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  • image SM 35/2/13

Reference number

SM 35/2/13


[23] First floor plan, 30 November 1808


The Chamber Floor


bar scale of 1/5 inch to 1 foot


as above, Plan for the Alterations and Improvements / of / Whitley Abbey / the Seat of the Lord Hood, labelled Lady Hood's / Room, Bath, Closet, Lady's Maid's / Room, Water Closet,, Best Staircase, Chamber (8 times), Dressing / Room (4 times), Common / Staircase and some dimensions given

Signed and dated

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

Medium and dimensions

Pen and sepia wash, with pen and sepia wash border, on wove paper with old repair (520 x 725)


The office Day Book has Malton, Edwards and Underwood as working on Whitley Abbey


A few pencil marks


J Waterman 1804


For earlier designs for the chamber floor see drawings [7] and [13]. The design for the chamber floor catalogued here has fewer bedrooms and dressing rooms than the earlier designs though Lady Hood is given a generous added on wing.



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