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image SM vol. 67/17

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SM vol. 67/17


[34] Design for partitions on the chamber floor, February 1802


Section on the Line 3 & 4 shewing the New Partitions marked AA on the Plan


bar scale of 2/9 inch to 1 foot


as above, Samuel Thornton Esqr, labelled: (all the parts coloured yellow are new), Girder, B (11 times), C, D, E (3 times), F (5 times), I (twice), O (6 times), 8.0 (4 times), Reference ---- Scantling // BB &c Principal Timbers / (NB The heads of the Part must be / large enough to make the Butments / of the Braces Square) ....7 by 5 // C The Sill must be 7x5 as the Bridging / Joists of the Floor tenant into it / (The Top of the Sill to be even with / the Joists and that part of the / Girder must be cut away to give / the Sill 2 Inches bearing on each / side) ....7 by 5 // D Head ....5 by 5 // EE &c Cross Pieces to nail the small / quartering to mortised only 1 inch / at one end and chased at the / other to get them in ....5 by 2½ // FF Pieces laying from beam to beam to / take the Bolts of the Partitions ....12 by 9 // II Arc Lintels over the Passage one / side to be cut out first & the / Lintel to be put in & well / pined up before the other is / disturbed // OO &c Braces ....5 by 5, NB Lead to be put into all / the Butments of the Principal Timbers

Signed and dated

  • February 1802
    Lincolns Inn Fields Feby 1802

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia, light red and yellow washes on wove paper, bound into volume (557 x 677)


Soane Office


See SM 77/1/41.



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