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SM 35/4/26


[22] Plan for first floor


Plan of the Chamber Floor of proposed Mansion


bar scale of 1/5 inch to 1 foot


as above, Reymundo Putt Esqre with (feint pencil) dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 00/11/1811
    Novr 1811
  • 00/11/1811
    Novr 1811

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia and blue wash, pricked for transfer, on wove paper (460 x 570)


George Basevi (1794 - 1845)
Pupil December 1810 - June 1816.


Six bedrooms are indicated with four dressing or other rooms and two staircases. A skylight measures 13ft. 6 inches x 3ft 6 inches.



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