Description of plates

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English Heritage

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G. H. Gater and E. P. Wheeler (editors)

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1935

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'Description of plates', Survey of London: volume 16: St Martin-in-the-Fields I: Charing Cross (1935), pp. IX-XV. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=68101 Date accessed: 31 October 2014.


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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 floorsFrom 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 GuardsFrom engraving by John Vardy in the Bodleian Library.
4.Horse Guards, elevation to the paradeCopied from drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
5.The proposed Horse Guards, planFrom 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 BoxesFrom drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
8.The proposed Horse Guards, plans of central blockFrom drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
9.The proposed Horse Guards, section through central blockFrom drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
10.The proposed Horse Guards, elevation of north frontFrom drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
11.The proposed Horse Guards, sectional elevation, looking southFrom drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
12.Horse Guards (1847): (a) section through centre looking north; (b) sectional elevation, looking westFrom drawings in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
13.Horse Guards, elevations of stables blockFrom drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
14.Horse Guards, sections of north stable blockFrom drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
15.Horse Guards, elevation to ParadePhotograph.
16.Horse Guards, elevation of central block to ParadePhotograph.
17.Horse Guards, central block, entrance to covered way from ParadePhotograph.
18.Horse Guards, general view from WhitehallPhotograph.
19.Horse Guards, central block and courtyard from WhitehallPhotograph.
20.Horse Guards: (a) view of cupola taken from roof of Paymaster-General's Office; (b) general view of covered way, looking towards the ParadePhotographs.
21.Horse Guards: (a) general view from Whitehall, looking north-west; (b) view in courtyard, looking northPhotographs.
22.Horse Guards: (a) room No. 112, formerly stables; (b) newel to basement stairsPhotographs.
23.Horse Guards, Commander-in-Chief's room, formerly the Levée RoomPhotographs.
24.Horse Guards, Commander-in-Chief's room, portraits of George III and Queen CharlottePhotographs.
25.Horse Guards: (a) vestibule on first floor; (b) interior of cupola, looking upwards from vestibulePhotographs.
26.Horse Guards, general view of libraryPhotograph.
27.Horse Guards: (a) room No. 46, recess; (b) room No. 58, general viewPhotographs.
28.Horse Guards, rooms Nos. 63 and 103Photographs.
29.Horse Guards, mantelpieces in rooms Nos. 46 and 65Photographs.
30.Horse Guards, mantelpieces in rooms Nos. 68 and 110Photographs.
31.Whitehall from the north circa 1750From oil painting by S. Scott, reproduced by kind permission of the Most Hon. the Marquess of Sligo.
32.Paymaster-General's Office, elevation to WhitehallPhotograph.
33.Paymaster-General's Office, elevation to WhitehallMeasured drawing.
34.Paymaster-General's Office, elevation to the parkPhotograph.
35.Paymaster-General's Office, elevation to the parkCopied from drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
36.Paymaster-General's Office, plans of ground and first floorsCopied 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 viewPhotographs.
38.Paymaster-General's Office, detail of panelling in Room No. 5 before the windows were altered in the rebuilding of the western wallCopied 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 panellingFrom drawing preserved in the Westminster Public Library.
40.Paymaster-General's Office, PaymasterGeneral's room: (a) general view from north; (b) north endPhotographs.
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 25Photographs.
43.Paymaster-General's Office: (a) main staircase, general view; (b) front staircase, second-floor landingPhotographs.
44.Paymaster-General's Office, attic staircase leading out of room No. 33, second floorPhotograph.
45.Admiralty House, plans of ground, first and second floorsCopied from drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
46.Admiralty House, elevation towards Whitehall and cross-sectionCopied from drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
47.Admiralty House, elevation to WhitehallPhotographs.
48.Admiralty House: (a) entrance hall; (b) dining-roomPhotographs.
49.Admiralty House, inner hall: (a) view showing stove in niche; (b) view to staircasePhotographs.
50.Admiralty House: (a) dining-room, window; (b) boudoir, mantelpiecePhotographs.
