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A PLAN of Part of the Ancient City of WESTMINSTER

A PLAN of Part of the  Ancient City of WESTMINSTER

Publisher: C. Fourdrinier & Co,

Medium: Engraving

Date: 1761

Shelfmark: Maps Crace XI

Item number: 23

Length: 533

Width: 737

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Plan

Map scale ratio: 1'' : 84 Feet (1 : 1010)

Map scale description: 7" 1/8 : 600 feet

In the forty years prior to the publication of this map Sir Christopher Wren had been surveyor of the area around Westminster Abbey and had undertaken restoration work, while his assistant Nicholas Hawksmoor designed the West Towers. The layout of individual piers in Westminster Abbey is shown.

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