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Survey of London Monograph 10, Morden College, Blackheath

By T Frank Green. An account of the the college of Sir John Morden, dating from the late seventeenth century.

Survey of London. Originally published by Guild & School of Handicraft, London, 1916.

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Table of contents

Title Page(s)
Members of the Survey Committee 3-5
Description of the plates 7-8
Preface 9-10
Introduction 11-13
Description of the buildings of Morden College 14-25
Sir John and Lady Morden 26-35
History of the College 36-51
Appendix A: Will of Sir John Morden 52-60
Appendix B: Orders to be observed in Morden College 61-63
Bibliography 64-66
Index 67-73
Plate 1: Entrance front 1
Plate 2: Quadrangle 2
Plate 3: General plan 3
Plate 4: Front and side elevations 4
Plate 5: Detail of clock turret 5
Plate 6: Entrance front details 6
Plate 7: Entrance front details 7
Plate 8: Entrance front details 8
Plate 9: Entrance front details 9
Plate 10: Quadrangle section 10
Plate 11: Sundial 11
Plate 12: Quadrangle and wing doors 12
Plate 13: Mouldings on colonnade and wing doors 13
Plate 14: Details of chapel vestibule 14
Plate 15: Mouldings in chapel vestibule 15
Plate 16: Key block above chapel door 16
Plate 17: Spandrels above chapel door 17
Plate 18: Altar-piece and organ loft in chapel 18
Plate 19: Pulpit in chapel 19
Plate 20: Details of pulpit 20
Plate 21: Mouldings to pulpit 21
Plate 22: Panelling and organ gallery in chapel 22
Plate 23: Panel in organ gallery 23
Plate 24: Lely portrait of Sir John Morden 24
Plate 25: Lely portrait of Lady Morden 25
Plate 26: Engraving of Morden College front 26
Plate 27: Bird's eye view of Morden College 27
Plate 28: Entrance front 28
Plate 29: Entrance front 29
Plate 30: Entrance front centre 30
Plate 31: Statues of Sir John and Lady Morden 31
Plate 32: Shield of arms over entrance 32
Plate 33: Entrance door to north wing 33
Plate 34: Entrance door to south wing 34
Plate 35: Hood of entrance door to south wing 35
Plate 36: South wing 36
Plate 37: East front and quadrangle 37
Plate 38: West walk in quadrangle 38
Plate 39: West side of quadrangle 39
Plate 40: Sundial and lamp stand 40
Plate 41: Arch to chapel vestibule 41
Plate 42: Doors to chapel 42
Plate 43: Doors to chapel 43
Plate 44: Chapel interior 44
Plate 45: Detail of reredos 45
Plate 46: Detail of reredos 46
Plate 47: Chaplain's stair 47
Plate 48: Chaplain's garden 48
Plate 49: Views of graveyard 49