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Pages ix-xvi

Survey of London: Volume 18, St Martin-in-The-Fields II: the Strand. Originally published by London County Council, London, 1937.

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Frontispiece. Northumberland House in 1753 From the engraving after Canaletto in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
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1. (a) Part of Wyngaerde's view of London before 1544 Reproduced by kind permission of the London Topographical Society.
(b) Part of Norden's map view of Westminster (1593) From the Council's collection of prints and water-colours.
2. (a) Suffolk House; (b) York House; (c) Durham House, Salisbury House and Worcester House (circa 1660) From drawings by Hollar in the Pepysian Library, Magdalene College, Cambridge.
(d) View up river to Westminster with Durham House on the left From a photograph preserved in the Westminster Public Library.
3. Northumberland House: (a) south elevation to quadrangle; (b) garden front Photographs.
4. Northumberland House, central bay with entrance gateway From a drawing by G. Vertue preserved in the Victoria and Albert Museum.
5. Northumberland House, central bay to Stand front Photograph.
6. Northumberland House, Strand front Photograph.
7. Northumberland House: (a) north entrance from quadrangle; (b) grand staircase (a) Photograph; (b) from The Illustrated London News of 1874.
8. Northumberland House: (a) ballroom; (b) drawing-room From water-colour drawings preserved at Syon House.
9. Northumberland House, Robert Adam's design for the drawing-room From drawings in the Soane Collection.
10. Northumberland House, picture gallery From The Illustrated London News of 1874.
11. Northumberland House, vase from picture gallery (now at Syon House) Photograph.
12. Northumberland House, mantelpiece from drawing-room (now at Syon House) Photograph.
13. (a) Northumberland Street in 1874; (b) court from Craven Street to Northumberland Street in 1874 From water-colour drawings by F. Shepherd in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
14. Northumberland Street in 1874: (a) upper end with wall of Northumberland House; (b) lower end showing Percy Chambers From water-colour drawings by F. Shepherd in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
15. (a) No. 2, Northumberland Court; (b) Nos. 442–453, Strand (north side) in 1824 From drawings preserved in the Westminster Public Library.
16. (a) No. 7, Craven Street; (b) Nos. 11 and 12, Craven Street Photographs.
17. Craven Street staircases: (a) No. 11 (lower flight); (b) No. 12 (lower flight); (c) No. 12 (top flight) Photographs.
18. No. 32, Craven Street: (a) entrance hall; (b) back staircase Photographs.
19. No. 32, Craven Street, staircase Measured drawings prepared by the London Society.
20. Craven Street: (a) general view of east side; (b) No. 32 (east side) Photographs.
21. Craven Street: (a) Nos. 41 and 42 (east side); (b) No. 11, back room on first floor Photographs.
22. No. 25, Craven Street, front room on first floor: (a) wall mirror; (b) mantelpiece Photographs.
23. Craven Street staircases: (a) No. 40 (lower flight); (b) No. 41 (lower flight); (c) No. 41 (top flight); (d) No. 42 (top flight) Photographs.
24. (a) Hungerford Market circa 1828; (b) Hungerford Stairs circa 1828 From water-colour drawings in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
25. (a) Hungerford Suspension Bridge; (b) New Hungerford Market in 1834 From prints in the Council's collection of prints and drawings: (a) after T. H. Shepherd; (b) after J. Harris.
26. Plan of New Hungerford Market (1830) From a tracing of the signed plan by Charles Fowler, now preserved at the Royal Institute of British Architects.
27. (a) No. 23, Strand circa 1850; (b) No. 31, Strand in 1809 From water-colour drawings preserved in the Westminster Public Library.
28. River frontage of the York Buildings Estate in 1840 From the original plan in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
29. York Watergate: (a) river front; (b) north front Photographs.
30. York Watergate: (a) circa 1670; (b) circa 1780 (a) Reproduced from an oil painting by Thomas Wijck by king permission of Lord St. Just; (b) from a drawing preserved in the Crace Collection.
31. York Watergate and York Buildings Waterworks in 1795. From engraving by T. Malton in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
32. York Watergate: (a) elevation to Embankment Gardens; (b) elevation to York Terrace Measured drawings.
33. York Watergate: (a) section through central bay; (b) plan Measured drawings.
34. West side of Buckingham Street looking south Photograph.
35. East side of Buckingham Street looking north Photograph.
36. Buckingham Street: (a) west side looking north; (b) No. 14 from Embankment Gardens Photographs.
37. No. 11, Buckingham Street, ceilings of front rooms on first floor Measured drawings prepared by the London Society.
38. Staircase in No. 12, Buckingham Street Photography.
39. Pepys' Library in No. 14, Buckingham Street From drawings preserved in the Pepysian Library, Magdalene College, Cambridge.
