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Survey of London Monograph 3, Old Palace, Bromley-By-Bow

By Ernest Godman. A description of the Old Palace of James I, made shortly before its demolition.

Survey of London. Originally published by Guild & School of Handicraft, London, 1901.

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Table of contents

Title Page(s)
The Survey Committee 3-4
Preface 5
List of illlustrations 7-8
On the folly of destroying the Old Palace 9-10
An attempt to restore the original building 11-15
The ceilings and modelled plasterwork 15-17
The underground passage 17-18
Index 19-21
Plate 1: Block plan of Palace 1
Plate 2: General view from north-east 2
Plate 3: Ground plan 3
Plate 4: First floor plan 4
Plate 5: Elevation of east front 5
Plate 6: Section looking south 6
Plate 7: View of Palace and adjoining buildings from the south 7
Plate 8: Carved stone from south side 8
Plate 9: Fireplace in State room 9
Plate 10: Fireplace, panelling and frieze in State room 10
Plate 11: Details of State room 11
Plate 12: Details of State room 12
Plate 13: Details of State room 13
Plate 14: Details of State room 14
Plate 15: Details of State room 15
Plate 16: Details of State room 16
Plate 17: Panelling in State room 17
Plate 18: Pilaster and window in State room 18
Plate 19: Ceiling in State room 19
Plate 20: Detail of ceiling in State room 20
Plate 21: Detail of ceiling in State room 21
Plate 22: Ceiling at Balcarres House 22
Plate 23: North-west room 23
Plate 24: Ceiling in north-west room 24
Plate 25: Ceiling panel in north-west room 25
Plate 26: Ceiling panel in north-west room 26
Plate 27: Ceiling panel in north-west room 27
Plate 28: Ceiling in first-floor room 28
Plate 29: Ceiling in first-floor room 29
Plate 30: Details of ceilings 30
Plate 31: Details of ceilings 31
Plate 32: Details of ceilings 32
Plate 33: Details of ceilings 33
Plate 34: Frieze from first-floor room 34
Plate 35: Staircase 35
Plate 36: Brickwork on chimney stack 36
Plate 37: Conjectural view of Palace and buildings 37