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Survey of London: Volume 16, St Martin-in-The-Fields I: Charing Cross. Originally published by London County Council, London, 1935.

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'Description of plates', in Survey of London: Volume 16, St Martin-in-The-Fields I: Charing Cross, ed. G H Gater, E P Wheeler( London, 1935), British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/survey-london/vol16/pt1/ix-xv [accessed 23 July 2024].

'Description of plates', in Survey of London: Volume 16, St Martin-in-The-Fields I: Charing Cross. Edited by G H Gater, E P Wheeler( London, 1935), British History Online, accessed July 23, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/survey-london/vol16/pt1/ix-xv.

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Description of plates

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1. (a) The old Horse Guards from the Parade; (b) the old Horse Guards from Whitehall (a) From water-colour drawing by Taylor, preserved in the Guildhall Library; (b) from "Vue du Palais Royall de Whitehall comme il est à présent, 1724, "J. Kip, del. et sc., in the Crace Collection, British Museum.
2. The old Horse Guards, plans of ground and first floors From drawings in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
3. A perspective view of the west front of the Royal Building for His Majesty's Horse and Foot Guards From engraving by John Vardy in the Bodleian Library.
4. Horse Guards, elevation to the parade Copied from drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
5. The proposed Horse Guards, plan From drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
6. (a) The proposed Horse Guards, elevation; (b) Horse Guards, plan of first floor (1847) From drawings in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
7. The proposed Horse Guards, alternative treatments of Guard Boxes From drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
8. The proposed Horse Guards, plans of central block From drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
9. The proposed Horse Guards, section through central block From drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
10. The proposed Horse Guards, elevation of north front From drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
11. The proposed Horse Guards, sectional elevation, looking south From drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
12. Horse Guards (1847): (a) section through centre looking north; (b) sectional elevation, looking west From drawings in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
13. Horse Guards, elevations of stables block From drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
14. Horse Guards, sections of north stable block From drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
15. Horse Guards, elevation to Parade Photograph.
16. Horse Guards, elevation of central block to Parade Photograph.
17. Horse Guards, central block, entrance to covered way from Parade Photograph.
18. Horse Guards, general view from Whitehall Photograph.
19. Horse Guards, central block and courtyard from Whitehall Photograph.
20. Horse Guards: (a) view of cupola taken from roof of Paymaster-General's Office; (b) general view of covered way, looking towards the Parade Photographs.
21. Horse Guards: (a) general view from Whitehall, looking north-west; (b) view in courtyard, looking north Photographs.
22. Horse Guards: (a) room No. 112, formerly stables; (b) newel to basement stairs Photographs.
23. Horse Guards, Commander-in-Chief's room, formerly the Levée Room Photographs.
24. Horse Guards, Commander-in-Chief's room, portraits of George III and Queen Charlotte Photographs.
25. Horse Guards: (a) vestibule on first floor; (b) interior of cupola, looking upwards from vestibule Photographs.
26. Horse Guards, general view of library Photograph.
27. Horse Guards: (a) room No. 46, recess; (b) room No. 58, general view Photographs.
28. Horse Guards, rooms Nos. 63 and 103 Photographs.
29. Horse Guards, mantelpieces in rooms Nos. 46 and 65 Photographs.
30. Horse Guards, mantelpieces in rooms Nos. 68 and 110 Photographs.
31. Whitehall from the north circa 1750 From oil painting by S. Scott, reproduced by kind permission of the Most Hon. the Marquess of Sligo.
32. Paymaster-General's Office, elevation to Whitehall Photograph.
33. Paymaster-General's Office, elevation to Whitehall Measured drawing.
34. Paymaster-General's Office, elevation to the park Photograph.
