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image 64/3/94

Reference number

64/3/94

Purpose

[16] Design for the stables, 13 December 1789

Aspect

Elevation of the entrance front, shewing the clock / tower &c &c with running dimensions; Elevation of one side of the quadrangle shewing the front of the ride &c &c with running dimensions; and part section of the roof including the gutter

Scale

bar scale of 3/20 to 1 inch

Inscribed

as above, NB The semicircular parts are to be enclosed wtih Louvre boarding, Honble Lewis Thomas Watson, weatherbricks on set offs, A. These arches are / to spring at six / inches above the / impost, W and E on the weathervane, stone (twice), A dimensions given and (pencil) a. single window to light / ---losets the same / next the stable court

Signed and dated

Welbeck Street Decr 13th 1789

Medium and dimensions

Pen and wash, pencil on laid paper with one fold mark (662 x 550)

Hand

Soane office and Soane
SOANE, Sir John (1754--1837), architect
Soane office and Soane

Level

Drawing

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