of the Court, now in the Record Office.

The King's Bench Buildings were destroyed by fire in 1677 (H. MSS. Com. Ormond, IV. 45).

King's Brewhouse (The)

East out of St. Katherine's in East Smithfield (Rocque, 1746).

Site now occupied by warehouses.

King's College Rents

By Church Hill, Carter Lane (P.C. 1732).

"King's College Lane," Bristol Street, in Strype, ed. 1755-Boyle, 1799.

Not named in the maps.

King's Court

North out of Half Moon Street, in Bishopsgate Ward Without (Lockie, 1816).

Site now occupied by Liverpool Street Station and the railway lines.

King's Court

In Milk Street (P.C. 1732-Boyle, 1799).

Not named in the maps.

King's Court

South out of Angell Alley. In Bishopsgate Ward Without (O.S. 1880).

The site is now occupied by Liverpool Street Station.

King's Head

Parish of St. Gregory.

A capital messuage, in parish of St. Gregory, in ward of Castle Baynard, now called "the Kinges Hedde" and lately known by the name of the "Sarsyns Heedd," 6 Eliz. 1564 (Lond. I. p.m. II. 26).

See King's Head Court, St. Paul's Churchyard.

King's Head

Messuage called "Le Signe of the Kinges Hedd" in Abchurche Lane in parish of Blessed Mary Abchurche, 30 Eliz. 1588 (Lond. I. p.m. III. p. 132).

No further mention.

King's Head

Mentioned in bounds of parish of St. Andrew Undershaft, etc. (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 63).

Not further identified.

King's Head (The), Cheapside

See Crowned Seld (The).

King's Head (The), Newgate Street

See Queen's Head Passage.