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SM Adam volume 54/7/135


[15] Preliminary design for remodelling Buckingham House and its entrance gate, c1761-63, unexecuted


Rough plan of a palace of four ranges around a courtyard


not to scale


Queens appartment / Great Gallery / joing between the Kings / & Queens appartment / dg room / Wait room / Queens anti room / Kings Bed Ch for Summer / Anti Room / Closet / Throne / Publick Drawing Room / Great Lobby / Great Stairs / Publick Dining room / Throne / Public antiroom / Private Li[ _ _ _ ] Room / Closet / Dressing room / Kings Bed room for Winter / Antiroom / Queens Lobby / Dressg room / Offices of State / Great Offices of State / Offices of State / Childrens appartment / Prince of Wales appartment

Signed and dated

  • 1761-1763
    date range: 1761-63

Medium and dimensions

Pencil on laid paper (388 x 318)


Robert Adam


Royal arms within crowned roundel


Bolton, 1922, Volume I, p. 49
Tait, 1993, pp. 51-52
King, 2001, Volume II, pp. 129, 221
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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