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SM 3/1/8


[5] First floor plan


Plan of the Chamber Flooranfd ellevation of roof with skylight


to a scale of 1/4 inch to 1 foot


as above, James King Esqre, labelled Dressing Room, Bed / Room, Bed Chamber, Bed / Chamber, Skylight, Closet (twice), Dressing Room, Dressing Room, Bed Chamber, Closet (twice) and dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 00/02/1805
    Febry 1805

Medium and dimensions

Pen, black, sepia and blue washes, partly pricked for transfer, on wove paper (589 x 453)


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


Four bedrooms, one with an apsidal screen, and four dressing rooms; the ceiling outlined as a rectangle (with skylight in the centre) and four sloping sides.



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