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image SM 54/4/9

Reference number

SM 54/4/9

Purpose

[93] Design for the western half of Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone, London, copied 23 January 1826

Aspect

Half-longitudinal section of the western end of the church. The vaults with a series of eliptical arches with square-bottomed windows are at the bottom. Above is the entrance porch with supporting Ionic column. To the right is the vestibule with a pair of metal columns, above is the floor at gallery level, and above is the base level of the tower with an arch-topped lattice window. To the right is the west half of the nave with square windows and in front are metal posts supporting the organ gallery with timber supports and Doric columns support the arcase of arches at gallery level, shown with the metal supportinng columns and wooden arched supports. Behind are arch-topped windows, the first on the left is part-latticed. A small metal column on the left supports the seats for the childrens' gallery. Above are the trusses, joist and other timbers which support the roof Plan in the top left-hand corner of the sheet, giving the architrave with the position of the baluster posts and the metal support for the interior brickwork, and stone exterior, and dowel attachments from stone to brickwork

Scale

bar scale of 2 inches to 5 feet

Inscribed

Plan of one half of the Architrave over the Portico / Frieze / Bath Stone 4 ½ thick / Chain Bar [_ _ _] with [_ _ _ _ ] / A 1 ¼ Square / B. Stone / Brickwork / Brickwork / Face of Wall / 6” York / Bond Stone / 6” York / Bond Stone / No. 9 / No. 9 / 3 York Paving / 6 York Landing / 3 York Paving in Courses / 6 York under R [_ _ _] / Brickwork. / York Base / 6 York Landing [rubbed) / York Base / Section through the Centre / of the Church. looking towards / the North, shewing the / Construction of part of the / Steeple. Organ gallery &c_ / Stone Arch / Bressumer / Arch. / 6 York / 6 York / Floor of the Organ Gallery / York / Oak / York / Oak / Oak 9 by 4 ½ / L[ _ _ _ ] [_ _ _ _] / In deal / York / Oak / Bath / Bath Stone / 6 York Bond / Stone notched to pieces / 6 York Bond / Stone / 1 ¼ Stone /1 ½ deal / Oak Bond / Oak brace / 9 by 6 / Ribs in 2 thicknesses of 1 ½ deal / Ribs in 2 thicknesses of 1 ½ Deal / Rib / Rib / A 1 ¼ Square / Stucco / Stucco / Bath / Portland Stone / Ceiling / 6 York Landings the width of the wall / Bath Stone / Chimney Shaft / Opening for Skylight / For the remainder of the / Steeple see Drawing No. 8. / York Corbel / York Corbel / York and measurements and calculations given

Signed and dated

  • 23rd January 1826
    (Copied) 23rd Janr: / 1826

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen, red pen, wash, coloured washes of cerulean blue, blue, brown, Payne’s grey, light green, orange, pink, stone and yellow, on wove paper (744 x 537)

Hand

Soane Office, draughtsman

Level

Drawing

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