History of the Monument, with some account of the Great Fire of London which it commemorates.
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Published by prepared and printed under the direction of the City Lands Committee of the Corporation of London in [London] .
Written in English


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ContributionsCity of London. City Lands Committee.
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Pagination60 p. ;
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20795475M

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Oprah’s Book Club History of the Monument. With a brief account of the Great Fire of London, which it commemorates. By Charles Welch. (With illustrations and a map of Old London.). Anonymous & Charles Welch. $; $; Publisher Description. History of the monument: with a brief account of the great fire of London, which it commemorates Item Preview remove-circle History of the monument: with a brief account of the great fire of London, which it commemorates by Welch, Charles, ; City of London (England). Court of Common Council. Get this from a library! History of the monument: with a brief account of the great fire of London, which it commemorates. [Charles Welch; City of London (England). Court of Common Council. City lands committee.]. The Monument to the Great Fire of London, more commonly known simply as the Monument, is a Doric column in London, England, situated near the northern end of London orating the Great Fire of London, it stands at the junction of Monument Street and Fish Street Hill, feet (62 m) in height and feet west of the spot in Pudding Lane where the Great Fire started on 2 September .

Located at the northern end of London Bridge, The Monument is a striking landmark in the city that commemorates the Great Fire of When sorting your itinerary, it is definitely worth make a quick stop at this iconic site – here is everything you need to know about it. The Monument to the Great Fire of London has been included in Historic England’s ‘Irreplaceable: A History of England in places’ campaign. The list aims to highlight places, buildings and historical sites that tell the remarkable story of England and its impact on the World. The Monument stands at the junction of Monument Street and Fish Street Hill in the City of London. It was built between and to commemorate the Great Fire of London and to celebrate the rebuilding of the City. Robert Hooke (–) is a pivotal figure in the intellectual life of seventeenth-century Europe. In the study to hand, Michael Cooper intends to ‘rectify some of the neglect and misunderstandings about Hooke by examining his work in London as City Surveyor after the Great Fire and relating this to his work in science’ (p. 2).

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