American Stores

Status: Closed and demolished
Address: 54-55 Fenchurch Street, EC3M (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
London borough: City of London
Former name(s): Horseshoe and Magpie [same site]
Horseshoe and Magpie
Former address: 55 Fenchurch Street (1856)
[also listed as 1-2 Mark Lane (1869)]
Historical parish: All Hallows Staining
Dates open: by 1788-at least 1884
Notes: Renamed as the "American Stores" by 1869. This was merged into the adjoining "London Tavern" (53-54 Fenchurch Street, see separate entry) in the c1890s.
Sources: Open date: Archives
Close date: Pub Wiki
Census 1851 [J King]
OS 1875
PO 1839 (as "Victoria")/1841 (as "Horse Shoe & Magpie")/1856 (as "Horse Shoe & Magpie")/1869 (as "American Stores")/1882 (as "American Stores")
References: MS 11936/352/543399 (as "Magpye and Horseshoe")
MS 11936/418/700412 (as "Horse Shoe and Magpye")
MS 11936/430/764520 (as "Horse Shoe and Magpie")
MS 11936/430/767148 (as "Horse Shoe and Magpie")
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