Leo Yard, EC1M

Place Name

Named after the Red Lion Inn that stood on the south side of the yard, in 1737 it was known as Red Lyon Alley and before 1936 as Red Lion Yard. It took its present name, Leo being the Latin for lion, sometime shortly after the Second World War.

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