Explore Collections Explore The Collections
You are here: CollectionsOnline  /  [178] Design for the farm buildings, plan and elevation


  • image SM 64/6/43

Reference number

SM 64/6/43


[178] Design for the farm buildings, plan and elevation


Plan and elevation of the farm yard at Bentley Priory


bar scale of 1/10 inch to 1 foot


as above, plan labelled Pump, water trough and lettered a to o corresponding to key: A. Gate into the field / B. Farmers stable / C. Cart shed / D. Ox shed / E.E. &c Pig styes / F. Cistern / G. Gateway into the hay yard / H. Do into the straw yard / I. Do into the yard / K.K. Cow shed / L. Calf pen / M. Stable / N. Barn / O. Gardener's store room

Medium and dimensions

Pen and black and yellow washes within black wash border on wove paper (665 x 540)


Soane Office, draughtsman
Soane office



Digitisation of the Drawings Collection has been made possible through the generosity of the Leon Levy Foundation

If you have any further information about this object, please contact us: drawings@soane.org.uk

Sir John Soane's collection includes some 30,000 architectural, design and topographical drawings which is a very important resource for scholars worldwide. His was the first architect’s collection to attempt to preserve the best in design for the architectural profession in the future, and it did so by assembling as exemplars surviving drawings by great Renaissance masters and by the leading architects in Britain in the 17th and 18th centuries and his near contemporaries such as Sir William Chambers, Robert Adam and George Dance the Younger. These drawings sit side by side with 9,000 drawings in Soane’s own hand or those of the pupils in his office, covering his early work as a student, his time in Italy and the drawings produced in the course of his architectural practice from 1780 until the 1830s.

Browse (via the vertical menu to the left) and search results for Drawings include a mixture of Concise catalogue records – drawn from an outline list of the collection – and fuller records where drawings have been catalogued in more detail (an ongoing process).