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24 Bridge Street

History of 24 Bridge Street

The early history of this site is from T E Faber, An Intimate History of St Clement’s Parish, 2006

c. 1314: Robert Tuylet as a tenant of Barnwell Priory in succession to Walter de Horseheath

c.1355: held on lease by Guy de Repham

1382: known as ‘Roundhalle’. May have been used as lodging hall for students.

1443: tenement of Thomas Camp, owned by Barnwell Priory

1478: let to William Dak at rent of 2s 6d

1565: lease issued for 21 years at rent of 20s

mid 17th cent: tenant for Alderman John Lukin. Lukin was probably a brewer. House was probably Black Swan alehouse and let to Mr Purchas.



J S Moore & Son, cab proprietors

Mrs Yorke



Samuel Lee, ladies hairdresser


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