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SM 46/3/2


[1] Alternative designs for a new house: plans of ground and first floors


Plan(s) of the Ground Floor and Plan(s) of the Chamber Floor


bar scale of 1/13 inch to 1 foot


as above, Thomas Peckham Phipps Esqr, West, rooms labelled: Hall, Water Closet, Principal / Staircase, Dressg / Room, Library, Drawing Room, Eating Room and (chamber floor) Water / Closet, Dressg Room, Dressg / Room, Dressing / Room, Dressing Room, Ladies / Dressing Room, Chamber (twice) and dimensions given

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Pen and sepia wash, partly pricked for transfer on wove paper with three fold marks, red sealing wax on top right-hand corner (336 x 544)


Thomas Jeans (c.1775-1866) pupil August 1792-25 August 1797


The accommodation in both designs is the same, that is, library, drawing room and eating room on the ground floor and three bedrooms, two dressing rooms and a large lady's dressing room on the first floor; room sizes do not differ greatly between the two schemes. The principal staircase is on a semi-elliptical plan and the secondary stair is of the half-turn with landings type. The entrances face west. The design with a shallow bow on the east side and with the three connecting ground floor rooms is perhaps the better of the two designs.



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