Maps and Illustrations

Map showing St Pauls Cathedral and surrounding area
John Strype's ‘A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster’ contains a large number of illustrations, including important post-Fire maps, which provide a detailed rendering of the capital's parishes and wards.

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Figure title Figure location
Title page Title page.
A New Plan of the City of London, Westminster and Southwark Title page.
Monument of John Stow Preface page 15.
The City of London as in Queen Elizabeth's time Book 1 page 2.
The Gates of London: Aldgate, Bishopsgate, Moorgate, Cripplegate, Aldersgate, Newgate, Ludgate and Temple Bar Book 1 page 15.
London Bridge Book 1 page 53.
The Tower of London Book 1 page 65.
Map of the Tower Liberty Book 1 page 65.
The Tower and St Katherine's Book 1 page 65.
Christ's Hospital Book 1 page 175.
Prospect of Bridewell Book 1 page 177.
St Bartholomew's Hospital, Smithfield Book 1 page 185.
St Thomas's Hospital, Southwark Book 1 page 189.
Bedlam Hospital Book 1 page 193.
Charterhouse Book 1 page 205.
Hoxton Hospital Book 1 page 213.
Chelsea College Book 1 page 215.
Greenwich Hospital Book 1 page 215.
Morden College Book 1 page 219.
Portsoken Ward Book 2 page 3.
Tower Street Ward Book 2 page 29.
The Custom House Book 2 page 51.
Aldgate Ward Book 2 page 55.
Lime Street Ward Book 2 page 83.
Bishopsgate Ward Book 2 page 91.
Broad Street Ward Book 2 page 109.
The Royal Exchange Book 2 page 135.
Langborne Ward Book 2 page 151.
Billingsgate Ward and Bridge Within Ward Book 2 page 165.
The Monument Book 2 page 181.
Walbrook Ward and Dowgate Ward Book 2 page 191.
Queenhithe Ward and Vintry Ward Book 3 page 1.
Bread Street Ward and Cordwainer Street Ward Book 3 page 15.
Bow Church Book 3 page 25.
Cheap Ward Book 3 page 27.
Prospect of the Guildhall Book 3 page 52.
Coleman Street Ward and Bassishaw Ward Book 3 page 53.
Cripplegate Ward Book 3 page 71.
Aldersgate Ward and the liberty of St Martin le Grand Book 3 page 95.
A Plat of St Martin le Grand Book 3 page 110.
Farringdon Within Ward and Castle Baynard Ward Book 3 page 125.
The east end of St Paul's Cathedral Book 3 page 155.
The front or west end of St Paul's Cathedral Book 3 page 155.
The south side of St Paul's Cathedral Book 3 page 155.
Farringdon Without Ward Book 3 page 231.
The parish of St Andrew Holborn Book 3 page 247.
The Temple Book 3 page 271.
The parishes of St Olave, Southwark and St Mary Magdalen, Southwark Book 4 page 21.
The parishes of St Saviour, Southwark and St George, Southwark Book 4 page 27.
The parish of St Katherine by the Tower Book 4 page 45.
The parish of St Dunstan, Stepney (Stebenheath), divided into Hamlets Book 4 page 47.
The parishes of St John, Wapping and St Paul, Shadwell Book 4 page 47.
Spitalfields and places adjacent (Mile End and Bethnal Green) Book 4 page 49.
Shoreditch, Norton Folgate and the Ward of Cripplegate Without Book 4 page 51.
The parish of St Giles Cripplegate Book 4 page 60.
Cow Cross, being St Sepulchre Without and the Charterhouse Book 4 page 61.
The parish of St James Clerkenwell Book 4 page 63.
Prospect of Gray's Inn Book 4 page 69.
Prospect of Lincoln's Inn Book 4 page 73.
The parish of St Giles in the Fields Book 4 page 75.
Somerset House Book 4 page 105.
The parishes of St Clement Danes/St Mary Savoy Book 4 page 109.
St James's House Book 6 page 5.
Prospect of Whitehall from St James's Park Book 6 page 5.
Westminster Abbey Book 6 page 7.
Parish of St Margaret, Westminster Book 6 page 63.
Parish of St Martin in the Fields Book 6 page 67.
Parish of St James's Westminster Book 6 page 81.
Parish of St Anne Soho Book 6 page 85.
Parish of St Paul Covent Garden Book 6 page 87.
Lambeth and Christ Church Appendix 1 page 83.
Parish of St Mary Rotherhithe Appendix 1 page 87.