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image Image 1 for SM (14) volume 73/45 (15) volume 72/18
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Reference number

SM (14) volume 73/45 (15) volume 72/18

Purpose

Design relating the basement vaults and column pedestals, July 1803 (2)

Aspect

14 Section of the basement and lower part of the ground floor; and section of the wall 15 (Copy) of drawing 14

Scale

(14-15) bar scale

Inscribed

14 The Bank, Section thru Accts Office, Centre of door / into Inspectors / Office and dimensions given 15 as above, The Bank, Section through the Accountants Office and dimensions given

Signed and dated

(14) Lincolns Inn Fields / July 11th 1803 (15) Lincolns Inn Fields July 21st 1803

Hand

Soane office

Watermark

(15) I Taylor 1801

Notes

The Accountants Office rested on a groin vaulted basement. The half-columns on the ground floor were aligned with the piers in the basement below. The windows of the Accountants Office were framed by Ionic half-columns raised on pedestals.

For a similar drawing, see the verso of SM volume 72/5, drawing 58 scheme 3:6.

Level

Drawing

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