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Staple Inn Hall

Staple Inn Hall

Photographer: Dixon, Henry (1820 - 1892)

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1880

Shelfmark: Tab.700.b.3

Item number: 107

Length: 22.9

Width: 18.3

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

"A tradition would make this the Inn of the Merchants of the Staple. The Hall - 'a fayre hall of brick' - was rebuilt, as we learn from Sir George Buc (quoted in Cunningham's Handbook), about 1630. The doorway, of 'Strawberry Hill Gothic,' bears the date 1753."

Letterpress by Alfred Marks from 'Photographs of Old London'.

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