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Design for Alterations & Improvements / at Gunthorpe / for Charles Collyer Esqr, 16 February 1789


The new part of the house is on the left (west) and consists of the drawing and dining rooms with vestibule, best stair and water closet. This was to be built 2 feet 2 inches higher than the old house which lies to the right (east) and has a half-H plan. Here the breakfast room remains 'in its present state' and a long passageway to the offices at the rear has been made while the existing rooms have become a closet, dressing room, servants hall and (outlined in black) a laundry. The chamber and attic floors are to be left untouched.

The recto of this drawing has an unrelated plan for The Revd Mr Waddington / Kelsham (sic) see Kelshall, Hertfordshire: alterations for the Revd Mr Waddington, 1788



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