Castle and Falcon Hotel - Castle on the Hoop

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Castle and Falcon Hotel

On the east side of Aldersgate Street, next to London Wall (O.S. 1894). In Aldersgate Ward Without.

First mention : "The Castle and Falcon without Aldersgate," 1673 (L. and P. Chas. II. XV. p. 384).

Other forms : "Falcon and Castle" (Maitland, 1775). "Castle Inn" (Strype, ed. 1720).

Site has been rebuilt, and is now occupied for business purposes.

Castle and Faulcon Inn, Cripplegate

See Falcon Square.

Castle Baynard (Parish of)

Tenements in the parishes of Castle Baynard, St. Mary de Aldermarichirche, H. Trinity the Less, etc. (Ct. H.W. I. 673, 1353).

No further record of such a parish. Probably =St. Andrew Wardrobe.

Castle Baynard Dock

See Baynard Castle Wharf.

Castle Baynard Lane

Place with houses in lane of "Baynardescastel," 18 Ed. III 1344 (Cal. P.R. Ed. III. 1343-5, p. 337).

Not further identified.

Castle Baynard Ward

One of the twenty-six wards of the City of London, to the south. Bounded on the north and west by Farringdon Ward Within, east by Queenhithe and Bread Street Wards, and south by the Thames.

First mention : Cal. Letter Book B. p. 257, 1275. See Episcopi (Warda).

Called "Ward of Peter de Edelmeton," 3 Ed. I. (Rot. Hund. I. 423 and 433).

Baynardscastle Ward," 11 Rich. II. (Anc. Deeds A. 1848). "Warda Castri," 1291-2 (Cal. L. Bk. A. p. 137).

Described by Stow as the soke or ward of Robert Fitzwater, Castillon and Banner bearer of London (S. 367).

So named of an old Castle there (S. 364).

See Baynard's Castle.

In Stow's time it contained four parish churches, viz. : St. Andrew by the Wardrobe ; St. Benet Paul's Wharf ; St. Mary Magdalen, Old Fish Street ; St. Gregory by St. Paul's. Of these the first two alone remain. Two Halls of Companies : Woodmongers Hall, Blacksmiths Hall. No longer in existence.

The ward has been materially altered by the formation of Queen Victoria Street, intersecting it from east to west. See Wards.

Castle Baynard Wharf

On the south side of Upper Thames Street at Nos. 12 and 13 (P.O. Directory). In Castle Baynard Ward.

Shown in O.S. 1880.

Named after Baynard's Castle (q.v.).

It seems to be somewhat further east than the old Baynard's Castle Wharf (q.v.).

Castle Court

East out of White Cross Street, in Cripplegate Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-Elmes, 1831).

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

Castle Court

West out of St. Bride Street at No. 15, at its junction with Poppin's Court (P.O. Directory). In Farringdon Ward Without.

First mention : Lockie, 1810.

Castle Court

Out of Lombard Street (Strype, ed. 1755 ; and Dodsley, 1761).

Not named in the maps, unless it turned north out of Lombard Street to Castle Court, Birchin Lane (q.v.).

Castle Court, Birchin Lane

East out of Birchin Lane, at No. 23, to St. Michael's Alley. In Cornhill Ward (P.O. Directory).

First mention : W. Stow, 1722.

Former names : "Castle Alley" (Strype, ed. 1720 and 1755). "Michael's Alley (O. and M. 1677-Strype, ed. 1720).

Castle Court, Budge Row

South out of Budge Row at No. 10 to Cloak Lane. In Vintry and Cordwainer Wards (W. Stow, 1720-Elmes, 1831).

Former names : "Dodson's Court" (O. and M. 1677-Strype, 1720 and 1755 ; and Maitland, 1775). "Castle's new court" (P.C. 1732).

Removed for the western extension and widening of Cannon Street.

Castle Court, College Hill

See Newcastle Court.

Castle Court, Houndsditch

See Goring Street.

Castle Court, Lawrence Lane

West out of Lawrence Lane at No. 22. In Cheap Ward and Cripplegate Ward Within (P.O. Directory).

First mention : O. and M. 1677.

Had a passage through Mountford's Court to Milk Street (Hatton, 1708).

Name derived from the sign.

Castle Court, Threadneedle Street

See Bank Street.

Castle Inn, Wood Street

On the east side of Wood Street at No. 26, in Cripplegate Ward Within, a few doors north of Gresham Street.

With a passage to Addle Street (Hatton, 1708-Elmes, 1831).

First mention : "Bristall's house called the Castle in Wood Street," 14 H. VIII. 1523 (L. and P. H. VIII. III. Pt. 2, p. 1180).

Bears the mark of the Bridge House Estate.

Site now covered by business houses.

In Strype's maps another inn of the same name is shown, also on the east side of Wood Street, further south, near the Compter.

Castle Lane

Next to Puddle Wharf, "between the Black Friars and the Thames, called 26 Ed. III., Castle Lane" (S. 366).

A great messuage in the lane, formerly belonging to the Priory of Okeborne, was suppressed by Henry V. and with other lands and tenements given by H. VI. to his College in Cambridge, called now the king's Colledge. Also a mill belonging to the 'Templars (S. 367).

See Queen's Colledge Yard.

Castle Lane, Upper Thames Street

See Castle Yard.

Castle on the Hoop

Parish of St. Margaret, Friday Street.

See Burgate (le).