Description of plates

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Montague H. Cox and G. Topham Forrest (editors)

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1931

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'Description of plates', Survey of London: volume 14: St Margaret, Westminster, part III: Whitehall II (1931), pp. XI-XIX. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=67922 Date accessed: 29 November 2014.


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1.(a) The western portion of the Palace of Whitehall; (b) the western portion of the Palace and the north side of Downing Street(a) From Vertue's version of the plan of 1670; (b) based upon Vertue's version, supplemented by information from deeds, plans of property, etc.
2.Whitehall from St. James's Park, circa 1674Reproduced, by kind permission, from an oil-painting by Hendrick Danckerts, in the possession of the Right Hon. the Earl of Berkeley.
3.Whitehall from St. James's Park, circa 1675–6Reproduced, by kind permission, from an oil-painting in the possession of the Right Hon. Mary, Countess of Ilchester.
4.Whitehall from St. James's Park, circa 1677From an oil-painting ascribed to Thomas Van Wyck, reproduced by kind permission of the Right Hon. the Viscountess Astor.
5.The Holbein Gate (" The Gate at Whitehall")From an engraving by G. Vertue published in Vol. I of Vetusta Monumenta.
6.The Holbein Gate ("Whitehall Gate")Reproduced, by kind permission, from the original drawing by G. Vertue, in the possession of the Society of Antiquaries.
7.The Holbein Gate (geometrical elevation)Reproduced, by kind permission, from drawing in the possession of Mr. Chas. E. Russell.
8.Whitehall from the south, circa 1750From water-colour drawing by T. Sandby, preserved in the Guildhall Library.
9.Whitehall Palace in the middle of the 16th centuryFrom sketch by Antony v. den Wyngaerde, preserved in the Sutherland Collection, Bodleian Library.
10.Design for alterations of the Cockpit Playhouse, 1629From drawing, ascribed to Inigo Jones, preserved in the Library of Worcester College, Oxford.
11.Kent's Treasury: (a) original design; (b) design with Wren signature (?)(a) From an engraving by Fourdrinier, after W. Kent, preserved in the Guildhall Library; (b) from drawing preserved in the Guildhall Library.
12.Kent's Treasury, north elevation to Horse Guards ParadePhotograph.
13.Kent's Treasury, north elevation to Horse Guards ParadeMeasured drawing.
14.Kent's Treasury, detail of upper stage and pedimentPhotograph.
15.Kent's Treasury, west elevation overlooking gardenPhotograph.
16.Kent's Treasury, west elevation overlooking gardenMeasured drawing.
17.Kent's Treasury, south elevation to passage from Downing StreetPhotograph.
18.Kent's Treasury: (a) passage from Downing Street; (b) stone mantelpiece in HallPhotographs.
19.Kent's Treasury, general view of Board Room and furniturePhotograph.
20.Kent's Treasury, detail of Board RoomMeasured drawing.
21.Kent's Treasury, chimneypiece in Board RoomPhotograph.
22.Kent's Treasury, detail of mantelpiece in Board RoomMeasured drawing.
23.Kent's Treasury: (a) throne-chair in Board Room; (b) clock and stand in Board RoomPhotographs.
24.Kent's Treasury: (a) door-case and pedestal in Board Room; (b) door-case in Room No. 16Photographs.
25.Kent's Treasury: detail of door-case and pedestal in Board RoomMeasured drawing.
26.Kent's Treasury: (a) Board Room with table and silver service; (b) oak cupboard in Room No. 16Photographs.
27.Kent's Treasury: (a) marble mantelpiece in Room No. 16; (b) marble mantelpiece in Room No. 62Photographs.
28.Kent's Treasury, marble mantelpieces in (a) Room No. 60; (b) Room No. 64Photographs.
29.Kent's Treasury, panelling and mantelpiece in Room No. 65Photograph.
30.Kent's Treasury, panelling and niche in Room No. 65Photograph.
31.Kent's Treasury, detail of marble mantelpiece in Room No. 22Measured drawing.
32.Kent's Treasury, door-case and chimneypiece in Room No. 21Photograph.
33.Kent's Treasury, Venetian window in Room No. 21Photograph.
34.Kent's Treasury, detail of Venetian window in Room No. 21Measured drawing.
35.Kent's Treasury, deal mantelpiece in Room No. 11Measured drawing.
