The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent, vol. 4

Allen, Thomas

1827

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.

 
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 Title Page
 Dedication
CHAPTER I: Site, local divisions, and government of the City of Westminster; history of the Abbey; Coronation Ceremonies; and lists of the Abbots and Deans
CHAPTER II: Westminster Abbey, and Description of the Tombs and Monuments
CHAPTER III: History and Topography of St. Margaret's Parish
CHAPTER IV: History and Topography of St. John's Parish, Westminster
CHAPTER V: History and Topography of the parish of St. Martin's in the Fields, Westminster
CHAPTER VI: History and Topogrpahy of the parish of St. James, Westminster
CHAPTER VII: History and Topography of the Parish of St. Anne, Westminster
CHAPTER VIII: History and Topography of the parish of St. Paul, Covent Garden
CHAPTER IX: History and Topography of the Parish of St. Mary-le-strand
CHAPTER X: History and Topogrpahy of the parish of St. Clement Danes
CHAPTER XI: History and Topography of the parish of st. George, Hanover Square
CHAPTER XII: History and Topography of the Precinct of the Savoy
CHAPTER XIII: History and Topography of the Inns of Court
CHAPTER XIV: History and Topography of the Precincts of the Charter-house and Ely Place, and the Liberty of the Rolls
 CHAPTER XV: Historical Notices of the Borough of Southwark
CHAPTER XVI: History and Topography of the Parish of St. Olave, Southwark
CHAPTER XVII: History and Topography of the parish of St. John, Southwark
CHAPTER XVIII: History and Topography of the parish of St. Thomas, Southwark
CHAPTER XIX: History and Topogrpahy of the parish of St. George's, Southwark
CHAPTER XX: History and Topography of St. Saviour's Parish
CHAPTER XXI: History and Topography of the parist of Christ-church in the County of Surrey
 CHAPTER XXII: A List of the Principal Books, &c that have been published in Illustration of the Antiquities, History, Topography, and other subjects treated of in this Work
 Addenda et Corrigienda
 Postscript