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SM (10) volume 73/15 (11) 10/6/14


Working drawing for the basement, July 1803 (2)


10 Plan of the west end of the basement; and rough detail 11 Plan with two laid out wall elevations


(10) bar scale (11) to a scale


10 The Bank, plan labelled, some in red pen (Soane): No base mouldings above, but it will be built / to make the set off equal, Subs / Inspectors Room, Subs: / Recess for Chief Clerk and dimensions given 11 dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • (10) Lincolns Inn Fields July 1- (sheet trimmed) / 1803


(10) Soane office and Soane (11) Soane office


Drawing 10 shows the cross-vaulted basement beneath the Accountants Office.



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