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Reference number

77/1/49

Purpose

[9] Working drawing for ceiling and roof timbers in library addition, 9 June 1796

Aspect

Plan of the chamber floor / shewing the timbers of the ceiling floor; section of the roof; and elevation of the timbers / of the side of bow / from C to D on ground plan; (verso) ground floor plan and elevation of Tyringham House

Scale

bar scale of 1/4 inch to 1 foot; (verso) bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

as above, The Right Honble William Pitt, diagonal braces 6 x 6, ceiling joists 4 x 2½, beams 12 in x 9 in, queen posts 9 x 9 / in the small part 9 x 6, entertie 6 x 6, principal rafters 8 x 6 at / bottom and 6 x 6 at top, purlins 6 x 4, common rafters 5 x 2½, ridge 7 x 2, bottom plate of oak 6 in x 6 in, corner posts 9 x 9, top plate 6 x 6, quarters 6 x 3, braces 6 x 4, top plate of parapet 6 x 4, quarters 4 x 2½; (verso, pencil) Hall, ---- (illegible) / 20 x -0, Drawing Room / 30 x 2, greenhouse, eating room / 30 x 25, billiard room, 51.0 and calculations given

Signed and dated

Lincolns Inn Fields June 9 1796

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen and yellow, pink and grey washes on wove paper (568 x 332)

Hand

Clerk (1798-98) Joseph Blandford, draughtsman
Joseph Blandford (clerk, 1797-98) and Henry Joseph Good (1775-1857, clerk 1795-1800)
Pupil 1795-1800 Henry Joseph Good, draughtsman
Joseph Blandford (clerk, 1797-98) and Henry Joseph Good (1775-1857, clerk 1795-1800)

Level

Drawing

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