Lincolns Inn
                                                                                 
Founded Circa 1422
    
Inn of Court








Plaque Location

12 New Square
London
WC1

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The inscription refers to the need for keeping windows shut, because of
the smells from the nearby ‘Boghouse’ privies. These privies were also
notorious gay haunts in the late 17th and early 18th centuries and were
likely to have been rather raucous.