Black Lion Yard, E1

Road, existed between 1746 and 1972

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Black Lion Yard was a narrow thoroughfare running north-south from Old Montague Street (where it was accessible via a set of steps) to Whitechapel Road.

Black Lion Yard looking north, 1961.
Named after the Black Lion Inn which is mentioned by Charles Dickens in Barnaby Rudge (1840), it was certainly in existence by 1746

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