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Reference number

SM (4) 56/11/47 (5) 56/11/43 (6) 56/11/42

Purpose

Preliminary designs for alterations to Mr Tomlinson's premises in Castle Street and Davey Place, one dated October 1827 (3)

Aspect

4 Ground floor Plan of Mr Tomlinsons / Premises back of the Inns / Norwich (verso, see Notes below) without alterations to the front wall 5 Ground floor plan with alterations including the front wall 6 Ground floor plan of banking area with alterations including the front wall

Scale

(4-6) bar scales of ? inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

4 as above, Norwich, Castle Hill, Back of the Inns, Davey Place, Mr Athows Premises, labelled: Parlour, Paved Court, Garden, Yard, Iron Warehouse, (pencil) Waitg / Rm, Door, Bank, Agent, Book Room, Porter, House 3 stories high, £3500, Shop not more than / 8 feet high and some calculations 5 Norwich, Narrow Street "Back of the Inns", The Castle Hill, Davey Place, labelled: Entrance to Dwelling house, Waiting / Room, Door, Banking Room, Agents Room, Stairs to Strong / Room, Counter, Desk (3 times), HIgh Window, Iron door, Book Room, Lobby, Porter's Room, Garden, Paved Yard, (feint pencil) Urinals and some dimensions given 6 labelled: Waiting Room, Bank, Agent's / Private Room, Bank, Counter, Desk, Stairs to Vault, Book Room, Water / Closet, Lobby, Porter, (feint pencil) Lobby and some dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • (5) 3rd Octr 1827

Medium and dimensions

(4) Pen, sepia, green, raw umber and pink washes, pencil, pricked for transfer on stout wove paper (538 x 368) (5) pen, sepia, blue, green, pink and raw umber washes, pencil, pricked for transfer on thin wove paper with two fold marks (565 x 339) (6) pen, sepia, burnt Sienna and raw Sienna washes, pencil, pricked for transfer on thin wove paper (575 x 345)

Hand

(4) Stephen Burchell (1806-?, pupil 1823-28) (5) George Bailey (1792-1860, pupil then assistant 1806-37, curator 1837-60) (6) local surveyor

Notes

On the verso of drawing 4 is a part-plan for the National Debt Redemption Office (q.v.) dated 16 and 19 March 1818. The verso of the Redemption Office drawing was used for this survey drawing that has pencilled alterations providing a 'Book Room' and porter's room in part of the 'Iron Warehouse'. It shows the retention of the existing front wall. A comparison between drawings 5 and 6 shows that both have a remodelled front in which the existing side entrance is kept and a new bank entrance and four new windows added (though differently detailed). Drawing 6 has the addition of an entrance lobby (that was then cancelled in pencil) and a quarter-turn with winders stair.

Level

Drawing

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