The Original Picture of London Re-Edited by J. Britton

The Original Picture of London Re-Edited by J. Britton

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1826 edition. Excerpt: ...Staples Inn, formerly belonging to the merchants of the Staple, is on the south side of Holbom, and an appendage to Gray's Inn. In the hall are casts of the twelve Caesars, on brackets, and portraits of Charles II., Queen Anne, Lord Macclesfield, Lord Chancellor Cowper, and Lord Camden. u Barnard': Inn, is situated near Dyer's Buildings, on the south side of Holborn, and also belongs to Gray's Inn. In the hall, which is diminutive in size, are portraits of some eminent law characters, and two busts. Cliflbrd's Inn, near St. Dunstan's Church, Fleet Street, is dependent on the Inner Temple. In the hall is an oak case of great antiquity, containing the ancient institutions of the society. This inn was formerly the man-i sion of Lord De Clifford.. Clemeni'.t Inn, contiguous to St. Clement's Church, in the Strand, contains a hall, adorned with a ortrait of Sir Matthew Hale, and five other pictures. Tlie garden, which is very small, has a sun-dial in the centre, supported iiy a kneeling figure of a Negro, which was. brought rom Italy by Lord Clare. L_1/on's Inn, in Wych Street, was formerly a common. inn, bearing the sign of a Lion. This and the last-_mentioned inn are also dependent on the Inner Temple. Sy-mond'.i Inn, in Chancery Lane, is a small pile of buildings in very bad repair. This was, however, the station of the Masters in Chancery, until they were removed to their more commodious new offices in Southampton Buildings, Chancery Lane. ' Tluwies' Inn, which derives its name from John Thavie, to whom it belonged in the reign of Edward III., has long been the property of the society of Lincoln's Inn. New Inn, in Wych Street, adjoining Clement's Inn, is an appendage to the Middle...show more

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  • Paperback | 174 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 322g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236554159
  • 9781236554154