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image SM Adam volume 44/37

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SM Adam volume 44/37


[1] Design for the addition of the south wing to the house, 1770, as executed


Plan for the ground storey showing the additions to the house in black


bar scale of 1/16 inch to 1 foot


The Shaded and Black Marks the new additions of a House / for Daniel Bull Esqr at Calne / Part of the Meeting house / Little Garden / Privy / Brew House and wash House / Wood and Dung Yard / Stable / Privy / South / Dining Room / Anti Room / Drawing Room / East / Hall / West / Pantry / Larder / Kitchen / North and some dimensions given (in pen and pencil) (verso) 2 / 2

Signed and dated

  • 1770
    datable to 1770

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and wash on laid paper (536 x 441)


Adam office hand, possibly William Hamilton


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 6
King, 2001, Volume I, p. 204
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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