The Charterhouse with its extensive grounds is central to this segment of the 1746 map, albiet Charterhouse Yard is not marked as such. http://www.motco.com/map/81002/SeriesSearchPlat...
A little without the Barres of West Smithfield is Charterhouse Lane; but in the large yard before there are many handsome palaces, as Rutland House, and one where the Venetian ambassadors were used to lodge; which yard hath lately bin conveniently railed, and made more neat and comely.—Howell's Londinopolis, fol. 1657.
---London, Past and Present. H.B. Wheatley, 1891.
Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.