Description of plates

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English Heritage

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G. H. Gater and E. P. Wheeler (editors)

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1937

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9-16

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'Description of plates', Survey of London: volume 18: St Martin-in-the-Fields II: The Strand (1937), pp. IX-XVI. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=68263 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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Frontispiece.Northumberland House in 1753From the engraving after Canaletto in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
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1.(a) Part of Wyngaerde's view of London before 1544Reproduced by kind permission of the London Topographical Society.
(b) Part of Norden's map view of Westminster (1593)From the Council's collection of prints and water-colours.
2.(a) Suffolk House; (b) York House; (c) Durham House, Salisbury House and Worcester House (circa 1660)From drawings by Hollar in the Pepysian Library, Magdalene College, Cambridge.
(d) View up river to Westminster with Durham House on the leftFrom a photograph preserved in the Westminster Public Library.
3.Northumberland House: (a) south elevation to quadrangle; (b) garden frontPhotographs.
4.Northumberland House, central bay with entrance gatewayFrom a drawing by G. Vertue preserved in the Victoria and Albert Museum.
5.Northumberland House, central bay to Stand frontPhotograph.
6.Northumberland House, Strand frontPhotograph.
7.Northumberland House: (a) north entrance from quadrangle; (b) grand staircase(a) Photograph; (b) from The Illustrated London News of 1874.
8.Northumberland House: (a) ballroom; (b) drawing-roomFrom water-colour drawings preserved at Syon House.
9.Northumberland House, Robert Adam's design for the drawing-roomFrom drawings in the Soane Collection.
10.Northumberland House, picture galleryFrom The Illustrated London News of 1874.
11.Northumberland House, vase from picture gallery (now at Syon House)Photograph.
12.Northumberland House, mantelpiece from drawing-room (now at Syon House)Photograph.
13.(a) Northumberland Street in 1874; (b) court from Craven Street to Northumberland Street in 1874From water-colour drawings by F. Shepherd in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
14.Northumberland Street in 1874: (a) upper end with wall of Northumberland House; (b) lower end showing Percy ChambersFrom water-colour drawings by F. Shepherd in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
15.(a) No. 2, Northumberland Court; (b) Nos. 442–453, Strand (north side) in 1824From drawings preserved in the Westminster Public Library.
16.(a) No. 7, Craven Street; (b) Nos. 11 and 12, Craven StreetPhotographs.
17.Craven Street staircases: (a) No. 11 (lower flight); (b) No. 12 (lower flight); (c) No. 12 (top flight)Photographs.
18.No. 32, Craven Street: (a) entrance hall; (b) back staircasePhotographs.
19.No. 32, Craven Street, staircaseMeasured drawings prepared by the London Society.
20.Craven Street: (a) general view of east side; (b) No. 32 (east side)Photographs.
21.Craven Street: (a) Nos. 41 and 42 (east side); (b) No. 11, back room on first floorPhotographs.
22.No. 25, Craven Street, front room on first floor: (a) wall mirror; (b) mantelpiecePhotographs.
23.Craven Street staircases: (a) No. 40 (lower flight); (b) No. 41 (lower flight); (c) No. 41 (top flight); (d) No. 42 (top flight)Photographs.
24.(a) Hungerford Market circa 1828; (b) Hungerford Stairs circa 1828From water-colour drawings in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
25.(a) Hungerford Suspension Bridge; (b) New Hungerford Market in 1834From prints in the Council's collection of prints and drawings: (a) after T. H. Shepherd; (b) after J. Harris.
26.Plan of New Hungerford Market (1830)From a tracing of the signed plan by Charles Fowler, now preserved at the Royal Institute of British Architects.
27.(a) No. 23, Strand circa 1850; (b) No. 31, Strand in 1809From water-colour drawings preserved in the Westminster Public Library.
28.River frontage of the York Buildings Estate in 1840From the original plan in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
29.York Watergate: (a) river front; (b) north frontPhotographs.
30.York Watergate: (a) circa 1670; (b) circa 1780(a) Reproduced from an oil painting by Thomas Wijck by king permission of Lord St. Just; (b) from a drawing preserved in the Crace Collection.
