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image SM 46/2/B3

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SM 46/2/B3


[6] Desiign for south west truss


Section of the framing for the Attic / South West Front


scale of ¼ inch to 1 foot


as above, Scantlings for Roof of Attic Story / Gutter plate 9'' x 6'' / Rafters 4½ x 2½ / Ceiling Joists 3 x 1½ / Binders tp Attic floor 9'' x 5'' / Joists 6'' x 2½'' and Joist to Ground floor 9'' x 3'' / &'' 8 x 3'' where the bearings / are short and and some dimensions given

Medium and dimensions

Pen, yellow and pink washes, pricked for transfer, on wove paper (254 x 324)


Soane Office, draughtsman
Soane office



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