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Survey of London Monograph 16, College of Arms, Queen Victoria Street

By Walter H Godfrey and Anthony Wagner. An account of the College of Arms in Queen Victoria Street, rebuilt after the Great Fire. It also contains biographical lists of all the known officers of arms.

Survey of London. Originally published by Guild & School of Handicraft, London, 1963.

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Table of contents

Title Page(s)
Frontispiece
Members of the Survey Committee iii-vi
List of illustrations ix-xi
Foreword xii
Preface xiii
List of abbreviations xv-xvi
The College of Arms: Historical account to the Great Fire of 1666 1-10
The College of Arms: Rebuilding after the Great Fire, 1666-88 11-19
The College of Arms: History after 1688 20-28
The College of Arms: Architectural description 29-35
St Benet's, Paul's Wharf: Furniture, fittings and records 36-37
Garter King of Arms 38-74
Clarenceux King of Arms 74-101
Norroy King of Arms 101-118
Chester Herald 119-129
Lancaster Herald 130-142
Richmond Herald 143-152
Somerset Herald 152-166
Windsor Herald 167-182
York Herald 182-193
Bluemantle Pursuivant 193-203
Portcullis Pursuivant 203-209
Rouge Croix Pursuivant 209-219
Rouge Dragon Pursuivant 219-228
Additional officers 229-306
Additional officers with titles unknown 307-316
Index 317-341
Plate 1: The courtyard 1
Plate 2: The courtyard, 1768 2
Plate 3: The courtyard, 1807 3
Plate 4: Western Gateway 4
Plate 5: Western Gateway 5
Plate 6: The courtyard, c.1830 6
Plate 7: The courtyard, c.1841 7
Plate 8: The courtyard 8
Plate 9: The Court Room, 1816 9
Plate 10: The Court Room, c.1841 10
Plate 11: The New Record Room, 1844 11
Plate 12: South Front with New Gates 12
Plate 13: Front from south-east 13
Plate 14: Front from south-east 14
Plate 15: Steps and Porch to Court Room 15
Plate 16: Steps and Porch to Court Room, details 16
Plate 17: Details of New Gates 17
Plate 18: The Court Room, interior 18
Plate 19: The Court Room, interior 19
Plate 20: Court Room, throne 20
Plate 21: Court Room, detail of throne 21
Plate 22: The Public Office, interior 22
Plate 23: The Public Office, interior 23
Plate 24: The Public Office, fireplace 24
Plate 25: Doorway 25
Plate 26: Doorway 26
Plate 27: The Record Room, interior 27
Plate 28: Stair in West Wing 28
Plate 29: Stair in West Wing 29
Plate 30: Cellars, plan 30
Plate 31: 'First Story', plan 31
Plate 32: 'Second Story', plan 32
Plate 33: 'Third Story', plan 33
Plate 34: 'Garretts', plan 34
Plate 35: Sketch for west elevation, c.1673 35
Plate 36: Sketch of the Court Room 36
Plate 37: Ground floor plan 37
Plate 38: First floor plan 38
Plate 39: Second floor plan 39
Plate 40: Elevations and section 40
Plate 41: Stair in West Wing 41
Plate 42: The Court Room 42
Plate 43: The Court Room 43
Plate 44: The Court Room, details 44