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Description of the plates

Pages 8-11

Survey of London Monograph 12, Cromwell House, Highgate. Originally published by Guild & School of Handicraft, London, 1926.

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DESCRIPTION OF THE PLATES

Plate 1. (Frontispiece)—Entrance Photograph by J. W. Bloe.
2. Plans of the principal floors Measured and drawn by P. K. Kipps and P. W. Lovell
3. Elevation to Highgate Hill Drawn by P. K. Kipps
4. The Entrance Gates Drawn by Francis R. Taylor
5. Doorway to garden wing Drawn by T. Frank Green
6. Section through entrance passage and staircase Drawn by the late E. L. Wratten and T. O. Thirtle
7. The Staircase—Plans and details Drawn by William Dean
8. " Sectional elevations Drawn by William Dean
9. " Details of balustrading Drawn by William Dean Drawn by William Dean
10. " Details of doors Drawn by William Dean
Nos. 7, 8, 9, & 10. Lent by The Architectural Press, Ltd.
11. " Pen-and-Ink Drawing by Ernest A. Mann
12. " Targeteer with shield and sword Man playing fife Pencil drawings by Ernest A. Mann
13. South Room—Ground floor Drawn by Ellis Marsland
14. " " Ground floor. The ceiling. Drawn by Albert E. Bullock
15. The Matron's Room—Plan and north wall Drawn by F. S. Morden Green
16. " " South, east and west walls Drawn by F. S. Morden Green
17. Principal room—First floor. Plaster ceiling Drawn by the late Isaac Jones
18. Smaller room—First floor. Plaster ceiling Drawn by Albert E. Bullock
19. Basement doors—Details Drawn by Robert Pearsall
20. An early engraving circa 1830— Origin unknown
21. An engraving from the Illustrated London News, 1865.
22. View from south looking up Highgate Hill before the trees were cut Photograph by Edward Yates
23. South view Photograph by Edward Yates
24. The entrance doorway Photograph by H. W. Fincham
25. The entrance gates Photograph by Francis R. Taylor
26. North front and wing Photograph by J. W. Bloe
27. (a) North front Photographs by Edward Yates
(b) North front from the garden
28. (a) North wing doorway Photographs by Edward Yates
(b) Doors on garden front and north wing
(c) Side view of north wing
29. The staircase—Looking down towards the entrance passage Photograph by Edward Pady
30. The staircase—Looking up to first floor landing Photograph by J. W. Bloe
31. The staircase—Looking up to top landing
32. The staircase—Landing showing doorcases Photograph by J. W. Bloe
33. The staircase— Photographs by George Trotman
(a) Ground floor, first flight
(b) Ground floor, second flight
34. The staircase—Ground floor, third flight Photograph by George Trotman
35. The staircase— Photographs by George Trotman
(a) First floor, first flight
(b) First floor, third flight
36. The staircase— Photographs by George Trotman
(a) Ground floor, head of basement flight
(b) Looking up to first floor landing
37. The staircase— Photographs by Edward Yates
(a) Newel pedestal, first floor, second flight
(b) Balustrading to first floor landing
38. The staircase—The set of nine carved figures upon the newel posts Photograph by George Trotman
39. The staircase—Man with musket (or caliver) Photograph by H. W. Fincham
40. The staircase—A drummer Photograph by H. W. Fincham
41. The staircase—An officer of pikemen Photograph by H. W. Fincham
42. The staircase—An officer of musketeers Photograph by H. W. Fincham
43. The staircase—A pikeman Photograph by H. W. Fincham
44. The staircase—A targeteer Photograph by H. W. Fincham
45. The staircase—A musketeer Photograph by H. W. Fincham
46. A doorway on the staircase Photograph by Edward Yates
47. South room—ground floor Photograph by H. W. Fincham
48. Fireplace in south room, ground floor Photograph by J. W. Bloe
49. Details of fireplace—south room, ground floor Photograph by George Trotman
50. Cartouche over fireplace—south room, ground floor Photograph by George Trotman
51. Original transomed window in south room, ground floor Photograph by W. P. Young
52. The matron's room, ground floor Photograph by J. W. Bloe
53. 18th century stair—back room, ground floor Photograph by Edward Yates
54. Plaster ceiling—principal room, first floor Photograph by H. W. Fincham
55. Detail of plaster ceiling—principal room, first floor Photograph by H. W. Fincham
56. Plaster ceiling—smaller room, first floor Photograph by H. W. Fincham
57. Fireplace-detail—smaller room, first floor Photograph by George Trotman
58. Fireplace in Da Costa wing, first floor Photograph by W. P. Young
59. Monogram on fireplace—Da Costa wing, first floor Photograph by W. P. Young
60. Plaster frieze—back room, first floor Photograph by Edward Pady
61. Detail of plaster frieze—back room, first floor Photograph by Edward Pady
62. Plan showing original property as held by the Sprignells. Prepared from the Ordnance Survey with the sanction of the Controller of H.M. Stationery Office.

ILLUSTRATION IN TEXT.

Sketch of plaster frieze in back room, first floor Robert Pearsall

HERALDIC ILLUSTRATIONS.

1. Sprignell—Gules, two gimel bars and in chief a leopard gold.
2. Da Costa—Gold, three broken shinbones, fessewise gules.
3. Stretton—Silver, a bend engrailed sable impaling
4. Cope—silver, a cheveron azure between three roses, gules, with stalks and leaves vert, with three fleurs-de-lis gold upon the cheveron.