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Survey of London: Volume 3, St Giles-in-The-Fields, Pt I: Lincoln's Inn Fields

Edited by W Edward Riley and Laurence Gomme. Surveys the buildings of Lincoln's Inn Fields, including the building of the Royal College of Surgeons, and Sir John Soane's Museum.

Survey of London. Originally published by London County Council, London, 1912.

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Table of contents

Title Page(s)
Plate 1: Lincoln's Inn Fields in 1911 i
Members of the Survey Committee v-vi
Description of the plates viii-xiv
Preface xv-xvii
Preface to the historical notes xviii-xix
Lincoln's Inn Fields: Introduction 3-22
Lincoln's Inn Fields: Nos. 1 and 2 23-25
Lincoln's Inn Fields: No. 13 (Sir John Soane's Museum) 26-31
Lincoln's Inn Fields: No. 15 32-34
Lincoln's Inn Fields: Nos. 33 and 34 35-38
Lincoln's Inn Fields: No. 35 39-47
Lincoln's Inn Fields: Nos. 39 to 43 (Royal College of Surgeons) 48-58
Lincoln's Inn Fields: No. 44 59-61
Lincoln's Inn Fields: No. 45 62-64
Lincoln's Inn Fields: No. 46 65-68
Lincoln's Inn Fields: No. 51 69-73
Lincoln's Inn Fields: No. 52 74-76
Lincoln's Inn Fields: Nos. 53 and 54 77-80
Lincoln's Inn Fields: The Church of SS. Anselm and Cecilia 81-84
Lincoln's Inn Fields: Nos. 55 and 56 85-89
Lincoln's Inn Fields: Nos. 57 and 58 90-95
Lincoln's Inn Fields: Nos. 59 and 60 (Lindsey House) 96-103
Lincoln's Inn Fields: Nos. 61 and 62 104-107
Lincoln's Inn Fields: No. 65 108-109
Lincoln's Inn Fields: Nos. 66 and 67 (Newcastle House) 110-118
Index 119-135
Plate 2: The Fields of Lincoln's Inn at the end of the 16th century
Plate 3: Extract from map by Hollar, c.1658 3
Plate 4: Extract from map by Faithorne & Newcourt, 1658 4
Plate 5: Extract from map by Morden & Lea, 1682 5
Plate 6: Views of Lincoln's Inn Fields 6
Plate 7: Design by G. Bower for silver medallion showing Arch Row in 1688 7
Plate 8: Design by Cavendish Weedon for the laying out of Lincoln's Inn Fields, 1699 8
Plate 9: Nos. 1 and 2, Lincoln's Inn Fields, staircase 9
Plate 10: Nos. 1 and 2, Lincoln's Inn Fields, chimneypieces 10
Plate 11: Nos. 1 and 2, Lincoln's Inn Fields, ceiling 11
Plate 12: No. 13, Lincoln's Inn Fields (Sir John Soane's Museum), façade 12
Plate 13: No. 13, Lincoln's Inn Fields (Sir John Soane's Museum), ground floor plan 13
Plate 14: No. 13, Lincoln's Inn Fields (Sir John Soane's Museum), library and dining-room 14
Plate 15: No. 13, Lincoln's Inn Fields (Sir John Soane's Museum), breakfast room 15
Plate 16: No. 15, Lincoln's Inn Fields, external details 16
Plate 17: No. 15, Lincoln's Inn Fields, chimneypiece 17
Plate 18: No. 15, Lincoln's Inn Fields, ceilings 18
Plate 19: Nos. 33 and 34, Lincoln's Inn Fields, ground floor plan 19
Plate 20: Nos. 33 and 34, Lincoln's Inn Fields, first floor plan 20
Plate 21: Nos. 33 and 34, Lincoln's Inn Fields, staircase 21
Plate 22: Nos. 33 and 34, Lincoln's Inn Fields, staircase 22
Plate 23: Nos. 33 and 34, Lincoln's Inn Fields, back room 23
Plate 24: No. 35, Lincoln's Inn Fields, front elevation 24
Plate 25: No. 35, Lincoln's Inn Fields, ground floor plan 25
