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The Big List of Views on, and Information about, life in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century London and Environs. All these pages complement the maps and plans available on this site.

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Mercer’s Hall, Cheapside Frontage, as it was rebuilt after the Great Fire
Haberdashers’ Hall, Maiden Lane, Wood Street.
Grocers’ Hall, Poultry Street
The Fishmongers’ Hall, Thames Street
The Goldsmiths’ Hall, Foster Lane
The Salters’ Hall, Oxford Court, St Swithin’s Lane
Skinners’ Hall, Dowgate Hill
Merchant Taylors’ Hall, Threadneedle Street
Merchant Taylors’ School, east side Suffolk Lane, Thames Street.
Drapers’ Hall, Throgmorton Street, near the junction with Broad Street
Ironmongers’ Hall, north side of Fenchurch Street
Vintner’s Hall, Upper Thames Street
Clothworkers’ Hall, Mincing Lane, Fenchurch Street
East India House, Leadenhall Street
Chinese pagoda and bridge in St James’ Park
The Temple of Concord in Green Park.
The new Mint on Tower Hill
Interior of St Katharine’s by the Tower
Entrance to London docks in the newly excavated areas of St John’s Wapping (between about 1795-1815).
Shoreditch church, which faces the end of Old Broad Street
Bethlem Hospital
St Luke’s Hospital
The Dutch Church in Austin Friars
The auction mart
St Stephen’s Walbrook
The interior of the Hall of the Brotherhood of the Holy Trinity in St Botolph’s parish Aldersgate as remaining in February 1790.
St Mary le Bow Church Cheapside
St Bartholomew’s West Smithfield
St Bart’s Hospital West Smithfield
The Charterhouse, the old porch and the interior of the Great Hall
St John’s Gate Clerkenwell
A view of Blackfriar's Bridge with St Paul’s in the background.
Interior of the Heralds’ College
The new iron bridge over the Thames from Queen street (Southwark Bridge)
View on Fish Street Hill
New Custom House
Tower of London
Trinity House Tower Hill
St Dunstan’s in the East
View of St Bride’s church from the River Thames
St Etheldreda’s Ely Place
The Savoy
View along the Strand
Two views of old Somerset house and the Savoy.
The Strand bridge
St Martin’s Church Westminster
Northumberland House, London
St Paul’s Church Covent Garden
Drury Lane theatre
Covent Garden Theatre
North west view of the Palace of St James, Westminster
Carlton House Pall Malll
The Treasury and Horse Guards
View down Parliament Street showing the Treasury
Plan showing the proposed new Parliament Street and approaches to Westminster Bridge
St George’s Church Hanover Square
Westminster Bridge
Buckingham House, home to Queen Charlotte.
Earl Spencer’s House, Green Park
Bullock’ Museum, Piccadilly
Lansdowne House Westminster
Temple Church
The surgeon’s new theatre Lincoln’s Inn Field
The British Museum
The Foundling Hospital
The north side of Cavendish Square
The blind beggar George Dyball
Two blind beggars, hanging about Westminster
Old blind beggar and attending small boy
A tall blind man with a long staff
A blind man
A blind man who sold halfpenny ballads down the road of Bethnal Green
Charles Wood, a blind man
Priscilla, a blind woman, inhabitant of St James, Clerkenwell
Taylor, a blind shoe-maker
William Kinlock.
A sturdy impostor who makes chains from a piece of ash
Joseph Thake and his son sell their rattles in St Paul’s churchyard.
Joseph Johnson, from the merchant’s service.
Charles McGee, a native of Ribon in Jamaica, born in 1744
Samuel Horsey has been a London Beggar since 1785.
John Mac Nally, a beggar about Parliament Street.
A Jew Mendicant of Petticoat Lane.
William Tomlins, a street-crossing sweeper.
A street sweeper of the crossing at the top of Ludgate Hill.
A lad who sweeps the crossing of Prince’s street, Hanover Square.
Match boys selling their wares.
Daniel Cropp
Mr Lilly, who lost his leg while working on building repairs in Westminster
William Frasier, who lost both his hands in battle.
Two street itinerants on May Day.
Two bone pickers about the parish of St Martin’s
Bill Row and John Taylor, two grubbers.
William Friday, who sells mushrooms
A bird-mimicker.
Beggars on their way back to the workhouse for the night.
Highgate street scene
Chelsea from the river
Brandenburgh House on banks of Thames
Kensington Palace
St Pancras church
Kenwood mansion (or Caen or Cane Wood in the 18th century)
Child’s Hill House
Highgate archway
Hackney Church
Stepney church
West India Docks, Poplar.
Chiswick House, seat of the duke of Devonshire in the 18th century.
Castle-hill Lodge, one mile out of the village of Ealing.
Twyford Abbey
Finchley Church
Syon House (Sion House), situated on the Thames between Old Brentford and Isleworth.
Marble Hall
Alexander Pope’s house at Twickenham.
Strawberry Hill near Twickenham, Horace Walpole's home.
House in Whitton on the edge of Hounslow-heath
Osterley House and Heston
Spring Grove at Smallbury Green.
Hampton Court Palace
Hampton House in Hampton village
Sunbury Place in Sunbury
Parish church of Staines
Staines Bridge.
Delaford Park, 2 miles south-west of Uxbridge
Harefield Place near Harefield
Harlington church porch
Stanmore House, just to the west of the village of Stanmore.
Canons, parish of Whitchurch.
Harrow on the Hill.
Bentley Priory
Hendon - the church.
Bruce Castle, Tottenham.
Tottenham, view of the Church
Wyer Hall, Edmonton
Arno’s Grove in Southgate.
Trent House, Enfield.
