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Reference number

SM (7) 30/1B/22 (8) 30/1B/23 (9) 30/1B/25 (10) 30/1B/24

Purpose

Working drawings, 4 and 7 June 1791 (4)

Aspect

7 Section of the Chimnies & Flues and details 8 Copy of drawing 7 9 Plans of First Story and Attic, Plan of the Roof, Plan of the Ceiling Floor, Section of the Roof and elevation of Quarter Partition in Bed chamber 10 Copy of drawing 9

Scale

(7-10) bar scales of ¼ inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

7 Netheravon House, M:H: Beach Esqre The Flues to be 14" by 10" in the smallest part & 14" by 12" where the / space will admit - The Kitchen flue 18" x 12" to be worked fair / & even & well pargetted // N.B. These flues are to be 9" within that face of the wall / which is next the Rooms & particular attention is / to be paid that no Timbers whatever lay nearer / to the inside of any Part of the Flues than 4"½ // The wall A is to be 4 Bricks thick & the Floors / placed therein thus (detail labelled Room side and Staircase side with dimensions of 9" (+) 10" (+) 1:6" // Chimney Bars to be 2"½ wide & ½" / thick (detail) // The Kitchen Chimney is to have a / Cradle Bar of Inch square iron cawked / in like manner thus (detail) and flues labelled: Oven, Copper, Attic, One Pair, Dressing Room in Mezzanine, Stewards Room, Oven & Copper, Stove & Boiler, Kitchen, Stoves, Drawing room, Bed chamber, Attic, Lintel (3 times), and some dimensions given 8 as 7 9 Lintels over all openings 5in thick & the whole / width of the inner Walls with 9in Wall / held at each end - / Plates all round the Walls 7in 5in dove- / tailed & pinned together at the Angles / Ridge 2in thick & 7in wide / Hip Rafters 7in by 3in / Common Rafters 5in x 2"½ not more than / 13 Inches apart / Purloins 5in x 5in / Collars 6 x 3 / 5 pair Principal Rafters 6" x 3" / Posts under do - 4 x 3 / 5 Tye Beams 8 x 4 cawked down / & pinned on the Plates - / 2 binding Joints 6 x 3 / Ceiling Joints 3 x 2 framed / 1in¼ Gutter boards, not less than / 10 in wide, laid with 2" drips & / a current of an Inch to 10 foot / 3 Tiers of Bond Timber in each / Story 4in x 2in½ - one Tie laid in / 6in above the Floors - One Tier 2 F 6"above the floors, & one Tier in the / middle betwixt the heights of the / latter Bond & the bottom of the / plate under each floor - all spiked / & lapped together // Plates under all the Floors 7 x 5 dove- / tailed & pinned together - / N.B. The Floors of the First Story & / Attic to be framed similar to / that of the Ground Floor now / done and (bedchamber) Plates & Braces 4 x 3 / Principal Quarters & Doorhead 4 x 3 / Common Quarters 4 x 2½ / All to be framed & pinned together, (section) Collar, Tye Beams

Signed and dated

(7) Great Scotland Yard June 4th1791 (9) G.Scotland Yard June 7th 1791

Medium and dimensions

(7-10) Pen, sepia and yellow washes, pricked for transfer on laid paper with one fold mark (566 x 676, 682 x 560, 560 x 682, 565 x 680)

Hand

Soane office

Level

Drawing

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