(52) bar scale of 1/7 inch to 1 foot although the drawing is made to a scale of ? inch to 1 foot (53) bar scale of ? inch to 1 foot
51 as above, A / 9, and dimensions given
52 as above, labelled: Abt 8.4 high covered with Ivy, Old Wall, Correct Plan of the Estate, At 8 ft high, Building, Paved wt Brick, Brewhouse / copper not / included Window of / College, Wind[ow], Cuts in end of Church / Yard, Pantry, Lean to, 11 above, Abt 1 ft below / Kitchen, 2 above, Shelves, 2 w above gd, Tiled, Coals &c, K--- (illegible) / Area, Tank, Step, Pump, Closet, 6.3 to Landing, 6½ below, Stone, Steps down / to Cellar, Steps up, Kitchen, Paved with / Stone, Pantry Boarded, Hall Paved / with Stone / Stucco & Dado, Stucco to / Skirts / beaded cornice / Marble ----- (illegible) / Batten Floor / Window bead 2 ft from / floor, Step, Door, Beam in Ceil[in]g, Stone, Door, Shelves, Wood, Door, Office, a. A Chimney / appears to have / been removed, Cellar, Wall, Dado, Plaster, Low Building hiding to Mr Foster, Door to be stopped up, and dimensions given; (verso): Upper part of --- (illegible) buildings, and dimensions given
53 as above, labelled: Old ?Carved Baluster / Wains[co]t ends / Deal ---- (illegible) / from gd floor ----- ---- (illegible) & handmade, Noise of Stove / was made good, Pantiles, Wall battened, Paper good to Skirts / ?Corniced, floor good / to Window ---- (illegible) - 1.6 / to Window Sill - 2.7 / Wood Chy Dresser / & Marble, Papered to Skirts / Door lock bad / Sash fine ----- (illegible) good / floor sunk, Wood Coping, Tiled Roof, Carpenter Shop, Qy Mr Mileham - Qy Fixtures, 8.6 from floor to -------- (illegible) / of Window ---- (illegible), Battened floor / 1.10 above, 9.9 to bottom / of Cornice / Battened & Papered / with red flock Paper / to skirts ?Salter Wood / Marble Chy & Steel / Register Grate / Window 1.5 from floor / to top of head of Sash, 2 Closets over / ab 1.2 deep
54 as above, labelled: Ch, Paper & paint good / Stone & Wood Ch / Floor good, Ch, Closet, Roof, 3.7 below, Semici (sic) W[indow], 11 Steps, Battered, Ceil[in]g wet / Paper destroyed / One floor, Floor v[er]y bad, Ch, Paper bad, Fold, Paper to Skirts / v[er]y bad, Ch, Step, and dimensions given
55 labelled: Bad, Glazed Pantiles Lead ---- (illegible), 3 courses very bad, Tiles, above, and some dimensions given
Signed and dated
- (51, 54) June 1828 (52, 53) 14th June 1828
Medium and dimensions
(51, 54) Pencil on laid paper (229 x 278, 228 x 339) (52) pen, pencil and grey washes, pricked for transfer on laid secretary paper with three fold marks (323 x 404) (53) pencil, pricked for transfer on laid secretary paper with three fold marks (323 x 401) (55) pencil on wove paper with two fold marks (213 x 382)
(51-54) George Bailey (1792-1860, pupil then assistant 1806-37, curator 1837-60)
(51) Phipps & Son 1811 (52, 53) Kent 1827, Britannia with lance, shield and olive branch within crowned oval (54) fleur-de-lis within crowned cartouche and below, ornate PS (55) Weatherley & [Lane] 1818
An entry in the Soane office Day Books records that 'Bailey left town by Norwich Mail to survey Mr Fosters premises in Queen Street and others' on Thursday 12 June 1828, returning to London the following Monday.
Drawing 55 shows a three storey building with five bays and giant orders.
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