(10) bar scale of ? inch to 1 foot (11) to a scale of ? inch to 1 foot
10 as above, labelled: Staircase, and (pencil) some dimensions given
11 as above, labelled: Nursery / Bed Chamber / Servants Sleeping Room over, Nursery, Bed Chamber / 5, Store Room, China / Closet, Down to Kitchen, WC, Sink, Servants / Sleeping / Room, 4, Bed Chamber / to be papered / Servants Sleeping / Room over, Mr Wilkins / Bed Chamber / 3, Dressing / Room / 2, Gallery of Communication, Fixed Sash, Bed Chamber / 2, Bed Chamber / 1, Dressing / Room / 1, Bed Chambers 5 / Dressing Rooms 2 / Nursery 2 / Servt Sleeping Rooms 4
Medium and dimensions
(10) Pen and sepia wash with alterations in pencil, pricked for transfer on wove paper with one fold mark (515 x 666) (11) pen and sepia wash with labels in pencil, pricked for transfer on wove paper with one fold mark (514 x 658)
Alterations made in pencil to drawing 10 include the addition of three rooms in the stable yard corresponding to those additions made to drawing 9 and identified on drawing 12 as 'coals', 'cart shed' and 'carriage house'.
Mr Wilkins, the bank's agent, is the subject of SM 56/5/1A.
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