Description of plates

Survey of London: Volume 13, St Margaret, Westminster, Part II: Whitehall I. Originally published by London County Council, London, 1930.

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'Description of plates', in Survey of London: Volume 13, St Margaret, Westminster, Part II: Whitehall I, (London, 1930) pp. xi-xvi. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/survey-london/vol13/pt2/xi-xvi [accessed 5 March 2024]

DESCRIPTION OF THE PLATES

Frontispiece The Palace of Whitehall in 1683. Reproduced, by gracious permission of His Majesty the King, from the picture in the Royal Collection, representing King Charles II and his Consort witnessing the Lord Mayor's procession to Westminster, Oct. 29th, 1683, on the occasion of his being sworn before the Barons of the Exchequer.
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1. Vertue's version of the Plan of Whitehall in 1670 From engraving, published in 1747, in the Council's collection of prints and water-colours.
2. Plan of Whitehall in 1804 Extracted from survey by John Marquand and Thos. Leverton, in possession of H.M. Commissioners of Crown Lands.
3. (a) The plan of 1804 imposed on the plan of 1670; (b) Plan of Whitehall showing buildings as existing today, imposed on the plan of 1670.
4. (a) Hollar's View of the Banqueting House, etc. From drawing by Hollar preserved in the Pepysian Collection, Magdalene College, Cambridge.
(b) The "Cosimo" View of the Banqueting House, etc., 1669 From facsimile, preserved in the British Museum, of drawing made for Cosimo III, Duke of Florence, on his visit to England.
5. Whitehall in 1695–8 From pen and ink drawing preserved in the Westminster Public Library.
6. The Privy Garden in 1741 From engraving by J. Maurer in the Council's collection of prints and water colours.
7. Whitehall from Richmond House in 1746 Reproduced, by permission, from a painting by Canaletto in the possession of His Grace the Duke of Richmond and Gordon.
8. Wren's designs for the Queen's Drawing Room From drawing preserved in the Wren Collection in the Library of All Souls' College, Oxford.
9. A design for Queen Mary's Terrace From drawing preserved in the Wren Collection in the Library of All Souls' College, Oxford.
10. Altar-piece from Roman Catholic Chapel, now in Church of St. Andrew, Burnham: (a) as originally set up at Burnham; From engraving in possession of the Dean and Chapter, Westminster.
(b) panel of cherubs Photograph.
11. Altar-piece from Roman Catholic Chapel: (a) panel of cherubs; (b) panel with the Sacred Name Photographs.
12. Altar-piece from Roman Catholic Chapel, figures of angels Photographs.
13. Preliminary sketch for the Banqueting House, probably by Inigo Jones From photographs, in the possession of the Royal Institute of British Architects, of drawings in the Chatsworth Collection.
14. Design for elevation of the Banqueting House, probably by Inigo Jones
15. (a) Design for upper windows of the Banqueting House; (b) "Elevation of the great doure Ban. Ho. 1619" From drawings in the BurlingtonDevonshire Collection in the possession of the Royal Institute of British Architects.
16. The Banqueting House in 1713 From engraving by H. Terrason in the Council's collection of prints and water colours.
17. Banqueting House, elevation to Whitehall Photograph.
18. Banqueting House, elevation to Whitehall Measured drawing.
19. Banqueting House, north elevation Photograph.
20. Banqueting House, plan of Hall Measured drawing.
21. Banqueting House, plans at ground level and gallery level Measured drawings.
22. Banqueting House, cross section Measured drawing.
23. Banqueting House, detail of central bay of façade Measured drawing.
24. Banqueting House, detail of end bay to lower Order Measured drawing.
25. Banqueting House, detail of end bay to upper Order Measured drawing.
26. Banqueting House, details of sections of principal stone mouldings Measured drawings.
27. Banqueting House: (a) capital of column to upper Order; (b) base of column to upper Order Photographs.
28. Banqueting House: (a) capital of pilaster to upper Order; (b) capital of angle pilaster to upper Order Photographs.
29. Banqueting House: (a) frieze to main cornice; (b) Ionic capitals and window heads to lower stage Photographs.
30. Banqueting House: (a) base of column to lower Order: (b) base of pilaster to lower Order, showing action of fire at south-west corner Photographs.
