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Reference number

SM 65/1/20


[122] Variant design for the dairy


Ground floor plan; elevation; and rough section


Scale 10 feet to an inch


as above, Dairy intended to be built in the shrubbery, 103 perch £16 // lime 100 bush[ells] £4.10[s] / plastering & / rough cast £10 // pavem[en]t / & dressers £3 // moorstone posts £2.5[2] // £31.5[s], a post in the middle / of the milk room to support / the roof the floor to be sunk three / or four steps for coolness- proper / drains to be made, a.b. both flues / to be brought up / over the door into / the point of the gabel end, 20'15", a, b, (pencil) 21, do:

Signed and dated

  • c1797

Medium and dimensions

Pencil and pen on laid paper with four fold marks (300 x 374)


Soane Office, draughtsman
Soane office


crowned cartouche



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