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image SM volume 59/31

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SM volume 59/31


[17] Another design for plan of basement in a Castle style


Plan of basement


bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot


David Scott Esqre, rooms labelled: Servants Hall (also in pencil), Kitchen (also in pencil), House Maids / Sleeping Room (also in pencil), Butler (also in pencil), pencil labels: Small Beer, Strong Beer & Ale, Cellar, some further pencil labels but indecipherable, and dimensions given (also in pencil)

Signed and dated

  • 1795

Medium and dimensions

Pen and black wash, added pencil on laid paper (310 x 519) tipped into volume 59, page 31


Soane Office
With pencil labels and dimensions by Soane.


J Larkin


Close to drawing [16] with small changes, for example, to the interiors of the square turrets.



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