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image SM volume 67/28

Reference number

SM volume 67/28

Purpose

[3] Plan No.1 for the ground floor wings

Aspect

Plan of the PrincipalFloor with the proposed / Alteratiions and Additions

Scale

bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

as above, The Revd W S Willes, No1, labelled Dressing Room, Bedchamber, Dressing / Room, Closet, Water / Closet, Eating Room, Best Staircase, Drawing Room, Hall, Breakfast Room, Staircase, Library, Gentleman's/ \Room, Water / Closet, Closet (twice), Bed Chamber, Children's Room, Closet and Dressing Room

Signed and dated

Copy / Lincolns Inn Fields / June 7th 1805

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia and light red wash, on laid paper (572 x 696)

Hand

Charles Malton (1788)
Pupil February 1802 - December 1809.

Notes

The additions on either side of the existing house are all bedrooms, dressing rooms, closets and water closets.

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