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image SM 35/6/19

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SM 35/6/19


[31] Working drawing for the Stone Lodge, 1 September 1827


Section through one of the Windows in Basement and details


bar scale of ½ inch to 1 foot and half full size


as above, A each frame to be in one stone the thickness of head / and sill must be determined by the height of the window which is 2'6" in the clear, Purney Sillitoe Esqr, Stone Floor, A, B, D, F, Floor, C Upright Mullion / half full size / the three openings equal, E Window jamb, D, F, A, 2 Brick, B, when executed / 1'0", 2'6" in the clear from head to sill, A 2 Brick Wall, B Stone Sill, C Upright Mullion as / shewn in drawing, D Window Head, E Window Jamb / thickness determined / by the Brickwork, F Stone stringing to project / over window head D 2 ¼ / and thickness 1'2" as shewn, dimensions given, (feint pencil) Width of this / jamb -----(illegible) not be dete --- (determined?) / -- ---

Signed and dated

  • 1 September 1827
    1 September 1827

Medium and dimensions

Pen and coloured washes on laid paper with two fold marks (480 x 595)


Attributed to Charles James Richardson (1806 - 1871), draughtsman
Attributed to C.J. Richardson (pupil and assistant 1824-1837)


W Weatherley 1822 with WW



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