The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent, vol. 4
This parish was formerly of great extent, and reached from to Hyde-park; the several parishes of St. George, St. James, St. Anne, and St. Paul, have been taken out of it.
This parish is bounded on the north by the parishes of St. George, ; St. James, St. Anne, and Bloomsbury; on the east by St. Clement, Dane, and the precinct of the Savoy; on the south by , and ; and on the west by St. George, .
Its precise bounds are as follows:--
Commencing at it pursues a westerly direction through the , across St. James's-park to Cumberland-gate, where it turns to the north across the court before the principal front of the palace, (which is in , ) thence to Grosvenor-place, and on to Hyde-park corner; along to the east side of the Green-park where it turns to the south; thence through , including the palace of St. James's, behind the houses on the south side of to , up the , along , down , , and across , from the south west corner to the north east corner, thence through , along , and , thence through , ( Dials) to , where it takes a southerly direction to White-hart-yard, thence along , on the east side of , and on the north side of , at the western extent of which it takes a southerly direction to the south side of ; here it again bends eastward to , and turns across , down , to the Thames.