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'List of figures', Survey of London Monograph 17: County Hall (1991), pp. XIV-XVI. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=118175 Date accessed: 23 July 2014.


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List of Figures

Note: Many of the figures are based on material formerly in the Greater London Council Architect's Plan Room at County Hall which is now in the possession of the Greater London Record Office. This source is indicated as GLC-APR

Material on the County Hall Competition reproduced from London County Council Hall Final Competition, a Special Number of British Competitions in Architecture, edited by Alexander Koch, 1908, is identified as Koch

1.Old County Hall, Spring Gardens: first-floor plan in 1905. Redrawn from plans in GLC-APR (C1/03, C1/ 15, C1/18, C2/16, D/14)7
2.Old County Hall, Spring Gardens: site plan in 1902. Based on the Ordnance Survey of 18938
3.The County Hall site in 1905. Based on the Ordnance Survey of 1893 and plans in GLC-APR (A2/03, A2/06)12
4.Suggested Plan of the Principal Floor, New County Hall, by the Superintending Architect, issued with the Instructions for Competitors, 1907. Reproduced from Koch, p. 221
5.Ralph Knott's winning design for County Hall: perspective. Reproduced from Koch, p. 924
6.Details of a design for a gateway, submitted by Knott for the Tite Prize. Reproduced from The Builder, 9 Feb. 1901, p. 13825
7.Competition Designs for County Hall27
(a) Perspective by E. L. Lutyens. Reproduced from Koch, p. 34
(b) Perspective by G. Washington Browne. Reproduced from Koch, p. 43
8.Competition Designs for County Hall28–9
(a) Ground-floor plan by H. T. Hare. Reproduced from Koch, p. 23
(b) Ground-floor plan by Jemmet & McCombie. Reproduced from Koch, p. 65
(c) Principal-Floor plan by E. L. Lutyens. Reproduced from Koch, p. 32
(d) Principal-Floor plan by Warwick & Hall. Reproduced from Koch, p. 88
9.Competition Designs for County Hall30
(a) Perspective by Hinds & Deperthes. Reproduced from Koch, p. 97
(b) Perspective by Russell & Edwin Cooper. Reproduced from Koch, p. 83
10.Competition Design for County Hall: perspective by Lanchester & Rickards. Reproduced from The Builder, 18 Jan. 1908, between pp. 70–132
11.Competition Design for County Hall: plans by Salmon, Son & Gillespie of Glasgow, 1907. Redrawn from plans in The British Architect, 25 Oct. 1907, pp. 194–533
12.Competition Design for County Hall: elevations by Nicholson & Corlette. Reproduced from Koch, p. 3834
13.Knott's winning design for County Hall: Ground- and Principal-Floor plans. Reproduced from Koch, p. 936
14.Knott's winning design for County Hall: eastwest section through Council Chamber. Reproduced from Koch, p. 1037
15.Postcard sent by Julian Leathart to Knott's office, 1911. Reproduced from original in possession of Leathart's son39
16.Knott's winning design for County Hall: east and west elevations. Reproduced from Koch, p. 1040
17.Competitions Designs for County Hall Knott's winning design: elevation to Westminster Bridge Road. Reproduced from Koch, p. 10 H. T. Hare's design: elevation to Westminster Bridge Road. Reproduced from Koch, p. 2443
18.The development of the plan of County Hall, 1908–944
(a) Knott's winning design plan, January 1908. Based on Koch, p. 9
(b) The amended plan approved in July 1908. Based on Wyllie's elevation (see Plate 5a) and material in GLRO, AR/CB/2/124
(c) The 'waisted' plan, September 1908. Based on a sketch in GLRO, AR/CB/2/125
(d) Knott's 'fan-shaped' plan, January 1909. Based on material in GLRO, AR/CB/2/84
19.The development of the plan of County Hall, 1909–1046
(a) Assessors' plan, March 1909. Redrawn from a plan in GLRO, AR/CB/2/125
(b) Knott's published plan of 1910. Redrawn from The Building News, 6 May 1910, p. 622
20.Perspective sketch of C. H. Reilly's competition design for County Hall, May 1907. Reproduced from original drawing in possession of C. H. Reilly's family47
21.Plan of County Hall buildings, showing relationship to existing properties in 1893. Based on the Ordnance Survey of 189350
22.Plan of County Hall showing division into Blocks and Sections for construction purposes. Based on plans in GLC-APR (AC11/00, A1/05)52
23.Competition Design for County Hall by Matthew J. Dawson: detail of river front. Reproduced from Koch, p. 6358
24.Knott's winning design: detail of river-front pavilion. Reproduced from Koch, p. 1160
25.Drawings for panelling and fireplaces for Committee Rooms on the Principal Floor (Block 12), 1914 and 1920. Reproduced from working drawings in GLC-APR (CD2/03, CD2/06)61