Enfield, view of the church
Wrotham Park near South Mims
South Mims (or Mimms) View of the church
Holland House, Kensington
Hornsey, Middlesex
Greenwich Hospital
Waltham Abbey - needs text
London from Greenwich Park
View of St Paul’s up Ludgate Hill
Chingford, view of the church
Eltham Palace
View of London from Westminster
Crosby Hall
Large gateway in the south-east corner of Crosby Square leading toward St Mary Axe.
Christ’s Hospital
Great Fire of London 1666
The Mansion House
St Andrew Undershaft
Bow Bridge, Stratford le Bow
Lambeth Palace
Temple Bar from Butcher Row (or Butcher's Row)
Old Houses in Butcher Row.
Remains of Canonbury, Islington
Interior of the Great Hall, Charterhouse
Charterhouse Square
Barking Essex
Sadler's Wells
Royal College of Physicians
St Saviour’s Southwark (St Mary Overies, or Overy)
Remarks regarding the dissolution of the monasteries
Remains of St Bartholomew Priory, Smithfield
St Bartholomew-the-Great Priory
Views of the cloisters of St Bartholomew
Interior of the church of St Bartholomew
Marks Hall, Essex
Eton College
Kentish Town and Highgate from the south
Hampstead Church
Highgate chapel
Richmond (View from Richmond Hill)
Winchester Palace
Royal Exchange
Courtyard of the Royal Exchange.
Chiswick village
London Docks, Wapping
Walthamstow, church
Villa of John Rolls, Esq., New Cross, Kent Road
An ancient building on Bishopsgate Street
A different view of Drury Lane theatre
New Drury Lane theatre
Hornsey church
Deptford from the Greenwich Road
Fulham (another view)
Enfield Church
The villa of John Elsee, Esq, Chigwell Row
Powder Mills, Waltham Abbey
Knights Hill near Dulwich (Seat of Lord Thurlow)
Aldgate House, Bethnal Green
Enfield Wash
Villa in the Regent's Park
St Andrew's Place, Regent's Park
Temple Bar from the Strand
St Paul's from the Thames
Banqueting House, Whitehall
Somerset House, the Strand
The Old White Hart Tavern, Bishopsgate Street.
The British Museum, Great Russel Street
Carpenter's Hall, London Wall.
Old London Bridge
New London Bridge, first pile driven 1824, opened on 1st August 1831.
The Lord Mayor's Procession under the new London Bridge
The King's Mews, Charing Cross.
The Admiralty Office
West Smithfield market
Hungerford Market, the Strand.
Whittington College, College Hill.
Herald's College, Bennet's Hill
Saddler's Hall, Cheapside.
The Late Fleet Market (now Farringdon Street).
Fleet Prison
The Fleet River
St Stephen, Walbrook.
St Mary Woolnoth
The Mansion House, from the Bank
The tablet in Pannier Alley.
The entrance of Bull Head Court
Exeter Change, Strand.
Church of St Leonard, Shoreditch.
St Clements Danes, Strand
St Dunstan's in the West.
Town Hall, Borough High Street, Southwark.
Buckingham Water Gate, Strand.
Statue of Guy, Earl of Warwick. West end of Warwick Lane in Newgate Street.
The London Stone
The church of St Swithin, London Stone
Cheapside, Poultry and Bucklersbury.
South Sea House, north-east extremity of Threadneedle Street.
Excise Office, Broad Street.
Sir Paul Pindar's House, Bishopsgate Street.
Church of St Dionis, Backchurch, Fenchurch Street
Chapel St John the Baptist, Savoy.
Stationers' Hall, Stationer's Court.
Mincing Lane, north side of Tower Street
Middlesex Hospital, Windmill Street, Tottenham Court Road
Pensioner's Hall, Charterhouse.
Middle Temple Hall. This page has an explanation of the Knights Templar and the temples etc.
Inner Temple
Plan of the Temple Area
Interior of the Temple Church
The parish church of St Lawrence Jewry
Clifford Inn Hall, Fleet Street
The King's Weigh House.
The Coal Exchange in Thames Street
Near the middle of Bow Lane is the early seventeenth-century church of St Mary Aldermary.
St Michael stood on the south side of Cornhill
St Olave Jewry on the west side of Old Jewry
Piccadilly, from Coventry Street
Middle Row, Holborn
Gray's Inn Hall, Chapel and Library.
Prospect of Gray's Inn
Inns of Court and of Chancery
Lincoln's Inn Hall, Chapel, and Chancery Court.
Prospect of Lincoln's Inn
Spitalfields, view of Christ Church
Another view of St Dunstan's in the East
Cornhill and Lombard Street, from the Poultry.
Church of St James Clerkenwell, situated on the north side of Clerkenwell-green.
Church of St Margaret Pattens, south-east angle of Rood Lane.
Church of St Giles, Cripplegate, Fore Street
Barber-Surgeon's Hall, Monkwell Street.
Cordwainers' Hall, north side of Distaff Lane.
Church of St Edmund the King, Lombard Street.
Church of St Antholin, Sise Lane and Watling Street
The Church of St Martin Outwich, Bishopsgate Street
Inn-Holders' Hall, Great Elbow Lane.
Girdlers' Hall, on the east side of Basinghall Street
Dyers' Hall, little Elbow Lane
Church of Allhallows, Bread Street.
St James, Garlick Hill.
St Mary Aldermanbury
Painter-Stainer's Hall on the west side of Little Trinity Lane.
Waterman's Hall, St Mary's Hill.
Winchester House, south-west corner of Winchester Street.
Church of St James, south side of Piccadilly, Westminster.
Church of St Peter le Poor, on the west side of Broad Street
Serjeant's Inn, Chancery Lane
Staples' Inn on the south side of Holborn
The Monument, Fish Street Hill
Church of St Austin, Watling Street at the corner of the Old Change.

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