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  • image SM volume 41/49 verso

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SM volume 41/49 verso


[21] Copy of design for kitchen offices and stables, April 1785


Plan and four elevations for the Stables &c at Saxlingham and including a Washouse, Brewhouse / and Bakehouse and Laundry. The detached building unhappily marries laundering, baking and brewing with four stalls for horses but, in the event, was not built


bar scale bar of 1/10 inch to one foot


as above, Arch ? / over at / 6 feet high, Pegs for Saddles, Harnesses, Staircase to Gra / nary & hay loft and dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • April 1785
    April 1785

Medium and dimensions

Pen, raw umber, sepia and light blue washes, pencil on laid paper (362 x 240) bound in 'Precedents in Architecture' volume 41


Sanders, John (1768--1826), draughtsman
John Sanders (pupil 1784-90)





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