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image SM 47/1/82

Reference number

SM 47/1/82

Purpose

[2] Design for the chapel, 21 May 1801

Aspect

Plan shewing the proposed Alteration / Design No 1 & 2

Inscribed

as above, Mrs Brocas, labelled: The Church

Signed and dated

  • 21 May 1801
    Lincolns Inn Fields May 21 1801

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia and light red washes, pricked for transfer within single ruled border on wove paper (434 x 577)

Hand

Henry Hake Seward or Thomas Sword

Notes

The church is a single cell with a tower at one end and a porch. The new chapel, which projects from the south wall of the church, is rectangular in plan, with a tripartite window in its south wall and an entrance on the east side. The monument to Sir Bernard Brocas by Thomas Carter stands in the centre of the chapel. A feint pencil line suggests either the length of the former chapel or an alteration to the new design.

Level

Drawing

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