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  • image SM Adam volume 29/67

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SM Adam volume 29/67


[11] Design for stables and offices, 1789, possibly executed


Elevation of the offices, with an elevation of the stable block as SM Adam volume 29/68. To the right of this there are additional offices, including a central, three-bay building, with a hipped roof, and a portico with a broken pediment across the central three bays. This contains a Venetian window, and is flanked by further windows. Beyond this there are single-bay colonnaded links. On the left-hand side this terminates in a single-storey, single-bay building, with a pitched roof and a pedimented portico across the entrance. To the right-hand side there is a further entrance, and the section of an adjoining wall is shown


bar scale of 1/2 inch to 10 feet


General Front of the Offices for Ruscomb / (and in pencil) A / N. B. The [_ _ _ _ _] of the stables to be at A (cropped) / 65

Signed and dated

  • May 1789
    Albemarle Street / 30.t May 1789 affixed to SM Adam volume 29/68

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil, wash and pink wash on laid paper (468 x 284)


Office hand, possibly Daniel Robertson or Robert Morison


GR surmounted fleur-de-lis within a crowned cartouche


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index, p. 27
King, 2001, Volume I, p. 394; Volume II, pp. 183, 225
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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