Maitland’s Plan of Baynard’s Castle & Faringdon Wards

£225.00

Baynard’s Castle Ward [and] Faringdon Ward with their divisions into Parishes according to a new survey

Copper engraving, 36.5 x 47 cm, engraved by Benjamin Cole, black and white, slight offsetting, blank verso; ward plan of Baynard’s Castle and Faringdon published in the greatly expanded second edition of Maitland’s History of London.

Significant buildings, such as St Paul’s, are represented pictorially on the map; the River Fleet is labelled both ‘The New Canall’ and ‘Fleet Ditch’; with the arms of contemporary Aldermen Sir Robert Ladbroke and William Bridgen. Hyde, Ward Maps, 46.

Title

Maitland’s Plan of Baynard’s Castle & Faringdon Wards

Mapmaker(s)

MAITLAND, William

Engraver(s)

COLE, Benjamin

Place of publication

London

Date of publication

c.1756

Colour

black and white

Printed Area Measurements

36.5 x 47 cm