The Prince's Wardrobe

Has been described as a Certain Palace (Royal)

There are no visible remains

NameThe Prince's Wardrobe
Alternative NamesWardrupe; Pallace in the Old Jewry
Historic CountryLondon and Middlesex
Modern AuthorityCity and County of the City of London
1974 AuthorityGreater London
Civil ParishCity Of London

Occupied a site between the Old Jewry and Ironmonger Lane. A store and occasional residence of the Black Prince as Duke of Cornwall and then a dower house of his widow. Repaired through C15 and C16 but ruinous by 1603.

Aboue this lanes end, vpon Fishstreet hill is one great house, for the most part builded of stone, which pertained sometime to Ed. the black prince, son to Ed. the 3. who was in his life time lodged there. It is now altered to a common hosterie, hauing the blacke bell for a signe (Stow)

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County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceTQ325812
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