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  • image SM 35 /2/11

Reference number

SM 35 /2/11


[21] Ground floor plan, 30 November 1808


General Plan of the Principal Floor


bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot


as above, Plan for the Alterations and Improvemets / of / Whitley Abbey / the Seat of the Lord Hood, labelled Green House, Apple Room, For / Garden / Pots etc, Water Closet, Drawing Room, Best Staircase Library, Hall, Cloister, Porch, Eating Room, Passage to Offices, Common / Staircase, Plate Closet, Butler, Lord Hood's / Room, Lobby, Servants Dressg Room, Servants Hall, Housekeeper, Kitchen, Scullery,Lobby, Pantry, Larder, Shedsand dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 30/11/1808
    Lincolns Inn Fields Novr 30th 1808

Medium and dimensions

Pen and sepia wash, double ruled and sepia wash border, pricked for transfer, on wove paper (525 x 725)


The office Day Book has Malton, Edwards and Underwood as working on drawings for Lord Hood


J Whatman 1804


The is no surviving survey plan for the ground floor. A comparison with alternative designs made a year earlier ([12] and [13]) and inscribed designs '2' and '3' show [21] as having a more economical plan so that,for example, there is no breakfast room and the 'best staircase' is smaller. On the left-hand side are added a greenhouse, apple room etc and on the right-hand side are the offices.



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