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Reference number

3/5/26

Purpose

[109] Design for the tribune, datable to August or September 1796

Aspect

Longitudinal section of the ground floor of tribune; part-longitudinal section of the ground floor of tribune, looking towards the entrance hall; part-plan of the ribune with reflected ceiling plan of soffits; detail of incised mouldings; (verso) detail of architrave to Door into / Bow Room; and elevation and detail of other door

Scale

to a scale; (verso) to a scale and full size

Inscribed

William Praed Esqre, Sketches of designs for the Tribune at Tyringham, (Soane) The same arch: / to this door as / to the Center door / into Bow Room / only 6 in wide, Do not shew any part above the / Cornice, Stone, Omit the Recess LL, Regular hexagon, Stone plinth, See 4 per cent / office, The finishing to this / part was settled at Tyr, B Fret, lettered A to D, (pencil) H leave these / lines in pencil, To a larger scale - lengthways of the Paper; (verso) Stone plinth, line of frieze, Wood, Plaister, 9" (twice), Door into / Bow Room, 5:0, K (three times), D and calculations given

Signed and dated

datable to August or September 1796 (see Notes)

Medium and dimensions

Pencil and brown pen on laid paper (404 x 252)

Hand

SOANE, Sir John (1754--1837), architect
Soane, with some labelling added by Soane office hand

Watermark

F Hayes and Britannia within crowned oval frame

Level

Drawing

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