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image SM 39/1/66

Reference number

SM 39/1/66


[2] Design for alterations and additions


Plan of the Hall Floor with / proposed alterations


to a scale


as above, Sir John Sebright Bart, Lobby, Gratings to / making the way / into the Garden, Sash / to throw / up, Query if this wall / is of the proper thickness, Estimates, 1 New Rooms / 2 Water Closets & Lobbies / 3 Windows of Library & drawing Room / & the building the Bow from the / Bed Chamber floor to the Garret / floor & making good all the different / Works completely. / 4 Alterations of the Stair case & making all / good / 5 Alterations of Chimney in the Drawing / Room & making the enlarg'd communication / between the two dressing Rooms

Signed and dated

  • 26/06/1803
    Lincolns Inn Fields / June 26th 1803

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia and red washes, pricked for transfer on laid paper (677 x 563)


Soane office hand (no entry in Day Book)


The work listed in the note of 'Estimates' includes 'new Rooms' , that is, the 12 by 15 foot extension into the garden approached by new lobbies as well as new windows to the existing bow to the garden including the garret floor.



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