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Pages ix-xv

Survey of London: Volume 20, St Martin-in-The-Fields, Pt III: Trafalgar Square and Neighbourhood. Originally published by London County Council, London, 1940.

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Coloured Plates
Frontispiece. Bedfordbury in 1873 From a watercolour drawing by F. Shepherd in the Council's collection.
(i) (Facing p. 1) No. 96, St. Martin's Lane, c. 1830 From a watercolour drawing by C. J. Richardson in the Council's collection.
(ii) (Facing p. 66) Berkeley House, Spring Gardens in 1859 From a watercolour drawing by T. H. Shepherd in the Council's collection.
(iii) (Facing p. 118) May's Buildings, St. Martin's Lane in 1870 From a watercolour drawing by J. T. Wilson in the Council's collection.
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1. Extract from Morden and Lea's map (1682) From the Council's collection.
2. Plan of the Royal Mews at Charing Cross, 1796 From plain in the possession of H.M. Commissioners of Crown Lands.
3. (a) Old Barracks, Charing Cross, c. 1815; (b) the new opening to St. Martin's Church (c. 1830) (a) From a photograph of a watercolour drawing by W. Hunt; (b) From an engraving of a drawing by T. H. Shepherd, both in the Council's collection.
4. (a) The Mews in 1794; (b) The Golden Cross, Charing Cross, c. 1820 (a) From an engraving by T. Malton in the Council's collection; (b) From a watercolour drawing in the Westminster Public Library.
5. National Gallery, Trafalgar Square. Elevation From an engraving in the Council's collection.
6. William Railton's design for the Nelson Monument From an engraving in the Council's collection.
7. (a) Statue of George IV, Trafalgar Square; Photographs.
(b) One of the lions at the base of the Nelson Monument
8. The Old Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, c. 1720, "The South Prospect" From an engraving by G. Vertue in the Council's collection.
9. The Old Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, c. 1720. "The West Prospect" From an engraving by G. Vertue in the Council's collection.
10. Gibbs' design for circular church: (a) Elevation;(b) Plan From Gibbs' A Book of Architecture.
11. St. Martin's Church. Plan and south elevation Measured drawing.
12. Perspective drawing of St. Martin's Church From the watercolour drawing by James Gibbs in the Westminster Public Library.
13. Portrait of James Gibbs Public Library. From the painting by William Hogarth in the vestry hall.
14. St. Martin's Church from churchyard, showing southern end of St. Martin's Lane, c. 1820 From a watercolour drawing by W. H. Hunt in the possession of Mr. Thomas Girtin.
15. St. Martin's Church, looking south-east Photograph.
16. St. Martin's Church: plans, elevation and section of steeple Measured drawing by D. W. Harrington and D. N. Mackintosh.
17. St. Martin's Church: elevation and section of east end Measured drawing.
18. St. Martin's Church: (a) Looking northwest; (b) Portico Photographs.
19. St. Martin's Church. Interior looking east Photographs.
20. St. Martin's Church. West elevation Measured drawing.
21. St. Martin's Church: (a) Interior looking west; (b) Pulpit Photographs.
22. St. Martin's Church. Organ now in St. Mary's Church, Wotton-under-Edge Photographs reproduced by permission of the Cotswold Publishing Co.
23. St. Martin's Church; the font Measured drawing.
24. St. Martin's Church; the pulpit Measured drawing.
25. Hogarth's preliminary drawings for No. 2 of the series Industry and Idleness From drawings in the British Museum.
26. St. Martin's Church: (a) Oak staircase leading to galleries; (b) Crypt Photographs.
27. St. Martin's Church: (a) Bust of James Gibbs by Rysbrach; (b) Font Photographs.
28. Monuments in St. Martin's crypt: (a) Edith Bilson, 1651; (b) Elizabeth Macdowall, 1670 Photographs.
29. (a) Jane Jackson, 1670; (b) Johanna Miller, 1673 Photographs.
30. Margaret White, 1687 (a) Measured drawing; (b) Photograph
31. (a) Colonel Thomas Fraser, 1756; (b) Benjamin Colinge, 1700 Photographs.
32. (a) Sir Theodore Mayerne; (b) Roundel with arms and crest Photographs.
33. St. Martin's Church plate, on exhibition at the London Museum Photograph.
34. (a) St. Martin's Place, east side; (b) St. Martin's churchyard, north side, showing vestry hall and school Photographs.
35. Old premises south of St. Martin's Church, 1830 From a pencil drawing in the Council's collection.
36. (a) Corner of Adelaide Street and Chandos Street in 1906; (b) Golden Cross Hotel, Strand, in 1930 Photographs.
