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image SM (24) 56/8/8

Reference number

SM (24) 56/8/8

Purpose

Design for alterations to the basement

Aspect

24 Plan of Basement / Bristol

Scale

bar scale of ? inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

as above, (George Bailey) Plans of the Bank of England Branch Bristol, as executed, labelled (Thomas Heath): Small light / in lead flatt, Pump, Flue for / Boilers or Copper, Flue for / Boilers / Smoke Jack, Kitchen / 20'-3'' by 15'-9'', Dresser, Shelves, Iron Gratings (3 times), Shelves, Pump, Sink, Scullery, Beer Cellar / 12'-0'' by 6'-0'', Pantry / 8'-9'' by 6'-0'', Wine Cellar / 10'-3'' by 9'-6'', Coal Cellar 19-6 by 5-0, (Bailey): Iron Gate, Door plated with Iron, Aperture, qy [query] Framed Ironwork, (Heath) Strong Room / 12'-6'' by 10'-0'', Iron Door / & frame, Door plated / with 1/8 Iron / over Pand staples & / Rails, Sash Door, (Heath) Porters Room / 11'-6'' by 8'-4'', (Heath) Coal Cellar / 14-0 by 5-0, (Bailey) Inside Shutters, (Bailey) Door plated / with Iron / between Pars / Strong Bars & Chain, B / 4, (pencil) 5, (pencil) Bristol, and some dimensions given; (verso): various calculations

Signed and dated

(Bailey) Lincolns Inn Fields / 16th February 1827

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia, potter's pink, blue and yellow washes, pricked for transfer on wove paper with one fold mark (465 x 677)

Hand

Thomas Heath, clerk of works

Watermark

Smith & Allnutt 1823

Level

Drawing

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