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Reference number

SM 64/4/69


[62] New design


Plan of the Stables &c (with pencil addition at the top), The Elevation, Elevation & Section on the Line A-B and Elevation & Section on the Line C-D


bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot


as above, Henry Peters Esqr, A B, C D, (pencil) Shed 18 wide /17 deep / Harness Room / 13 or 14 deep, Slates / black / flint, copper, Door (twice) and (pen) dimensions given (verso) some feint pencil inscriptions including Chy [chimney] Hall

Signed and dated

  • 28/05/1799
    Lincolns Inn Fields May 28 1799

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencl, sepia and light red washes, shaded, partly pricked for transfer on wove paper with 8 fold marks (550 x 683)


Henry Hake Seward (1778 - 1848)
Pupil and assistant May 1794 - September 1808.


This new design was made nine months after the reduced design [61]. Here the layout is generous, with stabling for ten horses, either side of a two storey building and with a coach house in each of the wings, all laid out on three sides of a stable yard 108 feet wide by about 60 feet.



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