40. No. 10, Buckingham Street: (a) stairs to basement and first floor; (b) stairs from ground to first floor Photographs.
41. No. 10, Buckingham Street: (a) front room on first floor; (b) back room on first floor Photographs.
42. Wood doorcases in Buckingham Street Measured drawings prepared by the London Society.
43. No. 15, Buckingham Street, joinery details Measured drawing prepared by the London Society.
44. No. 15, Buckingham Street in 1905, panelled room on first floor (a) From pencil drawing by J. Emslie in the Council's collection of prints and drawings; (b) photograph.
45. No. 17, Buckingham Street, panelling to room on first floor Measured drawing.
46. Buckingham Street: (a) No. 15 in 1883; (b) mantelpiece to back room on first floor of No. 17 (a) Pencil drawing by J. Emslie in the Council's collection of prints and drawings; (b) photograph.
47. Buckingham Street: (a) elevation of Nos. 17 and 18; (b) entrance doorway to No. 17 (a) Measured drawing prepared by the London Society; (b) photograph.
48. No. 17, Buckingham Street, mantelpiece to front room on first floor (a) Photograph; (b) measured drawing.
49. No. 18, Buckingham Street: (a) entrance doorway; (b) staircase (ground floor flight) Photographs.
50. No. 20, Buckingham Street, elevation (a) Photograph; (b) measured drawing.
51. (a) York Place (formerly Of Alley) looking east; (b) George Court looking north in 1932 Photographs.
52. (a) Nos. 2 and 3, Duke Street (exterior); (b) No. 2, Duke Street, front room on ground floor Photographs.
53. No. 2, Duke Street: (a) basement stair; (b) landing to second floor; (c) doorway to back room on first floor Photographs.
54. No. 2, Duke Street, detail of entrance Measured drawing.
55. No. 2, Duke Street, details of staircase Measured drawing.
56. (a) Houses near the site of the New Exchange; (b) Durham House gateway in 1790 (a) From a water-colour drawing by T. H. Shepherd in the Westminster Public Library; (b) from engraveing in J. T. Smith's Antiquities of Westminster.
57. (a) No. 60, Strand in 1882; (b) No. 59, Strand circa 1800; (c) No. 50, Strand circa 1800 (a) From a water-colour drawing dated 1882, (b) from a water-colour drawing by Nash, (c) from a print, all in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
58. Elevations of The New Exchange (a) From a drawing in the Smithson Collection in the Royal Institute of British Architects; (b) from an engraving by John Harris in the Council's collection of prints and drawings; (c) from a drawing in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
59. Nos. 54–64, Strand (site of the New Exchange) in 1852 From a drawing by T. H. Shepherd in the Westminster Public Library.
60. New Exchange, design for a screen From a drawing by T. Starling, dated 1701, in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
61. No. 73, Strand in 1927 Photograph.
62. Nos. 56–59, Strand: (a) plan; (b) view of fronts (a) From plans made in 1905; (b) photograph taken in 1906.
63. (a) Lead cistern from No. 59, Strand; (b) front room on second floor of No. 60, Strand, in 1923 Photographs.
64. (a) No. 60, Strand, back room on first floor, mantelpiece on west side; (b) No. 60, Strand, back room on first floor, mantelpiece on east side; (c) Nos. 58 and 59, Strand, mantelpiece to back room on third floor Photographs.
65. (a) No. 59, Strand, first floor landing; (b) No. 60, Strand, stair to second floor Photographs.
66. Plan showing the boundaries of the property mentioned in the Adelphi Estate Act, 1933 From a plan supplied by the Adelphi Estate.
67. Plan showing the Adelphi Arches with the lower streets and their approaches From a plan supplied by the Adelphi Estate.
68. (a) Entrance to Lower Robert Street; (b) bridge over Durham House Street Photographs.
69. Adelphi Arches: (a) entrance from Strand level to Durham Hill; (b) looking into Durham Street from riverside Photographs.
70. Adelphi Terrace circa 1780 From the engraving by B. Pasterini in Adam's Works in Architecture.
71. (a) South-east corner of Adam Street in 1906; (b) Adelphi Terrace looking east showing lower roadway in 1935 Photographs.
