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Survey of London: Volume 5, St Giles-in-The-Fields, Pt II

Edited by W Edward Riley and Laurence Gomme. Surveys the notable buildings of the parish, including the church of St Giles-in-the-Fields, the hospital of St. Giles, and Freemasons' Hall. Lincoln's Inn Fields is covered in volume 3.

Survey of London. Originally published by London County Council, London, 1914.

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Table of contents

Title Page(s)
Members of the Survey and Joint Publishing Committees iv-vi
Description of the plates ix-xii
Illustrations in the Text xiii-xiv
Preface xv
Boundary of the parish of St. Giles-in-the-Fields 1-2
High Holborn from the parish boundary to Little Turnstile 3-9
Nos. 3 and 4, Gate Street 10-12
High Holborn, between Little Turnstile and Kingsway 13-15
No. 211, High Holborn 16-17
Smart's Buildings and Goldsmith Street 18-22
Nos. 181 and 172, High Holborn 23-26
Site of Rose Field: Macklin St., Shelton St., Newton St. (part) and Parker St. (part) 27-32
No. 18, Parker Street 33
Great Queen Street (general) 34-37
No. 2, Great Queen Street 38-39
Nos. 26 to 28, Great Queen Street 40-41
Nos. 55 and 56, Great Queen Street 42-58
Freemasons' Hall 59-83
Markmasons' Hall 84-85
Great Queen Street Chapel 86-92
Site of Weld House 93-97
Nos. 6 and 7, Wild Court 98
No. 16, Little Wild Street 99
No. 1, Sardinia Street 100
Site of Lennox House 101-103
Nos. 24 and 32, Betterton Street 104
No. 25, Endell Street 105
North of Short's Gardens 106-111
Site of Marshland (Seven Dials) 112-114
The church of All Saints, West Street 115-116
Site of the Hospital of St. Giles 117-126
Church of St. Giles-in-the-Fields 127-140
Nos. 14 to 16, Compton Street 141
Nos. 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10 and 11, Denmark Street 142-143
North of Denmark Place 144
Site of the Rookery 145-146
Nos. 100-102, Great Russell Street 147-149
Bedford Square (general) 150-151
No. 1, Bedford Square 152-153
Nos. 6 and 6A, Bedford Square 154-156
No. 9, Bedford Square 157
No. 10, Bedford Square 158-160
No. 11, Bedford Square 161-162
No. 13, Bedford Square 163
No. 14, Bedford Square 164
No. 15, Bedford Square 165
No. 18, Bedford Square 166
No. 23, Bedford Square 167
No. 25, Bedford Square 168-169
No. 28, Bedford Square 170
No. 30, Bedford Square 171
No. 31, Bedford Square 172-173
No. 32, Bedford Square 174-175
No. 40, Bedford Square 176
No. 41, Bedford Square 177
No. 44, Bedford Square 178
No. 46, Bedford Square 179
No. 47, Bedford Square 180
No. 48, Bedford Square 181-182
No. 50, Bedford Square 183
No. 51, Bedford Square 184
Nos. 68 and 84, Gower Street 185
North and South Crescents and Alfred Place 186-187
House in rear of No. 196, Tottenham Court Road 188
Index 189-205
Plate 1: Extract from Agas's 'Civitas Londinum', circ. 1560-70 1
Plate 2 : Purse Field circ. 1609 2
Plate 3: Extract from Map by Hollar, circ. 1658 3
Plate 4: Extract from Map by Fairthorne and Newcourt, 1658. 4
Plate 5: Map of the parish, circ. 1720 from Strype's edition of Stowe 5
Plate 6: Plan of the Parishes of St. Giles-in-the-Fields and St. George Bloomsbury, 1815 6
Plate 7: No. 3, Gate Street, joinery details on first floor 7
Plate 8: No. 211, High Holborn, shop front 8
Plate 9: No. 181, High Holborn, shop front 9
Plate 10: No. 172, High Holborn, shop front 10
Plate 11: No. 1, Sardinia Street and No. 18, Parker Street 11
Plate 12: No. 2, Great Queen Street, mahogany staircase 12
Plate 13: No. 2, Great Queen Street, details of staircase 13
Plate 14: Nos. 27 and 28, Great Queen Street, entrance doorcases 14
Plate 15: Lead rainwater heads and cisterns 15
Plate 16: Nos. 55 and 56, Great Queen Street (1846), and the house of the Sardinian ambassador 16
Plate 17: Nos. 55 and 56, Great Queen Street, plans 17
Plate 18: Nos. 55 and 56, Great Queen Street, elevation 18
Plate 19: Nos. 55 and 56, Great Queen Street (May 1906) 19
Plate 20: No. 55, Great Queen Street, staircase 20
Plate 21: Nos. 55 and 56, Great Queen Street, details of staircases 21
Plate 22: Freemasons' Hall, elevation and plan 22
Plate 23: Freemasons' Hall in 1811, façade 23
Plate 24: Freemasons' Hall, façade, 1866 24
Plate 25: Freemasons' Hall, elevation of north end of temple in 1775 25
Plate 26: Freemasons' Hall, the temple looking South 26
Plate 27: Freemasons' Hall, Soane's design, 1828 27
Plate 28: Freemasons' Hall, grand staircase and vestibule 28
Plate 29: Markmasons' Hall, chimneypiece 29
Plate 30: Markmasons' Hall, ceiling in boardroom 30
Plate 31: Markmasons' Hall, ceiling in Grand Secretary's room 31
Plate 32: Great Queen Street Chapel, exterior 32
Plate 33: Great Queen Street Chapel, interior from the gallery 33
Plate 34: Little Wild Street, view looking north-east (1906) 34
Plate 35: No. 24, Betterton Street, entrance doorcase 35