Royal Exchange, Cornhill, London: the courtyard

RIBApix ref no RIBA15486
Architect/DesignerJerman, Edward (1605-1668)
Artist/PhotographerPugin, Augustus Charles (c. 1769-1832)
Rowlandson, Thomas (1756-1827)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1671
Image Date1809
ViewExterior
StyleBaroque
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceEW E.e.315/3
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: R. Ackermann. The Microcosm of London (London, 1835), vol. III, pl. 67 NOTES: The first Royal Exchange at Cornhill opened in 1570 and was destroyed in the Great fire in 1666. This exchange built to designs by the City surveyor, Edward Jerman in 1667-71, was in turn destroyed by fire on 10 January 1838. It was replaced by the third exchange, designed by Sir William Tite, in 1844 which ceased to function as a bourse in 1939.

Subject tags

arches, courtyards, arcades, stock exchanges