35. Paymaster-General's Office, elevation to the park Copied from drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
36. Paymaster-General's Office, plans of ground and first floors Copied from drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
37. Paymaster-General's Office: (a) southern elevation overlooking Horse Guards stable yard; (b) room No. 10, general view Photographs.
38. Paymaster-General's Office, detail of panelling in Room No. 5 before the windows were altered in the rebuilding of the western wall Copied from drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
39. Paymaster-General's Office, plan of large room in house on site of northern annexe, showing panelling From drawing preserved in the Westminster Public Library.
40. Paymaster-General's Office, PaymasterGeneral's room: (a) general view from north; (b) north end Photographs.
41. Paymaster-General's Office: (a) lobby to Paymaster-General's room; (b) grandfather clock in room No. 14. Photographs.
42. Paymaster-General's Office, chimney-pieces in rooms Nos. 11 and 25 Photographs.
43. Paymaster-General's Office: (a) main staircase, general view; (b) front staircase, second-floor landing Photographs.
44. Paymaster-General's Office, attic staircase leading out of room No. 33, second floor Photograph.
45. Admiralty House, plans of ground, first and second floors Copied from drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
46. Admiralty House, elevation towards Whitehall and cross-section Copied from drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
47. Admiralty House, elevation to Whitehall Photographs.
48. Admiralty House: (a) entrance hall; (b) dining-room Photographs.
49. Admiralty House, inner hall: (a) view showing stove in niche; (b) view to staircase Photographs.
50. Admiralty House: (a) dining-room, window; (b) boudoir, mantelpiece Photographs.
51. Admiralty House, dining-room, portrait of Pepys Photograph.
52. Admiralty House, drawing-room, general view Photograph.
53. Admiralty House: (a) drawing-room, looking towards mantelpiece; (b) library, general view Photographs.
54. Admiralty House, mantelpieces in diningroom and south drawing-room (formerly music-room) Photographs.
55. Admiralty House: (a) vestibule on first floor; (b) reception room Photographs.
56. Admiralty House: (a) dressing-room, end treatment; (b) reception-room, Venetian window Photographs.
57. Admiralty House, mantelpieces in receptionroom and state bedroom Photographs.
58. (a) The First Admiralty, circa 1696; (b) the Admiralty in 1731 showing stone wall (a) From pen-and-ink drawing preserved in the Westminster Public Library; (b) from engraving by T. Bowles in the Crace Collection, British Museum.
59. The Admiralty in 1775, showing newly erected screen From engraving by D. Cunego in The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam (1778).
60. The Admiralty, general view from Whitehall Photograph.
61. The Admiralty, view of the screen looking north-west Photograph.
62. The Admiralty, view in courtyard Photograph.
63. The Admiralty, ground-floor plan, 1793 From drawing in the possession of the Admiralty.
64. The Admiralty, first-floor plan, 1896 Copied from drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
65. The Admiralty, original design by Robert Adam for the new screen, 1760: (a) fronting towards Whitehall; (b) fronting towards the court, and plan From the original drawings by Robert Adam in the possession of the Admiralty.
66. The Admiralty, entrance hall: (a) showing mantelpiece; (b) showing Nelson statue Photographs.
67. The Admiralty: (a) the northern staircase; (b) skylight to southern staircase Photographs.
68. The Admiralty: (a) the Captains' Room; (b) room No. 63 on first floor Photographs.
69. The Admiralty, Board Room, general view of southern wall Photograph.
70. The Admiralty, Board Room, general view showing mantelpiece Photograph.
71. The Admiralty, Board Room, fireplace and wind-dial Photograph.
72. The Admiralty, Board Room, detail of winddial Photograph.
73. The Admiralty, Board Room, portrait of William IV Photographs.
74. The Admiralty, Board Room, portrait of Nelson Photograph.
75. The Admiralty, Board Room, oil paintings by Vandevelde Photographs.
76. The Admiralty, Board Room; (a) heads of verges; (b) grandfather clock Photographs.
77. The Admiralty: (a) corridor on first floor; (b) room No. 56 Photographs.
78. The Admiralty: (a) mantelpiece in room No. 65; (b) room No. 55 Photographs.
79. The Admiralty, view of the telegraph erected in 1796 From engraving published by S. W. Fores, 1796.
