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Reference number

SM 34/2/7


[49] Survey plan of ground floor( with labels)


The Plan of the Principal Floor


bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot


as above, Lord Eliot / Port Eliot and labelled: Gallery, Sitting Room (twice), Dressing Room, Bed Chamber (3 times), Library, Sky Light, Bed Room, Parlor, Saloon, Eating Room, Dressing Room, Hall, Passage (twice), New Eating Room, Vestibule, Lobby and New / Drawing Room

Signed and dated

  • 09/10/1804
    Lincolns Inn Fields Octr 9 1804

Medium and dimensions

Pen and sepia wash on reverse side of wallpaper (500 x 840)


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


Drawn on the reverse of a piece of wall paper left over from that ordered for Soane's Pitshanger Manor in May 1804. When restoration work was recently carried out at Pitzhanger, new wallpaper was made copying the original seen here. The drawing corresponds with drawing [50] but without giving the dimensions.



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