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

Allen, Thomas
1827

The Kitchen

The Kitchen

The Kitchen

An ancient-looking apartment, in which were two enormous chimneys between which was the date of 1623; adjoining was a small room furnished with stoves.

On the destruction of their hall the company removed to an old building nearly adjoining, which on August 20, 1819, was destroyed by fire.

The company erected a new hall upon a different site, being to the north of St. Helens place. It is a large and handsome edifice of brick with a small portico of four doric columns supporting an entablature with trygliphs and mutules. It consists in height of three stories and a sunk area; the centre window of the first floor has a pediment ornamented with acroteria; and above it, and filling the place of a window in the upper story, is the arms of the company; the whole has a plain yet respectable appearance. This building was finished in 1822. the first court being held on the 18th of January in that year. The interior is neat; the hall is on the first floor, and has a cieling divided into compartments with roses, &c. In this apartment are two portraits of J. Bunce, esq. who died Jan. 26, 1631, aged 65; and G. Humble, esq. who died December 8, 1610, aged 68. Above the mantle-piece, which is of veined marble, is a large tablet of the same surmounted with the company's arms; on the tablet is inscribed, in gilt letters, the date of the erection of the present hall, and the names of the present wardens. The architect was Mr. Pococke. There are several ante-rooms, but there is nothing worthy notice in them.

Near St. Helen's place in Bishopsgate street is the house of

 

An ancient-looking apartment, in which were enormous chimneys between which was the date of ; adjoining was a small room furnished with stoves.

On the destruction of their hall the company removed to an old building nearly adjoining, which on , was destroyed by fire.

The company erected a new hall upon a different site, being to the north of . It is a large and handsome edifice of brick with a small portico of doric columns supporting an entablature with trygliphs and mutules. It consists in height

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of stories and a sunk area; the centre window of the floor has a pediment ornamented with acroteria; and above it, and filling the place of a window in the upper story, is the arms of the company; the whole has a plain yet respectable appearance. This building was finished in . the court being held on the in that year. The interior is neat; the hall is on the floor, and has a cieling divided into compartments with roses, &c. In this apartment are portraits of J. Bunce, esq. who died , aged ; and G. Humble, esq. who died , aged . Above the mantle-piece, which is of veined marble, is a large tablet of the same surmounted with the company's arms; on the tablet is inscribed, in gilt letters, the date of the erection of the present hall, and the names of the present wardens. The architect was Mr. Pococke. There are several ante-rooms, but there is nothing worthy notice in them.

Near in is the house of

 
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 Title Page
 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
collapseCHAPTER III: History and Topography of Aldersgate Ward
collapseCHAPTER IV: History and Topography of Aldgate Ward
collapseCHAPTER V: History and Topography of Bassishaw Ward
collapseCHAPTER VI: History and Topography of Billingsgate Ward
collapseCHAPTER VII: History and Topography of Bishopsgate Ward, Without and Within
collapseCHAPTER VIII: History and Topography of Bread-street Ward
collapseCHAPTER IX: History and Topography of Bridge Ward Within
collapseCHAPTER X: History and Topography of Broad-street Ward
collapseCHAPTER XI: History and Topography of Candlewick Ward
collapseCHAPTER XII: History and Topography of Castle Baynard Ward
collapseCHAPTER XIII: History and Topography of Cheap Ward
collapseCHAPTER XIV: History and Topography of Coleman-street Ward
collapseCHAPTER XV: History and Topography of Cordwainer's-street Ward
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
collapseCHAPTER XXIII: History and Topography of Lime-street Ward
collapseCHAPTER XXIV: History and Topogrpahy of Portsoken Ward
collapseCHAPTER XXV: History and Topography of Queenhithe Ward
collapseCHAPTER XXVI: History and Topography of Tower Ward
collapseCHAPTER XXVII: History and Topography of Vintry Ward
collapseCHAPTER XXVIII: History and Topography of Wallbrook Ward
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Edwin C. Bolles papers
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London (England)--History
Antiquities
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