The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent, vol. 3

Allen, Thomas
1827

Finsbury Chapel.

Finsbury Chapel.

On the south side of Eldon-street and nearly adjoining the back of the institution, is a neat chapel belonging to dissenters of the Unitarian persuasion. This building is the original Finsbury chapel, having been erected in the year 1824. The principal front has four attached Ionic columns between two pair of antae, the whole sustaining an entablature and pediment. In the intercolumniations is a window in the centre covered with an architrave resting on consoles between two doorways of a corresponding character; above these are three other windows; the side walls are quite plain, each of them are pierced with a triple arched window. The interior is only distinguished by excessive plainness, three of the sides of it are occupied by a gallery sustained on iron columns and cantilevers; against the remaining wall is the pulpit, consisting of a large square basement sustaining a rostrum of the same form, enriched with acroteria. The ceiling is horizontal and perfectly plain, with a flat sky-light in the centre. The architect was John Burrell, esq.

The proprietors of the houses on the east side of Bell-alley, pay a certain sum to the company of drapers (according to Maitland) for the liberty of looking over their gardens.

On the south side of and nearly adjoining the back of the institution, is a neat chapel belonging to dissenters of the Unitarian persuasion. This building is the original Finsbury chapel, having been erected in the year . The principal front has

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attached Ionic columns between pair of antae, the whole sustaining an entablature and pediment. In the intercolumniations is a window in the centre covered with an architrave resting on consoles between doorways of a corresponding character; above these are other windows; the side walls are quite plain, each of them are pierced with a triple arched window. The interior is only distinguished by excessive plainness, of the sides of it are occupied by a gallery sustained on iron columns and cantilevers; against the remaining wall is the pulpit, consisting of a large square basement sustaining a rostrum of the same form, enriched with acroteria. The ceiling is horizontal and perfectly plain, with a flat sky-light in the centre. The architect was John Burrell, esq.

The proprietors of the houses on the east side of , pay a certain sum to the company of drapers (according to Maitland) for the liberty of looking over their gardens.

 
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 Dedication
 CHAPTER I: The site, extent, buildings, population, commerce, and a view of the progressive increase of London
 CHAPTER II: List of the parishes and churches in London, with their incumbents, &c
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collapseCHAPTER VII: History and Topography of Bishopsgate Ward, Without and Within
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collapseCHAPTER XVI: History and Topography of Cornhill Ward
collapseCHAPTER XVII: History and Topography of Cripplegate Ward Within
collapseCHAPTER XVIII: History and Topography of Cripplegate Yard Without
collapseCHAPTER XIX: History and Topography of Dowgate Yard
collapseCHAPTER XX: History and Topography of Farringdom Ward Within
collapseCHAPTER XXI: History and Topography of Farringdon Ward Without
collapseCHAPTER XXII: History and Topography of Langbourn Ward
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Edwin C. Bolles papers
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London (England)--History
Antiquities
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