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Where Giltspur Street and Cock Lane met St. Sepulchre's alley (on the South side of West Smithfield) there was a wide span of roadway known as Pie Corner. This is where pigs were roasted for Bartholomew Fair and the aroma of freshly cooked pies was famous. The Golden Boy once had wings and once graced a pub called "The Fortunes of War" at this corner. He stood where the Great Fire of 1666 finally ceased its devastation. He has since been regarded as a good omen. Although the area has changed greatly, and the Fortunes of War pub is gone, he has still found a niche (but lost his wings) on the West of modern Giltspur Street about one block North of Newgate.

Map reference: K 4