36."The Tennis Court, etc., at Whitehall, 1793": (a) section showing connection with the surrounding buildings; (b) planCopies of plan and drawing preserved in the Soane Museum.
37.Plan of premises leased to the Earl of Danby in 1676Copy of plan preserved in the Public Record Office.
38.(a) Elevation of east front of Sir Matthew Featherstonehaugh's house within the court; (b) front of Sir Matthew Featherstonehaugh's house to the Park, with the addition of columnsFrom Paine's Plans, Elevations, etc., of Noblemen's Houses.
39.Plans of the base storey and "underground" of house erected for Sir Matthew Featherstonehaugh
40.Plans of the principal storey and attic of house erected for Sir Matthew Featherstonehaugh
41.Section of Sir Matthew Featherstonehaugh's house
42.(a) "The Duke of York's House, Whitehall" in 1789; (b) "Melbourne House and part of the Old Treasury, Whitehall"(a) From engraving by Record in the Council's collection of prints and water-colours; (b) from watercolour drawing by T. H. Shepherd in the Council's collection of prints and water-colours.
43.Dover House, elevation to Horse Guards ParadePhotograph.
44.Dover House, elevation to Horse Guards ParadeMeasured drawing.
45.Dover House, elevation to WhitehallPhotograph.
46.Dover House, elevation to WhitehallMeasured drawing.
47.Dover House, ground and first-floor plansMeasured drawing.
48.Dover House, longitudinal sectionMeasured drawing.
49.Dover House, stairs leading from circular hall to upper hallPhotograph.
50.Dover House, (a) mantelpiece and (b) screen in Room No. 4Photographs.
51.Dover House: (a) upper hall from entrance in 1885; (b) Room No. 21 in 1885From pencil drawings by J.P. Emslie in the Council's collection of prints and water-colours.
52.Dover House, upper hall; (a) from entrance, (b) to staircasePhotographs.
53.Dover House, ceiling in Room No. 21Photograph.
54.Dover House, marble mantelpiece in (a) Room No. 21; (b) Room No. 18Photographs.
55.Dover House, mantelpiece in Room No. 19Photograph.
56.Dover House: (a) wood mantelpiece in Room No. 30; (b) vaulted passage on second floorPhotographs.
57.Dorset House, plans of ground, first and second floors in 1754Copies of plans preserved in the Public Record Office.
58."Part of the Palace of White hall built by Cardinal Wolsey": (a) "restored" (imaginary); (b) "as it appeared 1815"From engravings by J. Basire after J. Carter, in the Crace Collection, British Museum.
59.(a) The same as above "as it appears 1816"; (b) "the front of the Treasury Buildings towards Whitehall," 1809(a) From engraving by J. Basire after J. Carter, in the Crace Collection, British Museum; (b) from sketch by T. Chawner in the Crace Collection, British Museum.
60.Plan of the Treasury Passage and adjoining premises to the north, 1824Copy of a portion of a plan preserved in the Soane Museum.
61.Plan of the Treasury, Tennis Court, etc., in 1793Copy of plan preserved in the Soane Museum.
62.Offices of the Board of Trade, 1823From drawing by W. Capon preserved in the Westminster Public Library.
63.(a) "Board of Trade," 1809; (b) "the President's Room in the old Treasury, 1821"(a) From aquatint (Rowlandson and Pugin del. et. sc.) in Ackermann's Microcosm of London; (b) from pencil drawing by T. H. Shepherd in the Council's collection of prints and water-colours.
64."View of the Board of Trade, Whitehall," with views and sections of the Board RoomFrom drawing dated September, 1823, preserved in the Soane Museum.
65.Details of the Board of Trade Board RoomFrom drawing dated September, 1823, preserved in the Soane Museum.
66.The King Street GateFrom engraving by G. Vertue published in Vol. I of Vetusta Monumenta.
67.Plan of the Parliament Street improvementFrom engraving in J. T. Smith's Antiquities of Westminster.
68.Plan of the site of the Board of Trade and Privy Council Offices, 1824, showing line of front of the proposed new buildingsFrom plan preserved in the Soane Museum.
69.Soane's design of elevation to Whitehall of Board of Trade and Privy Council OfficesFrom drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
70.Soane's design of elevation, detail of northern portionFrom drawing in the Council's collection of prints and water-colours.
