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Reference number

SM (3) 41/6/3 (4) 41/6/4

Purpose

Presentation survey drawings of offices in the east wing, May 1795 (2)

Aspect

3 Plan of the Basement Floor, Plan of the Subground Floor and Plan of the Ground Floor 4 Plan of the One Pair Floor, Plan of the two pair floor and Plan of the Garrets

Scale

(3, 4) bar scales of 1/16 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

3 as above, labelled: Somerset Place, The parts teinted Green are / occupied by the Lord Treasurer's / Remembrancer // The parts teinted Yellow are / occupied by the Pipe Office // The parts teinted Red are / occupied by the Dutchy of / Cornwall, (Basement Floor) A, 10.6 high, Pipe Office / Kitchen / 18.4 by 17.6, Pantry / 9.0, Larder, The Lord / Treasurer's / Wine / Remembrancer's, 17.0 by 14.3, 13.0 by 15.0, 7.6 by 15.0, 11.6, 6.6 by / 14.6, 8.6 by 9.6, 9.0 by 14.6, The Lord / Treasrs Remembrs / Scullery / 15.6 by 15.0, The Lord / Treasrs Remembrs / Coals / 12.8 by 17.6, Pipe Office / Coals / 12.8 by 17.6, (Subground Floor) B, 15.2 high, Pipe Office / Record Room / 18.4 by 17.6, 9.0 by 17.6, Records / 16.0 by 14.6, 17.6 by 14.9, 13.0 by 21.6, 22.6 by 14.9, 6.9, 18.0 by 14.6, 25.0 by 15.0, The Lord / Treasrs Remembrs / Kitchen / 15.3 by 14.9, Pipe Office, Parlor / 16.6 by 17.6, Chamber / 8.10 by 17.6, (Ground Floor) C, 16 feet high, Pipe Office / 26.10 by 17.7, Foreign / Apposer's Office, 17.6 by 14.9, 13.0 by 21.6, 22.6 by 14.9, 18.0 by 15.0, 15.9 by 15.0, 8.6 by 15.0, The Lord / Treasrs Remembrancer / 15.10 by 15.5, The Lord / Treasurer's Remembrancer's / Clerks & Secondarys / 26.6 by 17.9, (pencil) A Mr Rose Foreign Apposers Office / distinct from all the other Offices 4 as above, labelled: Somerset Place, The parts teinted Green / are occupied by Lord Treasurer's / Remembrancer // The parts teinted Yellow / are occupied by the / Pipe Office // The parts teinted Red are occupied / by the Dutchy of Cornwall, (One Pair Floor) D, 13.9 high, The Auditor's / Office, Pipe Office / Clerk / 16.0 by 15.0, 17.6 by 14.9, 13.0 by 21.6, 22.6 by 14.9, 6.9, 18.0 by 14.6, 25.0 by 15.0, Clerk of the Leases / Pipe Office / 16.0 by 15.0, (Two Pair Floor) E, 9.0 high, Comptroller of the Pipe Office / 7.6 by 17.6, Clerks / 18.0 by 17.6, (pencil) C, Lord Treasurer's / Remembrancer's / Chamber / 16.0 by 15.0, 17.6 by 14.9, 13.3 by 21.6, 22.6 by 14.9, 6.9, 18.0 by 14.6, 15.9 by 15.0, 8.6 by 15.0, Lord Treasurer's / Remembrancer's / Chamber / 16.0 by 15.0, 7.6 by 17.6, (pencil) B, Clerk of the / Estreats / 18.0 by 17.6, (Garrets) F, 7.0 high, Pipe / Chamber / 7.6 by 17.6, Pipe / Chamber / 9.0 by 17.6, (pencil) C, Comptroller of the / Pipe / Record Room / 16.0 by 15.0, 17.6 by 14.0, 13.3 by 21.0, 10.0 by 14.6, 11.0 by 14.6, 7.0, 18.3 by 14.0, 15.9 by 10.0, 8.6 by 15.0, (pencil) B, Clerk of Estreats / Record Room / 16.0 by 15.0, 7.6 by 17.6, Lord Treasurer's / Remembrancer's / Chamber / 18.0 by 17.6, Cistern, (pencil) BB CC Are two distinct Offices in / themselves & seperate from the / rest but at present held by / one Person (Lord Orford)

Signed and dated

  • (3, 4) Lincolns Inn Fields May 1795

Medium and dimensions

(3, 4) Pen, black, yellow, green (see note) and light red washes, pricked for transfer with a black wash border on stout laid paper with one fold mark (523 x 354, 527 x 348)

Hand

(3, 4) Frederick Meyer (1775-?, pupil 1791-96) or Henry Hake Seward (1778-1848, pupil 1794-1808)

Watermark

(3) fleur-de-lis within crowned cartouche and below, GR (4) Edmeads & Pine

Notes

Colour-coding is used for ease of interpretation, although the washes have faded somewhat meaning that the 'parts teinted green' appear blue and the 'parts teinted red' are very feint.

Level

Drawing

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