Illustrations in the Text

Survey of London: Volume 5, St Giles-in-The-Fields, Pt II. Originally published by London County Council, London, 1914.

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. "Illustrations in the Text", Survey of London: Volume 5, St Giles-in-The-Fields, Pt II, (London, 1914). xiii-xiv. British History Online. Web. 22 May 2024,

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1. Stone Boundary Tablet (1691) from No. 2, Sheffield Street 2
2. Rough Plan of High Holborn between the Turnstiles, circ. 1590 4
3. Stone Tablet (1671), formerly on No. 27, Goldsmith Street 21
4. Stone Tablet (1765), formerly on flank wall of No. 166, Drury Lane 31
5. Deal Stair Bracket to Outer String to No. 27, Great Queen Street 41
6. Signature of Wm. Newton 43
7. Nos. 55–58, Great Queen Street. Sketch by J. Nash (1840), reproduced from The Growth of the English House, by J. Alfred Gotch, by kind permission of B. T. Batsford, Ltd. 48
8. The Disastrous Fire at Freemasons' Hall, Great Queen Street—the scene of the conflagration (1883), from a woodcut in the Illustrated London News 62
9. Freemasons' Hall, Plan of Principal Floor before the alterations of 1899 64
10. Cast-iron Hob-grates from Nos. 6 and 7, Wild Court 99
11. Wooden Key at No. 56, Castle Street 114
12. All Saints' Church, West Street, Exterior. From a watercolour drawing by T. G. Fraser, reproduced by kind permission of the Rev. C. W. M. Steffens 115
13. The Top Part of Wesley's Pulpit 116
14. The Old Church of St. Giles-in-the-Fields as it appeared in the year 1718, from a lithograph of G. Scharf after John Hall 128
15. Recumbent Effigy of Lady Frances Kniveton 135
16. Tombstone of George Chapman, from a watercolour drawing by J. W. Archer (1844), preserved in the British Museum 136
17. Cast-iron Enlargement of Seal of the Hospital of St. Giles 139
18. Thanet House, Great Russell Street, from a lithograph by G. Scharf 148
19. No. 1, Bedford Square, Ornamental Plaster Fricze, Rear Room, First Floor 153
20. No. 6, Bedford Square, Iron Stair Balusters 154
21. No. 6, Bedford Square, Detail of Plaster Decoration to Staircase 155
22. No. 10, Bedford Square, Ground and First Floor Plans 158
23. No. 10, Bedford Square, Painted Panel in Ceiling, Rear Room, First Floor 159
24. No. 11, Bedford Square, Frieze and Cornice in Drawing Room 161
25. No. 25, Bedford Square, Ground and First Floor Plans 168
26. No. 32, Bedford Square, Wrought-iron Stair Balusters 174
27. No. 48, Bedford Square, Ground and First Floor Plans 181
28. No. 51, Bedford Square, Sculptured Panel on Chimneypiece in Entrance Hall 184


1. DE BURGH Or, a cross Gules, in the dexter canton a lion rampant Sable.
2. DIGBY Azure, a fleur-de-lis Argent, with a molet for difference.
3. FAIRFAX Argent, three bars gemelles Gules, surmounted by a lion rampant Sable.
4. CAVENDISH Sable, three bucks' heads caboched Argent.
5. SPENCER Quarterly Argent and Gules, in the 2nd and 3rd quarters a fret Or, over all, on a bend Sable, three escallops of the 1st.
6. GREY Barry of six Argent and Azure.
7. BROWNE Sable, three lions passant in bend between two double cotisses Argent.
8. ELIZABETH, COUNTESS RIVERS. Argent, six lions rampant, three, two and one, Sable.
9. O'BRIEN Gules, three lions passant guardant in pale per pale Or and Argent.
10. FREDERICK NASSAU DE ZUYLESTEIN, EARL OF ROCHFORD. Quarterly, 1st, Azure semée of billets Or, a lion rampant of the 2nd for Nassau; 2nd, Or a lion rampant guardant Gules, ducally crowned Azure for Dietz; 3rd, Gules, a fesse Argent for Vianden; 4th, Gules, two lions passant guardant in pale Or for Catznellogen; over all, in an escutcheon Gules three zules Argent, two and one, for Zuylestein.
11. SHEFFIELD Argent, a chevron between three garbs Gules.
12. BURNET Argent, three holly leaves in chief Vert, and a hunting horn in base Sable, garnished and stringed Gules, with a molet Azure in the fess point for difference.
13. CONWAY Sable, on a bend cotised Argent, a rose between two amulets Gules.
14. FINCH Argent, a chevron between three griffins passant Sable.
15. NORTH Azure, a lion passant Or, between three fleurs-de-lis Argent.
16. ESMÉ STUART, SEIGNEUR D'AUBIGNY, DUKE OF LENNOX. Quarterly, 1st and 4th Azure, three fleursde-lis Or within a bordure Gules charged with seven buckles of the second, for Aubigny; 2nd and 3rd, Or, a fess chequy Azure and Argent within a bordure Gules engrailed for Stuart of Darnley; over all on an escutcheon Argent a saltire Gules between four roses of the same, for Lennox.
17. BROWNLOW Or, an escutcheon, with an orle of eight martlets Sable.
18. DUDLEY Or, a lion rampant Azure, double queued Vert.
19. BLOUNT Barry nebulée of six Or and Sable.
20. RUSSELL Argent, a lion rampant Gules, on a chief Sable three escallops of the first.