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SM Adam volume 33/61


[1] Design for alterations to the fabric of the house, c1766, as executed


Ground plan of a house with an L-shaped central block, with a central rectangular court, and with seven bays on the principal (north) front, and nine bays on the right-hand (west) side, with a central three-bay bow, and with a three-by-two-bay wing on three of the corners, and the house contains service and domestic rooms


bar scale of 1 inch to 10 feet


Plan of the Ground story of Sir James Lowthers house at Whitehaven / N:B: Thoses (sic) Parts Shaded, shews what is new, / and that that remains light, shews what / remains of the Old Building / Water Closet / Strong room / Evidence room or Book room for Sir James / Still room / Passage / Larder / Larder / Kitchen / Scullery / Back Stair / Housekeepers Store Room / Housekeepers Bed Room / Vestibule / Passage / Bed Room / Passage / Servants Hall / Powdering Room / Stewards Room / Court / Great Stairs / Breakfast Room / Anti Room / Hall / Stairs to Cellar / Under Butlers Room / Passage / Butlers Bed room / Plate room / Butlers Pantry / Wine Bins / A / B and with measurements given, and some measurements given (verso) No 3

Signed and dated

  • c1766
    datable to c1766

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and wash on laid paper (374 x 536)


Adam office hand, possibly William Hamilton or Giuseppe Sacco




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



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