bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot
David Scott Esqr, Elevation of the Entrance Front
Signed and dated
John Soane Archt 1795
Medium and dimensions
Pen, black, sepia,green and blue washes, shaded with triple-ruled and black wash border on wove paper (278 x 460) tipped into volume 59, page 22
Four storeys high, the raised basement and ground floors are eleven bays wide, the first floor has seven bays and the second floor has three bays. Four turrets with their narrow slit windows (loopholes) account for four of the bays on the ground and first floors while the second floor has two cross-slit windows. The loopholes have hood-moulds and the door and windows have labels. The four turrets are battlemented, the parapet and a string course a have a diamond-fret with quatrefoil decoration. Between the first and second floors runs a course of something like gadrooning. It is assumed that the front elevation was the same for both schemes ('K' and 'L').
This elevation relates to drawing  'Plan of the Ground Floor L' and to first floor plans  and . These all have one window to each floor of the turrets, other floor plans have three windows to each turret.
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