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Reference number

SM 6/5/7


[13] Design for new bay windows and balcony with with stairs, 1819


Plan and elevation of rear to house


bar scale of ¼ inch to 1 foot


The / Earl of Liverpool

Signed and dated

  • 04/01/1819
    4th January 1819 L.I.E.

Medium and dimensions

Pen, yellow, sepia and blue washes, shaded, on wove paper (615 x 857)


Soane Office, draughtsman
Soane office


The house is of four storeys (including basement) and is six bays wide with a small two-storey extension on one side. Survey drawings [1] and [2] show existing bay windows and [2] also has a garden stair. The replacement bay windows seen here have sloped roofs under the new arched windows of the top floor. Below, is a balcony that runs the width of the house and has a two-bay canopy in the centre and twin stairs to the garden. It is the only drawing for this scheme (in the Soane museum) and may not have been executed.



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