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An exact surveigh of the streets, lanes, and churches, comprehendd. within the ruins of the city of London

An exact surveigh of the streets, lanes, and churches, comprehendd. within the ruins of the city of London

Engraver: Vertue, George

Medium: Engraving

Date: 1723

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 1.51

Item number: 51

Length: 533

Width: 1270

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Map

Map scale description: Scale of 300 Yards

Cartographer: Leake, John

This plan was reduced and engraved by Vertue in 1723 for the Society of Antiquaries. It is a derivative of Leake's 1667 map depicting London after the great fire of the previous year. The title of the map appears at the top, with scale bar at bottom right, a dedication to the Society of Antiquaries at middle left, and the key to lines and symbol in a banner at middle right. Below the title are illustrated prospects of buildings near Temple Gate in Fleet Street, Baynards Castle, St. Paul's Cathedral (from the south and west), Cheapside, Guildhall and the Royal Exchange. A plan of the City of London and Westminster is inset at upper right with a reference table.

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