Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
The Royal Stables near Charing Cross.
The Royal Mewse (sic) are off the NW of Charing Cross on the 1746 map. http://www.motco.com/map/81002/SeriesSearchPlat...
The Mews stood on the site of the present National Gallery. The place was originally occupied by the king's falcons, but in the reign of Henry VIII. it was turned into a stable. After the battle of Naseby it was used as a prison for a time. The Mews was rebuilt in 1732, and taken down in 1830.---Wheatley, 1899.
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