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SM Adam volume 41/44


[24] Preliminary design for alterations to the house, 1776, partly executed


Ground plan of the house, with a thirteen-bay central block; with a central five-bay loggia flanked by paired curved staircases on the principal (east) front, and containing a central hall flanked by staircases and a circuit of reception, service and domestic rooms. The central block is flanked by three-bay links, between which on the short (north and south) ends are light-well courtyards connecting to five-bay wings. The wings on the principal (east) front have the central three bays projecting; and the wings on the garden (west) front have central three-bay bows


bar scale of ¾ inch to 10 feet


Plan of the Ground Story of Nostel Yorkshire The Seat of Sir Rowland Winn / Bake House / Kitchen / Scullery / Court / Larder / Pantry / Brew House / Servants Hall / Stewards Dining room / Butlers Pantry / Plate room / Closet / Vestibule / Stewards Office / Stewards Parlor / Porters room / Porters Bed room / Dub Hall / Vestible / Billiard Room / Sir Rowland’s Dressing room / Store room / Housekeepers room / Vestible / Lumber room / Gun room / Dressing room / Cold Bath / Cold Bath / Bed room / Hot Bath / Still Room / Wash House / Laundry / Scullery / Dairy and room names underwritten in pencil and measurements given

Signed and dated

  • 1776
    datable to 1776

Medium and dimensions

Pen and pencil on laid paper (865 x 504)


Adam office hand, possibly Joseph Bonomi




Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 24
Harris, 2001, p. 355
King, 2001, Volume I, p. 219
Sands, 2012, Volume 1, p. 121, Volume 2, pp. 191-192
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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