All public house, restaurants, bars etc closed for the forseeable future from 20th March 2020, but this is a pub history site.
St Clement Danes pub history index
The 1851 census entry refers to 17 Shire Lane. According to British History online, Shire Lane is such an abomination of a place that it was called 'Rogues Place' and by 1845 was renamed Serles Place.
Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.
Residents at this address.
1805/S Harrold, Duke of York, Great Shire lane, Cary street/../../Holdens
1833-34/Isaac Wills, Duke of York, 17 Shire lane, Temple bar/../../Pigots Directory
1843/George Faulkner/../../../Post Office Directory
1851/Frederick O Prested/Licensed Victualler/47/City of London/Census
1851/Mary Ann Prested/Wife/44/Northampton/Census
1851/Harriet Prested/Daughter/15 months/Middlesex/Census
1851/John Ensor/Son in Law, Engineer/24/Staffordshire/Census
1851/Frederick J Ensor/Son/12 months/Middlesex/Census
1856/Joseph Bruton/../../../Post Office Directory
December 1855/Joseph Bruton/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper
December 1855/Frederick Alexander/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper
April 1856/Frederick Alexander/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper
April 1856/James Sanderson/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper