List of illustrations

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in London, Volume 1, Westminster Abbey. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1924.

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LIST OF PLANS AND ILLUSTRATIONS.

HISTORICAL GROUND-PLAN of the Church and Monastic Buildings At end of Volume.
EXTERNAL VIEWS. PLATE
Eastern Arm and Chapter House 1
The Church and Dean's Yard, from the S.W. 2
W. Front, and W. Doorway and Porch 3
S. side of Church, etc., from the Cloister-garth 4
INTERNAL VIEWS AND DETAILS (arranged in the order of the description in the text).
EASTERN ARM
Eastern Arm from the Quire 29
     Do.     from Triforium of S. Transept 30
PRESBYTERY.
Details of 11th-century bases p. 22
Key-plan of Monuments p. 23
Monuments (1) of Edmund Crouchback, Earl of Lancaster, 1296 33, 35
     Do. 'Weepers' on side of tomb 36
     Do.     Effigy 185
Monument (2) of Aymer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke, 1324 33, 34
     Do. 'Weepers' on side of tomb 36
     Do.     Effigy 186
Monument (3) of Aveline, wife of Edmund Crouchback, 1273 34, 37
     Do.     Effigy 185
Monument (4) of Anne of Cleves, 1557 25
     Do.     Details 8
Painting of Richard II 12
Pavement, c. 1268, Part of S.E. angle 39
     Do.     Rectangular panel, N. side 38
     Do.     Plan p. 26
Screen to High Altar, E. side 41
     Do.     Scenes from legend of St. Edward 42, 43
Sedilia, Front towards Presbytery 40
     Do.     Back towards Ambulatory 40
Tapestry in W. bay, S. side, 16th-century 25
CHAPEL OF ST. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR.
Key-plan of Monuments p. 23
Brass, with remains of Mosaic, to John de Valence, 1277 57
     Do.     Plan p. 27
Brass, of John of Waltham, Bishop of Salisbury, 1395 182
Coronation Chair, 1300–1, Side elevation 22
     Do.     Upper half of back elevation 23
     Do.     Stone of Scone 5
Shrine of St. Edward 44, 45
     Do.     Details of recesses in N. and S. sides 47
     Do.     Details of ends of shrine 46
Tombs (2) of Edward I, 1307 and (3) of Henry III, 1272, S. sides 48
Tomb (3) of Henry III, 1272, N. side towards Ambulatory 49
     Do.     N. elevation Frontispiece.
     Do.     Effigy 185
Tomb (4) of Eleanor of Castile, 1290 50, 53
     Do.     Shield of Arms on Tomb 26
     Do.     Effigy 186, 199
     Do.     Wrought-iron Grate made by Thomas of Leighton 51, 52
Tomb (6) of Philippa of Hainault, 1369, S.E. side towards Ambulatory 58
     Do.      Do. 'Weeper' on N.W. side 75
     Do.      Do.     Shields of Arms on Tomb 26
     Do.      Do.     Effigy 187, 199
Tomb (7) of Edward III, 1377 54, 56
     Do. 'Weepers' on S. side 55
     Do.     Shields of Arms on Tomb 26
     Do.     Effigy 187, 199
Tomb (8) of Margaret of York, 1472 56
Tomb (9) of Richard II, 1399, and Anne of Bohemia, 1394 56, 59
     Do.     Effigies 187
     Do.     Effigy of Richard II, in profile 201
Pavement, 13th-century, Plan p. 32
     Do.     Details of Mosaic Patterns p. 33
     Do.     Portion W. of Shrine-altar 57
State Sword and Shield, 14th-century 28
AMBULATORY, showing openings to Apsidal Chapels 60, 61, 62
Images, 14th-century, and niche, 15th-century, on N wall 20
Key-plan of Monuments p. 23
Monument (1) of Abbot John Estney, 1498, Brass 183
Monument (2) of Sir John Harpeden, 1457 33
     Do.     Brass 182
Monument (5) of Sir Robert Aiton, 1637–8 66
Monument (8) of King Sebert, erected 1308 40
Monument (9) of Katherine, daughter of Henry III, and other children. Top slab with mosaic of c. 1270 5
Retable, now against Queen Philippa's tomb, 13th-century. Elevation 9
     Do.     Details of painted panels 9, 10, 11
CHAPEL OF ST. PAUL 62, 63, 65
Wall-carvings, and figure of woman, 13th-century 6
Key-plan of Monuments, etc. p. 36
Tomb (1) of Sir Gyles Daubeney, K.G., 1507, and his wife 64
     Do.     Effigies 188
Monument (2) of Sir John Puckering, 1596, and his wife 63
     Do.     Effigies 192
Monument (3) of Sir James Fullerton, 1630–1, and his wife 63
     Do.     Effigies 196
Monument (4) of Sir Thomas Bromley, 1587, Effigy 192
Monument (6) of Frances, Countess of Sussex, 1589, Effigy 193
Monument (7) of Francis, Lord Cottington, 1652 65
     Do.     Achievement of Arms 27
     Do.     Effigy 66
Monument (8), with screen, to Lewis Robessart, Lord Bourchier, 1431 62, 65
     Do.     Banner with Arms 26
CHAPEL OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST 60, 67, 68
Carved Spandrels of Wall Arcade 6, 67
Key-plan of Monuments p. 38
Purbeck-marble Coffin and Lid, late 13th or early 14th-century 181
Locker in N.E. Bay, 13th-century 67
Monument (1) of Thomas Cecill, K.G., Earl of Exeter, 1622–3, and Dorothy (Nevill), his wife, Effigies 198
     Do.     Shield of Arms 27
Monument (2) of Sir Thomas Vaughan, 1483, Brass 183
Monument (4) of Hugh and Mary de Bohun, 1304–5 67
Monument (5) of Thomas Carey, 1634 67
Tomb (7) of Abbot William of Colchester, 1420 68
     Do.     Effigy 203
Tomb (8) of Thomas Ruthall, Bishop of Durham, 1523 68
     Do.     Effigy 203
Tomb (9) of Abbot George Fascet, 1500 68
     Do.     Shields of Arms in Spandrels 26
CHAPEL OF ST. NICHOLAS 70, 71
Key-plan of Monuments p. 40
Monument (1) of Anne, Duchess of Somerset, 1587, Effigy 191
Monument (5) of Mildred, Lady Burghley, 1589, and Anne, Countess of Oxford, 1588, Effigies 194
     Do.     Figures of Children 128
Monument (6) of William Dudley, Bishop of Durham, 1483 69
Monument (7) to Anne Harlay, 1605 69
Monument (8) of Winifred, Marchioness of Winchester, 1586, Effigy 190
Tomb (10) of Philippa, Duchess of York, 1431 70
     Do.     Effigy 189
Monument (11) of Elizabeth, Lady Cecil, 1591 71
Monument (13) of Sir George Villiers, 1605, and Mary, Countess of Buckingham, his wife 72
     Do.     Achievements of Arms 27
     Do.     Effigies 195
Screen across opening to Chapel, 15th-century 70, 71
CHAPEL OF SS. EDMUND AND THOMAS THE MARTYR 61, 73, 80, 81
Key-plan of Monuments p. 42
Monument (1) of Eleanor (de Bohun), Duchess of Gloucester, 1399 73, 80, 81
     Do.     Brass 184
Monument (2) of Robert Waldeby, Archbishop of York, 1397 80, 81
     Do.     Brass 184
Tomb (4) of John of Eltham, 1337 74, 73
     Do. 'Weepers' on sides and ends 75, 76
     Do.     Effigy 188
Tomb (5) of William of Windsor and Blanche of the Tower, 1340 73, 74
     Do.     Effigies 75
Tomb (6) of Francis, Duchess of Suffolk, 1559 77, 73, 81
     Do.     Achievement of Arms 27
     Do.     Effigy 191
Monument (12) of Sir Bernard Brocas, 1400, Effigy 188
Monument (13) of Humphrey Bourgchier, 1471, Brass and Indent 182
Monument (14) of Sir Richard Pecksall, 1571 80
Monument (15) of Edward Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury, 1617–8, and his wife 80
     Do.     Effigies 195
     Do.     Figure of Daughter 128
Monument (16) of William de Valence, 1296 78
     Do.     Effigy and Enamel Work 79, 186
Screen across opening to Chapel, 15th-century 61, 81
CHAPEL OF ST. BENEDICT 82, 84
Wall Arcade, S. Wall 82
Key-plan of Monuments p. 44
Monument (1) of Francis, Countess of Hertford, 1598 84
     Do.     Effigy 193
Tomb (2) of Cardinal Simon Langham, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1376 83
     Do.     Effigy 203
Monument (3) to George Sprat, 1683 82
Monument (4) to Dr. Goodman, Dean of Westminster, 1601 82
Tomb (5) of Lionel Cranfield, Earl of Middlesex, 1645, and Anne, his wife. Effigies 197
