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SM volume 59/68


[12] Record drawing, Basement Storey Plan, 11 February 1793


Plan of the Basement Story of the / Intended House


bar scale of 1/16 inch to 1 foot


as above and Rene Payne Esquire rooms labelled: stable court, for casks to be let down, Ale / Beer / and cyder cellar, beer cellar, wine cellar, larder, lattice (twice), passage, store room / or / housekeepers room, Way for Casks, passage to kitchen, scullery, kitchen, servants hall, pantry, office court and dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 11 February 1793
    Great Scotland Yard Feb: 11. 1793

Medium and dimensions

Pen, black and sepia washes on laid paper with quintuple ruled and sepia and light red washed border (273 x 422 average)


Soane Office, draughtsman
Soane office, see notes in group folder


not visible, pasted at corners on to sugar paper leaves of an album



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