Ironmongers' Hall

Ironmongers' Hall
   On the north side of Fenchurch Street at 1171/2 (P.O. Directory). In Aldgate Ward, east of Fishmonger Alley.
   First mention: S. 141, 148.
   Site acquired 1457. Rebuilt 1587.
   The old Hall, an Elizabethan building on the present site, escaped the Fire and was used for service in 1673 by the parishioners of All Hallows, Staining (Povah, 308-10).
   The Turkey Company held their meetings here (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 164).
   Scorched by the Fire 1666, but not burnt down.
   Hall rebuilt 1748-52 (ib. ed. 1755, I. 485). Archt., Thos. Holden.
   A small stone coffin was found beneath the courtyard 1860 (Povah, 308-10).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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