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SM (3) 10/6/11 (4) 10/6/12 (5) 10/6/13

Purpose

Designs for the Pay Hall, Committee and Court Room basements, 1 January 1805 (3)

Aspect

3 Plan of the Pay Hall basement; and elevation of semicircular cross vault 4 Plan of the Committee Room basement; and elevation of semicircular cross vault 5 Plan of the Court Room basement; and elevation of semicircular cross vault

Scale

(1) to a scale (2-3) bar scale

Inscribed

3 The Bank, Plan of Groins under the Pay Hall and dimensions given 4 The Bank, Plan of Groins under the Committee Room and dimensions given 5 The Bank, Plan of the Groins under the Court Room and dimensions given

Signed and dated

(3) Lincolns Inn Fields / Jany 19th 1805 (4) Lincolns Inn Fields / Jany 21st 1805 (5) Lincolns Inn Fields / Jany 19th 1805

Hand

Soane office

Watermark

(3) 1802

Notes

The three basements have semicircular cross vaults measuring 9'5" in height.

The Pay Hall basement has eight piers in the centre of the rectangular room. The segment of wall in the middle of the room encloses the flue for the Pay Hall stove. A corridor to the east (right-hand side of drawing) connects the room with the Bullion Office and other vaults.

The Committee Room basement has four piers in the centre of the elongated octagonal room. A window on the south wall (right-hand side of drawing) overlooks an area in the Garden Court.

The Court Room has six piers in the centre of the room. Three windows on the south wall overlook the sunken area in the Garden Court.

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Drawing

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