31. Banqueting House: consoles to window heads to (a) upper stage; (b) lower stage Photographs.
32. Banqueting House: (a) interior of ground storey looking south; (b) main staircase an entrance hall Photographs.
33. Banqueting House, interior of Hall, view from gallery looking south-west Photograph.
34. Banqueting House, interior of Hall, looking north-west Photograph.
35. Banqueting House, interior of Hall, windows above gallery in side wall Photograph.
36. Banqueting House, central doorway at north end of Hall Photograph.
37. Banqueting House: (a) detail of cornice and ribs to panels of ceiling; (b) external face of semi-circular window and doorway at south end of Hall Photographs.
38. Banqueting House, ceiling, general plan From photograph of engraving by Simon Gribelin, 1720, in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
39. Banqueting House, ceiling, central panel From photographs kindly supplied by H.M. Office of Works. The copyright is vested in the Controller of H.M. Stationery Office.
40. Banqueting House, ceiling, square panel at south end
41. Banqueting House, ceiling, square panel at north end
42. Banqueting House, ceiling, corner panels
43. Banqueting House, ceiling, long panels at sides
44. Banqueting House, front of organ as at present in the Chapel Royal of St. Peter-ad-Vincula Photograph.
45. Banqueting House: (a) detail of Organ front; Photograph.
(b) the Ante-Chapel at Whitehall in 1773 From engraving by Jas. Basire after S. H. Grimm, representing the distribution of the Maundy, in the possession of the Westminster Public Library.
46. Whitehall Court (Yard) circ. 1764 From engraving by E. Rooker after Paul Sandby, wrongly entitled "Scotland Yard," in the Council's collection of prints and watercolours.
47. Whitehall Court (Yard) in 1803 From water-colour drawing in the possession of H.M. Commissioners of Crown Lands.
48. Horse Guards Avenue, looking east Photograph.
49. Pelham House, south front Photograph.
50. Whitehall Gardens, etc., plan at ground level Measured drawing.
51. Whitehall Gardens, etc., plan at first-floor level Measured drawing.
52. (a) Cromwell House, entrance doorway; (b) Cadogan House, entrance in Horse Guards Avenue Photographs.
53. (a) Cadogan House, mantelpiece in Room No. 82; (b) Cromwell House, arcading of corridor outside Room No. 79 Photographs.
54. Cromwell House, undercroft, looking south Photograph.
55. Cromwell House, undercroft: (a) looking north; (b) head of entrance doorway on east side Photographs.
56. Cromwell House, plan of undercroft Measured drawing.
57. Cromwell House, doorway to undercroft Measured drawing.
58. Cromwell House, (a) Room No. 97, general interior; (b) Room No. 79 Photographs.
59. (a) Cromwell House, Room No. 80, mantelpiece; (b) Malmesbury House, Room No. 74, mantelpiece Photographs.
60. No. 1 Horse Guards Avenue, west front Photograph.
61. No. 1 Horse Guards Avenue: (a) old rubble walling at south-east corner to forecourt; (b) east elevation Photographs.
62. No. 1 Horse Guards Avenue: (a) doorway between Rooms Nos. 18 and 19; (b) doorway to Room No. 17 Photographs.
63. (a) No. 1 Horse Guards Avenue, entrance hall and staircase; (b) Malmesbury House, entrance doorway Photographs.
