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An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in London, Volume 4, the City

The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering all 26 wards of the City of London. Wards are divided into parishes, with the number of parishes varying from ward to ward. Note that some parishes are divided between wards, so their descriptions may be split between different sections.

RCHME Inventory Volumes. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1929.

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Table of contents

Title Page(s)
Frontispiece: Bishopsgate, Church of St. Ethelburga, Arms of the City of London
List of illustrations v-xii
Preface xiii-xv
Report xvi-xx
List of Wards xxi-xxiii
Sectional Preface xxiv-xxxv
Map showing the division of the County xxxvi
Aldersgate Ward 1-4
Aldgate Ward 4-13
Bassishaw Ward 13-14
Billingsgate Ward 14-18
Bishopsgate Ward 18-25
Bread Street Ward 25-27
Bridge Ward Within 27-31
Broad Street Ward 31-37
Candlewick Ward 37-44
Castle Baynard Ward 44-59
Cheap Ward 59-71
Coleman Street Ward 71-76
Cordwainer Ward 76-84
Cornhill Ward 84-88
Cripplegate Ward Within 88-96
Cripplegate Ward Without 96-100
Dowgate Ward 100-104
Farringdon Ward Within 104-120
Farringdon Ward Without 120-166
Langbourn Ward 166-172
Lime Street Ward 172
Portsoken Ward 172
Queenhithe Ward 173-175
Tower Ward 175-186
Vintry Ward 186-193
Walbrook Ward 193-198
Appendix No. 1: Schedule of Wren's City Churches 199
Appendix No. 2: List of Parish Churches in the City of London 200-202
City of London Armorial 203-204
Glossary 205-211
Index 212-258
Plate 1: Church Towers 1
Plate 2: Church Towers and Spires 2
Plate 3: Church Towers and Spires 3
Plate 4: Candelabra and Candlesticks 4
Plate 5: Chairs 5
Plate 6: Lead Cisterns 6
Plate 7: Door-Cases 7
Plate 8: Fireplaces 8
Plate 9: Fonts 9
Plate 10: Fonts, Late 17th-Century 10
Plate 11: Fonts 11
Plate 12: Fonts, Late 17th-Century 12
Plate 13: Font Covers 13
Plate 14: Painted Glass 14
Plate 15: Painted Glass, 15th-17th-Century 15
Plate 16: Royal Heraldry 16
Plate 17: Heraldry 17
Plate 18: Ironwork 18
Plate 19: Monuments 19
Plate 20: Funeral Monuments 20
Plate 21: Funeral Monuments 21
Plate 22: Funeral Monuments 22
Plate 23: Funeral Monuments 23
Plate 24: Funeral Monuments 24
Plate 25: Funeral Monuments 25
Plate 26: Funeral Monuments 26
Plate 27: Funeral Monuments 27
Plate 28: Organ-Cases 28
Plate 29: Church Plate 29
Plate 30: Church Plate 30
Plate 31: Church Plate 31
Plate 32: Church Plate 32
Plate 33: Church Plate 33
Plate 34: Pulpits 34
Plate 35: Pulpits 35
Plate 36: Reredoses 36
Plate 37: Carved Panels in Church Seating 37
Plate 38: Communion Rails 38
Plate 39: Staircases 39
Plate 40: Staircases 40
Plate 41: Secular Staircases 41
Plate 42: Carving on Stalls 42
Plate 43: Communion Tables 43
Plate 44: Sword Rests 44
Plate 45: Church Furniture 45
Plate 46: Statues and Busts 46
Plate 47: Carved Figures 47
Plate 48: Church Carvings 48
Plate 49: Aldersgate, Church of St. Anne and St. Agnes. Bishopsgate, Church of St. Helen 49
Plate 50: Aldgate, Church of St. Andrew Undershaft. Cripplegate Without, Church of St. Giles 50
Plate 51: Broad Street, Dutch Church. Aldgate, Church of St. Andrew Undershaft 51
Plate 52: Aldersgate, Coachmakers' Hall 52
Plate 53: Aldgate, Church of St. Andrew Undershaft 53
Plate 54: Aldgate, Church of St. Andrew Undershaft. Tower, Church of All Hallows Barking 54
Plate 55: Aldgate, Church of St. Andrew Undershaft. Candlewick, Church of St. Mary Abchurch 55
Plate 56: Aldgate, Church of St. Katharine Cree 56
Plate 57: Aldgate, Church of St. Katharine Cree 57
Plate 58: Aldgate, Synagogue, Interior 58
Plate 59: Aldgate, Synagogue, The Echal 59
Plate 60: Aldgate, Synagogue, Mantles 60
Plate 61: Bassishaw, Girdlers' Hall 61
Plate 62: Billingsgate, Church of St. Margaret Pattens. Walbrook, Church of St. Swithin London Stone 62