71."View of the new Public Offices, Whitehall"From engraving by T. Higham in the Council's collection of prints and water-colours.
72."The new Treasury, Whitehall," 1828From water-colour drawing by T. H. Shepherd in the Council's collection of prints and water-colours.
73.The south-east corner of the Board of Trade and Privy Council Offices as carried out by SoaneFrom engraving by T. B. Boys in the Council's collection of prints and water-colours.
74.Plan of Board of Trade and Privy Council Offices, 1844Copied from plan in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
75.Proposed elevation to Whitehall of the Privy Council Office, the Office of the Board of Trade, the Treasury entrance and the Home, Office, 1845 (Barry's design)From drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
76.Proposed elevation of the Privy Council Office to Downing Street, 1845 (Barry's design)From drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
77.Ground and first-floor plans of proposed alterations and additions to Privy Council Office, the Office of the Board of Trade and the Home Office, 1845Copied from plans in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
78."The new Treasury Offices, Whitehall"From engraving by T. A. Prior in the Council's collection of prints and water-colours.
79.Treasury Buildings, elevation to Whitehall looking south-westPhotograph.
80.Treasury Buildings, elevation to Whitehall looking north-westPhotograph.
81.Treasury Buildings, elevation to Downing Street, showing junction of Soane's and Barry's workPhotograph.
82.Treasury Buildings, ground-floor planCopied from plans in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
83.Treasury Buildings, first-floor plan
84.Treasury Buildings, second-floor plan
85.Treasury Buildings, third-floor plan
86.Treasury Buildings, sectionsCopied from drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
87.Treasury Buildings: (a) ceiling to entrance lobby from Whitehall, south end; (b) ceiling to entrance lobby from Downing StreetPhotographs.
88.Treasury Buildings: (a) lobby to staircase in Downing Street; (b) staircase at second floor, south endPhotographs.
89.Treasury Buildings, interior of Privy Council Chamber (Soane's design)From Soane's Public and Private Buildings, 1827.
90.Treasury Buildings, Privy Council Chamber, looking eastPhotograph.
91.Treasury Buildings, Privy Council Chamber, looking westPhotograph.
92.Treasury Buildings, Privy Council Board RoomPhotograph.
93.Treasury Buildings, detail of ceiling in Room No. 164.Photograph.
94.Treasury Buildings, detail of ceiling in Lord President's RoomPhotograph.
95.Treasury Buildings, chimneypiece in Lord President's RoomPhotograph.
96.Treasury Buildings, exterior showing bay window to Lord President's RoomPhotograph.
97.Treasury Buildings: (a) old silver service in Lord President's Room; (b) ante-room to Lord President's RoomPhotographs.
98.Treasury Buildings: (a) window in waitingroom to Lord President's Room; (b) doorcase to Room No. 226Photographs.
99.Treasury Buildings, hall and staircase to old Dorset HousePhotograph.
100.Treasury Buildings: (a) external view of south wall to corridor; (b) external view of window and wrought-iron gates, south side of corridorPhotographs.
101.Treasury Buildings, (a) Tudor doorway and (b) blank Tudor window, in basement corridorPhotographs.
102.Treasury Buildings, three-light Tudor window south side of first-floor corridor(a) Photograph, (b) Measured drawing.
103.Treasury Buildings, six-light Tudor window, north side of first-floor corridorPhotograph.
104.Treasury Buildings, detail of six-light Tudor windowMeasured drawing.
105.Treasury Buildings, wrought-iron gate to basement corridor(a) Photograph, (b) Measured drawing.
106.Plan of Crown property in Downing Street in 1749Copy of plan preserved in the Public Record Office.
107."The Treasury and houses in Downing Street from Saint James's Park," 1827From water-colour drawing by J. C. Buckler in the Crace Collection, British Museum.
108.Nos. 10 and 11, Downing Street, elevation to Downing StreetPhotograph.
109.No. 10, Downing Street, south and east elevationsCopied from drawings in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
110.No. 10, Downing Street, north elevation and section
111.No. 10, Downing Street, plan of alterations in 1781Based upon plan in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
112.Nos. 10, 11, and 12, Downing Street, plan of ground floorCopied from plans in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
113.Nos. 10, 11, and 12, Downing Street, plan of first floor
114.Nos. 10 and 11, Downing Street, plans of second and third floors
115.No. 10, Downing Street, general view from St. James's Park, looking eastPhotograph.