Monument (6) of William Bill, Dean of Westminster, 1561. Brass 183
CROSSING AND NAVE looking W. 31
THE TRANSEPT looking N. 86
     Do.     looking S. 87
N. TRANSEPT.
From W. Triforium 85
Two lowest stages of Arcading of N. Wall 88
Key-plan of Monuments p. 46
Wrought-iron Gates, c. 1700 51
Monument of William Cavendish, K.G., Duke of Newcastle, 1676, and Margaret his wife, 1673 97
     Do.     Effigies 197
E. AISLE OF N. TRANSEPT, looking N. 90
Carved Spandrels of N. Wall Arcade 6, 89
Key-plan of Monuments, etc. p. 47
Coffin Lid (1) of Limestone, late 13th or early 14th-century 181
Monument (1) of Henry Lord Norris, 1601, and Margaret, his wife 90
     Do.     Effigies 194
Monument (3) of Sarah, Duchess of Somerset, 1692 91
Monument (5) of Sir Francis Vere, 1609 92
Reredos to Chapel of St. Michael, 15th-century 91
W. AISLE OF N. TRANSEPT.
Carving in Spandrel of Wall Arcade, southernmost bay 6
Key-plan of Monuments p. 46
S. TRANSEPT.
Triforium at S. end with Sculptures 93
Key-plan of Monuments p. 49
E. AISLE OF S. TRANSEPT, looking S. 94
Key-plan of Monuments p. 49
Monument (1) of Dr. Richard Busby, 1695 97
Monument (4) to Geoffrey Chaucer, erected 1556 95
MUNIMENT ROOM (W. aisle of S. Transept) looking S. 96
Rear Vault of S. Window 143
Chests 21
Cupboard, late 14th-century 96
NAVE from Presbytery looking W. 31
Looking E. 32
Exteriors 2, 3, 4
W. Doorway 3
Pulpit, early 17th-century 22
N. AISLE OF NAVE 98
First (easternmost) Bay of N. Wall 101
Second Bay of N. Wall 100
Shields in Spandrels of four eastern Bays of N. Wall 102
E. Half: Key-plan of Monuments p. 53
W. Half:      Do. p. 54
Monument (1) to Dr. John Blow, 1708 101
Monument (2) to Richard le Neve, 1673 100
S. AISLE OF NAVE 99
Eastern Processional Doorway in S. Wall 149
Western      Do. 150
Second Bay of S. Wall 101
Shields on Spandrels of Second to Fifth Bays of S. Wall 103
E. Half: Key-plan to Monuments p. 56
W. Half:      Do. p. 57
Monument (1) William Thynne, 1584, Effigy 192
Monument (8) of Sir Cloudesley Shovell, 1707 101
N.W. TOWER. Exterior (W. front) 3
Lower part of W. Wall (interior) 104
S.W. TOWER. Exterior (W. front) 3
Interior, from Nave 105
Panelling on S. Wall: Detail 177
HENRY VII's CHAPEL.
Looking E. 106
Nave, looking W. 107
Main Vault 110, 111
Flying Buttresses, above S. Aisle 112
N. and S. Apsidal Chapels 109
N. and S. Aisles 113, 114, 115
Vault over E. Bay of S. Aisle 111
Details of Angel-cornices 7
Vestibule, W. of Chapel 116
Key-plan of Monuments p. 62
Altar: Details of Piers and Frieze 8
Bronze Gates, etc., at W. end 108
     Do.     Details of Pierced Panels 117
Glass, in E. Window of E. Apsidal Chapel 118
     Do.     W. Window: Details 119
Images on Internal Walls 204 to 215
     Do.     Key-plan of positions p. 64
Monument (1) of Henry VII, 1509, and Elizabeth of York, 1502–3, Tomb 122
     Do.     Tomb, Bronze Plaques on sides 124
     Do.     Effigies 189, 200
     Do.     Bronze enclosure 121
     Do.      Do.     Detail 51
     Do.      Do.     Remaining Figures 123
Monument (2) of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, 1628, and Catherine, his wife, 1634, in N. Apsidal Chapel 109
     Do.     Effigies 196
     Do. 'Weepers' 120
     Do.     Children 128
Monument (3) of Lewis Stuart, Duke of Lennox and Richmond, 1623–4, and Frances, his wife, 1639, in S. Apsidal Chapel 109
     Do. 'Weepers' 120
Monument (8) of Queen Elizabeth, 1603 114
     Do.     Effigy 193, 201
Monument (10) of Margaret, Countess of Richmond, 1509, Achievement of Arms 27
     Do.     Effigy 190, 200
Monument (11) of Mary, Queen of Scots, erected, c. 1612 115
     Do.     Effigy 190, 201
Monument (12) of Margaret, Countess of Lennox, 1577–8, figure of son, Henry, Lord Darnley 128
     Do.     Effigy 191
Bronze Medallion (13) of Sir Thomas Lovell, 1524 28
Pulpit, early 16th-century 22
Screens to N. and S. Chapels 109
Stalls: N.W. Angle 125
     Do.     Details of Tracery, Vaults and Canopies 126, 127
     Do.     Misericords below seats 216 to 220
CHANTRY CHAPEL OF HENRY V.
