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Reference number

SM 64/6/11


[7] Working drawing for cross section and (verso) detail of roof truss


Section on the line A B and (verso) Section and Elevationof roof truss


bar scale of 1/3 inch to 1 foot


as above, NO.9, Colonel Graham, Oak, 4 by 4 sleeper, 9" Brick wall under oak Sleeper, Brick, Rafter, Plate (twice) Tye Beam, Ceiling Joist, Board 1½ by 6" Spiked at back of Rafters to tye roof together, Brick (twice, of chimneys) and dimensions given (Verso) as above, Drawing at Large of the Roof of House, Plate (4 times), Top of Window, Slates (twice), Boarding for Slates

Signed and dated

  • 07/04/1798
    Lincolns Inn Fields April 7th 1798 (both recto and verso)

Medium and dimensions

Pen, yellow, light red and sepia washes, pricked for transfer on wove paper with three fold marks (556 x 668) (verso) pen, yellow, sepia, blue and burnt umber washes


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


Cross section A B is through the ground floor bed chamber and the parlour.



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