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image SM Adam volume 46/151

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SM Adam volume 46/151


[3] Design for a farm building, 1773, unexecuted


Plan of a five-bay building with a portico on the principal front, and a central circular room at the back, and with a half-turn spiral staircase set into the thickness of the wall leading to an attic space above the circular room. There is a fenced farm yard behind, containing a privy in each of the front corners, and a barn and stable in the rear corners. The entrance to the yard is in the rear range of the fence


bar scale of 1/4 inch to 1 foot


For the Earl of Harborough / Barn / Stable / Privy / House / Kitchen / Lobby / Parlour and some dimensions given

Signed and dated

June 21st 1773

Medium and dimensions

Pen within a single ruled border on laid paper (526 x 462)


Adam office hand, possibly William Hamilton or Joseph Bonomi


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 29
King, 2001, Volume II, pp. 248, 252-53, 259
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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