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image SM 54/2/2

Reference number

SM 54/2/2

Purpose

[115] Design for the ground floor for Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone, London, June 1827

Aspect

Plan of a church of five by nine bays. On the entrance front, the central three bays are recessed behind a colonnade of four columns. The columns are flanked by two towers containing internal staircases. The interior of the church is divided into a nave and two side aisles articulated by free standing columns, and containing pews in the naves and aisles, with poor benches down the centre and in the aisles, and the rear of the nave. At one end of the nave to the right-hand side there is a font. At the other end of the nave are the pulpit and reading desk. At the rear of the chancel is the altar with the altar rail in front. Beyond is the rear entrance and flanked by towers containing internal staircases

Scale

bar scale of 1 inch to 5 feet

Inscribed

Trinity Church St. Marylebone. / Plan shewing the Pews & Free Seats / with the alterations now acquired. / Free Seat / Free Seat / Free Seat / additional Pews / additional Pews / 11 Pews each hold 4 persons = 44 / Do _opposite. 44 and seating numbers given

Signed and dated

  • 9 June 1827
    John Soane / 9 June 1827 / Lincolns Inn Fields / 9t. June 1827

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen, wash, coloured washes of cerulean blue, brown, pink, red and yellow, and pricked for transfer on wove paper (735 x 527)

Hand

Soane Office, draughtsman
SOANE, Sir John (1754--1837), architect

Watermark

SMITH&ALLNUTT / 1823

Level

Drawing

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