37. (a) Corner of King Street and Adelaide Street in 1930; (b) Nos. 448 and 449, Strand, facing south west, in 1930 Photographs.
38. (a) Charing Cross Hospital in 1939. Elevation to Strand and Agar Street; (b) Morley's Hotel in 1920 Photographs.
39. St. Matthew's Chapel, Spring Gardens: (a) Exterior in 1903; (b) Interior in 1886 (a) Photograph; (b) From a drawing by J. P. Emslie preserved at the Admiralty.
40. (a) New Street, Spring Gardens in 1881; (b) Spring Garden Terrace in 1881 From watercolour drawings, by J. P. Emslie preserved at the Admiralty.
41. John Drummond's House, New Street, Spring Gardens, in 1795 From a watercolour drawing in the Council's collection.
42. No. 18, Spring Gardens: (a) Exterior in 1903; (b) Garden front (a) Photograph; (b) from watercolour drawing preserved at the Admiralty.
43. Spring Gardens: (a) South-west side in 1886; (b) Interior of No. 16 in 1903 (a) From a watercolour drawing by J. P. Emslie preserved at the Admiralty; (b) Photograph.
44. Spring Gardens in 1903: (a) No. 28, first floor landing; (b) No. 30, front room on first floor Photographs.
45. Spring Gardens in 1903: (a) Staircase to No. 16; (b) Nos. 34–28 Photographs.
46. Buildings on west side of Spring Gardens: elevation and plan From a drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
47. Staircase details from Spring Gardens Measured drawings.
48. Premises adjoining London County Council Offices, Spring Gardens Measured drawing.
49. (a) Berkeley House, garden front; (b) Wigley's rooms, Spring Gardens (a) From watercolour drawing by T. H. Shepherd in the Council's collection; (b) from a print in the Council's collection.
50. Old County Hall, Spring Gardens: (a) Exterior in 1939; (b) Council chamber in 1890 Photographs.
51. Offices of the London County Council, Spring Gardens, ground floor plan From plan in the Council's collection.
52. (a) Offices of the Metropolitan Board of Works, principal floor; (b) Offices of the London County Council, first floor plan From plans in the Council's collection.
53. Part of Kip's view of London and Westminster, 1710 From the Council's collection.
54. Carlton House, entrance lodge from St. James's Park From a watercolour drawing in the library at Windsor Castle.
55. Carlton House plans: (a) 1784; (b) 1794 From plans in the library at Windsor Castle.
56. Carlton House, entrance from Pall Mall: (a) 1760; (b) 1790 From drawings in the Crace collection at the British Museum.
57. Carlton House, garden front: (a) 1788; (b) 1794 (a) From a watercolour drawing by W. Capon in the Westminster Public Library; (b) from an ink and wash drawing in the Crace Collection at the British Museum.
58. Carlton House, the grand staircase From a wash drawing by Henry Holland in the library at Windsor Castle.
59. Carlton House, new front to Pall Mall erected by Holland (a) From an ink and wash drawing by Henry Holland; (b) from an aquatint (No. 6 in Ackermann's Repository), both in the Council's collection.
60. Carlton House, elevation to Pall Mall and detail of screen to courtyard From an ink and wash drawing in the library at Windsor Castle.
61. Carlton House, portico facing Pall Mall From Pyne's History of Carlton House.
62. Plan of Carlton House in 1813 From Pugin and Britton's Public Buildings of London.
63. Carlton House: (a) Entrance hall; (b) Crimson drawing room From Pyne's History of Carlton House.
64. Carlton House, the conservatory From Pyne's History of Carlton House.
65. Plan showing the disposition of the ground lately occupied by Carlton Palace and gardens, 1828 From a plan in the possession of H.M. Commissioners of Crown Lands.
66. Nos. 19, 20 and 21, Carlton House Terrace From a plan in the Council's collection.
67. Carlton House Terrace in 1907. West block facing the Mall Photograph.
68. Carlton House Terrace in 1907. East block facing the Mall Photograph.
69. Carlton House Terrace, view behind colonnade: (a) at balcony level; (b) at terrace level Photographs.
70. Duke of York's column (a) From a drawing by J. Maxwell Scott, A.R.I.B.A.; (b) photograph.
71. Carlton House Terrace: (a) No. 4; (b) Corner of Carlton Gardens, looking east Photographs.
72. Carlton Gardens: (a) No. 1; (b) No. 2 Photographs.
73. Carlton House Terrace: (a) No. 4, back room on ground floor; (b) No. 9, original balustrading to landing on first floor Photographs.
