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SM Adam volume 29/83


[9] Design for a porte cochère for a house, ND, executed


Above- Elevation of a three-and-a-half-storey, eight-bay house, with proposed additions for a porte cochère across the ground-storey level of the sixth and seventh bays, articulated by raised, fluted Tuscan columns, with a frieze of fluted triglyphs and metopes alternatively ornamented with ox skulls and rosettes. The porte cochère is surmounted by a balustraded balcony, set across a first-storey level tripartite window. To the right-hand side the profile of the porte cochère is shown Below – Plan of the principal façade of an eight-bay building, with a porte cochère across the sixth and seventh bays, flanked by railings and with a stepped entrance beyond. Across the second bay there is a faint preliminary design for a further porte cochère


bar scale of 1 3/4 inches to 10 feet


Front of the Earl of Hopetowns House towards Harley Street as executed / 109 / Area (pencil)

Signed and dated

  • ND

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and wash on laid paper (640 x 471)


Office hand, possibly




Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index, p. 40
King, 2001, Volume I, p. 121
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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