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image SM Adam volume 42/113

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SM Adam volume 42/113


[9] Design for farm offices, c1767, unexecuted


Elevations and sections showing a farm office building as Adam volumes 42/114-42/115, with an elevation of the interior rear wall, showing a two-storey, seven-bay central block, with a tiled hipped roof, with cross-shaped slit windows in the first storey, and with sheds shown in section across the end bays, with pitched roofs supported by banded Doric columns, with projecting carriage arches in the second and sixth bays, and these flanking a colonnade of paired Doric columns, with a lean-to pitched roof in the ground storey, and the central block is flanked by two-storey, curving ranges, enclosing courtyards, and shown in section at each end. Below this is an elevation of the exterior principal front, showing a single storey gate, flanked by two-storey, three-bay blocks, with hipped roofs, and arcaded in the ground storey, and these flanked by a two-storey perimeter wall, as seen in Adam volume 42/114. Below this is an elevation of the screen of sheds, which divide the courts in Adam volume 42/115. This is a single-storey eleven-bay building, with a tiled, pitched, roof, with arches in the end bays, forming a Doric colonnade, and with a central bay with a door within a relieving arch, and surmounted by an octagonal lantern, and the sheds are flanked by the two-storey curved ranges of the building (seen in Adam volume 42/114) shown in section, with pitched roofs


bar scale of 1 1/4 inches to 10 feet


Section through the teo semicircular Courts Stables & Grainerys over them with the Elevation of the Barn for Sir Fletcher Norton Baronet at Wonersh in Surry / Elevation of the Coach House at the Entrance to the Court of Farm Offices shewing the Back Wall of the Circular Stables &c / Elevation of the Screen that seperated the Square & Semicircular Courts of Farm Offices Shewing the Shed for Cows / the Hog Sty. Pigion House & Section of the Barn & Coach Houses and some measurements given

Signed and dated

  • c1767
    datable to c1767

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and wash on laid paper (658 x 502)


Adam office hand, possibly Agostino Sacco or J.P. Laurent


XD&CB within a cartouche


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 31
King, 2001, Volume II, p. 204
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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