31.York Watergate and York Buildings Waterworks in 1795.From engraving by T. Malton in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
32.York Watergate: (a) elevation to Embankment Gardens; (b) elevation to York TerraceMeasured drawings.
33.York Watergate: (a) section through central bay; (b) planMeasured drawings.
34.West side of Buckingham Street looking southPhotograph.
35.East side of Buckingham Street looking northPhotograph.
36.Buckingham Street: (a) west side looking north; (b) No. 14 from Embankment GardensPhotographs.
37.No. 11, Buckingham Street, ceilings of front rooms on first floorMeasured drawings prepared by the London Society.
38.Staircase in No. 12, Buckingham StreetPhotography.
39.Pepys' Library in No. 14, Buckingham StreetFrom drawings preserved in the Pepysian Library, Magdalene College, Cambridge.
40.No. 10, Buckingham Street: (a) stairs to basement and first floor; (b) stairs from ground to first floorPhotographs.
41.No. 10, Buckingham Street: (a) front room on first floor; (b) back room on first floorPhotographs.
42.Wood doorcases in Buckingham StreetMeasured drawings prepared by the London Society.
43.No. 15, Buckingham Street, joinery detailsMeasured drawing prepared by the London Society.
44.No. 15, Buckingham Street in 1905, panelled room on first floor(a) From pencil drawing by J. Emslie in the Council's collection of prints and drawings; (b) photograph.
45.No. 17, Buckingham Street, panelling to room on first floorMeasured drawing.
46.Buckingham Street: (a) No. 15 in 1883; (b) mantelpiece to back room on first floor of No. 17(a) Pencil drawing by J. Emslie in the Council's collection of prints and drawings; (b) photograph.
47.Buckingham Street: (a) elevation of Nos. 17 and 18; (b) entrance doorway to No. 17(a) Measured drawing prepared by the London Society; (b) photograph.
48.No. 17, Buckingham Street, mantelpiece to front room on first floor(a) Photograph; (b) measured drawing.
49.No. 18, Buckingham Street: (a) entrance doorway; (b) staircase (ground floor flight)Photographs.
50.No. 20, Buckingham Street, elevation(a) Photograph; (b) measured drawing.
51.(a) York Place (formerly Of Alley) looking east; (b) George Court looking north in 1932Photographs.
52.(a) Nos. 2 and 3, Duke Street (exterior); (b) No. 2, Duke Street, front room on ground floorPhotographs.
53.No. 2, Duke Street: (a) basement stair; (b) landing to second floor; (c) doorway to back room on first floorPhotographs.
54.No. 2, Duke Street, detail of entranceMeasured drawing.
55.No. 2, Duke Street, details of staircaseMeasured drawing.
56.(a) Houses near the site of the New Exchange; (b) Durham House gateway in 1790(a) From a water-colour drawing by T. H. Shepherd in the Westminster Public Library; (b) from engraveing in J. T. Smith's Antiquities of Westminster.
57.(a) No. 60, Strand in 1882; (b) No. 59, Strand circa 1800; (c) No. 50, Strand circa 1800(a) From a water-colour drawing dated 1882, (b) from a water-colour drawing by Nash, (c) from a print, all in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
58.Elevations of The New Exchange(a) From a drawing in the Smithson Collection in the Royal Institute of British Architects; (b) from an engraving by John Harris in the Council's collection of prints and drawings; (c) from a drawing in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
59.Nos. 54–64, Strand (site of the New Exchange) in 1852From a drawing by T. H. Shepherd in the Westminster Public Library.
60.New Exchange, design for a screenFrom a drawing by T. Starling, dated 1701, in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
61.No. 73, Strand in 1927Photograph.
62.Nos. 56–59, Strand: (a) plan; (b) view of fronts(a) From plans made in 1905; (b) photograph taken in 1906.
63.(a) Lead cistern from No. 59, Strand; (b) front room on second floor of No. 60, Strand, in 1923Photographs.
64.(a) No. 60, Strand, back room on first floor, mantelpiece on west side; (b) No. 60, Strand, back room on first floor, mantelpiece on east side; (c) Nos. 58 and 59, Strand, mantelpiece to back room on third floorPhotographs.
65.(a) No. 59, Strand, first floor landing; (b) No. 60, Strand, stair to second floorPhotographs.
66.Plan showing the boundaries of the property mentioned in the Adelphi Estate Act, 1933From a plan supplied by the Adelphi Estate.
67.Plan showing the Adelphi Arches with the lower streets and their approachesFrom a plan supplied by the Adelphi Estate.
68.(a) Entrance to Lower Robert Street; (b) bridge over Durham House StreetPhotographs.
