Staple Inn

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London , England
Staple Inn
off Holborn, WC1
Getting there
Tube: Chancery Lane
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The 16th-century, half-timbered shopfront facade is the main interest at Staple Inn (1580), the last of eight Inns of Chancery whose functions were superseded by the Inns of Court in the 18th century . The buildings, mostly postwar reconstructions, are now occupied by offices and aren’t open to the public, although you can have a look around the courtyard.