The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent, vol. 3
A plain brick edifice, the site of which was formerly occupied by the dwelling-house of John Chicheley, chamberlain of London, and nephew to the archbishop of Canterbury, of that name. He, according to Stow, had children, by of whom, Elizabeth, these premises were carried in marriage to sir Thomas Kyrioll; but by what means they came into the possession of the baker's company does not appear. The entrance to this building is under
| a colonnade of Ionic pillars. The hall is ornamented with a screen of the composite order, in which are arches, with carvings of fruit and flowers above; and at the north end of the room are large paintings, the centre displaying |
that to the right
and that on the left,
the patron of the company, all in bad state of preservation. The court room is spacious and handsome; and is decorated with Corinthian pilasters at each end. Over the door of entrance are the royal arms, and over the master's chair those of the company. Above the mantel-piece is a -quarter length portrait of sir John William Anderson, bart. lord mayor in .
At the end of a court on the south side of , was, until , a magnificent mansion of the latter part of the reign of Henry the .
says Mr. Smith,
The exterior of this building was entirely covered with grotesque carvings; the basement supported pannels, in which were shields of arms, all carved in oak. The interior was in a similar style to sir Paul Pindar's house in . Some persons conceived this to have been the residence of Whittington, but Mr. Smith was assured by the late Dr. Owen, vicar of this parish, that it was formerly the residence of sir William Sharington who lived in parish, in the latter part of the reign of Henry the .
 Ancient Topography of London, p. 44
 Vide ante, p. 165.