Victorian London - Districts - Streets - Portugal Street

PORTUGAL STREET, LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, was so called when Portugal-row, or the south side of Lincoln's-Inn-fields, ceased to be known by that name.  ... In the burying ground immediately opposite, belong to St. Clement Danes, Joe Miller ("Joe Miller's Jests") is buried (d.1738). There is a headstone to his memory, half-concealed in summer by a clump of sun-flowers. Observe. - The Grange public-house with its old picturesque inn yard.

Peter Cunningham, Hand-Book of London, 1850