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SM (14) 9/3/24


Design for various alterations to the streets around the Bank according to the 1802 Corporation of London plan for the City, November 1825


14 Ground plan


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No. 4, The Bank of England, Princes Street, Present line of houses, proposed line of houses agreeably to the City Plan 1802, The Gardens belonging to the / Grocers Company, The line of new Bank Buildings as settled with the city architect, Coleman Street, Lothbury, outline of the Bank agreeably to the original design, Iron Railing, present line of the Bank, St Margaret's Church, Lothbury, Entry into the / Lothbury Court, line of the old houses formely pulled down, proposed New Street, Throgmorton Street, St Bartholomews Lane, Line of houses as proposed by the city plan 1802, Capel Court, Pole Thornton & Co, Church yard, St Bartholomew's Lane, Tower, yard, vestry, Boughey / Bootmaker, Lucy & Witton / Gun maker, The Cock Tavern, Weller / Chemist, Grote Prescott & Co, Threadneedle Street, Part of the Royal Exchange, The Bank Coffee / House, Bank Buildings

Signed and dated

  • November 1825


Soane office and Soane


Smith & Allnutt 1823


Drawing 14 shows the street improvements proposed by the Corporation of London in 1802 (see separate scheme 3:3). The south end of Princes Street is to be widened, as is the west end of Lothbury and all of St Bartholomew's Lane. According to this plan, St Bartholomew's Church would be completely demolished, as with the adjoining houses and shops. St Margaret's Church, to the north, would be retained.



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