Victorian London - Buildings, Monuments and Museums - Trinity House

Trinity House, The ... may be seen for a small fee.

The Trinity House, on Great Tower Hill, is a handsome modern building of stone; and having the advantage of a rising ground for its site, and a fine area in front, called Trinity Square, its situation is very pleasant. The interior is remarkably elegant.

source: TMogg's New Picture of London and Visitor's Guide to it Sights, 1844

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Trinity House, Tower-hill, is a building of the Ionic order, erected at the close of the last century by Samuel Wyatt. It has some interesting busts of naval celebrities, with, amongst other pictures, a huge Gainsborough, upwards of twenty feet in length, and representing the Trinity Board of the day. The Board has control of the pilotage, beaconage, &c., of the United Kingdom. NEAREST Railway Stations, Cannon-street (S.E.) and Aldgate (Metrop.); Omnibus Routes, Fenchurch-street and Aldgate High-street; Cab Rank, Great Tower-street. 

source: Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879

TRINITY HOUSE, TRINITY SQUARE, TOWER HILL ... Models of lighthouses, &c. Daily 10 to 4.

source: Reynolds' Shilling Coloured Map of London, 1895

source: George Birch, The Descriptive Album of London, c.1896