Plan p. 72
Bridge over Ambulatory 62, 131
     Do.     Niches with Figures, etc., N. side 134, 135, 136
     Do.     Niches with Figures, etc., S. side 137, 138, 139
     Do.     Vault below 129
     Do.     Vault below, Soffit 143
E. Wall 132
W. Front 44, 53
     Do.     Details of Niches and Figures 133
N.W. and S.W. Stair-turrets 44, 53, 130, 140
Grate in W. Archway 44
Tomb of Henry V, 1422, and Platform 129
Reredos 132
     Do.     Carved Badges in Cornice 7
Tilting-helm 28
CHAPEL OF OUR LADY OF THE PEW. Plate.
Doorway from Ambulatory 141
     Do.     Label-stops 26
From St. John the Baptist's Chapel 142
Vaults 143
CHANTRY CHAPEL OF ABBOT ISLIP
S. Front 144, 60
     Do.     Carved Rebuses and Name 7
Plan p. 74
Lower Chapel. Interior 145
     Do.     Vault 146
     Do.     Carving on E. Jamb of S. Window 7
Monument (2) to Abbot Islip: Columns 8
THE CHURCH PLATE 24
CLOISTER.
E. Walk looking S. 147
     Do.     Part of Exterior 153
     Do.     Entry to Chapter House 147, 155
N. Walk looking W., and N.W. angle 148
     Do.     Exterior 4
Processional Doorways to S. aisle of Nave 149, 150
S. Walk, looking W. 151
S. Walk. Exterior 153
     Do.     Towel Cupboard, and Doorway to Frater 152
W. Walk, looking N. 149
     Do.     Exterior 4, 153
Effigies of (20) Abbot Lawrence, 1176 (21), Abbot Gilbert, 1121 and (22) Abbot William de Humez, 1222 202
Garth 153
CHAPEL OF ST. FAITH. E. Wall 154
Painting of St. Faith, late 13th-century 154
Tapestry on N.E. Wall, c. 1540–50 25
CHAPTER HOUSE VESTIBULE.
Entry from E. Walk of Cloister 147, 155
Outer half, looking S.E. 156
Roman Stone Coffin 181
CHAPTER HOUSE.
Exterior 1
Interior from W. Entrance 157
Entrance in W. Bay (towards Chapter House) 158
     Do.     Carving in S. Jamb 7
Arcade and Paintings in N.W. Bay 13
Paintings in N.W. Bay 14, 15
Paving-tiles: Specimens of Designs 16
CRYPT BELOW CHAPTER HOUSE, looking W., 13th-century 159
CHAPEL OF THE PYX, looking S.E., 11th-century 159
DORTER SUB-VAULT or Undercroft, looking S., 11th-century 160
Oak chest (1) early 14th-century (in Museum) 21
Frater-bell (in Museum) 28
CHAPTER LIBRARY, looking S. 162
Standard of Bookcase, early 17th-century 168
Gallery: Balustrade 168
SCHOOL HALL, formerly Dorter, looking N. 163
RERE-DORTER.
Part of E. Wall in S.W. Angle of Little Cloister, 11th-century 176
Busby Library, S. of School Hall 164
DARK CLOISTER 147
FRATER, N. Wall 153, 161
Doorway in N. Wall from S. Walk of Cloister 152
ASHBURNHAM HOUSE. Plan of First Floor p. 86
Staircase: Details 168
     Do.     Doorway at top of Stair 168, 169
     Do.     Ceiling and Lantern 166, 167
Drawing Room, now School Reading-room 165
ABBOT'S LODGING. Courtyard to Deanery 172
ABBOT'S HALL, now College Hall, late 14th-century, looking S. Screen and Gallery, mid 17th-century 170
JERUSALEM CHAMBER, looking S. 171
Overmantel, 17th-century 169
Panels of Glass in N. Window, 13th-century 17, 18, 19
JERICHO PARLOUR. Panelling, early 16th-century 177
ROOM OVER JERICHO PARLOUR. Panelling, 17th-century 177
CELLARER'S BUILDINGS (E. side of Dean's Yard).
Room on Ground Floor, late 14th-century 174
Paintings on First Floor, mid 16th-century 175
LITTLE CLOISTER, N. side, late 17th-century 180
PASSAGE FROM DARK CLOISTER TO LITTLE CLOISTER, looking E. 173
'LODGINGS' N. SIDE OF LITTLE CLOISTER. Staircase in W. House, 17th-century 179
'LODGINGS' S. SIDE OF LITTLE CLOISTER. Ceiling dated 1687 178
INFIRMARY CHAPEL, S. Arcade of Nave, 12th-century 161
W. Doorway, towards Little Cloister, 14th-century 176
HOUSE, S.E. OF INFIRMARY CHAPEL. Fireplace and Overmantel, late 17th-century 178
Staircase, 17th-century 179
SECTIONS OF MOULDINGS pp. 94–96