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image SM (14) 10/3/2

Reference number

SM (14) 10/3/2

Purpose

Working drawing for Lothbury Court, 22 November 1797

Aspect

14 Plan of courtyard with a screen of four columns 'in antis' to the west faced by raised twin Corinthian columns between two entrances on the left on the east facade, as in drawings 11-13, and to the south a projecting entrance between single columns; in faint pencil, part-elevation of the east side and (verso) wall plan and elevations of the south side of the Court

Inscribed

The Bank of England, Lothbury, (Bailey) The Lothbury Quadrangle and dimensions given (verso) Plan of the Cortile / to Stock Offices / Bank / Novr 22d 1797

Signed and dated

(14) Nov 22d 1797

Hand

Soane office

Level

Drawing

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