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image SM 35/3/23

Reference number

SM 35/3/23

Purpose

[22] Survey drawing (plan) of house and offices

Aspect

Survey Plan of the Principal Floor

Scale

bar scale of 1/12 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

Thompson Esqre Roehampton, Entrance Court, Garden, labelled Brew House, Dairy, Laundry, Drawing Room, Eating Room, Stablel (twice), Coach house and dimensions given

Signed and dated

Lincolns Inn Fields May 11 [1805]

Medium and dimensions

Pen and sepia wash, pricked for transfer on on wove paper (520 x 662)

Hand

Soane office hand (nothing in office Day Book for 11 May 1805)

Notes

The survey plan usefully shows the house as Soane found it as well as the brewery/dairy/laundry on the north side and the stable with coach house on the south side.

Level

Drawing

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