Tower of London - Plans - White Tower

Object Title

Tower of London - Plans - White Tower

Tower of London - Plans - White Tower

Date

1754

Reference

TOL MP [4]

Level

Item

Scope and Content

Photographic copies of eight ink and watercolour plans and sections of the White Tower (I.25), 1754 with a copy, signed Henry Gilder, 1778, of an ornamental title for a plan of the Tower of London, 1687, With a copy, signed Henry Gilder, 1778, of an ornamental title for a plan of the Tower of London, 1687, and, An elevation of the Cadets Barracks at Woolwich,

1. Copy signed Henry Gilder 1778 of an ornamental title page to: 'A most exact draught of the Tower, together with the several places belonging to the Liberties thereof, viz., Great Tower Hill, Little Tower Hill, Artillery Ground, Well Close and Little Minories. Done by order of the Right Honble George Lord Dartmouth, Master Genl of his Majes Ordnance, etc., survey'd anno 1687 by Thomas [sic] Blood',

2. 'Plan of the leads over the White Tower, 1754',

3. 'Plan of the Third of Upper Floor of the White Tower, 1754',

4. 'Plan of the Second Floor of the White Tower, 1754',

5. 'Plan of the First Floor of the White Tower, 1754.' With a moveable flap covering the plan of the barracks over the Main Guard Room,

6. 'Ground plan of the White Tower, 1754.' With a moveable flap showing the Small Arms Store Room, Modelling Room, etc., and covering the 'Vaults where unserviceable stores are kept.',

7. 'Plan and sections of the Powder Magazine at the Tower with a project for making a frame of timber to contain 800 barrels' signed by 'Dug. Campbell 9th May 1754',

8. 'Section North and South of the White Tower',

9. 'Plan of the Tower of London and parts adjacent 1760'. With an 'Explanation of the course of the water pipes in the Tower',

10. 'Elevation of the front of the Cadets Barracks at Woolwich' signed by 'John Johnson 9 October 1766

Extent

10 plans