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Survey of London: Volume 20, St Martin-in-The-Fields, Pt III: Trafalgar Square and Neighbourhood

Edited by G H Gater and F R Hiorns. Describes the environs of Trafalgar Square, including Trafalgar Square itself, the church of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Old County Hall and the Haymarket.

Survey of London. Originally published by London County Council, London, 1940.

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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 xx-xxi
Introduction 1-6
The site of Trafalgar Square and the National Gallery 7-14
Trafalgar Square and the National Gallery 15-18
The church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields: Description 19-30
The church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields: Monuments 31-54
The Vestry Hall, Vicarage and Church Schools 55
The east side of Trafalgar Square 56-57
Spring Gardens 58-65
Old County Hall (including site of Berkeley House) 66-68
Carlton House 69-76
Carlton House Terrace and Carlton Gardens 77-87
Pall Mall East 88
Suffolk Street and Suffolk Place 89-94
The Haymarket 95-100
Panton Street and Oxendon Street 101-103
Whitcomb Street 104-105
St. Martin's Street 106-108
Orange Street 109-111
Hemmings Row and Castle Street 112-114
St. Martin's Lane 115-122
New Street 123-124
Long Acre 125-127
Appendix: Vicars of St. Martin-in-the-Fields 128
References 129-131
Index 133-147
Plate 1: Extract from Morden and Lea's map (1682) 1
Plate 2: Plan of the Royal Mews at Charing Cross, 1796 2
Plate 3: The Old Barracks and St. Martin's church 3
Plate 4: The Mews (1794) and the Golden Cross (c.1820) 4
Plate 5: National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, elevation 5
Plate 6: William Railton's design for the Nelson Monument 6
Plate 7: Statues in Trafalgar Square 7
Plate 8: The Old Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, c. 1720, "The South Prospect" 8
Plate 9: The Old Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, c. 1720, "The West Prospect" 9
Plate 10: Gibbs' design for circular church 10
Plate 11: St. Martin's Church. Plan and south elevation 11
Plate 12: Perspective drawing of St. Martin's Church 12
Plate 13: Portrait of James Gibbs 13
Plate 14: St. Martin's Church from churchyard 14
Plate 15: St. Martin's Church, looking south-east 15
Plate 16: St. Martin's Church, plans, elevation and section of steeple 16
Plate 17: St. Martin's Church , section and elevation 17
Plate 18: St. Martin's Church, exterior views 18
Plate 19: St. Martin's Church, interior looking east 19
Plate 20: St. Martin's Church, west elevation 20
Plate 21: St. Martin's Church, interior looking east 21
Plate 22: St. Martin's Church, organ 22
Plate 23: St. Martin's Church, font 23
Plate 24: St. Martin's Church, pulpit 24
Plate 25: Drawings by Hogarth 25
Plate 26: St. Martin's Church, interior views 26
Plate 27: St. Martin's Church, bust and font 27
Plate 28: Monuments in St. Martin's crypt 28
Plate 29: Monuments in St. Martin's crypt 29
Plate 30: Monument to Margaret White, 1687 30
Plate 31: Monuments in St. Martin's crypt 31
Plate 32: Monuments in St. Martin's crypt 32
Plate 33: St. Martin's Church plate 33
Plate 34: St. Martin's Place and churchyard 34
Plate 35: Old premises south of St. Martin's Church, 1830 35
Plate 36: Adelaide Street, Chandos Street and the Golden Cross Hotel 36
Plate 37: King William IV Street, Adelaide Street and Strand 37
Plate 38: Charing Cross Hospital and Morley's Hotel 38
Plate 39: St. Matthew's Chapel, Spring Gardens 39
Plate 40: New Street and Spring Garden Terrace 40
Plate 41: John Drummond's house, New Street 41
Plate 42: No. 18, Spring Gardens 42
Plate 43: Spring Gardens 43
Plate 44: Spring Gardens, interiors 44
Plate 45: Spring Gardens in 1903 45
Plate 46: Buildings on west side of Spring Gardens, elevation and plan 46
Plate 47: Staircase details from Spring Gardens 47
Plate 48: Premises adjoining LCC Offices, Spring Gardens 48
Plate 49: Berkeley House and Spring Gardens Passage 49
Plate 50: Old County Hall, Spring Gardens 50
Plate 51: Offices of the LCC, Spring Gardens, ground floor plan 51
Plate 52: Offices of the LCC, Spring Gardens, plans 52
Plate 53: Part of Kip's view of London and Westminster, 1710 53
Plate 54: Carlton House, entrance lodge 54
Plate 55: Carlton House, plans 55
Plate 56: Carlton House, entrance from Pall Mall 56
Plate 57: Carlton House, garden front 57
Plate 58: Carlton House, grand staircase 58
Plate 59: Carlton House, new front to Pall Mall 59
Plate 60: Carlton House, elevation to Pall Mall 60
Plate 61: Carlton House, portico facing Pall Mall 61
Plate 62: Plan of Carlton House in 1813 62
Plate 63: Carlton House, interior views 63
Plate 64: Carlton House, the conservatory 64
Plate 65: Plan, Carlton Palace and gardens, 1828 65
Plate 66: Nos. 19, 20 and 21, Carlton House Terrace 66
Plate 67: Carlton House Terrace, west block facing the Mall 67
Plate 68: Carlton House Terrace, east block facing the Mall 68
Plate 69: Carlton House Terrace, view behind colonnade 69
Plate 70: Duke of York's column 70