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Variant designs, December 1792-February 1793 (5)


It is not clear why drawing 7 has the eastern part (lefthand side) shown with a sepia wash. Omitting the domestic offices, drawings 7-11 have the same overall plan form as the executed design. Drawing 7 (dated 22 December 1792) lacks the steps to the garden at the rear, has two windows in the flank wall and has only one (geometric) stair. Drawing 8 (not dated) has steps to the garden, blind windows in the flank wall, and two stairs, the best stair is geometric and the other is a half turn with landings.
Drawing 10 (dated 11 February 1793) is very close to what was probably the executed design (drawing 20, dated 1 March 1793) in which the best stair is an open well stair and the other a half turn with landings stair; the offices wing is the same in both plans. Of the bedroom floor plans (drawings 9 and 11) the flank wall of 11 has a single window while 9 has three as in the (presumably) executed design (drawing 21).



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Contents of Variant designs, December 1792-February 1793 (5)