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Pages viii-xiv

Survey of London: Volume 3, St Giles-in-The-Fields, Pt I: Lincoln's Inn Fields. Originally published by London County Council, London, 1912.

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DESCRIPTION OF THE PLATES.

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1. Map of portion of the parish of St. Giles-in-the-Fields showing Lincoln's Inn Fields in 1911 Drawing.
2. The Fields of Lincoln's Inn at the end of the 16th century, based upon old plans and particulars contained in ancient deeds Drawing.
3. Extract from map by Hollar of the area now forming the West central district of London, showing Lincoln's Inn Fields about 1658 Photograph.
4. Extract from map by Faithorne & Newcourt showing Lincoln's Inn Fields in 1658 Photograph.
5. Extract from map by Morden & Lea showing Lincoln's Inn Fields in 1682 Drawing.
6. "Prospect of Lincoln's Inn Fields from E.N.E." engraved in the manner of Hollar, reproduced by kind permission of Mr. H. Fancourt Photograph.
Lincoln's Inn Fields probably about 1683, from an oil painting preserved at Wilton House, reproduced by kind permission of The Right Hon. The Earl of Pembroke, P.C., G.C.V.O. Photograph.
7. Design by G. Bower for reverse of silver medallion showing Arch Row in 1688, from the original preserved in the Pepysian Library, Magdalene College, Cambridge Photograph.
8. Design by Cavendish Weedon for the laying out of Lincoln's Inn Fields, 1699 Photograph.
Nos. 1 and 2, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
9. Mahogany staircase and details Drawing.
10. Portion of carved wood chimneypiece in front room on first floor of No. 1 Photograph.
Carved wood chimneypiece in front room on ground floor of No. 1 Photograph.
11. Ornamental plaster ceiling in front room on first floor of No. 2 Photograph.
No. 13, Lincoln's Inn Fields (Sir John Soane's Museum).
12. Facade Photograph.
13. Ground floor plan, reproduced by kind permission of the Trustees Measured drawing.
14. Library and Dining Room Photograph.
15. Breakfast Room Photograph.
No. 15, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
16. Lead rain water head Measured drawing.
Detail of deal stair bracket Measured drawing.
Ornamental cast lead cistern with legend W C [1]742 Measured drawing.
Ornamental cast lead cistern with legend F T 1752 Measured drawing.
17. Chimneypiece in front room on ground floor Photograph.
18. Ceiling in back room on first floor Photograph.
Ceiling in front room on first floor Photograph.
Nos. 33 and 34, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
19. Plan of ground floor Measured drawing.
20. Plan of first floor Measured drawing.
21. Staircase and panelling at first floor level in No. 33 Photograph.
22. Balustrading at second floor level in No. 33 Photograph.
23. Small back room on first floor in No. 33 Photograph.
No. 35, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
24. View of front elevation Photograph.
25. Plan of ground floor Measured drawing.
26. Plan of first floor Measured drawing.
27. Longitudinal section Measured drawing.
Entrance vestibule Sketch.
28. View of rear elevation Photograph.
29. Wrought iron balustrade to staircase Photograph.
30. Wrought iron panel in balustrade to staircase at first floor Photograph.
31. Landing at first floor Photograph.
32. Front room on ground floor Photograph.
33. Middle room on ground floor Photograph.
34. Rear room on ground floor Photograph.
35. Overmantel in rear room on ground floor Photograph.
36. Ornamental plaster ceiling in front room on first floor Photograph.
37. Marble chimneypiece in front room on first floor Photograph.
38. Doorcase in front room on first floor Photograph.
39. Marble chimneypiece in middle room on first floor Photograph.
40. "Ante" to the rear room on first floor Photograph.
41. Stone chimneypiece in basement kitchen Photograph.
Nos. 39–43, Lincoln's Inn Fields (Royal College of Surgeons).
42. Plans of ground, first and second floors of No. 43 in 1814, made from a survey preserved in the Soane Museum Drawing.
43. Interior of the original Museum from a drawing by Wm. Clift, reproduced by kind permission of the Royal College of Surgeons Photograph.
44. State of the premises on 6th October, 1854, from a drawing by G. Scharf, reproduced by kind permission of the Royal College of Surgeons Photograph.
45. Portico Photograph.
46. Hall and staircase Photograph.
47. Council Chamber, showing portraits of Sir Astley Cooper by Lawrence (over chimneypiece), Sir Wm. Blizzard by Opie (on side wall), Edward Nourse, Junr. by Highmore (on end wall to left), William Hunter by Zoffany (to right), marble bust of George III. by Chantrey Photograph.
48. Portrait of John Hunter by Sir Joshua Reynolds, in the Council Chamber Photograph.
No. 44, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
