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Reference number

SM 29/4A/7 recto and verso

Purpose

[6] Revised designs, Ground floor, front elevation, first floor, west and east elevations, 9 and 10 July 1789

Aspect

(recto) Plan of the first floor, Elevation of the West Front and Elevation of the East Front (verso) Ground floor plan and front elevation (revised copy of drawing 4)

Scale

recto and verso bar scale of 1/6 inch to one foot

Inscribed

(recto) AA In the execution this fascia is to be omitted, From the surface of the Paving of the Kitchen / to the top of the Hall floor is two feet / B The Hall floor is 4 feet 6 inches above the top of / Plinth B & the Ground is to be raised 3 feet 6 inches / in the front, CD A sufficient number of steps to be placed / here to make the floor of the Passage on a level with the floor of the Kitchen, EE In the finishing these doors are to be / bricked up, F This door is to be bricked up in 9in next the Hall / so as to leave a Closet in the Drawing / room 1 foot 6 inches deep / G This Window to be bricked up & a blank / sash on the outside / H a Blank Sash in the finishing / I Under this Staircase a Wine Cellar / arched (labelled) Paving Kitchen, Arch of Cellars, Gauged Arch (twice), Weathered Bricks, Ground line (twice), Pediment Pitch, Chamber Storey / 10 feet 9 high, Hall floor, Wood Cornice (& Gutters behind it) unless there is / old Stone sufficient, Floor of Laundry & other Rooms / in East front, (rooms labelled) Breakfast room, Splay 9in on each side, Eating Room, Splay this Window 9in on each side, Hall, Drawing room, Kitchen, Steps to Cellar, Servants Hall, Butler, Housekeeper, Steps to Laundry, Steps leading to Nursery over Laundry, Laundry, dimensions given and Charles Collyer Esqr (verso) as above, dimensions given and Charles Collyer Esqr

Signed and dated

(recto) Copy July 9th 1789
(verso) Copy July 10th 1789

Medium and dimensions

(recto) pen, sepia and light red washes, partly pricked for transfer on cartridge paper with one fold mark (631 x 517) (verso) sepia, light red and warm sepia washes and as recto

Hand

Pupil 1786-91 John McDonnell, draughtsman
recto and verso John McDonnell (pupil 1786-91)

Notes

Drawing 6 recto is a copy of drawing 4 with Soane's amendments added. Drawing 6 verso shows the side (east and west) elevations of the house with tripartite windows to the breakfast room and eating room and the bedrooms above and round-arched windows to the drawing room.

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