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Survey of London: Volume 16, St Martin-in-The-Fields I: Charing Cross. Originally published by London County Council, London, 1935.

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ILLUSTRATIONS IN THE TEXT

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1. The neighbourhood of Charing Cross. From Faithorne and Newcourt's Map (1643–7) 5
2. The old Horse Guards, etc. From the plan of Whitehall in 1670 8
3. The old Horse Guards, etc. From Kip's Prospect (circa 1710) 9
4. Plan of house on the site of the northern annexe of the Paymaster-General's Office, 1804. Copied from plan in the possession of H. M. Commissioners of Crown Lands 21
5. Paymaster-General's Office, west elevation before 1910. From photograph kindly lent by the late Assistant Paymaster-General 22
6–7. Paymaster-General's Office: Room No. 1 before and after conversion into an office 22
8. Paymaster-General's Office, staircase leading out of room No. 33 22
9. Walsingham and Pickering Houses before 1670. Copied from plan preserved in the Public Record Office 29
10. Walsingham and Pickering Houses circa 1675. Copied from plan preserved in the Public Record Office 30
11. Admiralty House, tripod stand 36
12. Admiralty House, carved side-table in Library 38
13. Plan showing the street widening at the Admiralty. From drawing preserved by the Admiralty 58
14. View of the Admiralty showing the semaphore in operation. From engraving by Wallis after T. H. Shepherd, for Dugdale's England and Wales Delineated 59
15 The Admiralty, part of western elevation before erection of new block. From drawing by Lt. D. Edwards, R.N. in 1826, kindly lent by Mr. J. H. MacDonnell, F.R.S.A. 60
16. The Admiralty, detail of north pediment to screen 61
17. The Admiralty, link extinguisher 61
18. The Admiralty, balustrading in southern staircase 62
19. The Admiralty, Board Room. From drawing by Rowlandson and Pugin in Ackermann's Microcosm of London (1809) 63
20. Nos. 36–48, Charing Cross in 1840. From Tallis's Street Views 79
21. "Oliver Cromwell's House." From water-colour drawing in the Council's collection of prints and water-colours 86
22. No. 29, Spring Gardens, door-case 91
23. Plan showing street widening circa 1860. Compiled from information in deeds 103
24. Drummond's Bank (1877) before rebuiling. From water-colour drawing preserved in Westminster Public Library 109
25. No. 57, Charing Cross, and No. 15, Spring Gardens, first-floor plan 126
26. No. 13, Spring Gardens, plans of ground and first floors 128
27. The British Coffee House, elevation. From design by Robert Adam in The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam, Vol. I 148
28. The Two Chairmen, plan of second floor 152
29. Fife House, plan of ground leased to Mrs. Dunch in 1718. Copied from plan preserved in the Public Record Office 166
30. Whitehall Court (Yard) showing Vanbrugh House. From water-colour drawing in the Council's collection of prints and water-colours 171
31. Plan of rooms in Whitehall Court in occupation of Mrs. Godfrey in 1725. Copied from plan preserved in the Public Record Office 173
32. Plan of No. 7, Whitehall in 1800, copied from plan in possession of H.M. Commissioners of Crown Lands 179
33. Plan of property in Whitehall in lease to James Wallace in 1765. Copied from plan in possession of H.M. Commissioners of Crown Lands 181
34. From Carrington House to Whitehall Place in 1886. From drawing by J. P. Emslie reproduced in Illustrated Topographical Record, 2nd Series 182
35. The Almonry and Queen's Treasury in 1882. From water-colour drawing by J. P. Emslie in the Council's collection of prints and water-colours 192
36. Lead rainwater head in Whitehall Place 200
37. Plan of the Marshalsea Court House, 1850. Copied from plan in the possession of H.M. Commissioners of Crown Lands 208
38. Nos. 33–35, Charing Cross in 1801. Copied from plan in the possession of H.M. Commissioners of Crown Lands 212
39. Nos. 29 and 30, Charing Cross in 1807. Copied from plan in the possession of H.M. Commissioners of Crown Lands 217
40. South side of Craig's Court in 1783. Copied from plan in the possession of H.M. Commissioners of Crown Lands 218
41. Land belonging to Trinity Hospital (formerly of Hospital of St. Mary, Rounceval) sold to Earl Harrington in 1871. Copied from plan in the possession of the Charity Commissioners 234
42. Harrington House, general view of stair balustrading 235
43. Harrington House, baluster to secondary staircase 235
44. No. 12, Charing Cross in 1821. Copied from plan in the possession of H.M. Commissioners of Crown Lands 252
45. No. 14, Charing Cross in 1822. Copied from plan in the possession of H.M. Commissioners of Crown Lands 253
46. No. 11, Charing Cross in 1822. Copied from plan in the possession of H.M. Commissioners of Crown Lands 254
47. The Charing Cross before 1544. Extract from the view by Antony van den Wyngaerde 258
48. The Charing Cross circa 1572. Extract from the "Agas" map 259
49. The modern Charing Cross, in the courtyard of Charing Cross railway station 261

