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Survey of London: Volume 8, Shoreditch

Edited by James Bird. Covers the parish of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, including the church of St. Leonard, the priory of St. John the Baptist Holywell, and the Geffrye Museum.

Survey of London. Originally published by London County Council, London, 1922.

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Table of contents

Title Page(s)
Members of the Joint Publishing and London Survey Committees iv-vi
Description of the plates ix-xi
Illustrations in the Text xii-xiii
Preface xv-xvi
Historical introduction: General 1-5
Historical introduction: Shoreditch High Street, east side 5-14
Historical introduction: Shoreditch High Street, west side 14-25
Historical introduction: The well of Dame Agnes Clare 25-29
Historical introduction: Holywell Cross 29-31
Historical introduction: Haggerston 31-39
Historical introduction: Hoxton, east of Kingsland Road 40-47
Historical introduction: Hoxton, between Kingsland Road and Hoxton Street 47-72
Historical introduction: Hoxton, to the west of Hoxton Street 72-88
Historical introduction: Moorfields 88-90
The Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch 91-125
The Clerk's House 126
Nos. 2 and 4, Kingsland Road 127
The Geffrye Museum 128-131
Framework Knitters' Almshouses 132-133
Nos. 46 and 48, Hoxton Street 134-135
Nos. 124 and 126, Hoxton Street 136
Nos. 2, 3 and 4, Hoxton Square 137
No. 23, Hoxton Square 138
No. 27A, Hoxton Square 138
Nos. 28, 29 and 30, Hoxton Square 139
Nos. 34 and 35, Hoxton Square 139
Nos. 43 and 44, Hoxton Square 140
Nos. 48, 49 and 50, Hoxton Square 140
The Shoreditch Technical Institute 141-142
No. 37, Pitfield Street 143
No. 16, Pitfield Street 143
No. 11, Pitfield Street 144
Nos. 5 to 14, Charles Square 145-146
Nos. 15, 16 and 17, Charles Square 147-148
No. 23, Charles Square 149
No. 27, Charles Square 150
No. 39, Charles Square 151
No. 115, Curtain Road ("Marquis of Cornwallis") 152
The Augustinian Priory of St. John the Baptist, Holywell 153-187
No. 167, Shoreditch High Street 188
No. 190, Shoreditch High Street 188
No.196, Shoreditch High Street 189
Nos. 2, 4, 6 and 8, Hewett Street 190-191
Nos. 30, 32, 34 and 36, Curtain Road 192
Horse and Groom Yard, Curtain Road 192
Nos. 12, 14, 16, 18, 20 and 22, Curtain Road 193
Queen's Square, Finsbury Avenue 194
Index 195-211
Plate 1: Survey of the parish by Chassereau, 1745 1
Plate 2: Augustine Steward's house, 1588 2
Plate 3: Shoreditch Old Church 3
Plate 4: Shoreditch Old Church 4
Plate 5: Shoreditch Old Church 5
Plate 6: Shoreditch Old Church 6
Plate 7: Shoreditch Old Church 7
Plate 8: Shoreditch Old Church 8
Plate 9: Shoreditch Old Church 9
Plate 10: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, views of exterior 10
Plate 11: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, views of exterior 11
Plate 12: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, views of exterior 12
Plate 13: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, views of exterior 13
Plate 14: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, plans and sections 14
Plate 15: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, plans and sections 15
Plate 16: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, plans and sections 16
Plate 17: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, interior views 17
Plate 18: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, interior views 18
Plate 19: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, interior views 19
Plate 20: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, interior views 20
Plate 21: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, fittings 21
Plate 22: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, fittings 22
Plate 23: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, fittings 23
Plate 24: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, fittings 24
Plate 25: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, fittings 25
Plate 26: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, fittings 26
Plate 27: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, fittings 27
Plate 28: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, fittings 28
Plate 29: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, fittings 29
Plate 30: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, fittings 30
Plate 31: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, fittings 31
Plate 32: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, monuments 32
Plate 33: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, monuments 33
Plate 34: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, monuments 34
Plate 35: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, monuments 35
Plate 36: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, monuments 36
Plate 37: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, monuments 37
Plate 38: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, monuments 38
Plate 39: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, monuments 39
Plate 40: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, monuments 40
Plate 41: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, monuments 41
Plate 42: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, churchyard 42
Plate 43: Church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, churchyard 43
Plate 44: Nos. 2 and 4, Kingsland Road (1810) 44
Plate 45: Geffrye Almshouses, views, plans and elevations 45
Plate 46: Geffrye Almshouses, views, plans and elevations 46
Plate 47: Geffrye Almshouses, views, plans and elevations 47
Plate 48: Geffrye Almshouses, views, plans and elevations 48
Plate 49: Geffrye Almshouses, the chapel 49
Plate 50: Geffrye Almshouses, the chapel 50
Plate 51: Geffrye Almshouses, the chapel 51
Plate 52: Geffrye Almshouses, the chapel 52