Palace of Westminster in the 17th century

The Palace of Westminster Maps

A map of the Palace of Westminster, taken from


Engraving of Westminster Hall and New Palace Yard

(1647, Wenceslas Hollar)

Westminster Palace from the River


Westminster in the 17th Century

Westminster Palace is on the left of the image; note Lambeth just showing across the palace (home of the Archbishop of Canterbury of course); and big houses of lords and bishops along the Strand. Covent Garden newly built – a fields and parks close by.

London, 1647

Map of Civil War London

A Map produced by Adam Dant at Spitalfields Life blog

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