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Reference number

SM (39) 10/1/37 (40) 10/1/38 (41) 10/1/26 (42) 10/1/29

Purpose

Alternative designs for the attic of the corner, July 1796 (4)

Aspect

39 Elevation, ground floor plan and attic plan of a raised blind Corinthian portico in antis on a segmental plan having above a sculpted relief of Britannia between fluted pilasters and surmounted by a scrolled segmental acroterion enclosing patera; (verso) full size details of interior mouldings and elevation of an attic 40 Plan and elevation showing attic with a low plinth crowned by twin recumbent consoles bearing a scallop shell 41 Elevation showing attic with two sets of twin recumbent consoles on pedestals flanked on either side by corner acroteria 42 Elevation showing attic with a taller plinth crowned by twin recumbent consoles enclosing pater;a (verso) elevation and (feint pencil) wall-plan of the screen wall

Scale

(39-41) bar scale (42) to a scale

Inscribed

39 The Bank of England and dimensions given, (Bailey) Plan and Elevation of the North East End of the Bank; (verso, pencil) Daniel Giles Esqr, Floor of Room, Base Moldg / full size, Moldings around door front full size, front of pedestal, front of Bookcases, Section of one of the shelves, front of the part over each (?) pilaster, plan of (?) P full size, Moldings --- (illegible) / over Joints 40 (Bailey) The Bank of England, Design for the North East End 41 (Bailey) The Bank of England, Elevation of part of the North Front as designed 42 (Bailey) The Bank of England, Design for part of the North Front

Signed and dated

(39) July 13th 1796 (40) (Bailey) 1796 (41) (Bailey) 1796 (42) 1796

Hand

Soane office

Notes

The verso of drawing 39 is a design for a bookcase and interior mouldings. The building works are for Daniel Giles, Bank Governor from 1793 to 95 and member of the Building Committee between 1793 and 1801. Soane worked for Giles in 1798 at Guilford Street, Camden, London in 1798, undertaking a general overhaul of the Queen Square house at an estimated cost of £148.15.0. Soane made a Survey of Giles' house in 1795 and designed iron gates for the house in 1799/1800. The verso could be a design for the interior of the house on Queen Square, or it could be a drawing for alterations to the Governor's Room made in 1793 (see scheme 1:8).

Level

Drawing

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