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Survey of London: Volume 16, St Martin-in-The-Fields I: Charing Cross

Edited by G H Gater and E P Wheeler. Describes the part of the parish at the north end of Whitehall, including the Admiralty, the Horse Guards, and old Scotland Yard.

Survey of London. Originally published by London County Council, London, 1935.

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Table of contents

Title Page(s)
Plan pocket
Publishing and Survey committees iv-vi
Description of plates ix-xv
List of illustrations xvi-xix
Preface xxi-xxii
Early history of the west side of Whitehall and Charing Cross 1-4
The Tiltyard and the Horse Guards 5-16
Office of the Paymaster-General 17-27
Admiralty House 28-44
The Admiralty 45-70
Nos. 37 and 38, Charing Cross and Wallingford Garden 71-74
Nos. 39-41, Charing Cross and the Timber Yard 75-81
Site of Kirke House 82-86
Nos. 29 and 31, Spring Gardens and the White Horse 87-92
Site of Stanhope House 93-98
Site of Naunton House 99-103
Between Naunton House and the passage to Spring Gardens 104-110
The passage from Charing Cross to Spring Gardens 111-113
No. 53, Charing Cross and No. 21, Spring Gardens 114-117
Nos. 54 and 55, Charing Cross 118-119
No. 56, Charing Cross and No. 17, Spring Gardens 120-121
No. 57, Charing Cross and No. 15, Spring Gardens 122-126
No. 58-59, Charing Cross and Nos. 11 and 13, Spring Gardens 127-130
Nos. 60-64, Charing Cross and Nos. 3, 5, 7 and 9, Spring Gardens 131-135
Site of No. 65, Charing Cross 136-137
Site of No. 66, Charing Cross 138-140
Between No. 66, Charing Cross and the Cockspur Street entrance to Spring Gardens 141-145
Site of Nos. 25-34, Cockspur Street 146-149
Nos. 21-24, Cockspur Street and the Two Chairmen 150-153
Site of Nos. 13-20, Cockspur Street 154-157
Scotland Yard: Introduction 158-164
Scotland Yard: South of Whitehall Place 165-192
Whitehall Place: General 193
Nos. 1 and 2, Whitehall Place 194-196
Nos. 3-8, Whitehall Place 197-202
Scotland Yard: North of Whitehall Place 203-219
No. 1, Whitehall 220-221
Nos. 45 and 47, Whitehall 222-224
Site of the Hermitage of St. Katherine 225-231
Harrington House, Craig's Court 232-237
Nos. 8 and 9, Craig's Court 238-239
Between the Hermitage and the Hospital of St. Mary, Rounceval 240-257
The statue of Charles I and site of the Charing Cross 258-268
Appendix: The Charing Cross Street improvements 269-272
Index 273-296
Plate 1: Views of the old Horse Guards 1
Plate 2: The old Horse Guards, plans of ground and first floors 2
Plate 3: A perspective view of the west front of the Horse Guards 3
Plate 4: Horse Guards, elevation to the parade 4
Plate 5: The proposed Horse Guards, plan 5
Plate 6: The proposed Horse Guards, elevation and plan 6
Plate 7: The proposed Horse Guards, alternative treatments of Guard Boxes 7
Plate 8: The proposed Horse Guards, plans of central block 8
Plate 9: The proposed Horse Guards, section through central block 9
Plate 10: The proposed Horse Guards, elevation of north front 10
Plate 11: The proposed Horse Guards, sectional elevation, looking south 11
Plate 12: Horse Guards (1847), sections 12
Plate 13: Horse Guards, elevations of stables block 13
Plate 14: Horse Guards, sections of north stable block 14
Plate 15: Horse Guards, elevation to Parade 15
Plate 16: Horse Guards, elevation of central block to Parade 16
Plate 17: Horse Guards, central block, entrance to covered way from Parade 17
Plate 18: Horse Guards, general view from Whitehall 18
Plate 19: Horse Guards, central block and courtyard from Whitehall 19
Plate 20: Horse Guards, exterior views 20
Plate 21: Horse Guards, exterior views 21
Plate 22: Horse Guards, interior views 22
Plate 23: Horse Guards, Commander-in-Chief's room, formerly the Levee Room 23
Plate 24: Horse Guards, portraits in the Commander-in-Chief's room 24
Plate 25: Horse Guards, vestibule on first floor 25
Plate 26: Horse Guards, general view of library 26
Plate 27: Horse Guards, interior views 27
Plate 28: Horse Guards, interior views 28
Plate 29: Horse Guards, mantlepieces 29
Plate 30: Horse Guards, mantlepieces 30
Plate 31: Whitehall from the north. c.1750 31
Plate 32: Paymaster-General's Office, elevation to Whitehall 32
Plate 33: Paymaster-General's Office, elevation to Whitehall 33
Plate 34: Paymaster-General's Office, elevation to the park 34
Plate 35: Paymaster-General's Office, elevation to the park 35
Plate 36: Paymaster-General's Office, plans of ground and first floors 36
Plate 37: Paymaster-General's Office, elevation and interior view 37
Plate 38: Paymaster-General's Office, detail of panelling 38
Plate 39: Paymaster-General's Office, plan of large room in house on site of northern annexe 39
Plate 40: Paymaster-General's Office, Paymaster-General's room 40
Plate 41: Paymaster-General's Office, Paymaster-General's room 41
Plate 42: Paymaster-General's Office, chimney-pieces 42
Plate 43: Paymaster-General's Office, staircases 43
Plate 44: Paymaster-General's Office, staircase 44
Plate 45: Admiralty House, plans of ground, first and second floors 45
Plate 46: Admiralty House, elevation towards Whitehall and cross-section 46
Plate 47: Admiralty House, elevation to Whitehall 47
Plate 48: Admiralty House, entrance hall and dining room 48
Plate 49: Admiralty House, inner hall 49
Plate 50: Admiralty House, dining room and boudoir 50
Plate 51: Admiralty House, dining-room, portrait of Pepys 51
Plate 52: Admiralty House, drawing-room, general view 52
Plate 53: Admiralty House, drawing room and library 53
Plate 54: Admiralty House, mantelpieces 54
Plate 55: Admiralty House, vestibule and reception room 55