100 feet to 1 1/6 inches
In ink at top left, A Plan of the Buildings and and foundations of Greenwich Hospital, as they are now / carrying on, and Advancing, pursuant to the Original Scheme / Together with the Roads, & Grounds, & the Private Tenements contegious / to ye said Hospital in ye Irrigular manner, they lye at present Vizt in Anno. / 1728; and with numbered scale bar; and to right of this date in pencil, probably by C.H. Tatham, when Hawkesmoor was C of W; and in ink at top right (of volume) in C19 hand, 5
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Medium and dimensions
Pen and grey ink over incised lines and graphite under-drawing, with grey and yellow washes, and with inscriptions in brown ink; black ink ruled border Laid paper, laid down on backing paper and attached to guard; paper split down central vertical fold; long tear across lower middle of sheet, fixed by backing paper and reinforced on back of backing sheet by modern paper repair. 512 x 727.
Strasbourg Lily / 4WR / LVG; IHS / IVILLEDARY
This plan was produced by Colen Campbell's office as part of a reappraisal of the work remaining to be done at Greenwich Hospital in 1727; see [11/10]. The hand appears to be the same as that on [11/9 and 10]. A 24-line legend on the left side of the sheet, with a key from A to L, refers to lettered parts of the plan, notably AAAA denoting the present boundary of the hospital site and BB, the out ground on the west side of the site purchased for the situation of an Infirmary.
Wren Society, VII, pl. 13, top
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