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Reference number

SM 64/4/70


[64] Design in a more classical style


Plan, incomplete elevation and part section




[trimmed] H Peters Esqr, door, window and dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 11/06/1799
    L.I.F. / June 11 1799

Medium and dimensions

Brown pen and red wash, shaded, hatching with pen and sepia wash border on laid paper (698 x 470)


Henry Hake Seward (1778 - 1848)
Pupil and asistant May 1794 - September 1808. Entry in Soane office Day Book for above date.


The plan is close to that of drawing [62] with some adjustments so that two water closets have been added to the wings and the entrance to the stables is larger and framed by two Doric columns. The walls are articulated by pilasters and the roof is to be tiled.
The verso of the sheet has been used for testing out brush strolkes etcetera and may have been used as a backing sheet to a drawing board.



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