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  • image SM 34/2/5

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SM 34/2/5


[48] Survey plan of basement floor


The Plan of the Basement Story


bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot


as above, The Right Honble / Lord Eliot / Port Eliot and labelled: Arch 7:11, Area / Cartway, Privy, Area, Vaults for Wood Coals &c, Kitchen, Scullery, Cooks Room, Larder, Servants Hall, Lobby, Cleaning Knives / &c, Beer Cellar (3 times), Carpenters Shop, Dairy, Copper, Larder (twice), passage, Bed Room (twice), Stewards Office, China Closet, House Keeper, Sub-Hall, Butlers Pantry, Washouse, Laundry, Wine Cellar, Brewhouse, Wine / Cellars, Privy and dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 00/10/1804
    Lincolns Inn Fields Octr1804

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia and light blue washes, pricked for transfer on wove paper, two sheets joined (502 x 838)


Henry Hake Seward (1778 - 1848)
Pupil and assistant May 1794 - September 1808.


The generous-sized basement housed a carpenter's shop, brewhouse, dairy and a great deal more. The northern extension (with Steward's room etc) is washed a pale blue.



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