Merlin's Cave

Status: Closed and demolished
Address: 131 Rosoman Street, EC1R (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
London borough: Islington
Former address: [now Amwell Street]
48 Upper Rosoman Street (1871)
16 Merlin Place (1839)
Historical parish: Clerkenwell
Dates open: c1700-c1921
rebuilt 1737/c1833
Owner: Courage (former)
Notes: Originally sited slightly to the south, prior to its c1833 rebuilding, after which time it was also known as the "New Merlin's Cave". Under this name it was rebuilt nearby in c1922 on Margaret Street (now Margery Street) in WC1.
Sources: Dates/Rebuilding: Survey of London
Owner: Archives
Census 1871 [W Verdin] (as "New Merlins Cave")
Tris C (e-mail)
References: ACC/3255/004
E/NOR/L/03/462 (as "Merlins Cave")
E/NOR/L/03/463 (as "Merlins Cave")
E/NOR/L/03/464 (as "Merlins Cave")
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