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Reference number

SM Adam volume 46/55


[1] Design for additions to the house, 15 April 1788


Plans of the ground and first storeys, and elevation of the principal front of a three-storey, five-bay central block, with a hipped roof, and the central three bays projecting on the ground floor, and supporting an Ionic portico and pediment. To either side the central block is flanked by a two-storey, one-bay pavilion, with a pitched roof, and tripartite windows. The proposed areas for alteration are shaded in pink on the plans: comprising the addition of the two pavilions, and the installation of an elliptical room at the centre of the garden front on both floors


bar scale of 1/12 inch to 1 foot


17th (in pencil) / Mrs Calderwood Durham at Poulton near Edinburgh / Plan of the One Pair Story / Servants room / Lady's Dress'g room / Water closet / Poudg (sic) room / Bed Chamber / passage / Mr Durham's Dressg room / Staircase / Small Drawing room / Great Drawing room & Library / Plan of the Parlor Story / Kitchen / passage / Larder / Pantry / House keepers room / Bed room / passage / Garden vestibule / Hall / Servants Hall / passage / Eating room

Signed and dated

  • April 1788
    Albermarle Street / 15t April 1788

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and pink wash within a single ruled border on laid paper (296 x 457)


Adam office hand, possibly Daniel Robertson, and title inscription in the hand of William Adam


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 26



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