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image SM 47/6/11

Reference number

SM 47/6/11

Purpose

[4] Design for a church, Tyringham Hall, 31 July 1800

Aspect

Plan for a church without the sepulchral chapel superimposed, similar in most respects to SM 47/3/28, with measurements given

Scale

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Inscribed

The Quantity of old Lead calculated on the / Roof, Tower, & Gutters is 146: / Plan of Tyringham Church

Signed and dated

  • 31 July 1800
    July 31. 1800.

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and wash on wove paper ( x )

Hand

Possibly SOANE, Sir John (1754--1837), architect
The Soane Office Day Book for 31 July 1800 has a brief phrase 'at Tyringham' on this day. This may be Soane, but as the plan is a finished design, it may welll be a later drawing based on some designs produced at the time

Level

Drawing

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