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[Plan of property on Basinghall Street] 115C

[Plan of property on Basinghall Street] 115C

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1768

Shelfmark: Maps Crace IX

Item number: 115C

Genre: Plan

Map scale ratio: 1'' : 10 Feet (1 : 120)

Map scale description: 3" 3/4 : 37:7 Feet (10 scale)

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This plan comes from a rent book belonging to the Mercers' Company. One of the most prominent city livery companies, the Mercers' dealt primarily in textiles. Having amassed great wealth, they began to buy property in the City of London, which they then leased to tenants.

This is a plan of property lying between a churchyard and Basinghall Street. It features a parlour, a counting house and a warehouse with a skylight. The names of the tenants and neighbours are recorded on the plan.

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