White Lion Court - White Rose Court, Coleman Street

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Henry A Harben

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1918

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'White Lion Court - White Rose Court, Coleman Street', A Dictionary of London (1918). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63371 Date accessed: 26 October 2014.


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White Lion Court

South out of Great Tower Street, east of Beer Lane (P.O. Directory). In Tower Ward.

Earliest mention: "White Lyon Court" (Strype, 1720).

Seems to be shown in O. and M. 1677, but not named.

Ric. Smith gave his dwelling house called the "White Lion "for the use of the poor of the parish of All Hallows Barking, if his children died without issue (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 36).

Now called Barking Court (q.v.).

White Lion Court

South out of Fleet Street, west of Salisbury Court, in Farringdon Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-L.C.C. List, 1912).

"White Lyon Court" in Rocque, 1746. Rebuilt for business purposes.

White Lion Court

West out of Cow Lane, in Farringdon Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-Strype, 1755).

"White Lyon Yard "in O. and M.

Site now covered by King Street and West Smithfield.

White Lion Court, Birchin Lane

See Bengal Court.

White Lion Court, Cornhill

North out of Coruhill at No.64 (P.O. Directory). In Cornhill Ward.

First mention : W. Stow, 1722.

Former name: "Star Court" (O. and M. 1677-Strype, 1720). "White lyon or Red lyon Alley " in P.C. 1732.

The houses in the court were all destroyed by fire 1765.

Named after the tavern of this name.

White Lion Square

North out of Old Bethlem at No.16 (Lockie, 1816-Elmes, 1831).

Not named in the maps.

White Lion Wharf

South out of Upper Thames Street at No.17, west of Paul's Wharf. In Castle Baynard Ward (P.O. Directory).

First mention: P.C. 1732.

White Lyon Alley

See White Lion Court, Cornhill.

White Lyon Court

East out of Little Bell Alley, in Broad Street Ward (P.C. 1732-Elmes, 1831).

The site is now occupied by offices and business houses.

White Lyon Court

South out of London Wall. In Coleman Street Ward (Strype, 1720, and Rocque, 1746).

The site is now occupied by Moorgate Street.

White Lyon Court

North out of Barbican, in Aldersgate Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-Boyle, 1799).

Strype describes it as mean, with decrepid houses ready to fall (ed. 1720, I. iii. 122).

Site now occupied by New Zealand Avenue (q.v.).

Name derived from the sign.

White Lyon Court

See White Hind Court, Coleman Street.

White Lyon Court

South out of Throgmorton Street, in Broad Street Ward (Rocque, 1746-Boyle, 1799).

"Crown Court" (O. and M. 1677).

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

White Lyon Court

By Addle Hill (P.C. 1732-Boyle, 1799).

Not named in the maps.

White Lyon Tavern

On the west side of Aldersgate Street, in Aldersgate Ward Without (Rocque, 1746).

Site rebuilt for business purposes.

White Lyon Yard, Cow Lane

See White Lion Court.

White Rampinge Lyon

See Three Crown Court, Foster Lane.

White Rose Alley, Whitecross Street

Mentioned in L.C.C. List, 1901.

See White Rose Place.

White Rose Court

South out of Widegate Street to Middlesex Street (L.C.C. List, 1912).

First mention: Lockie, 1810.

Former name: " Rose Alley" (Strype, 1720-Boyle, 1799).

Site rebuilt for business purposes.

White Rose Court, Coleman Street

See Mason's Avenue.