HERALDIC ILLUSTRATIONS

1. SIR STEPHEN FOX Ermine a cheveron azure with three foxes' heads razed or thereon.
2. SIR ROBERT HOLMES Barry wavy or and azure a canton gules with a leopard of England thereon.
3. JOHN, EARL OF ASHBURNHAM Gules a fesse between six molets argent.
4. JOHN EGERTON, BISHOP OF BANGOR Argent a lion gules between three pheons sable.
5. PICKERING Ermine a lion azure crowned or.
6. EARL OF KINNOULL Quarterly: 1 and 4, Azure a unicorn leaping argent within a border or charged with eight demi-thiselts very joined with demi-roses gules (for augmentation); 2 and 3, Argent three scutcheons gules (HAY).
7. KNOLLYS, EARL OF BANBURY Gules a cheveron argent with three roses gules thereon.
8. VILLIERS, DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM Argent a cross gules with five scallops or thereon.
9. WESTON, EARL OF PORTLAND Or an eagle sable looking backwards.
10. MANNERS, EARL OF RUTLAND Or two bars azure and a chief quarterly azure and gules charged in the first and fourth quarters with two fleurs-de-lis or and in the second and third with a leopard or.
11. LORD CLIFFORD OF CHUDLEIGH Checky or and azure a fesse gules.
12. OSBORNE, EARL OF DANBY Quarterly ermine and azure a cross or.
13. EARL OF DYSART Argent a fret sable.
14. MONCK, DUKE OF ALBEMARLE Gules a cheveron between three lions' heads razed argent.
15. FORSTER OF ALDERMASTON Sable a cheveron engrailed between three arrows argent.
16. SIR ROBERT NAUNTON Sable three martlets argent.
17. PRATT Argent a cheveron sable between three roundels sable each charged with a martlet argent, with three voided lozenges or on the cheveron.
18. JENKINSON, EARL OF LIVERPOOL Azure a fesse wavy argent with a cross formy gules on the fesse and two stars or in chief, and a chief wavy argent (for honourable augmentation) charged with a cormorant sable holding in its beak a branch of seaweed vert.
19. SIR JOHN VANBRUGH Gules a fesse or with three bars vert on the fesse and a demi-lion argent in the chief.
20. CHOLMONDELEY, EARL OF CHOLMONDELEY Gules in chief two steel tilting helms and in base a sheaf of corn or.
21. LEVESON-GOWER, EARL GOWER Quarterly: 1 and 4, Barry of eight argent and gules a cross paty sable (GOWER); 2 and 3, Azure three laurel leaves or (LEVESON).
22. SMITH, EARL CARRINGTON Or a cheveron cotised between three demi-gryphons sable the two in chief facing one another.
23. LOWTHER, VISCOUNT LONDALE Or six rings sable.
24. SANDYS OF THE VYNE Argent a ragged cross sable.
25. WAAD Azure a saltire between four scallops or.
26. SIR RICHARD HOWE Or a fesse between three wolves' heads razed sable.
27. CAPEL, EARL OF ESSEX Gules a lion between three crosslets fitchy or.
28. EARL OF HARRINGTON Quarterly ermine and gules with a crescent on a crescent for difference.
29. SIR JOHN PARKER Azure fretty and a fesse or.