49. Western portion of Portugal Row, Nos. 44 to 48 Photograph.
50. Chimneypiece in back room on first floor Photograph.
51. Staircase and first floor landing Photograph.
52. Painted ceiling and cornice above staircase Photograph.
No. 45, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
53. Front room on ground floor Photograph.
54. Back room on ground floor Photograph.
55. Ornamental cast lead cistern with legend 1752 AA Photograph.
No. 46, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
56. Plans of ground and first floors in 1806, made from a survey preserved in the Soane Museum Drawing.
57. Staircase Photograph.
58. Balustrading and ornamental plaster work at first floor level Photograph.
59. Front room on first floor Photograph.
No. 51, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
60. General view of the southern end of Arch Row in 1909, from a water colour drawing by Philip Norman, LL.D., F.S.A. Photograph.
61. Exterior of Nos. 51 and 52 Photograph.
62. Iron railings to forecourt Measured drawing.
63. Plan of first floor before alterations in 1794, from the original preserved in the Soane Mueseum Drawing.
Plan of first floor showing proposed alterations in 1794, from the original preserved in the Soane Museum Drawing.
64. Ceiling of umbrella pattern in back room on ground floor Marble chimneypiece Photograph.
Marble chimneypiece Photograph.
65. Mantelpiece and details of mouldings in front room on ground floor Measured drawing.
No. 52, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
66. Top flight of staircase Photograph.
Nos. 53 and 54, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
67. Front elevation of Nos. 54 and 55 showing the archway to Sardinia Street Photograph.
68. Rear of Nos. 54 and 55 and archway Photograph.
The Church of SS. Anselm and Cecilia.
69. Interior view of Sardinian Chapel in 1808 looking east, from aquatint in Ackermann's Microcosm of London Photograph.
70. Interior view in 1904 looking east Photograph.
Nos. 55 and 56, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
71. Ornamental cast lead cistern with legend AHC Measured drawing.
72. Doorcase to the entrance of No. 56 Photograph.
Nos. 57 and 58, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
73. Front elevation Photograph.
74. Elevation, plan and section of front, reproduced by kind permission of W. Dathy Quirke, A.R.I.B.A. Measured drawing.
75. Plans of basement, ground, and first floors, between 1800 and 1810, from originals preserved in the Soane Museum Drawings.
76. Chimneypiece in front room on first floor in No. 57 Photograph.
Nos. 59 and 60, Lincoln's Inn Fields (Lindsey House).
77. Front elevation Photograph.
78. Brick and stone piers to forecourt Photograph.
79. Brick and stone piers to forecourt Measured drawing.
Details of carved woodwork on first floor in No. 60 Measured drawing.
80. Plan of ground floor about 1717, copied from Campbell's Vitruvius Britannicus Drawing.
Plans of ground and first floors in 1802, from originals preserved in the Soane Museum Drawing.
81. Carved oak bracket to staircase in No. 59 Photograph.
82. Alcove in front room on ground floor in No. 59 Photograph.
83. Front room on ground floor in No. 59 showing chimneypiece Photograph.
84. Marble chimneypiece in back room on ground floor in No. 59 Photograph.
Nos. 61 and 62, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
85. Details of carved woodwork in No. 61 Drawing.
No. 65, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
86. Front elevation Photograph.
Nos. 66 and 67, Lincoln's Inn Fields (Newcastle House).
(fn. 1)Plan of entrance floor of "Powis House" designed by Captain William Winde, reproduced by kind permission of Reginald Blomfield, M.A., F.R.I.B.A., from History of the Renaissance in England. The original drawing is in the Collection of All Souls' College, Oxford Drawing.
87. View of front as drawn by Sutton Nichols in Strype's edition of Stow's Survey of London, 1754, reproduced from engraving Photograph.
88. Plan of entrance floor in 1906, kindly furnished by the late Sir W. J. Farrer Measured drawing.
89. Plan of first floor in 1906, kindly furnished by the late Sir W. J. Farrer Measured drawing.
90. Facade to Lincoln's Inn Fields in 1906 Photograph.
91. Exterior, north eastern angle and arcading Photograph.
92. Window to staircase in No. 66 showing remains of a three light window with central semi-circular head Photograph.
93. Chimneypiece on second floor in No. 66 Photograph.
94. "Peacock" room on ground floor in No. 66 Photograph.
95. Waiting-room on ground floor in No 66 Photograph.
96. Library on ground floor in No. 66 Photograph.
No. 65, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
97. Ceiling in front room on first floor Photograph.
98. Chimneypiece in front room in basement Photograph.

