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  • image SM 54/1/27

Reference number

SM 54/1/27


[47] Finished drawing of the interior of Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone, London, 1822


Axial section through a nine-bay church. The front has fluted Doric columns in the front and the vestibule is supported by Ionic columns. The interior of the tower is of the design seen on SM 54/1/26. The nave and gallery show an arcade of arches wiith large latticed windows, and the final arch shows the balustrade between the nave and gallery, and Ionic columns supporting it. The final bay is shown in elevation where there is panelled double door. The Attic roof is of five bays with arch-topped latticed windows with swag decoration around the interior wall of each bay. Above, the roof shows the timber arrangements with trusses and cross beams


bar scale of 22/10 inches to 10 feet


Design for a Church proposed to be erected in the Parish of St. Marylebone

Signed and dated

  • 1822

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen, wash, coloured washes of brown, Payne’s grey, sepia, and stone within a triple ruled border, pricked for transfer on wove paper (933 x 622)


Soane Office, draughtsman





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