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Copy of Plan of Sir John Houblon's House and Gardens from the Gough Collection in the Bodleian Library - Oxford

Copy of Plan of Sir John Houblon's House and Gardens from the Gough Collection in the Bodleian Library - Oxford

Tracer: [anonymous]

Medium: Pencil and ink on paper

Date: 1830

Shelfmark: Maps.Crace VIII

Item number: 72

Length: 305

Width: 432

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Plan

Map scale ratio: 1'' : 15 Feet (1 : 180)

Map scale description: 1" 3/16 : 18 Feet

This 19th-Century tracing of a plan of Sir John Houblon's house and gardens in Threadneeedle Street is based on an 18th-Century drawing from the Gough Collection in Oxford. The plan's title appears at top right, with the boundaries of Sir Houblon's property outlined in yellow. Houblon's house became the site of the current Bank of England building, designed by George Sampson, and built in 1724.

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