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

Allen, Thomas

1827

Finsbury Chapel.

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
CHAPTER III: History and Topography of Aldersgate Ward
CHAPTER IV: History and Topography of Aldgate Ward
CHAPTER V: History and Topography of Bassishaw Ward
CHAPTER VI: History and Topography of Billingsgate Ward
CHAPTER VII: History and Topography of Bishopsgate Ward, Without and Within
CHAPTER VIII: History and Topography of Bread-street Ward
CHAPTER IX: History and Topography of Bridge Ward Within
CHAPTER X: History and Topography of Broad-street Ward
CHAPTER XI: History and Topography of Candlewick Ward
CHAPTER XII: History and Topography of Castle Baynard Ward
CHAPTER XIII: History and Topography of Cheap Ward
CHAPTER XIV: History and Topography of Coleman-street Ward
CHAPTER XV: History and Topography of Cordwainer's-street Ward
CHAPTER XVI: History and Topography of Cornhill Ward
CHAPTER XVII: History and Topography of Cripplegate Ward Within
CHAPTER XVIII: History and Topography of Cripplegate Yard Without
CHAPTER XIX: History and Topography of Dowgate Yard
CHAPTER XX: History and Topography of Farringdom Ward Within
CHAPTER XXI: History and Topography of Farringdon Ward Without
CHAPTER XXII: History and Topography of Langbourn Ward
CHAPTER XXIII: History and Topography of Lime-street Ward
CHAPTER XXIV: History and Topogrpahy of Portsoken Ward
CHAPTER XXV: History and Topography of Queenhithe Ward
CHAPTER XXVI: History and Topography of Tower Ward
CHAPTER XXVII: History and Topography of Vintry Ward
CHAPTER XXVIII: History and Topography of Wallbrook Ward