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  • image SM 29/4C/1

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SM 29/4C/1


[2] Alternative design, Ground Floor plan No 3, 17 September 1789


Plan of the Ground Floor of intended House No 3


bar scale of 1/5 inch to 1 foot


as above, William Colhoun Esqrand labelled: North, South, East, West and rooms: (centre) Portico, Vestibule, Arched, (left) Eating Room, Gentlemans dressg Room, Great Staircase (right) Library and Breakfast Room, Withdrawing Room and dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 17 September 1789
    Copy September 17th 1789

Medium and dimensions

Pen, black and sepia washes on laid paper (610 x 485)


Soane Office, draughtsman
Soane office


Portal & Bridges, fleur-de-lis within crowned cartouche and below, GR



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