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SM Adam volume 51/74


[39] Design for a the Foulby Gates, c1777, executed with alterations


Plan and elevation of a gateway, showing alternative arrangements; with a central carriage arch set between two piers; to the right-hand side of the arch there is ornamental ironwork, and to the left-hand side there is a wooden door. The right-hand pier is ornamented with an engaged Doric column, and beyond this is a short curved wall, terminating in a column; and beyond this is a lower wall. The left-hand pier is ornamented with a fluted engaged Doric column, has a fluted frieze with a tablet ornamented with a rosette, and is surmounted by an urn; and beyond this is a curved ironwork fence terminating in a column; and beyond this is a lower wall


bar scale of 1/3 inch to 1 foot


Design of a Gateway for the Park at Nostell and some measurements given (verso) Gateway at Nostel Sr Rowland Winn / 3

Signed and dated

  • c1777
    datable to c1777

Medium and dimensions

Pen and pencil on laid paper (383 x 499)


Adam office hand, possibly Robert Adam or Joseph Bonomi


LVG surmounted by fleur de lis within crowned cartouche


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 24
King, 2001, Volume I, p. 358
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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