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Basinghall or Bassishaw Ward, one of the twenty-six wards of London, described by Stow as "a small thing, consisting of one street, called Bassings Hall Street, of Bassings Hall, the most principal house, whereof the ward taketh name." Basinghall Street leads from Gresham Street to London Wall. At the corner next Gresham Street is Gresham College.
---London, Past and Present. H.B. Wheatley, 1891.

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