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  • image SM 35/2/17

Reference number

SM 35/2/17


[12] Ground floor plan, 'Design No 2', 6 November 1807


Plan for the Alteratiions and Improvements / of / Whitley Hall / The Seat of the Viscount Hood


bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot


as above, DesignNo 2, labelled Drawing Room, Anti Rooom / and / Breakfast Room, Lord Hood's Room, Strong / Closet, Dressing / Room, Lady's / Dressing Room, Lobby, Water / Closet, Closet, Lobby, Anti Room, Library, Best / Staircase, Hall. Porch, Mr Hood's / Room, Common / Room, Comon / Staircase, Lobby, Closet and Eating Room

Signed and dated

  • 06/11/1807
    (Copy) / November 6th 1807

Medium and dimensions

Pen and sepia wash, pricked for transfer, on laid paper (535 x 695)


The office Day Book has an entry for 6 November 1807 - About Perspective View of Hall / Malton, Edwards, Seward (sic).


A comparison with drawing [5] made on 1 November shows that rooms for the servants have been omitted. New, for example, are three bay windows to the back elevation. The angled (presumably existing) lower wall appears in some earlier drawings and most subsequent designs though not in 'Design No.1' ([5].



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