Description of the plates

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Philip Norman and W.D. Caroe

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1908

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'Description of the plates', Survey of London Monograph 9: Crosby Place (1908), pp. 7-12. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=117470 Date accessed: 17 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DESCRIPTION OF THE PLATES.

Plate 1.

Frontispiece—Tomb of Sir John and Lady Crosby in St. Helen's Church, from Gough's "Sepulchral Monuments."

Plate 2.

External view of Hall, c. 1790 - Engraved by John Carter from Pennant's "London."

Plate 3.

View of outer court of Crosby Place as it probably appeared in the 15th century (1816).

Engraved by Rawle

From a drawing by Frederick Nash from Wilkinson's "Londina Illustrata."

Note.—The entrance to Hall would have been below the double window on the right of the view.

Plate 4.

Internal view of Great Hall looking south (1816).

Engraved by Wise

From a drawing by Frederick Nash from Wilkinson's "Londina Illustrata."

Plate 5.

Internal view of Great Hall looking north (1804).

Engraved by J. Storer

From a drawing by Frederick Nash from "Select Views of London."

Note.—The part of the bay window seen in the view is, by an artist's licence, shown glazed. This adjoins the northern wing and is in reality composed of stone panels.

Plate 6.

Internal view of Great Parlour and Great Chamber looking east, with the intermediate floor removed (1816) Engraved by Rawle

From a drawing by Frederick Nash from Wilkinson's "Londina Illustrata."

Plate 7.

View of the building from St. Helen's churchyard (1816) Engraved by Wise

From a drawing by Frederick Nash from Wilkinson's "Londina Illustrata."

Plate 8.

External view of Hall, etc.

Plate 9.

Internal view of Hall when used as a restaurant.

Plate 10.

Timber roof of Hall Photo by W.P. Young

Plate 11.

Detail of roof of Hall Photo by Cecil G. MacDowell

Plate 12.

Corbel to roof and jamb of window in Hall.

Photo by Cecil G. MacDowell

Plate 13.

Bay window in Hall (1907) Drawn by Hanslip Fletcher

Note.—The glass in the windows is modern. (See page 31.)

Plate 14.

Exterior of Hall Drawn by Alfred Womersley

Plate 15.

The modern front towards Bishopsgate Street, built c. 1840 Drawn by Alfred Womersley

Plate 16.

Garden of No. 4, Crosby Square, once part of the gardens of Crosby Place Drawn by Edmund L. Wratten

Plate 17.

Another view of the same Drawn by Edmund L. Wratten

Plate 18.

Conjectural general plan of Crosby Place. Drawn by Walter H. Godfrey

Plate 19.

Plan of the vaults (1816), from Wilkinson's "Londina Illustrata."

Plate 20.

Plan of the Hall, &c., in 1813 Engraved by J. Roffe

From a drawing by J. Palmer from "The Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain" by John Britton.

Note.—This plan is discussed on page 51; "Crosby Square" is an evident misprint for "Great St. Helen's." A key to Britton's lettering is not included here since the references in the text are to plate 18.

Plate 21.

Internal elevation of east wall of the Hall.

Engraved by J. Roffe

From a drawing by J. Palmer from "The Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain" by John Britton.

Note.—This drawing is discussed on page 46.

Plate 22.

Details of roofs of Hall and Great Chamber, &c.

Engraved by H. Le Kuex

From a drawing by J. Palmer

From sketches by J. A. Repton from "The Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain" by John Britton.

Plate 23.

Details of roof of Great Chamber from "Specimens of Gothic Architecture" by Augustus Pugin

Plates 24–34.

Measured drawings of the Hall and adjacent buildings at the time of their demolition.

Measured and drawn by A. Christopher Goulder

Plate 24 Ground floor plan.

Plate 25 First floor plan.

Plate 26 Roof plan.

Plate 27 Section through north-west wing showing west front of Hall.

Plate 28 Longitudinal section through Hall.

Plate 29 Section through Hall and north-west wing.

Plate 30 Detail drawing of roof of Hall.

Plate 31 Detail drawing of roof and windows of Hall.

Plate 32 Large details of mouldings of roof, &c.

Plate 33 Elevations and plan of bay window in Hall.

Plate 34 Details of bay window in Hall.

Note.—The reader is referred to the text for data necessary to differentiate the ancient from the modern work.

Plate 35.

View within the north-west wing during the progress of demolition. View of timbers of roof above the ornamental ceiling in Hall.

Photos by W. P. Young

Plate 36.

Chimney piece in Hall Photo by W.P. Young

Note.—The upper moulding terminating on each side in carved bosses is not shown in early drawings of this fireplace, and may therefore be a modern addition.

Photograph of portion of vault under Hall in process of demolition by F. W. Reader

ILLUSTRATIONS IN TEXT.

Page 36.

Sketch plan from map by Ogilby and Morgan, 1677 by Walter H. Godfrey

Page 37.

Sketch plan from the Ordnance Survey, 1894-by Walter H. Godfrey

Page 41.

Archway formerly bencath east side of Crosby Square Engraved by Wise

From a drawing by F. Nash, 1816 from Wilkinson's "Londina Illustrata."

Page 43.

Doorway from Crosby Hall, now part of dairy at Fawley Court, Bucks Drawn by Walter H. Godfrey

From photo by Geo. Trotman

Page 44.

Corbel formerly in south wing Drawn by Walter H. Godfrey

From pencil sketch by Frederick Nash

Page 45.

View of groined vault Engraved by Wise

From a drawing by Nash

from Wilkinson's "Londina Illustrata."

Page 45.

View of vaults Engraved by Wise

From a drawing by Nash

from Wilkinson's "Lonadina Illustrata."

Page 54.

Stained glass in window of staircase in No. 3, Crosby Square Drawn by Walter H. Godfrey