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  • image SM 29/5F/5verso

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SM 29/5F/5verso


[7] Working drawing for the offices, Plan of Hall Floor, June 1790


Plan of the Hall Floor


bar scale of 2/9 inch to 1 foot


as above (in pencil), John Welyand Esqr, lettered A to K and a to k, Y (twice), Z (twice), e. flue from the Chimney in Mr Weylands Room/ to be set out at 4 feet from the floor / ZZ The Center of these Doors to correspond / with the Center of the Windows YY, This Chimney to be / of the same dimensions / as the present Chimney, Present Jib Door, arch, Door in the / middle of hte Room, Arched, Chimney in the / middle, This door to be / immediately over / that below, Chimney in the / middle of Room (twice), Central line, l flue from the / breast of Kitchen / Chimney and dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • June 1790
    Copy June 1790

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen and grey, pink and yellow washes on laid paper with three fold marks (670 x 562)


Soane Office, draughtsman
Soane office



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