An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in London, Volume 1, Westminster Abbey

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Table of Contents

Title Page(s)
Frontispiece: Monument of Henry III
List of illustrations ii-vii
Preface viii-ix
Terms of Appointment and Official Report x-xv
Report xvi-xvii
Introduction 1-13
Appendix to Introduction 14-16
Inventory of Monuments of Westminster Abbey: The Church 17-76
Inventory of Monuments of Westminster Abbey: The Monastic and Collegiate Buildings 76-93
Architectural mouldings 94-97
Westminster Abbey armorial 99-100
Monuments and floor-slabs after 1714 101-110
Glossary 111-117
Index 118-142
Plate 1: Eastern Arm and Chapter House 1
Plate 2: The Church and Dean's Yard 2
Plate 3: West Front . W. Doorway and Porch 3
Plate 4: S. Side of Church and W. Towers, from the Cloister-Garth 4
Plate 5: S. Ambulatory, Tomb (9) of Katherine, Daughter of Henry III . Coronation Chair. Stone of Scone 5
Plate 6: Details of Wall-Carvings 6
Plate 7: Details of Stone Carving 7
Plate 8: Early Renaissance Details 8
Plate 9: Retable, Philippa's Tomb 9
Plate 10: Retable, 13th century. Dexter bay 10
Plate 11: Retable, 13th century. Middle bay 11
Plate 12: Presbytery. Second bay on S. Side 12
Plate 13: Chapter House. Arcade and paintings in N.W. bay. 13
Plate 14: Chapter House. Paintings in N.W Bay 14
Plate 15: Chapter House. Paintings in N.W. Bay 15
Plate 16: Chapter House. Specimens of Paving Tiles 16
Plate 17: Jerusalem Chamber. Panels of Glass in N. Window 17
Plate 18: Jerusalem Chamber. Panels of Glass in N. Window 18
Plate 19: Jerusalem Chamber. Panels of Glass in N. Window 19
Plate 20: N. Ambulatory. Niche on N. Wall 20
Plate 21: Oak Chests 21
Plate 22: Coronation Chair and Pulpits 22
Plate 23: Coronation Chair 23
Plate 24: The Church Plate 24
Plate 25: Chapel of St. Faith, Tapestry, and Presbytery 25
Plate 26: Mediaeval Heraldry on Funeral-Monuments 26
Plate 27: Renaissance Heraldry on Funeral-Monuments 27
Plate 28: Various Objects, Chiefly Metal-Work 28
Plate 29: The Eastern Arm, from the Quire 29
Plate 30: The Eastern Arm, from the Triforium of the S. Transept 30
Plate 31: Crossing and Nave, looking W. 31
Plate 32: Nave, Looking E. 32
Plate 33: Presbytery, Monuments, N. Side 33
Plate 34: Presbytery. Monuments on N. Side 34
Plate 35: Presbytery. Monuments on N. Side 35
Plate 36: Presbytery. Weepers on Funeral Monuments 36
Plate 37: Presbytery. Monument 37
Plate 38: Presbytery. Pavement, Rectangular Panel 38
Plate 39: Presbytery. Pavement, Part of S.E Angle. 39
Plate 40: Presbytery. Sedilia in Eastern Bay of S. Side 40
Plate 41: Chapel of Edward the Confessor, E, Side of Screen to High Altar 41
Plate 42: Presbytery and Chapel of St. Edward the Confessor. Stone Screen, E Side. 42
Plate 43: Presbytery and Chapel of St. Edward the Confessor. Stone Screen, E Side. 43
Plate 44: Chapel of St. Edward the Confessor. Shrine, etc, from the S.W 44
Plate 45: Chapel of St. Edward the Confessor. Shrine, etc, from the N.E. 45
Plate 46: Chapel of St. Edward the Confessor. Shrine of St. Edward, Details. 46
Plate 47: Chapel of St. Edward the Confessor. Shrine of St. Edward, Recesses in N and S Sides 47
Plate 48: Chapel of St. Edward the Confessor. Tombs on N. Side 48
Plate 49: Tomb of Henry III, N side. 49
Plate 50: Tomb of Eleanor of Castile, N Side 50
Plate 51: Details of Metal Grilles 51
Plate 52: Tomb of Eleanor of Castile, Wrought-Iron Grate 52
Plate 53: Chapel of St. Edward the Confessor. N. Galf Looking E. Showing Tomb (4) of Eleanor of Castile 53
Plate 54: Tomb of Edward III, 1377. S. Side 54
Plate 55: Chapel of St. Edward the Confessor. Weepers on S. Side of Tomb of Edward III 55
Plate 56: Chapel of St. Edward the Confessor. Tombs on S side, (7) of Edward III, etc. 56
Plate 57: Chapel of St. Edward the Confessor. Pavement and Remains of Mosaic and Brass 57
Plate 58: Tomb of Philippa of Hainault, 1369. S.E Side, Towards Ambulatory 58
Plate 59: Tomb of Richard II, S Side, Towards Ambulatory 59
Plate 60: N. Ambulatory, Looking N.W, Showing St. John the Baptist's Chapel, etc. 60
Plate 61: S. Ambulatory, Looking S.W, Showing Chapel of St. Edmund, etc. 61
Plate 62: N. Ambulatory, Looking S.E, Showing St. Paul's Chapel, Chantry of Henry V, etc. 62
Plate 63: Chapel of St. Paul, Looking W, Showing Monuments 63
Plate 64: Chapel of St. Paul. Tomb 64
Plate 65: Chapel of St. Paul. S.E Corner Showing Monuments and Part of Screen 65
Plate 66: St. Paul's Chapel. Monuments 66
Plate 67: Chapel of St. John the Baptist. N.E Bay, Showing Arcading and Locker and Tablet 67
Plate 68: Chapel of St John the Baptist. Screen on S. Side 68
Plate 69: Chapel of St. Nicholas. Tomb and Monument 69
Plate 70: Chapel of St. Nicholas, W. Half of N. Side Showing Part of Screen and Tomb 70
Plate 71: Chapel of St. Nicholas, E. Half of N. Side Showing Part of Screen and Tomb 71
Plate 72: Chapel of St. Nicholas, Tombs 72
Plate 73: Chapel of SS. Edmund and Thomas the Martyr, Looking N.E. 73
Plate 74: Chapel of SS. Edmund and Thomas the Martyr. Tombs 74
Plate 75: Small Effigies and Weepers on Funeral-Monuments 75
Plate 76: Chapel of SS. Edmund and Thomas the Martyr. Weepers on Tomb 76
Plate 77: Chapel of SS. Edmund and Thomas the Martyr. Tomb 77
Plate 78: Chapel of SS. Edmund and Thomas the Martyr. Tomb 78
Plate 79: Chapel of SS. Edmund and Thomas the Martyr. Details of Enamel Work on Tomb 79
Plate 80: Chapel of SS. Edmund and Thomas the Martyr, Looking W. 80
Plate 81: Chapel of SS. Edmund and Thomas the Martyr, Looking Down from S. Window-Ledge 81
Plate 82: Chapel of St. Benedict. S. Wall, with Monuments 82
Plate 83: Chapel of St. Benedict. Tomb 83
Plate 84: Chapel of St. Benedict. E. Wall. 84
Plate 85: N. Transept 85
Plate 86: The Transept, looking North 86