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image SM 64/5/54

Reference number

SM 64/5/54

Purpose

[29] Copy of a design for the outbuildings, 27 January 1802

Aspect

Section on the Line C-D

Scale

bar scale of 1/6 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

as above, Samuel Thornton Esqr, labelled: Area (twice), 9.6, 1.0, 7.0, 1.0, Staircase, 17.6, 3.6, and some pencil calculations

Signed and dated

  • 27 January 1802
    Copy LIF Jan 27 1801 (sic)

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil, sepia and light red washes, pricked for transfer on laid paper (356 x 580)

Hand

Soane Office

Notes

The line 'CD' is shown on drawing [20]. To the right is the double-height Kitchen. The Staircase is off-centre, to the left of a narrow passageway. Further to the left is a room for 'cleaning shoes &c'. The entire outbuilding sits in a sunken area.

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Drawing

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