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SM 6/2/10


[12] Alternative design for ground floor 'No 2'


Ground floor plan


bar scale of 1/7 inch to 1 foot


Bagden House with the proposed alterations, The Earl of Ailesbury, Plan of the Ground Floorr, rooms labelled: The / Drawing Room, The / Library, The Hall, The / Breakfast Room, The / Eating Room, Principal / Staircase, The / Servants Hall, Housekeeper's Room, Water / Closet, Court, Lord Bruce's / Dressing Room, Landry (sic), Butler, Washouse, Coals, Kitchen and Office Court and dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • June 1795

Medium and dimensions

Pen, black and red washes on wove paper with two fold marks (520 x 660)


Soane Office


The design is less compact than in previous drawings so that the front is now five rooms (11 bays) wide with the drawing room, library, hall, breakfast and eating rooms en filade. The breakfast room is additional to the rooms shown in previous designs and the stair is on the left-hand side and not in the centre, as in earlier designs. This 'No.2' design would have been more expensive than the 'No.1' design.



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