HERALDIC ILLUSTRATIONS.

1. Sir RICHARD FANSHAWE Or, a chevron between three fleurs-delis Sable.
2. CHARLES PRATT, EARL CAMDEN Sable, on a fess between three elephants' heads erased Argent, as many mullets of the first.
3. LLOYD KENYON, BARON KENYON Sable, a chevron engrailed Or, between three crosses flory Argent.
4. ROBERT BRUDENELL, EARL OF CARDIGAN Argent, a chevron Gules, between three morions Azure.
5. ROBERT HENLEY, EARL OF NORTHINGTON Azure, a lion rampant Argent, ducally crowned Or, a border of the second charged with eight torteaux.
6. Sir JOHN MAYNARD Argent, a chevron between three sinister hands couped at the wrist Gules.
7. EDWARD THURLOW, BARON THURLOW Argent, on a chevron between two chevronels Sable, three portcullises with rings and chains of the first.
8. SIMON HARCOURT, VISCOUNT HARCOURT Gules, two bars Or.
9. ALEXANDER WEDDERBURN, BARON LOUGHBOROUGH Argent, on a chevron between three roses Gules, barbed Vert, a fleurde-lis of the first.
10. WILLIAM COWPER, EARL COWPER Argent, three martlets Gules, on a chief engrailed of the last three annulets Or.
11. THOMAS PARKER, EARL OF MACCLESFIELD. Gules, a chevron between three leopards' faces Or.
12. PETER KING, BARON KING Sable, three spears' heads erect Argent, embrued Gules, on a chief Or, as many pole-axes Azure, their edges to the sinister.
13. HENRY BOURCHIER, EARL OF BATH Argent, a cross engrailed Gules, between four water bougets Sable.
14. HENRY, LORD ARUNDELL OF WARDOUR Sable, six swallows Argent, three, two and one.
15. WILLIAM MURRAY, EARL MANSFIELD Quarterly, first and fourth Azure, three stars Argent, within a double tressure flory counter-flory with fleurs-de-lis Or (Murray); second and third Gules, three crosses pattée Argent, two and one (Barclay of Balvaird).
16. EDWARD MONTAGU, EARL OF SANDWICH Quarterly, first and fourth Argent, three lozenges conjoined in fesse Gules, within a bordure Sable (Montagu); second and third Or, an eagle displayed Vert, beaked and membered Gules (Monthermer).
17. CHARLES TALBOT, BARON TALBOT Gules, a lion rampant Or, a border engrailed of the last.
18. CHARLES RICH, EARL OF WARWICK Gules, a chevron between three crosses botonné Or.
19. CHARLES POWLETT, MARQUESS OF WINCHESTER Sable, three swords in pile, points to the base Argent, pommels and hilts Or.
20. CHARLES SACKVILLE, EARL OF DORSET Quarterly, Or and Gules, over all a bend Vair.
21. ROBERT BERTIE, EARL OF LINDSEY Argent, three battering rams, barways, in pale, proper, headed and garnished Azure.
22. CHARLES SEYMOUR, DUKE OF SOMERSET Quarterly, first and fourth Or, on a pile Gules, between six fleurs-de-lis Azure, three lions of England (Coat of augmentation granted by Henry VIII.); second and third Gules, two wings conjoined in lure, tips downwards Or (Seymour).
23. JAMES HAY, EARL OF CARLISLE Argent, three escutcheons Gules.
24. GEORGE SAVILE, MARQUESS OF HALIFAX Argent, on a bend Sable, three owls of the first.
25. WILLIAM HERBERT, MARQUESS OF POWIS. Per pale Azure and Gules, three lions rampant Argent.
26. JOHN SOMERS, BARON SOMERS Vert, a fess dancettée Ermine.
27. THOMAS PELHAM-HOLLES. DUKE OF NEWCASTLE Quarterly, first and fourth Azure, three pelicans Argent, vulning themselves in the breast Gules (Pelham); second and third Ermine, two piles in point Sable (Holies).

Footnotes

  • 1. Included in letterpress.