64. Malmesbury House, front to Whitehall Gardens Photograph.
65. Pembroke House, entrance gateway Photograph.
66. Pembroke House, water-gate Photograph.
67. Elevation and plan of the Rt. Hon. Lord Herbert's house in Whitehall From Colin Campbell's Vitruvius Britannicus.
68. Plan of ground leased to Earl of Pembroke in 1803 From plan in possession of H.M. Commissioners of Crown Lands.
69. Pembroke House, west elevation from roof of entrance lodge Photograph.
70. Pembroke House, general elevation Measured drawing.
71. Pembroke House, garden front (1912) Photograph.
72. Pembroke House: (a) entrance hall; (b) lower portion of main front Photographs.
73. Pembroke House, main staircase: (a) second floor; (b) first floor Photographs.
74. Pembroke House, details of main staircase Measured drawing.
75. Pembroke House: (a) lobby on first floor; (b) lobby on second floor Photographs.
76. Pembroke House, details of lobby on first floor Measured drawing.
77. Pembroke House: (a) alcove on second floor; (b) alcove on first floor Photographs.
78. Pembroke House, details of alcoves Measured drawing.
79. Pembroke House, doorcase in the Salon (Room No. 27) Photograph.
80. Pembroke House, ceiling in the Salon (Room No. 27) in 1912 Photograph.
81. Pembroke House, bay window and ceiling in the Salon (Room No. 27) Photograph.
82. Pembroke House, chimneypiece in Room No. 25 Photograph.
83. Pembroke House, ceiling in Room No. 25 Photograph.
84. Pembroke House, detail of ceiling in Room No. 25 Photograph.
85. Pembroke House: (a) ceiling to main staircase; (b) portion of ceiling in Room No. 24 Photographs.
86. Pembroke House: (a) mantelpiece in Room No. 15; (b) Room No. 13, showing bay Photographs.
87. Pembroke House: (a) mantelpiece in Room No. 17; (b) glass and metal door between Rooms Nos. 16 and 17 Photographs.
88. (a) No. 6 Whitehall Gardens, lantern light to stairs; (b) Pembroke House, mantelpiece in Room No. 18 Photographs.
89. (a) No. 6 Whitehall Gardens, view of garden (1912); (b) Whitehall Gardens, general view looking north-east Photographs.
90. Whitehall Gardens, ground and first-floor plans Measured drawing.
91. No. 6 Whitehall Gardens, mantelpieces in (a) drawing room (1912); (b) library (1912) Photographs.
92. (a) No. 4 Whitehall Gardens, mantelpiece in north-east room, second floor; (b) No. 6 Whitehall Gardens, dining room (1912) Photographs.
93. No. 5 Whitehall Gardens: (a) drawing room (1912); (b) dining room (1912) Photographs.
94. No. 4 Whitehall Gardens: (a) north room on first floor; (b) room on ground floor (formerly dining room) in 1912 Photographs.
95. No. 2 Whitehall Gardens, first-floor back room, north side Photograph.
96. No. 2 Whitehall Gardens, first-floor back room: (a) west side; (b) panel on south side Photographs.
97. No. 2 Whitehall Gardens, mantelpiece in back room on ground floor Photograph.
98. No. 1 Whitehall Gardens, south room on first floor (1912) Photograph.
99. No. 1 Whitehall Gardens: (a) staircase from first-floor landing; (b) mantelpiece in Silent Room (1912) Photographs.
100. (a) Nos. 1–3 Whitehall Gardens, elevation from lawn (1912); (b) Whitehall Gardens, general view looking south-east Photographs.
101. Montagu House, elevation to Whitehall, looking north-east Photograph.
102. Montagu House, south elevation and garden terrace Photograph.
103. Montagu House, plans of ground and principal floors Measured drawing.
104. Montagu House: (a) Room No. 8, showing ceiling; (b) marble mantelpiece in Room No. 7 Photographs.
105. Gwydyr House, front to Whitehall Photograph.
106. Gwydyr House, detail of entrance Photograph.
107. Gwydyr House, elevation and sections Measured drawing.
108. Gwydyr House, detail of entrance Measured drawing.
109. Gwydyr House, plans of ground, first and second floors Measured drawing.
110. Gwydyr House: (a) mantelpiece in Room No. 16; (b) mantelpiece in Room No. 10 Photographs.
111. Gwydyr House: (a) mantelpiece and (b) detail of central portion of mantelpiece, in Room No. 7 Photographs.
112. Gwydyr House: (a) doorcase in Room No. 10; (b) plaster medallion over mantelpiece in Room No. 1b, second floor Photographs.
113. View from the terrace of Richmond House in 1746 Reproduced, by permission, from painting by Canaletto, in the possession of His Grace the Duke of Richmond and Gordon.
114. (a) Richmond Terrace, Whitehall From engraving by M. S. Barenger after T. H. Shepherd, pubd. 1827, in the Council's collection of prints and water-colours.
(b) Design for elevation of Richmond Ter race From drawing by T. Chawner in the Crace Collection.
115. Richmond Terrace, general view Photograph.
116. Richmond Terrace, general elevation Measured drawing.
117. Richmond Terrace: (a) east front; (b) northwest corner Photographs.
118. Richmond Terrace, ground and first-floor plans Measured drawing