116.No. 10, Downing Street, general view from Horse Guards ParadePhotograph.
117.No. 10, Downing Street: (a) north elevation to garden; (b) general view from garden looking south-eastPhotographs.
118.No. 10, Downing Street: (a) entrance doorway; (b) kitchenPhotographs.
119.No. 10, Downing Street: (a) corridor; (b) anteroom to Cabinet RoomPhotographs.
120.No. 10, Downing Street, Cabinet Room, looking from screenPhotograph.
121.No. 10, Downing Street, Cabinet Room, looking towards screenPhotograph.
122.No. 10, Downing Street: (a) door in Secretary's Room C; (b) door in Secretary's Room BPhotographs.
123.No. 10, Downing Street: (a) mantelpiece in Secretary's Room A; (b) mantelpiece in Prime Minister's Bedroom (1927)Photographs.
124.No. 10, Downing Street: (a) main staircase; (b) mantelpiece in Secretary's Room CPhotographs.
125.No. 10, Downing Street, detail of iron balustrading to main staircaseMeasured drawing.
126.No. 10, Downing Street: (a) Entrance Hall; (b) Official Drawing-Room (1927)Photographs.
127.No. 10, Downing Street: (a) mantelpiece in Official Drawing Room; (b) mantelpiece in BoudoirPhotographs.
128.No. 10, Downing Street; (a) oak cupboard in Official Drawing Room; (b) mantelpiece in Breakfast RoomPhotographs.
129.No. 10, Downing Street: (a) Breakfast Room, (1927); (b) smaller Drawing RoomPhotographs.
130.No. 10, Downing Street, Official Dining Room, looking towards entrancePhotograph.
131.No. 10, Downing Street, Official Dining Room, looking from entrancePhotograph.
132.Nos. 11 and 12, Downing Street, elevation and sectionsCopied from drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
133.No. 11, Downing Street, plans of ground, first, and second floors in 1846Copied from plans in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
134.No. 11, Downing Street, Dining Room, ground floor (1927)Photograph.
135.No. 11, Downing Street, Green Room (1927)Photograph.
136.No. 11, Downing Street, Library (1927)Photograph.
137.No. 11, Downing Street: (a) general view of main staircase; (b) detail of balusters to lower part of staircasePhotographs.
138.No. 11, Downing Street, detail of balusters to lower part of staircaseMeasured drawing.
139.No. 11, Downing Street, Drawing Room (1927)Photograph.
140.No. 11, Downing Street, Dining Room on first floor: (a) mantelpiece in front portion; (b) mantelpiece in rear portionPhotographs.
141.No. 12, Downing Street, west and north elevations before demolition of upper storeysCopied from drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
142.Western end of Downing Street in 1827From water-colour drawing by J. C. Buckler in the Crace Collection, British Museum.
143.No. 14, Downing Street, mantelpiece now in Room No. 55 of the Colonial OfficePhotograph.
144.No. 14, Downing Street, mantelpieces now in Rooms Nos. (a) 60, and (b) 45 of the Colonial OfficePhotographs.
145.No. 14, Downing Street, mantelpieces now in Rooms Nos. (a) 57 and (b) 53 of the Colonial OfficePhotographs.
146.Three terra-cotta busts, said to have been taken from the Holbein GatePhotographs, taken by kind permission of the Hon. Mrs. WilsonFilmer.
147.No. 10, Downing Street. Plan of premises as altered in 1732–5Photographs presented by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
148.No. 10, Downing Street, circa 1735. "Middle room, west front, first floor"
149.No. 10, Downing Street, circa 1735. "North west corner room, first floor"
150.No. 10, Downing Street, circa 1735. "Middle room, first floor"
151.No. 10, Downing Street, circa 1735. "Northeast corner room, first floor"
152.No. 10, Downing Street, circa 1735. "Middle room, west front, second floor"
153.No. 10, Downing Street, circa 1735. "Northwest corner room, second floor"
154.No. 10, Downing Street, circa 1735. "Middle room, second floor"
155.Section through new Privy Gallery and elevation of new Council ChamberFrom drawings preserved in the Wren Collection in the Library of All Soul's College, Oxford.
156.Altar-piece in Roman Catholic Chapel, Wren's design
157.Altar-piece in Roman Catholic Chapel, settingout drawing
158.Banqueting House, view of interior showing original window-frames