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image SM Adam volume 37/23

Reference number

SM Adam volume 37/23


[10] Design showing a plan of the third storey, 1772-73, unexecuted


Plan of the garret (third) storey of a house as Adam volumes 37/21-22, but showing rooms in the corner towers, and the central portion of the block, and this is flanked by portions of hipped roof


bar scale of 3/4 inch to 10 feet


Plan of the Middle & Corner Towers raised above the Roof (verso) 7 / 4 (in pencil) / Number 4 (in red pen) / Duke of Roxburgh Fleurs Castle / 2d Design

Signed and dated

  • 1772-73
    datable to 1772-73

Medium and dimensions

Pen and pencil on laid paper (309 x 248)


Adam office hand, possibly William Hamilton or Joseph Bonomi


D&CBLAUW IV and D&CB[cropped] IV and XD&CB within a cartouche


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 13
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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