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  • image SM 64/3/87

Reference number

SM 64/3/87


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


Elevation of one side of the quadrangle shewing the arched entrance, the coachouses, / and also a section through the coach horse and hack horse stable &c and Elevation next the lawn, both with running dimensions


bar scale of 3/20 inch to 1 foot


as above, The Honble Lewis Thomas Watson, A. These arches are to spring / at six inches above the impost, NB Only bails in this stable and dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 27 January 1790
    Copy January 27th 1790

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen and wash on laid paper with one fold mark (656 x 571)


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



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