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