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image SM volume 59/33

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SM volume 59/33


[22] Variant design for first floor plan 'L' in a Castle style


First floor plan


bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot


David Scott Esqr, Plan of the One Pair Floor, rooms labelled: Dressing Room / and / Occasional Chamber, Chamber (four times), Dressing Room and some dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 17/7/1795
    Copy Lincolns Inn Fields July 17 1795

Medium and dimensions

Pen and sepia washes on laid paper (308 x 517) tipped into volume 59, page 33


The office Day Book has an entry for 17 July 1795 : 'David Scott Esq /Abt fair copies of drawings Meyer / Jeans, Seward, Good'. These were four of the five pupils then serving their articles with Soane. See general notes for full names and dates.


J Larking fleur-de-lis above cartouche with bar and below, GR


The layout varies from that of the preceding drawing [21] so that the two bedrooms on the garden side are without partitions, the dressing room between them is made larger and a dressing room added between the two staircases. The round turrets (entrance side) have a single window as does [21].



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