Plate 26: No. 35, Lincoln's Inn Fields, first floor plan 26
Plate 27: No. 35, Lincoln's Inn Fields, section 27
Plate 28: No. 35, Lincoln's Inn Fields, rear elevation 28
Plate 29: No. 35, Lincoln's Inn Fields, balustrade 29
Plate 30: No. 35, Lincoln's Inn Fields, wrought-iron panel 30
Plate 31: No. 35, Lincoln's Inn Fields, landing 31
Plate 32: No. 35, Lincoln's Inn Fields, front room on ground floor 32
Plate 33: No. 35, Lincoln's Inn Fields, middle room on ground floor 33
Plate 34: No. 35, Lincoln's Inn Fields, rear room on ground floor 34
Plate 35: No. 35, Lincoln's Inn Fields, overmantel 35
Plate 36: No. 35, Lincoln's Inn Fields, ceiling 36
Plate 37: No. 35, Lincoln's Inn Fields, chimneypiece 37
Plate 38: No. 35, Lincoln's Inn Fields, doorcase 38
Plate 39: No. 35, Lincoln's Inn Fields, chimneypiece 39
Plate 40: No. 35, Lincoln's Inn Fields, ante-room 40
Plate 41: No. 35, Lincoln's Inn Fields, chimneypiece 41
Plate 42: No. 43, Lincoln's Inn Fields (Royal College of Surgeons), floor plans 42
Plate 43: Nos. 39-43, Lincoln's Inn Fields (Royal College of Surgeons), interior of original museum 43
Plate 44: Nos. 39-43, Lincoln's Inn Fields (Royal College of Surgeons), demolition and rebuilding 44
Plate 45: Nos. 39-43, Lincoln's Inn Fields (Royal College of Surgeons), portico 45
Plate 46: Nos. 39-43, Lincoln's Inn Fields (Royal College of Surgeons), hall and staircase 46
Plate 47: Nos. 39-43, Lincoln's Inn Fields (Royal College of Surgeons), council chamber 47
Plate 48: Portrait of John Hunter 48
Plate 49: Western portion of Portugal Row 49
Plate 50: No. 44, Lincoln's Inn Fields, chimneypiece 50
Plate 51: No. 44, Lincoln's Inn Fields, staircase 51
Plate 52: No. 44, Lincoln's Inn Fields, painted ceiling 52
Plate 53: No. 45, Lincoln's Inn Fields, ground floor front room 53
Plate 54: No. 45, Lincoln's Inn Fields, ground floor back room 54
Plate 55: No. 45, Lincoln's Inn Fields, lead cistern 55
Plate 56: No. 46, Lincoln's Inn Fields, plans 56
Plate 57: No. 46, Lincoln's Inn Fields, staircase 57
Plate 58: No. 46, Lincoln's Inn Fields, balustrading and plaster-work 58
Plate 59: No. 46, Lincoln's Inn Fields, front room on first floor 59
Plate 60: Southern houses of Arch Row, 1909 60
Plate 61: Nos. 51 and 52, Lincoln's Inn Fields. 61
Plate 62: No. 51, Lincoln's Inn Fields, forecourt railings 62
Plate 63: No. 51, Lincoln's Inn Fields, plans 63
Plate 64: No. 51, Lincoln's Inn Fields, ceiling and chimneypiece 64
Plate 65: No. 51, Lincoln's Inn Fields, interior details 65
Plate 66: No. 52, Lincoln's Inn Fields, staircase 66
Plate 67: Nos. 54 and 55, Lincoln's Inn Fields. 67
Plate 68: No. 54, Lincoln's Inn Fields, rear of archway 68
Plate 69: The church of SS. Anselm and Cecilia, interior in 1808 69
Plate 70: The church of SS. Anselm and Cecilia, interior in 1904 70
Plate 71: No. 55, Lincoln's Inn Fields, lead cistern 71
Plate 72: No. 56, Lincoln's Inn Fields, doorcase 72
Plate 73: Nos. 57 and 58, Lincoln's Inn Fields, front elevation 73
Plate 74: Nos. 57 and 58, Lincoln's Inn Fields, elevation and plan 74
Plate 75: Nos. 57 and 58, Lincoln's Inn Fields, plans 75