26.Detail drawings for metalwork, 1922. Reproduced from working drawing in GLC-APR (AD46/08)62
27.Revised detail of river-front pavilions, 1912. Reproduced from working drawing in GLC-APR (AD22/01)64
28.Entrance Hall, Belvedere Road, design for north wall, 1913. Reproduced from a working drawing in GLC-APR (AD4/02)67
29.The flèche as designed in 1914 and as modified in 1921. Redrawn from drawings in GLC-APR (AD23/01–02)72
30.Section through the Members' Courtyard and Carriage Drive. Redrawn from a drawing in GLC-APR (C2/03)74
31.The Council Chamber, section looking west. Redrawn from drawings in GLC-APR (AD2/01– 03, AD36/10, AC9/05)78
32.Plans of the Council Chamber. Redrawn from plans in GLC-APR (AD1/03–04)79
33.Members' Library: Reproduced from a working drawing in GLC-APR (BD/01)82
34.London County Council Book Plate, 1903. Reproduced from an original in possession of the Greater London Record Office83
35.Main Committee Room – Rooms 128, 129, 130 (a) Section looking north. Based on drawings in GLC-APR (AD6/02, AC7/08) and survey84
(b) Section looking south. Based on a drawing in GLC-APR (AD6/02) and survey84
(c) Plans. Based on plans in GLC-APR (AD6/01, AD51/05) and survey85
36.Main Committee Room86
(a) Section through Room 130. Based on drawings in GLC-APR (AD6/02, AC9/05) and survey
(b) Section through Room 129. Based on a drawing in GLC-APR (AD6/02) and survey86
37.Typical panelling for a senior officer's room on the Principal Floor, 1920. Reproduced from a working drawing in GLC-APR (BD2/07)88
38.Drawing for the Cashier's Office, ground floor, July 1913. Reproduced from a working drawing in GLC-APR (BD4/05)89
39.Seating for Members in the Council Chamber. Based on drawings in GLC-APR (AD31/01, AD33/06) and survey91
40.Northern Front (Section D), north-south section as built. Redrawn from a drawing in GLC-APR (DC5/08)94
41.North façade of County Hall. Redrawn from drawings in GLC-APR (DD11/01, 04, 07) and from photogrammetric survey96
42.Isometric projection of the 'Drum' in Section D. Constructed from various plans and sections in GLC-APR (see folded drawing A, plus DD41/01– 04) and from survey98
43.Designs for fireplaces for Committee Rooms in Section D. Reproduced from working drawings in GLC-APR (DD25/03, 06)99
44.Design for panelling and fireplace in Room 142, 1931. Reproduced from a working drawing in GLC-APR (DD2/21)100
45.Conference Hall: drawing for a plaster capital, 11 January 1932. Reproduced from a working drawing in GLC-APR (DD52/05)101
46.Education Library: plan at entrance level. Redrawn from plans in GLC-APR (DD31/09, DD46/02,08)102
47.Education Library: plan of glazing in skylight. Based on a plan in GLC-APR (DD52/02) and photogrammetric survey102
48.The New County Offices (North and South Blocks): outline plans showing alternative proposals, 1930–1. Redrawn from sketch plans in GLRO, AR/CB/2/181104
49.The New County Offices (North and South Blocks): ground-floor plan as approved in 1936. Redrawn from a plan in GLC-APR (AC1/02)107
50.Outline plan of North and South Blocks as built, 1936–1963. Redrawn from plans in GLC-APR (G/3441/2, G/5588/22, AC11/03)112
51.The site of County Hall in 1986 showing phases of development. Based on the Ordnance Survey revision of 1963115
Sketches
Sketch of the base of one of the bronze lamp-standards on the Ceremonial Stairs48
Sketch of clock in the Main Entrance Hall, Belvedere Road56
Detail of radiator in the Members' Entrance69
Sketch of the bronze-and-iron gates in the Main Entrance Hall, Belvedere Road109
Folded Drawings
Folded drawing A – Plans of County Hall (between pages 62 and 63)
I.Typical office floor (fourth floor) as completed, 1922– 33. Redrawn from plans in GLC-APR (AC2/05, BC2/06, CC2/05, DC11/07, DC13/04, C5/07)
II.Ground floor as completed, 1922–33. Redrawn from plans in GLC-APR (AC1/05, BC1/05, CC1/06, DC1/04, DC4/02–04, DC11/03, C5/03, C6/02)
III.Principal Floor as completed, 1922–33. Redrawn from plans in GLC-APR (AC1/07, BC1/08, CC1/07, DC4/05, DC11/04, C1/01, C4/04)
Overlay. Principal Floor, northern section, as originally planned, 1912
Folded drawing B – Elevations and Section (between pages 110 and 111)
I.Elevation to the River Thames as originally built, 1922–33. Redrawn from drawings in GLC-APR (AC8/03, C2/02, AD22/01, 04, AC11/12)
II.Section, looking north through the Crescent and Council Chamber. Redrawn from drawings in GLC-APR (AC7/04, AC11/13, AD4/05, AD11/02, AD21/01, AD23/02, AD23/03–04)
III.Elevation to Belvedere Road, central section. Redrawn from a drawing in GLC-APR (AC7/02)


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