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Reference number

SM 64/6/12


[3] Working drawing for roofs of out buildings


Sections & Plans of the Roofs of the out Buildings and (verso) Details of roof to barn and other outbuildings


bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot and (verso) bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 inch


as above, Colonel Graham, No 12, Section of the Barn, Ground Line, Rafter, Barn, Shewing Plan of Part of Roof, Parts of the Bressummer &c of Granary at Large, Section of Girder & Joists, Joists (twice), Girder, Section of Bressummer &c, Girder, Bressummer, Stone Pier,, Plan of Bressummer / Joists &c, Joist, Girder, Bressumer, Section of the Stables &c, Ground line, Rafters, Plan of the upper part of Stables &c / Shewing Part of the Plan of Roof, House, Plan of Roof of Dairy, Plate, Plan of Roof of / Gateway, Plate, Plan of Part of / Floor of Grandary, Plan of Granary, Door, The Plan of Part of Roof, Plan of upper part of Cart Shed, Bressumer, The Plan of Part of Roof, Plate, Section of the Cart Shed and Section of Cart Shed & Granary and some dimensions given (verso) Drawing at Large of the Barn NB the Roofing of the other out Buildings done in the same Manner, Section, Bearing for Slates, Strut, Top of Door, lintel, Elevation, Plate, Tye and some dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 07/04/1798
    Lincolns Inn Fields April 7 1798

Medium and dimensions

Pen, burnt umber and yellow washes, pricked for transfer on wove paper with three fold marks (552 x 670) (verso) Pen, yellow and light red washes


Henry Hake Seward (1778-1848), May 1794 - September 1808 (from Soane office Day Book)


Clearly drawn out details are provided for the builder.



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