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SM Adam volume 43/47


[19] Design for a memorial tower, 1774, unexecuted


Plan and elevation of a square crenellated tower containing four storeys of arched windows, with a ruinous entrance, and an arched door accessed by stairs, and with a round tower to one side, containing a spiral staircase, and surmounted by a conical roof


bar scale of 1 9/10 inches to 10 feet


In Memory of Baillie of Jerviswood / Plan and front of a Tower to be built on the Hill at Mellerstain and some measurements given / (and in pencil in the hand of A.T. Bolton) See original Sketch 33 vol. 21 / dated Oct 29. 1774

Signed and dated

  • 23/11/1774
    Adelphi Novr. 23d. 1774.

Medium and dimensions

Pen and pencil within a single ruled border on laid paper (498 x 652)


Adam office hand, possibly William Hamilton or Joseph Bonomi, with additional pencil inscription in the hand of A.T. Bolton


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 22
King, 2001, Volume II, p. 245
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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