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Plan of the Bank of England as built by Geo. Sampson, archt. 1734

Plan of the Bank of England as built by Geo. Sampson, archt. 1734

Tracer: Anonymous

Medium: Pencil and ink on paper

Date: ca. 1830

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 8.73

Item number: 73

Length: 483

Width: 584

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Plan

Map scale description: 7'' 1/2 : 300 Feet

A 19th-century tracing of George Sampson's design for the new Bank of England building on Threadneedle Street. The plan features title at top centre and scale bar at bottom centre, with the ground plan of the Bank, built on the site where Sir Houblon's house once stood, outlined in red and the 3 and 1/2 acre site of Sir John Soane's extension of 1788 outlined in blue.

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