72. Adelphi Terrace: (a) as originally erected; (b) as altered in 1872 From drawings supplied by the Adelphi Estate.
73. Adelphi Terrace in 1935: (a) from Embankment Gardens; (b) looking north-east Photographs.
74. No. 5, Adelphi Terrace, front room on first floor: (a) ceiling; (b) mantelpiece Photographs.
75. (a) No. 5, Adelphi Terrace, screen to front room on ground floor; (b) No. 2, Adam Street, entrance hall Photographs.
76. No. 5, Adelphi Terrace: (a) entrance passage; (b) staircase Photographs.
77. No. 4, Adelphi Terrace, front room on first floor Photograph.
78. No. 4, Adelphi Terrace, ceiling to front room on first floor Photograph.
79. No. 4, Adelphi Terrace, mantelpieces: (a) front room on first floor; (b) back room Photographs.
80. No. 8, Adelphi Terrace, mantelpiece in front room on first floor (a) Photograph; (b) measured drawing supplied by the Adelphi Estate.
81. Adelphi Terrace ceilings: (a) No. 1a, reading room on first floor; (b) No. 9, front room on first floor Photographs.
82. No. 3, Adelphi Terrace, ceiling to front room on first floor Photograph.
83. Adelphi mantelpieces: (a) No. 5, Robert Street, front room on first floor; (b) No. 5, Adelphi Terrace, front room on ground floor; (c) No. 10, Adelphi Terrace, north room on first floor Photographs.
84. Adelphi Terrace mantelpieces: (a) No. 1a, front room on first floor; (b) No. 5, back room on ground floor; (c) No. 8, back room on first floor Photographs.
85. Savage Club, No. 6, Adelphi Terrace; mantelpiece in dining room Photograph.
86. Savage Club: (a) entrance hall; (b) dining room Photographs.
87. No. 10, Adelphi Terrace, entrance doorway (a) Photograph; (b) measured drawing supplied by the Adelphi Estate.
88. (a) No. 9, John Street, niche on landing; (b) No. 10, Adelphi Terrace, door to north room on first floor Photographs.
89. Adelphi Hotel, Nos. 1–4, John Street in 1906, sections Measured drawings supplied by the Adelphi Estate.
90. Adelphi Hotel in 1906, plans Measured drawings supplied by the Adelphi Estate.
91. Adelphi Hotel: (a) Adam Street entrance; (b) John Street front Photographs.
92. No. 7, Adam Street Photograph.
93. Royal Society of Arts, John Street (exterior) Photograph.
94. Royal Society of Arts, plans Supplied by the Adelphi Estate.
95. Royal Society of Arts, mantelpiece in library Photograph.
96. Royal Society of Arts: (a) library; (b) first floor landing Photographs supplied by the Royal Society of Arts.
97. Royal Society of Arts, meeting room Photograph supplied by the Royal Society of Arts.
98. Royal Society of Arts, mantelpieces Photographs.
99. Royal Society of Arts: (a) north front and entrance to Adelphi Arches; (b) entrance hall Photographs.
100. Entrance doorways: (a) No. 13, John Street; (b) No. 20, John Street Photographs.
101. No. 9, John Street, ceiling to front room on first floor Photograph.
102. No. 20, John Street, ceiling to front room on first floor Photograph.
103. No. 13, John Street, ceilings: (a) front room on ground floor; (b) front room on first floor Photographs.
104. (a) Elevation to east side of Robert Street in 1906; (b) cross section through houses in John Street and Adelphi Terrace From measured drawings supplied by the Adelphi Estate.
105. (a) No. 1, Robert Street, ceiling to north-east room on ground floor; (b) No. 2, Robert Street, fireplace in dining room on second floor Measured drawings supplied by the Adelphi Estate
106. (a) No. 4, Adam Street, ceiling to room on first floor; (b) No. 5, Adam Street, wood mantelpiece in room on first floor Photographs.
107. Ivy Bridge Lane and the Fox-under-the-hill in 1874 From a water-colour drawing in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
108. (a) Archway leading to the Fox-under-the hill; (b) the Fox-under-the-hill in 1886 From water-colour drawings in the Council's collection of prints and drawings.
109. (a) Ivy Bridge Lane in 1886; (b) Salisbury Street from the river (a) From a water-colour drawing in the Council's collection; (b) from a water-colour drawing in the Westminster Public Library.
110. (a) Salisbury Street circa 1890; (b) Nos. 413–417, Strand circa 1914 Photographs.
111. (a) No. 429, Strand (formerly the Westminster Insurance Company) circa 1908; (b) Exeter Hall (No. 372, Strand) in 1907 Photographs.