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  • image SM Adam volume 46/4

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SM Adam volume 46/4


[5] Design for the basement storey of a country house, c1790, partly executed


Plan of the basement storey of a three-by-one-bay building. There are projecting bays to the north containing a wine cellar, and to the south, containing a butler's pantry, with a bow front. The central building is flanked by link buildings with steps leading to square pavilions. To the east there is a kitchen, and beyond this a rectangular space containing a copper and basin. To the west there is a wash house containing a copper, and to the south-west there is a separate latrine


bar scale of 1 inch to 10 feet


Plan of the Ground Story / Kitchen / Servants Hall / Butlers Pantry / Housekeepers room / Wine Cellar / Wash house / Drying [_] (cut) / (and in pencil) Conservatory or Serre Chaude and some dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • c1790

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and wash within a single ruled border on laid paper (423 x 196)


Office hand, possibly Robert Morison


Preliminary drawing for a plan of a house comparable to Adam volume 34/104 (pencil)




Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 7
King, 2001, Volume I, p. 139
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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