74. No. 1, Carlton House Terrace: (a) Dining room on first floor; (b) Lounge on first floor Photographs.
75. No. 1, Carlton House Terrace: (a) Entrance hall; (b) Staircase and hall Photographs.
76. No. 4, Carlton Gardens, marble mantelpiece now at the Victoria and Albert Museum Photograph.
77. No. 7, Carlton House Terrace: (a) Original mantelpiece on second floor; (b) staircase and hall Photographs.
78. John Nash's plan for the re-development of Pall Mall East, the Haymarket and Suffolk Street From the Report from the Select Committee on Crown Leases, 1829.
79. Statue of George III, Pall Mall East Photograph.
80. (a) Pall Mall East; (b) College of Physicians in 1828 (a) From a watercolour drawing by T. H. Shepherd; (b) from an engraving from a drawing by T. H. Shepherd, both in the Council's collection.
81. Suffolk Street, Royal Society of British Artists Photograph.
82. Suffolk Street: (a) East side in 1829; (b) North side of Suffolk Place (a) From an engraving of a drawing by T. H. Shepherd in the Council's collection; (b) photograph.
83. (a) South-west corner of Suffolk Street in 1911; (b) North-west corner of Suffolk Place in 1911 Photographs.
84. Suffolk Street, northern end Photograph.
85. The old Haymarket Theatre: (a) Exterior in 1803; Interior in 1807 (a) From pencil drawing by W. Capon; (b) from engraving, both in the Council's collection.
86. The new Haymarket Theatre: (a) in 1826; (b) in 1939 (a) From an engraving by Havell in the Council's collection; (b) photograph.
87. Interior of the Haymarket Theatre in 1821 From an engraving by R. Wilkinson in the Council's collection.
88. (a) Suffolk Street front of the Haymarket Theatre; (b) No. 25, Haymarket in 1911 Photographs.
89. The Haymarket: (a) No. 18 in 1911; (b) No. 34 in 1906 Photographs.
90. No. 34, Haymarket, shop front Photograph.
91. No. 34, Haymarket, front of cast lead cistern Photograph.
92. No. 34, Haymarket, mantelpiece in front room on first floor Photograph.
93. No. 34, Haymarket, interior of shop: (a) Looking towards street; (b) Showing screen Photographs.
94. (a) Cockspur Street showing entrance to Whitcomb Street, c. 1823; (b) Nos. 28 46, Whitcomb Street in 1886 (a) From drawing by W. Capon in the Westminster Public Library; (b) from watercolour drawing by Calvert in the Council's collection.
95. Whitcomb Street: (a) the White Hart Inn in 1881; (b) No. 38, Johnson's Stable Yard, in 1886 From watercolour drawings in the Council's collection.
96. (a) Nos. 14–18, Whitcomb Street; (b) and (c) Mantelpieces from No. 35, St. Martin's Street Photographs.
97. James Street (now Orange Street): (a) Tennis court; (b) Premises adjoining tennis court From watercolour drawings by T. H. Shepherd in the Council's collection.
98. Orange Street Chapel: (a) Exterior in 1906; (b) Interior in 1913 Photographs.
99. (a) Archbishop Tenison's Library and School in Castle Street, Leicester Square in 1850; (b) South side of Cecil Court in 1883 (a) From a watercolour drawing by T. H. Shepherd in the Crace Collection at the British Museum; (b) from a watercolour by J. P. Emslie in the Council's collection.
100. Hemmings Row: (a) Corner of Castle Street; (b) Looking towards Chandos Street in 1873 (a) From a watercolour drawing by T. H. Shepherd in the Westminster Public Library; (b) from a watercolour drawing by F. Shepherd in the Council's collection.
101. Nos. 53–55, Castle Street From a watercolour drawing by Appleton in the Council's collection.
102. Old Slaughter's Coffee House, St. Martin's Lane From a watercolour drawing by T. H. Shepherd in the Westminster Public Library.
103. St. Martin's Court in 1881: (a) Looking east; (b) Looking west From watercolour drawings by J. P. Emslie in the Council's collection.
104. No. 31, St. Martin's Lane, interior of front room on first floor Measured drawing.
105. No. 31, St. Martin's Lane, interior details Measured drawings.
106. (a) No. 31, St. Martin's Lane; (b) Little May's Buildings in 1872 (a) Photograph; (b) from watercolour drawing by F. Shepherd in in the Council's collection.
107. St. Martin's Lane: (a) Elevation to Nos. 42, 43 and 44; (b) No. 43 in 1871 (a) Measured drawing; (b) from a watercolour drawing by C. J. Richardson in the Council's collection.
108. (a) Goodwin's Court, St. Martin's Lane; (b) Langley Court, Long Acre Photographs.
109. New Street: (a) Nos. 4 and 5; (b) No. 9 Photographs.
110. Nos. 16–20, Long Acre Photograph.