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Reference number

SM (12) 10/6/3 (13) 10/6/1 (14) 10/6/2

Purpose

Variant designs for the vaults west of the Bullion Court, 1830 (3)

Aspect

12 Plan of the Bullion Office, and transfer offices and Pay Hall basements 13 Plan of the Bullion Office and 4 Per Cent Office basement 14 Plan of the Bullion Office, and 4 Per Cent and Consols Transfer Offices basements

Scale

(12-14) bar scale

Inscribed

12 The Bank of England, Plan of part of the Basement Story, Bullion Office, Bullion Office / Court, (pencil) 350 (twice), 1250, 1135, 600, (Soane) Present Bullion Office 1950 Sup[erficia]l feet / addl proposed 1730 d[itto] 13 The Bank of England, Plan of part of the Basement Story, Bullion Office 14 The Bank of England, Plan of part of the Basement Story, Bullion Cellars, Bullion Office

Signed and dated

(12) 9 September 1830 (13) Sepr 1830 (14) September 1830

Hand

(12) Soane office and Soane (13-14) Soane office

Notes

In drawing 12, communications have been made between the Bullion Office and the adjacent basements, providing much more space for the Bullion cellars. Drawings 13 and 14 show the vaults before the partitions are removed.

Drawing 12 shows water closets in the the Consols Transfer Office basement. The wate closets would have been accessed from a stair inside the vestibule on the west side of Lothbury Court.

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Drawing

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