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Reference number

SM 8/2/22

Purpose

[43] Plan of timbers to the ground floor

Aspect

Plan of ground floor with timbers for upper part of kitchen

Scale

bar scale of 1/4 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

Robert Knight Esqre, No 7 / 12 July 1819 / Saml Lake, A.B, C.D.

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pink and yellow washes, pricked for transfer on wove paper (486 x 705)

Hand

Undated, probably George Bailey (1792-1860), pupil and assistant (August 1808 - January 1837) and Edward Foxhall (1793-1862), pupil and assistant November 1812 - January 1821

Notes

At ground floor level only the upper storey of the kitchen required timber framing.

Level

Drawing

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