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Second Plan / of Wesminster Hall. / and / The Adjoining Offices. / Garden (x 2) / Clerk of the / House of Commons. / Auditor of the Exchequer / Stables. / House of / Commons / Lobby of the House / of / Commons. / Speaker's Cloister / Westminster Hall. / Room for / Council / Lord / Chancellor's / Room. / Court of Exchequer / yard (x 3) / Court of / Common Pleas. / Common / Pleas Chamber / Custos / Brevium. / Judges / Chamber / Records / Flat over / Footman's Room / Court of Wards / Court / of Elections / Ordnance Office / Kings Bench Treasury
Signed and dated
Copy / at Office of Works 7th. Oct[obe]r 1820
Medium and dimensions
Pencil, wash, yellow wash, pen, pricked for transfer on wove paper (745 x 581)
Probably Edward Foxhall (1793 - 1862), draughtsman
This drawing, as the inscription makes clear, is a copy of a drawing in the possession of the Office of Works (see SM 36/1/11). The current copy is not as fully worked up as the latter, and the proposed flanking range and pavilion tower for The Stone Building along St Margaret's Street is omitted. The new chamber terminating the truncated Court of Exchequer range is also absent on this drawing.
Edward Foxhall is recorded in the Day Books as working on the Courts at Westminster from 9 - 12 October 1820; the only office pupil recorded as working on this project for this period. It is highly plausible that is drawing is associated with the latter.
Swayer, 1999: p. 488, footnote 1445
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