Illustrations in the text


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W. Edward Riley and Sir Laurence Gomme (editors)

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'Illustrations in the text', Survey of London: volume 5: St Giles-in-the-Fields, pt II (1914), pp. XIII-XIV. URL: Date accessed: 26 November 2014.


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1.Stone Boundary Tablet (1691) from No. 2, Sheffield Street2
2.Rough Plan of High Holborn between the Turnstiles, circ. 15904
3.Stone Tablet (1671), formerly on No. 27, Goldsmith Street21
4.Stone Tablet (1765), formerly on flank wall of No. 166, Drury Lane31
5.Deal Stair Bracket to Outer String to No. 27, Great Queen Street41
6.Signature of Wm. Newton43
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 News62
9.Freemasons' Hall, Plan of Principal Floor before the alterations of 189964
10.Cast-iron Hob-grates from Nos. 6 and 7, Wild Court99
11.Wooden Key at No. 56, Castle Street114
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. Steffens115
13.The Top Part of Wesley's Pulpit116
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 Hall128
15.Recumbent Effigy of Lady Frances Kniveton135
16.Tombstone of George Chapman, from a watercolour drawing by J. W. Archer (1844), preserved in the British Museum136
17.Cast-iron Enlargement of Seal of the Hospital of St. Giles139
18.Thanet House, Great Russell Street, from a lithograph by G. Scharf148
19.No. 1, Bedford Square, Ornamental Plaster Fricze, Rear Room, First Floor153
20.No. 6, Bedford Square, Iron Stair Balusters154
21.No. 6, Bedford Square, Detail of Plaster Decoration to Staircase155
22.No. 10, Bedford Square, Ground and First Floor Plans158
23.No. 10, Bedford Square, Painted Panel in Ceiling, Rear Room, First Floor159
24.No. 11, Bedford Square, Frieze and Cornice in Drawing Room161
25.No. 25, Bedford Square, Ground and First Floor Plans168
26.No. 32, Bedford Square, Wrought-iron Stair Balusters174
27.No. 48, Bedford Square, Ground and First Floor Plans181
28.No. 51, Bedford Square, Sculptured Panel on Chimneypiece in Entrance Hall184


1.DE BURGHOr, a cross Gules, in the dexter canton a lion rampant Sable.
2.DIGBYAzure, a fleur-de-lis Argent, with a molet for difference.
3.FAIRFAXArgent, three bars gemelles Gules, surmounted by a lion rampant Sable.
4.CAVENDISHSable, three bucks' heads caboched Argent.
5.SPENCERQuarterly Argent and Gules, in the 2nd and 3rd quarters a fret Or, over all, on a bend Sable, three escallops of the 1st.
6.GREYBarry of six Argent and Azure.
7.BROWNESable, 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'BRIENGules, 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.SHEFFIELDArgent, a chevron between three garbs Gules.
12.BURNETArgent, 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.CONWAYSable, on a bend cotised Argent, a rose between two amulets Gules.
14.FINCHArgent, a chevron between three griffins passant Sable.
15.NORTHAzure, 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.BROWNLOWOr, an escutcheon, with an orle of eight martlets Sable.
18.DUDLEYOr, a lion rampant Azure, double queued Vert.
19.BLOUNTBarry nebulée of six Or and Sable.
20.RUSSELLArgent, a lion rampant Gules, on a chief Sable three escallops of the first.