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image Image 1 for SM (22) volume 72/14 (23) volume 72/57
image Image 2 for SM (22) volume 72/14 (23) volume 72/57
  • image Image 1 for SM (22) volume 72/14 (23) volume 72/57
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Reference number

SM (22) volume 72/14 (23) volume 72/57

Purpose

Preliminary working drawings, one altered in August 1803 (2)

Aspect

22 Ground floor plan/part reflected ceiling plan; two interior part-elevations of the Accountants Office; and detail of pitched roof showing collar-beam, tie-beam and posts 23 Ground floor plan

Scale

(22) to a scale (23) bar scale

Inscribed

22 (Soane) Porters Lodge / & / Rooms / over, Sunk as at / A, Court, Sunk as / at A, Sunk 2.0 / 30 feet high, 28 feet high, Aug. 27 1803, Court (Soane, red pen) Windlass / for / the door / ----- (illegible), Closet (twice), Area (twice) 23 Porter's / Lodge & / Rooms over, Windlass / for shutting / door of / entrance, Closet and dimensions given

Signed and dated

(22) datable to May 1803, alterations 27 August 1803

Hand

Soane office and Soane

Notes

In drawings 22 and 23 the Porter's Lodge has been moved north of the Vestibule, freeing up space around the main corridor and the Waiting Room Court. The stair has also been moved away from the Court, to a semicircular vestibule mirroring the other stair. A T-shaped room occupies the west side of the Court.

Level

Drawing

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