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image SMA j/16/1

Reference number

SMA j/16/1

Purpose

[1a] Working drawings for roof and offices, by Thomas Ward and John Carline, 12 August 1823

Aspect

Sections of roof rafters and joists, and section of circular curb to skylight

Scale

Inscribed

No 18 principle rafters framed, joist, No 4 Hip rafters framed, joist, linl circular curb to / sky light (?) rebaited / for lead, No 7 joints screw'd & close / jointed

Signed and dated

book dated August 12 1823

Medium and dimensions

Red and black pen, on wove paper in a measuring book (175 x 100)

Hand

Clerk of Works Thomas Ward, draughtsman
Thomas Ward (clerk of works at Pell Wall House, 1822-1825) and John Carline (builder, and contractor at Pell Wall)
Contractor John Carline, draughtsman
Thomas Ward (clerk of works at Pell Wall House, 1822-1825) and John Carline (builder, and contractor at Pell Wall)

Level

Drawing

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