69.Adelphi Arches: (a) entrance from Strand level to Durham Hill; (b) looking into Durham Street from riversidePhotographs.
70.Adelphi Terrace circa 1780From the engraving by B. Pasterini in Adam's Works in Architecture.
71.(a) South-east corner of Adam Street in 1906; (b) Adelphi Terrace looking east showing lower roadway in 1935Photographs.
72.Adelphi Terrace: (a) as originally erected; (b) as altered in 1872From drawings supplied by the Adelphi Estate.
73.Adelphi Terrace in 1935: (a) from Embankment Gardens; (b) looking north-eastPhotographs.
74.No. 5, Adelphi Terrace, front room on first floor: (a) ceiling; (b) mantelpiecePhotographs.
75.(a) No. 5, Adelphi Terrace, screen to front room on ground floor; (b) No. 2, Adam Street, entrance hallPhotographs.
76.No. 5, Adelphi Terrace: (a) entrance passage; (b) staircasePhotographs.
77.No. 4, Adelphi Terrace, front room on first floorPhotograph.
78.No. 4, Adelphi Terrace, ceiling to front room on first floorPhotograph.
79.No. 4, Adelphi Terrace, mantelpieces: (a) front room on first floor; (b) back roomPhotographs.
80.No. 8, Adelphi Terrace, mantelpiece in front room on first floor(a) Photograph; (b) measured drawing supplied by the Adelphi Estate.
81.Adelphi Terrace ceilings: (a) No. 1a, reading room on first floor; (b) No. 9, front room on first floorPhotographs.
82.No. 3, Adelphi Terrace, ceiling to front room on first floorPhotograph.
83.Adelphi mantelpieces: (a) No. 5, Robert Street, front room on first floor; (b) No. 5, Adelphi Terrace, front room on ground floor; (c) No. 10, Adelphi Terrace, north room on first floorPhotographs.
84.Adelphi Terrace mantelpieces: (a) No. 1a, front room on first floor; (b) No. 5, back room on ground floor; (c) No. 8, back room on first floorPhotographs.
85.Savage Club, No. 6, Adelphi Terrace; mantelpiece in dining roomPhotograph.
86.Savage Club: (a) entrance hall; (b) dining roomPhotographs.
87.No. 10, Adelphi Terrace, entrance doorway(a) Photograph; (b) measured drawing supplied by the Adelphi Estate.
88.(a) No. 9, John Street, niche on landing; (b) No. 10, Adelphi Terrace, door to north room on first floorPhotographs.
89.Adelphi Hotel, Nos. 1–4, John Street in 1906, sectionsMeasured drawings supplied by the Adelphi Estate.
90.Adelphi Hotel in 1906, plansMeasured drawings supplied by the Adelphi Estate.
91.Adelphi Hotel: (a) Adam Street entrance; (b) John Street frontPhotographs.
92.No. 7, Adam StreetPhotograph.
93.Royal Society of Arts, John Street (exterior)Photograph.
94.Royal Society of Arts, plansSupplied by the Adelphi Estate.
95.Royal Society of Arts, mantelpiece in libraryPhotograph.
96.Royal Society of Arts: (a) library; (b) first floor landingPhotographs supplied by the Royal Society of Arts.
97.Royal Society of Arts, meeting roomPhotograph supplied by the Royal Society of Arts.
98.Royal Society of Arts, mantelpiecesPhotographs.
99.Royal Society of Arts: (a) north front and entrance to Adelphi Arches; (b) entrance hallPhotographs.
100.Entrance doorways: (a) No. 13, John Street; (b) No. 20, John StreetPhotographs.
101.No. 9, John Street, ceiling to front room on first floorPhotograph.
102.No. 20, John Street, ceiling to front room on first floorPhotograph.
103.No. 13, John Street, ceilings: (a) front room on ground floor; (b) front room on first floorPhotographs.
104.(a) Elevation to east side of Robert Street in 1906; (b) cross section through houses in John Street and Adelphi TerraceFrom measured drawings supplied by the Adelphi Estate.
105.(a) No. 1, Robert Street, ceiling to north-east room on ground floor; (b) No. 2, Robert Street, fireplace in dining room on second floorMeasured drawings supplied by the Adelphi Estate
106.(a) No. 4, Adam Street, ceiling to room on first floor; (b) No. 5, Adam Street, wood mantelpiece in room on first floorPhotographs.
107.Ivy Bridge Lane and the Fox-under-the-hill in 1874From a water-colour drawing in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
108.(a) Archway leading to the Fox-under-the hill; (b) the Fox-under-the-hill in 1886From water-colour drawings in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
109.(a) Ivy Bridge Lane in 1886; (b) Salisbury Street from the river(a) From a water-colour drawing in the Council's collection; (b) from a water-colour drawing in the Westminster Public Library.
110.(a) Salisbury Street circa 1890; (b) Nos. 413–417, Strand circa 1914Photographs.
111.(a) No. 429, Strand (formerly the Westminster Insurance Company) circa 1908; (b) Exeter Hall (No. 372, Strand) in 1907Photographs.