White Hart (The) - White Hart, White Hart Court

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Henry A Harben

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1918

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'White Hart (The) - White Hart, White Hart Court', A Dictionary of London (1918). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63368 Date accessed: 31 October 2014.


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White Hart (The)

Tenement called the "Sygne de le Whyte Harte " in Westchepe in parish of St. Mary Colchurch, between Westchepe south and the tenement of the Mercers north, 1539, 30 H. VIII. (L. and P. H. VIII. XIV. i. p.254), and 3 Eliz. 1561 (Lond. I. p.m. I. 218). In Cheap Ward.

Not further identified.

This sign was the badge of Richard II.

The legends of the White Hart with the golden collar date back to remote antiquity.

White Hart (The)

A messuage so called in Knightrider street in parish of Holy Trinity, 1553 and 1566 (Lond. I. p.m. II. 68).

Not further identified.

White Hart (The)

A messuage so called in Knightrider street in parish of Holy Trinity, 1553 and 1566 (Lond. I. p.m. II. 68).

Not further identified.

White Hart (The)

Tenement called the "Sygne de le Whyte Harte " in Westchepe in parish of St. Mary Colchurch, between Westchepe south and the tenement of the Mercers north, 1539, 30 H. VIII. (L. and P. H. VIII. XIV. i. p.254), and 3 Eliz. 1561 (Lond. I. p.m. I. 218). In Cheap Ward.

Not further identified.

This sign was the badge of Richard II.

The legends of the White Hart with the golden collar date back to remote antiquity.

White Hart Alley

South out of Leadenhall Street, in Aldgate Ward (Strype, ed. 1755-Boyle, 1799). Former name: "White Hart Court" (Rocque, 1746). Site now occupied by offices and chambers, etc.

White Hart Alley, Long Lane

See White Hart Court.

White Hart Court

North out of Long Lane, West Smithfield, to the northern boundary of Farringdon Ward Without (Horwood, 1799-Elmes, 1831).

"White Hart Alley " (W. Stow, 1722).

The site seems to be now covered by Aldersgate Street Station.

White Hart Court

South out of Lombard Street at No.41 and east into Gracechuich Street at No.28, with a passage into Clement's Lane (Hatton, 1708; O. and M. 1677-LCC List, 1912).

Also called : "White Hart Yard " (Rocque, 1746).

The Lombard Exchange and Reading Room (q.v.) occupied the site in O.S. 1880, now occupied by the Credit Lyonnais.

Named after the inn called the" Whyt Hart "belonging to the Fishmongers in Grace church Street, 1549 (Lond. I. p.m. I.157).

White Hart Court

In Bow Lane (P.C. 1732).

Not named in the maps.

White Hart Court, Leadenhall Street

See White Hart Alley.

White Hart Court, Middlesex Street

Near Inkhorn Court, Petticoat Lane. In Portsoken Ward (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 28).

Not named in the maps.

White Hart Court, Warwick Lane

See White Hart Street.

White Hart Inn

On the north side of Fore Street, in Cripplegate Ward Without, with a passage to 3 Leg Court (Strype, 1720 and 1755).

"White Hind Yard " in O. and M. 1677.

Site now occupied by the City Greenyard.

White Hart Inn

On the west side of Coleman Street, north of White Horse Inn, in Coleman Street Ward (O. and M. 1677-Strype, 1755).

Site is now occupied by offices and business houses.

White Hart Inn, Aldersgate

See George (The) Aldersgate.

White Hart Inn, Yard

South out of London Wall. In Broad Street Ward (O. and M. 1677-O.S. 1848-51).

"White Hart Stables " (Rocque, 1746).

Site now occupied by Great Winchester Street Buildings.

White Hart on the Hoop

A tenement called "Whitehart," otherwise "Hyltonsyn," opposite the lane called Chancellors lane, 1479 (Rentals and Surveys Holborn, 18 Ed. IV. No 11/23)

On north side of Holborn abutting on the highway, 19 H. VII. (Aug. Off. Conv. Leases, 32) , 8s. rent out of it to be paid to the Charterhouse, 32 H. VIII. (L. and P. H. VIII. XVI. 572).

No later mention.

White Hart Street

East out of Warwick Lane, at No.25, to Paternoster Square (P.O. Directory). In Castle Baynard Ward.

First mention: Hatton, 1708.

Former name: "White Hart Court" in 1664 (Lond. Topog. Rec. II. 105).

Strype says in his time it was inhabited by Butchers and Fishmongers (ed. 1720, I. iii.195). Probably because of its proximity to Newgate Market.

Perhaps named after the " White Harte " (q.v.) mentioned 1568.

White Hart Yard, Lombard Street

See White Hart Court.

White Hart, White Hart Court

West out of Bishopsgate, at No, 119, in Bishopsgate Ward Without (P.O. Directory).

The date 1480 was cut in the stone on the front of the house prior to its demolition (N and Q. 1st S. I. p.410).

Described in 1583 as a capital house or inn in parish of St. Botolph without Bisshoppesgate between the cemetery of the parish church of St. Botolph south, the gate or entry of the late house of the Blessed Mary of Bethlehem north and from the high street east to the garden of Bethlehem and the ditch of "la More "west (Lond. I. p.m. III. p.316).

The inn was pulled down in 1829 for the formation of Liverpool Street, and the Court occupies the site of the old courtyard of the inn. A new inn was erected on what was left of the site of the old inn.