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Pye Inn




The Pye Inn was situated on Houndsditch. A mid-16th century map shows this pub at the junction of Houndsditch and Bishopsgate, north side, opposite the Church of St. Botolph Bishopsgate and just to the north of today's Heron Tower. Pye is an archaic abbreviation for Magpie. This pub was later known as the Dolphin Inn. Long demolished.
Source: T C
Mentioned in Pepys Diary as The Dolphin, Sept 14 1663.
Mentioned in Defoe, Diary of the Plague Year - its residents would jeer at the dead-carts.
Mentioned in the accounts of the trial of Henry Harrison, for murder 6th April 1692.
Roland (February 2019)

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