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Reference number

SM (18) 56/5/1C (19) 56/5/1D

Purpose

Abstract of Estimate of the Repairs &c of / the Bank Premises at Swansea, Temple Street (2)

Aspect

18-19 Estimate

Inscribed

18 as above, (recto): Amount of Works required to be done / for the substantial repair of the / Premises and for the plain Painting / to the exterior and interior 543.3.6 / Add for Flatting part of the Walls 7.0.0 / £550.3.6 // (pencil) Ordered 11 Aug 1830 // Alterations & additions suggested / by Mr Wilkins to Mr Richards // (in another hand) A., New Private Entrance Door 16.0.0 / Pedestal Stove in Best Staircase / & Works to form Flue for the same 22.0.0 // (in another hand) B., Alterations in Kitchen to form / a Housekeepers Room 26.0.0 // Additional Sleeping Rooms for / Servants to be formed in Roof / over Drawing Room Wing 18.0.0 / Alteration of Harness Room 10.0.0 / Graining Oak & Varnishing the / whole of the Woodwork of the / Drawing Room, Passages, Staircases / Bed Chambers, Landing, Bank Offices, / & the Sash frames & Sashes throughout 31.14.6 / Ornamental Painting to the Drawing / Room Ceiling & Cornice in distemper 2.0.0 / 125.14.6 // Add for additional Works for raising / the Boundary Wall of the adjoining / Premises, if permission could be / obtained of the proprietor for greater / security to the Premises, and for other / probable incidental expenses 100.0.0 / £775.18.0; (left hand margin, Soane): [A] This alteration / is, I think, very / objectionable // [B] This alteration / if practicable / will not give / the accommodation / required; (verso): The Bank of England / Swansea Branch // Abstract of Estimate / of Repairs & Alterations / 1830 19 as above, (recto): Amount of Works required to be / done for the substantial repair of / the Premises, and for the plain / Painting to the exterior & interior 543.3.6 / Add for Flatting the Walls 7.0.0 / £550.3.6 // Alterations & additions / suggested by Mr Wilkins to Mr Richards // (in another hand) A., New Private Entrance Door 16.0.0 / Pedestal Stove in Best Staircase / & Works to form Flue for the same 22.0.0 // (in another hand) B., Alterations in Kitchen to form / a Housekeepers Room 26.0.0 // Additional Sleeping Rooms / for Servants to be formed in / Roof over Drawing Room Wing 18.0.0 / Alteration of Harness Room 10.0.0 // (in another hand) C., Graining Oak & Varnishing the / whole of the Woodwork of the / Drawing Room, Passages, Staircases / Bed Chambers, Landing and / Bank Offices, & the Sash frames / & Sashes throughout 31.14.6 // Ornamental Painting to the / Drawing Room Ceiling in / distemper 2.0.0 / 125.14.6 // Card over £675.18.0, (Soane) A 16.0 / B 26 / C 31.14.6 / 73.14.6 / 52.0.0 = 125.14.6; verso: 1830 / July // Swansea Branch / Bank; reverse: Brot over £675.18.0 // Add for Additional Works, for raising / the Boundary Wall of the adjoining / Premises, if permission could be obtained / of the proprietor, for greater security to the / Premises, and for other probable incidental / expenses 100.0.0 // £775.18.0 / (Soane): ded. A 16 / 759.18.0, 550.3.6 // A. B. are in my judgement objectionable / C. is not necessary // Shewn to the Gover. on / Thursday the 22nd Just / who said he would give an / order for the whole of the Amt / except the new Best Steps / which he did not approve / of as soon as he heard from Govr Wilkins / expecting the purchase of the Branch / - the Govr sent for Mr Freshfield for to know / what had been done respectg the purchase

Signed and dated

  • (18) 20th July 1830 (19) 20th July 1830 and 22nd July 1830

Medium and dimensions

(18-19) Pen on laid secretary paper (18) with seven fold marks (320 x 405) (19) with four fold marks (320 x 400)

Hand

(18-19) George Bailey (1792-1860, pupil then assistant 1806-37, curator 1837-60), with additions by Soane

Watermark

(18-19) Wells & Warren 1828, lion holding staff and arrows within crowned oval

Notes

Two copies, of which only one is signed, show Soane's objections to certain estimated costs of alterations and additions suggested by Mr Wilkins.

Level

Drawing

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