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Reference number

SM (10) volume 73/8 (11) volume 73/9 (12) volume 73/10

Purpose

Alternative designs, two dated April 1803 (3)

Aspect

10 Plan and rough elevation 11 Plan and elevations 12 Plan

Scale

(10-12) bar scale

Inscribed

10 121: 10 ½ Recd of Richards April 26 1803, with dimensions in pen and pencil 11 Lodge, and dimensions in pencil

Signed and dated

(10) April 28th 1803 (11) April 29 [1803] (sheet trimmed)

Hand

(10-11) Soane office and Soane (12) Soane office

Notes

Drawings 10 to 12 show a colonnade in the loggia. The Doric Vestibule in drawings 10 and 11 resembles drawing 9, with facing semicircular alcoves in the north and south arms of the cruciform hall. Drawings 11 and 12 show a similar semicircular form integrated into the loggia, with both ends coved into a semicircular apse around the doorway.

In drawing 10, a stair is shown to the north-east of the Doric Vestibule. In drawings 11 and 12 the stair has been moved south, freeing up space for the Porter's Lodge. In later drawings, and in the executed design, this east-facing room is enlarged so that it occupies the entire west side of the court.

The note on drawing 10 refers to a survey by William Richards, who was an assistant in Soane's office from 1789 to 1803.

Level

Drawing

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