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SM 6/4/22


[27] Design No.2 for ground floor


Plan of the Principal floor, with the proposed Alterations and Improvements


bar scale of 1/12 inch to 1 foot


as above, Aynho Design No 2, labelled: Library, Anti room, Recess to Eating room, Eating Room, Saloon, Withdrawing Room, Anti, Greenhouse, Lobby, Water Clo[set], Entrance for Carriages, Porch, Passage / lighted from Hall & lobby, Billiard room, Hall, Great Staircase, Passage / lighted from the two Staircases, Stone Staircase, Butler, Working / room, Mr Cartwrights room / 18 feet by 16 feet, Passage from the Lawn, Outside / door, Porch, Arch, Water / Closet, Servants Hall, Passage to the Kitchens & other Offices, Office Court, Wet & dry larders, Coals/ &c / for / Kitchen, Kitchen, Scullery, Brewhouse, Washouse, Laundry & Mangle / room, Housekeepers / Store room, Passage, Housekeepers room and a few dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 00/11/1799
    (Copy) John Soane Archt Novr 1799

Medium and dimensions

Pen, black and red washes, pricked for transfer, quadruple ruled, black and sepia wash border, on wove paper (475 x 586)


George Mansfield, surveyor 1 May 1797 - December 1800 (attributed to)


Compared with design No1 (drawing [25]) the setback to the new offices has been removed allowing the court to be wider, the library is with out a strong closet and lobby, the saloon is left as found and a water closet and lobby have been added to the exit which leads to the ' Path to Church'.
New rooms include the library, anti room, a room for Mr Cartwright, servants' hall, butler's room etc as well as a 'Carriage Entrance' between house and stables.



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