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Reference number

64/3/86

Purpose

[29] Working drawing for the stables, November 1790

Aspect

Copy of drawing 27 verso with Plan of the ground floor and drainage; (verso) copy of drawing 27 verso with Elevation next drying ground and elevations of east and west sides of the stable court

Scale

bar scale of 3/20 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

as above, Entrance / 11'6" by 19'0", coachouse / 16'0" by 19'0" (twice), stable court / 81'0" by 58'9", 11'9" by 5'0"½ hay / 18'5" by 5'9"½, coachorse stable / 18'5" by 45'1"½, harness room / 18'5" by 11'6", hay 4'6" by 17'5", hunters stable / 24'10" by 17'0", hunters stable / 18 by 17'0"½, ride, hunters stable / 18 by 17'0, hunters stable / 24'10" by 17'0"½, hay / 4'7" / by / 17'5", saddle room / 8'3" by 10'3", warming / mashes / 9'5"½ / by / 10'3", loose stable / 18'5" by 10'3"½, coachouse / 18'4"½ by 16'5", hack stable / 18'4"½ by 25'5", dimensions given and calculations in pencil; (verso) NB The opposite elevation the same, dimensions given and calculations in pencil

Medium and dimensions

Pen and wash on cartridge paper with one fold mark (587 x 520)

Hand

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

Literature

G. Worsley, The British Stable, 2004, pp. 185-8.

Level

Drawing

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