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Reference number

8/3/19

Purpose

[133] Presentation drawing of variant design for a peachery, vinery and greenhouse, by John Haverfield, March 1795

Aspect

Plan of the peachery, vinery and conservatory and cross-section

Scale

bar scale of 1/5 inch to 1 foot, approximately

Inscribed

Note The Foundations, or Beds upon which the Flues are to be built, and are / marked A on the Ground Plan are to be as much below the Ground Level / as A in the Sectional Line and B in The Ground Plan are to be upon the same / Level with B in the Section. // All the Fire Places will be the same depth from the Ground level, except that / the Ground in all but that in the Cellar need not be sunk lower than the Ash hole. / The ground level marked in the sectional line is to be the same as the level of the / Borders under the Garden walls, Sheds, Peachery, Vinery, 90 feet, Center, Conservatory, Seed Room // Gardener's Room over / and Cellar under, Tool Room // Fruit Room over / and Cellar under, Sectional line from C to D, Ground Level, Cellar, Seed Room &c, Bed Room &c, dimensions given, (pencil) W Praed, Copied

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen and grey and pink washes, within single-ruled border on wove paper (678 x 505)

Hand

John Haverfield (c.1741 - 1820), draughtsman
John Haverfield (c.1741-1820)

Level

Drawing

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