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Reference number

SM 62/8/26


[6] Alternative design for a two and a half-storey lodge


Elevation of the Back Front and Section shewing the / Heights of the Rooms (recto) part unrelated elevation of an upper storey


bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot


as above, Design No.1, The Right Honble Lord Ducie, Section Shewing the / Height of the Rooms

Signed and dated

Lincolns Inn Fields Novr 1796 / Copy sent to Lord Ducie Decr 2nd 1796

Medium and dimensions

Pen, burnt umber and sepia washes, shaded with single and double ruled border on wove paper (310 x 465)


Soane office hand (no entry in Day Book)


While designs [3]-[5] have a turret to one side, here it is placed in the centre of each lodge (as is the case with following drawings[7-11]).
As with all of the designs,the door to each lodge is placed at the back.



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