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Survey of London Monograph 9, Crosby Place

By Philip Norman and W D Caroe. An account of the fifteenth century Hall of Crosby Place, near Bishopsgate Street, now demolished.

Survey of London. Originally published by Guild & School of Handicraft, London, 1908.

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Table of contents

Title Page(s)
Members of the Survey Committee 3-5
Description of the plates 7-12
Preface 13-14
The history of Crosby Place 15-32
The records of the buildings 33-54
The architecture of Crosby Hall 57-63
Appendix 1: The lease of the site to John Crosby 65-68
Appendix 2: The will of Sir John Crosby 69-84
Bibliography 85-87
Index 88-95
Plate 1: The Crosby tomb 1
Plate 2: External view, c.1790 2
Plate 3: View of outer court 3
Plate 4: Internal view of Great Hall 4
Plate 5: Internal view of Great Hall 5
Plate 6: Internal view of Great Parlour and Great Chamber 6
Plate 7: View from St Helen's churchyard 7
Plate 8: External view of Hall 8
Plate 9: Internal view of the Hall 9
Plate 10: Timber roof of the Hall 10
Plate 11: Detail of Hall roof 11
Plate 12: Corbel and window jamb in Hall 12
Plate 13: Bay window in Hall 13
Plate 14: Exterior of Hall 14
Plate 15: Modern front 15
Plate 16: Garden of No. 4, Crosby Square 16
Plate 17: Garden of No. 4, Crosby Square 17
Plate 18: Conjectural general plan 18
Plate 19: Plan of the vaults (1816) 19
Plate 20: Plan of Hall (1813) 20
Plate 21: Internal elevation of east wall of Hall 21
Plate 22: Details of roofs in Hall and Great Chamber 22
Plate 23: Details of Great Chamber roof 23
Plate 24: Ground floor plan 24
Plate 25: First floor plan 25
Plate 26: Roof plan 26
Plate 27: Section through north-west wing 27
Plate 28: Longitudinal section through Hall 28
Plate 29: Section through Hall and north-west wing 29
Plate 30: Detail drawing of roof of Hall 30
Plate 31: Detail drawing of roof and windows of Hall 31
Plate 32: Large details of roof mouldings 32
Plate 33: Elevations of plan of bay window in Hall 33
Plate 34: Details of bay window in Hall 34
Plate 35: View of north-west wing during demoltion 35
Plate 36: Chimney piece in Hall 36