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image SM (60) volume 60/202

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SM (60) volume 60/202


Presentation drawing of the screen wall on Lothbury Street, 10 October 1797


60 North elevation of the wall as executed except showing doors on either side of central gateway


to a scale


Shewn to the Com: of Building & approved by them / Octr 10. 1797, Present Mr Governor / Mr Darrell / Mr Giles / Mr Bosanquet, The Bank of England

Signed and dated

  • Lincolns Inn Fields Octr 3d 1797


Soane office


The executed wall had a small entrance to the east of the central gateway, which provided acess into the corridors behind the east side of Lothbury Court (see SM 10/3/41 and 42, drawings 36 and 37 in scheme 2:7).



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