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TerryF   Link to this

The Charterhouse with its extensive grounds is central to this segment of the 1746 map, albiet Charterhouse Yard is not marked as such.

Bill   Link to this

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.

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