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London Inn of the Bishop of Hereford

Also known as, or recorded in historical documents as;

In the civil parish of City Of London.
In the historic county of London and Middlesex.
Modern Authority of City and County of the City of London.
1974 county of Greater London.
Medieval County of City of London.

OS Map Grid Reference: TQ328810
Latitude 51.51174° Longitude -0.08556°

London Inn of the Bishop of Hereford has been described as a certain Palace.

There are masonry ruins/remnants remains.


London Inn of the Bishop of Hereford. In City on West side of Old Fish Street at junction with Lombard Street in Queenhithe Ward, built of stone and timber. Site brought 1234 and chapel converted to St Mary Mounthalt 1346. Destroyed in the Great Fire of 1666.

On the west side of this old Fishstreete hill, is the Bishoppe of Herefordes Inne or lodging, and auncient house and large roomes builded of stone and timber which sometime belonged to the Mounthauntes in Norfolke. Radulphus de Maydenstone Bishoppe of Hereford, about 1234. bought it of the Mounthauntes, and gaue it to the Bishoppes of Hereford, his successors. Charles Booth, Bishoppes of Hereforde and Chauncellour of the Marches, about the yeare 1517. repayred it, since the which time, the same is greatly ruinated, and is now diuided into many small tenementes: the Hall and principall rooms are an house to make Suger loaues, &c. (Stow)
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