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Reference number

35/6/16

Purpose

[10] Working drawing for the stables and coach-houses, copied 3 July 1824

Aspect

Longitudinal sections and wall-sections; (verso) part plan for (?) Water gardens

Scale

bar scale of 3/16 inch to 1 foot and to a scale; (verso) bar scale of 3/16 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

Stable Buildings at Pelwall House, Purney Sillitoe Esqre, (Copy) No 1, Section on the line EF, Section on the line CD, Section on the line GH, Tie Beam over Coachhouses / 9" by 5", joists 8" by 2½" (twice), A (twice) Section of Wall to / Coachhouse showing / recess, To finish 11'0", Tie Beam over stables 1'0" by 5", B Section of Wall showing / the window and Height / and to set out the window / two course of bricks / below the line, Ground, 7'6" to springing, C (twice) Stone coping the same as on / the other low buildings, Section of Wall between stables / & coach houses[.] Hooks / to be let into the stone and / hung next the coachhouse / Stone to be provided for the lock / or latch, A, B and some dimensions given; (verso) as above and dimensions given

Signed and dated

Copied 3rd July 1824

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pink, Naples yellow, burnt umber and grey washes, pencil on cartridge paper (515 x 730)

Hand

Charles James Richardson (1806 - 1871), draughtsman
C. J. Richardson (1809-1872, pupil 1824-1837)

Watermark

Smith & Allnutt 1817

Level

Drawing

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