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[Plan of property on Basinghall Street] 115F

[Plan of property on Basinghall Street] 115F

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1767

Shelfmark: Maps Crace IX

Item number: 115F

Genre: Plan

Map scale ratio: 1" : 6 Feet

Map scale description: 6 Scale

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This plan comes from a rent book belonging to the Mercers' Company. One of the most prominent city livery companies, the Mercers' dealt primarily in textiles. Having amassed great wealth, they began to buy property in the City of London, which they then leased to tenants.

This is a plan of a shop, with the names of tenants and neighbours recorded. The note about pages in a book probably refers to an accompanying record book of tenancy agreements. Basinghall Street derives its name from a house which stood here, owned by a wealthy and influential 13th-century family, the Basings.

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