The Garden Guide

Book: London and Its Environs, 1927
Chapter: 25 St Paul's Cathedral

North Transept

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NORTH TRANSEPT. In the east aisle, beyond the entrance to the minor canons' vestry, Henry Hallam (1777-1859), the historian, by Theed. Opposite, Sir Arthur Sullivan (1842-90), the composer, by Goscombe John. On the north side of the same pier. Admiral Lord Duncan (1731-1804), the victor at Camperdown, by Westmacott. Opposite, Sir Charles Napier (1782-1853), conqueror of Scinde, by Adams. The marble portico over the north door was part of the old organ-screen and bears Wren's epitaph, concluding with the famous words: 'si monumentum requiris circumspice' ('if you would see his monument, look around you'). Beyond the portico, Sir William Napier (1785-1860), military historian, by Adams. Opposite, Earl St. Vincent (1735-1823), who defeated the Spaniards at Cape St. Vincent, by Baily. On the west wall, Admiral Lord Rodney (1718-92), by Rossi. At the north-west angle of the dome-space is the monument of Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-92), by Flaxman.