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Plans: St Paul's Cathedral Precinct, c1950

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/1.3.2b

Scope and Contents

7 copy plans (84cm x 103cm) probably by the Town Planning Division of London County Council's Architect's Department showing historical ideas for the redevelopment of the precinct around Saint Paul's Cathedral in the City of London and the relative size of the cathedral in relation to other major historical cathedrals. The plans are overdrawn on Ordnance Survey Plans at 1:1250 scale and comprise:

  1. Royal Academy plan, 1944
  2. Holden-Holford plan, 1947
  3. Sir Christopher Wren's plan, 1666
  4. St Paul's Cathedral before the Great Fire,1666
  5. Sir William Holford's plan, 1956
  6. St Peter's, Rome in relation to St Paul's Cathedralc1950
  7. Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence, in relation to St Paul's Cathedralc1950

Also, 1 architectural plan with the legend 'St Paul's - Area between Newgate Street and Cannon Street, suggested block development, incorporating Dr Holden's Modifications, Area Plan'. Drawing by H Anthony Mealand, City Planning Officer, 1953


  • Creation: c1950


Language of Materials

This material is in English

Physical Description

8 plans

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Sub-Fonds: 3.5 metres