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  • image SM 64/3/93

Reference number

SM 64/3/93


[20] Variant design for the stables, 27 January 1790


Plan of the (first floor) hay floor


bar scale of 3/20 inch to 1 foot


as above, The Honble Lewis Thomas Watson, leave an opening / in the ceiling / for craning up corn / out of the waggon, steps to / tower room, chimney-pieces and windows labelled A (four times), B (four times) corresponding to note AA This chimney / & windows to be opposite to the / windows BB and dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 27 January 1790
    Copy Jany 27th 1790

Medium and dimensions

Pen and grey and pink washes, pencil, on laid paper with one fold mark (660 x 565)


Attributed to Sanders, John (1768--1826), draughtsman
attributed to John Sanders (pupil 1784-90)



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