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image SM 35/4/23

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SM 35/4/23


[9] Plan of ground floor with service wing


Plan as drawing [4] but with addition of extension to service wing


scale of 1/10 inch to 1 foot


Reymundo Putt Esqre, Plan of the Principal Floor of Combe House / shewing the proposed Alterations & Additions, labelled Brewhouse, Dairy, Wet Larder, Housekeeper, Sculllery, Kitchen, Pantry, Butler, Common Staircase, Servants Hall, Mr Putts Room, Hall, Library,Recess for / large Books, Drawing Room, Eating Rooom, Best Staircase

Signed and dated

  • 18/11/1807
    Novr 18th 1807

Medium and dimensions

Pen and sepia wash, pricked for transfer on laid paper (338 x 560)


George Allen Underwood (c.1793 - 1829)
Assistant September 1806 - May 1815. The Soane office Day Book has 'copying drawings Underwood'.


The plan for the house is the same as that shown on drawing [4] but with the addition of a new service wing attached to the existing service wing'. See also drawing [15] for the same design.



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