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

SKU: 8815

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

Date of publication:

  • c.1756
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 36.5 x 47 cm
  • Colour:

  • black and white
  • Engraver:

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

    This was plan of Baynard’s Castle and Faringdon was published in the greatly expanded second edition of Maitland’s History of London. Read more

    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.

    Condition & Materials

    Copper engraving, 36.5 x 47 cm, engraved by Benjamin Cole, black and white, slight offsetting, blank verso.


    Hyde, Ward Maps, 46. Read less