Three Tun Yard - Tiger, Tyger Court

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Three Tun Yard

In Cloth Fair (Strype, ed. 1755-Boyle, 1799) Not named in the maps.

Three Tuns (The)

A tavern in Guildhall Yard. General Monk lodged at this tavern by Guildhall Gate, 1659 (Gent. Mag. Lib. XV. 165).

Wheatley mentions it as referred to by Webster. Not named in the maps.

Three Tuns (The)

A messuage so called in Thamystrete in parish of St. James at Garlickhive, 5 Ed. VI. (1551) (Lond. I. p.m. I. 110).

Not further identified.

Three Tuns (The)

A large messuage in Thamys-strete called the "Three Tunnes," in parish of St. Magnus the Martyr, and not far from the parish of St. Michael Crooked Lane, 1544 and 1563 (L. and P. H. VIII. D.S. XIX. Pt. I, p.615, and Lond. I. p.m. II. 12).

The sign represented the arms of the Vintners' Company. See Three Tun Alley.

Three Tuns Alley

In Aldermanbury (Lockie, 1816).

Not named in the maps.

Three Tuns Alley, Court

South out of Newgate Street, with a passage to Newgate Market and east to Ivy Lane. In Farringdon Ward Within (O. and M. 1677).

See Three Tuns Passage.

Three Tuns Court

East out of Red Cross Street, in Cripplegate Ward Without (P.C. 1732-O.S. 1880).

The site is now occupied by the "Three Tuns" public house, at No.53.

Three Tuns Court, Alley

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

Not named in the maps.

Three Tuns Passage

West out of Ivy Lane, at No.15, to Paternoster Square (P.O. Directory). In Farringdon Ward Within.

First mention : Lockie, 1810.

Former names: "Three Tuns Alley" (O. and M. 1677). It then had a passage north into Newgate Street. "New Passage," in Rocque, 1746. "Three Tun-alley " or" Ship' Alley " (P.C. 1732). " Three tuns Court " (Boyle, 1799).

Three Tuns Tavern, Hart Street

See New London Street.

Throgmorton Avenue

North out of Throgmorton Street, at No.28, to London Wall (P.O. Directory). In Broad Street Ward.

Commenced 1876.

The site was formerly occupied by Carpenters' Buildings and a portion of Carpenters' Hall, which was removed for the formation of the avenue and rebuilt at its north eastern corner.

Throgmorton Court

South Qut of Throgmorton Street. In Broad Street Ward (Horwood, 1799).

Former names: Bartholomew Court" (O. and M. 1677-Boyle, 1799).

Site is now occupied by the Alliance Assurance Co.'s office.

Named" Bartholomew Court " after the Church of St. Bartholomew by the Exchange, changed to Throgmorton Court after the street of that name.

Throgmorton Street

South-west from No.70 Old Broad Street to 41 Lothbury. In Broad Street Ward (P.O. Directory).

First mention: "Throkmorton Street" (S. 1598, p.137). "Throgmorton Street" (ib. 140). Formerly called" Broad Street" (q.v.). Parish of St. Bartholomew the Little described as in Broad Street, 36 H. VIII. 1544 (L. and P. H. VIII. XIX. Pt. 2, p.188).

Named after Sir Nicholas Throgmorton.

Roman well found here at the corner of Bartholomew Lane at a depth of 12 ft., also Roman and Gaulish pottery.

Throms Alley

In parish of St. Margaret Lothbury, 1540. Mentioned in Register of Wills quoted by Strype, ed. 1720, I. iii. 59.

Called "Thomas Alley" in 1755 ed. (I. p.574).

In a wardmote inquest of Broad Street Ward, 15 H. VIII., found to be dangerous for fire (L. and P. H. VIII. III. Pt. 2, p.1515).

Called " Thrums Alley." Not further identified.

Thrum Street

In Lawrence Lane, King Street, Cheapside.

Or " Cross Street " (P.C. 1732~Dodsley, 1761).

Qy.=Trump Street (q.v.).

Thrums Alley

See Throms Alley.


John de Hicche gave to the warders of the Honour of St. Anne one mark as by recognisance made in the Chamber of the "Thulhalle," 1348-9 (Ct. H.W. I. 526).

Seems to be an error for Guildhall.

Ticket Porters

See Tackle House and Ticket Porters.

Tidewaiter's Court, Minories

See Lancaster Place.

Tiger, Tyger Court

West out of Whitecross Street, in Cripplegate Ward Without (Rocque-, 1746-Lockie, 1816).

Site now occupied by offices and business houses. Name derived from the sign.