A Tour of London, 1776

Running to over 100 pages and featuring 120 illustrations.

Vanished sites covered include:

The old Houses of Parliament

London Bridge Water-works

Marylebone Gardens

Newgate prison

The Pantheon in Oxford Street

The Queen’s Palace, with lodgings

for her elephants

Ranelagh rotunda

The Tower Menagerie


Vauxhall Gardens

Illustrations on this page


The best option for short journeys, designed by Robert Adam for the queen

Left, from top

Westminster from the river

Looking south over Green Park

The Strand front of old Somerset House, demolished during the year

Looking west to the Queen’s Palace, where Buckingham Palace now stands


One of twelve map sections used for the Tour.

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