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SM (9) 56/4/17


Design for alterations, February 1829


9 Plan of the Premises in Union Street Birmingham shewing the proposed Alterations & Additions


bar scale of ? inch to 1 foot


as above, The Bank of England, labelled: Entrance / Hall, Bank, he Old Birmingham / Library, Staircase, A., Stairs to Strong Room, Waiting Room, Court abt / 6ft below / A., Lead Flat over / Small Room & Water / Closet, Court, High Wall with Iron Railing on top, Steps, Breakfast Room &c / 13.9 by 13.6, The Agents Private Room, Passage, Kitchen, Footmans Pantry, The Dining Room, Stable, Paved Yard, Door, Iron Gate &c, High Wall with Iron Railing on top, Buildings belonging to the Union Inn and some dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 2nd Feby 1829

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia, blue, raw umber, pink and grey washes, pricked for transfer on wove paper with one fold mark (530 x 428)


George Bailey (1792-1860, pupil then assistant 1806-37, curator 1837-60)


Smith & Allnutt 1827


The alterations on this plan can be compared to drawings 2 and 6. The most substantial change is the proposed extension into the flagged court which will create space for a new breakfast room. The lobby to the rear of the property is to be converted into a footman's pantry, and two new windows created in the dining room.



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