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Pedro.   Link to this

Seems to have changed names a few times see...

http://www.historiclondonpubs.co.uk/bank.html

Clement   Link to this

This tudor tavern survived the great fire and still stands near Strand/Fleet street.
It is likely The Fountain of Sam's reference. http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/leis...
Not coincidentally it's also where the Samuel Pepys Club was formed in 1903.

Terry Foreman   Link to this

Fountain court is just west of The Savoy on the s. side of the Strand. Could that be where the tavern was?
http://www.motco.com/Map/81002/SeriesSearchPlat...

Terry Foreman   Link to this

There's a Fountain Court off Middle Temple Lane s. of the transition to Fleet Street from the Strand. Check it out.
http://www.motco.com/Map/81002/SeriesSearchPlat...

Bill   Link to this

Fountain Court, in the Strand, was so called from "the Fountain Tavern," at the corner...
---London, Past and Present. H.B. Wheatley, 1891.

Bill   Link to this

There is information about the Fountain Tavern in this in-depth entry:

Samuel Pepys and Fleet Street http://www.pepysdiary.com/indepth/2005/09/21/sa...

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