80. Charing Cross, etc., before the street improvements of circa 1760 From engraving in J. T. Smith's Antiquities of Westminster.
81. Nos. 37 to 41, Charing Cross Photograph.
82. Nos. 37 to 41, Charing Cross, elevation and section Copied from drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
83. (a) Nos. 29 and 31, Spring Gardens; (b) No. 31, Spring Gardens, staircase Photographs.
84. Lead cisterns from Spring Gardens Measured drawing.
85. North Charing Cross in 1720–23 From engraving by Sutton Nicholls preserved in the Westminster Public Library.
86. North Charing Cross circa 1740 Reproduced by kind permission of the London Topographical Society.
87. North Charing Cross in 1810 From sketch drawing by W. Capon, preserved in the Westminster Public Library.
88. (a) No. 53, Charing Cross, looking northeast from Spring Gardens; (b) No. 21, Spring Gardens and No. 53, Charing Cross, looking north-west Photographs.
89. View looking south from Trafalgar Square, showing buildings in Charing Cross (1896) Photograph.
90. Nos. 11, 13 and 15, Spring Gardens Photograph.
91. Nos. 21 to 24, Cockspur Street Photograph.
92. Scotland Yard, etc., in 1670 From Vertue's version of the Plan of Whitehall in 1670, published in 1747, in the Council's collection of prints and water-colours.
93. Scotland Yard in 1816 Based upon a plan in the possession of H.M. Commissioners of Crown Lands.
94. Carrington House in 1886: (a) elevation to Whitehall; (b) elevation to Whitehall Yard From pencil drawings by J. P. Emslie in the Council's collection of prints and water-colours.
95. Carrington House, section and ground plan From print after Francis Hooper in the Council's collection of prints and water-colours.
96. No. 1, Whitehall and Nos. 1 and 2, Whitehall Place (1907), elevation to Whitehall Photograph.
97. No. 1, Whitehall and Nos. 1 and 2, Whitehall Place, elevation to Whitehall Measured drawing.
98. No. 1, Whitehall, design by Robert Adam From original drawing by Robert Adam in the Council's collection of prints and water-colours.
99. Gateway from Whitehall to Great Scotland Yard, as existing and as proposed in 1818 From water-colour drawing by Thos. Leverton and Thos. Chawner in the Council's collection of prints and water-colours.
100. No. 1, Whitehall and Nos. 1 and 2, Whitehall Place, plans of ground and first floors Measured drawing.
101. Nos. 3 to 7, Whitehall Place Photograph.
102. Premises in Whitehall Place (1840), ground plan Copied from drawings in the possession of H.M. Commissioners of Crown Lands.
103. Old Guard Room, Scotland Yard: (a) general view; (b) detail of roof (a) From water-colour drawing by F. Shepherd preserved in the Westminster Public Library; (b) from drawing (May, 1817) preserved in the Westminster Public Library.
104. Harrington House, elevation to Craig's Court Photograph.
105. Harrington House: (a) elevation to Craig's Court; (b) ground plan (a) Copy of drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works; (b) drawing.
106. Harrington House: (a) entrance hall; (b) staircase Photographs (from drawings) lent by H.M. Office of Works. (fn. n1)
107. Harrington House: (a) staircase at first-floor landing; (b) staircase and entrance hall Photographs.
108. Harrington House, wooden mantelpiece from room on first floor Photograph lent by H.M. Office of Works. (fn. n1)
109. (a) Nos. 8 and 9, Craig's Court, elevation facing east; (b) Nos. 8–10, Craig's Court, ground plan (a) Photographs; (b) measured drawing.
110. Site of Nos. 9 to 28, Charing Cross (now Nos. 1 to 39, Whitehall) in 1610 From the reproduction by the London Topographical Society of plan in the Public Record Office. (fn. n2)
111. Hogarth's "Night" (1738) From engraving kindly lent by Mr. J. H. MacDonnell, F.R.S.A.
112. The Charing Cross, two views (a) From drawing preserved in the Crowle-Pennant Collection, British Museum; (b) from drawing preserved in the Pepys Library, Magdalene College, Cambridge.
113–4. Designs (3) for pedestal for statue of King Charles I From drawings preserved in the Wren Collection in the Library of All Souls' College, Oxford.
115. The statue of King Charles I Photographs (2).
116. The pedestal of the statue of King Charles I Measured drawing.
117. The Pillory at Charing Cross From engraving by Rowlandson and Pugin in Ackermann's Microcosm of London (1809).

Footnotes

  • n1. The copyright is vested in the Controller of H.M. Stationery Office.
  • n2. This further reproduction is by the kind permission of the London Topographical Society.