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A plan of the late fire in Bishopsgate Street, Novr. 7th 1765

A plan of the late fire in Bishopsgate Street, Novr. 7th 1765

Medium: Engraving

Date: 1765

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 8.60

Item number: 60

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Plan

Map scale description: Scale not given

This is a small plan of properties in London's Cornhill ward destroyed or damaged by fire in November 1765. The fire broke out at one in the morning in Mr Rutland's peruke (wig) shop in Bishopsgate Street, on the corner with Leadenhall Street. It destroyed 49 houses and damaged a further 15.

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