51.Admiralty House, dining-room, portrait of PepysPhotograph.
52.Admiralty House, drawing-room, general viewPhotograph.
53.Admiralty House: (a) drawing-room, looking towards mantelpiece; (b) library, general viewPhotographs.
54.Admiralty House, mantelpieces in diningroom and south drawing-room (formerly music-room)Photographs.
55.Admiralty House: (a) vestibule on first floor; (b) reception roomPhotographs.
56.Admiralty House: (a) dressing-room, end treatment; (b) reception-room, Venetian windowPhotographs.
57.Admiralty House, mantelpieces in receptionroom and state bedroomPhotographs.
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 screenFrom engraving by D. Cunego in The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam (1778).
60.The Admiralty, general view from WhitehallPhotograph.
61.The Admiralty, view of the screen looking north-westPhotograph.
62.The Admiralty, view in courtyardPhotograph.
63.The Admiralty, ground-floor plan, 1793From drawing in the possession of the Admiralty.
64.The Admiralty, first-floor plan, 1896Copied 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 planFrom the original drawings by Robert Adam in the possession of the Admiralty.
66.The Admiralty, entrance hall: (a) showing mantelpiece; (b) showing Nelson statuePhotographs.
67.The Admiralty: (a) the northern staircase; (b) skylight to southern staircasePhotographs.
68.The Admiralty: (a) the Captains' Room; (b) room No. 63 on first floorPhotographs.
69.The Admiralty, Board Room, general view of southern wallPhotograph.
70.The Admiralty, Board Room, general view showing mantelpiecePhotograph.
71.The Admiralty, Board Room, fireplace and wind-dialPhotograph.
72.The Admiralty, Board Room, detail of winddialPhotograph.
73.The Admiralty, Board Room, portrait of William IVPhotographs.
74.The Admiralty, Board Room, portrait of NelsonPhotograph.
75.The Admiralty, Board Room, oil paintings by VandeveldePhotographs.
76.The Admiralty, Board Room; (a) heads of verges; (b) grandfather clockPhotographs.
77.The Admiralty: (a) corridor on first floor; (b) room No. 56Photographs.
78.The Admiralty: (a) mantelpiece in room No. 65; (b) room No. 55Photographs.
79.The Admiralty, view of the telegraph erected in 1796From engraving published by S. W. Fores, 1796.
80.Charing Cross, etc., before the street improvements of circa 1760From engraving in J. T. Smith's Antiquities of Westminster.
81.Nos. 37 to 41, Charing CrossPhotograph.
82.Nos. 37 to 41, Charing Cross, elevation and sectionCopied from drawing in the possession of H.M. Office of Works.
83.(a) Nos. 29 and 31, Spring Gardens; (b) No. 31, Spring Gardens, staircasePhotographs.
84.Lead cisterns from Spring GardensMeasured drawing.
85.North Charing Cross in 1720–23From engraving by Sutton Nicholls preserved in the Westminster Public Library.
86.North Charing Cross circa 1740Reproduced by kind permission of the London Topographical Society.
87.North Charing Cross in 1810From 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-westPhotographs.
89.View looking south from Trafalgar Square, showing buildings in Charing Cross (1896)Photograph.
90.Nos. 11, 13 and 15, Spring GardensPhotograph.
91.Nos. 21 to 24, Cockspur StreetPhotograph.
92.Scotland Yard, etc., in 1670From 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 1816Based 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 YardFrom pencil drawings by J. P. Emslie in the Council's collection of prints and water-colours.
95.Carrington House, section and ground planFrom 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 WhitehallPhotograph.
97.No. 1, Whitehall and Nos. 1 and 2, Whitehall Place, elevation to WhitehallMeasured drawing.
98.No. 1, Whitehall, design by Robert AdamFrom 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 1818From 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 floorsMeasured drawing.
101.Nos. 3 to 7, Whitehall PlacePhotograph.
102.Premises in Whitehall Place (1840), ground planCopied 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 CourtPhotograph.
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) staircasePhotographs (from drawings) lent by H.M. Office of Works. (fn. 1)
107.Harrington House: (a) staircase at first-floor landing; (b) staircase and entrance hallPhotographs.
108.Harrington House, wooden mantelpiece from room on first floorPhotograph lent by H.M. Office of Works. (fn. 1)
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 1610From the reproduction by the London Topographical Society of plan in the Public Record Office. (fn. 2)
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 IFrom drawings preserved in the Wren Collection in the Library of All Souls' College, Oxford.
115.The statue of King Charles IPhotographs (2).
116.The pedestal of the statue of King Charles IMeasured drawing.
117.The Pillory at Charing CrossFrom engraving by Rowlandson and Pugin in Ackermann's Microcosm of London (1809).

Footnotes

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