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image SM Adam volume 32/21

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SM Adam volume 32/21


[29] Design for the second scheme of alterations to the house, 1777


Elevation of the principal (east) front of a two-storey, nine-bay house, with a shallow hipped roof and quoins, and with the central five bays slightly projecting, and with these articulated with Ionic pilasters in the ground storey, with paired pilasters at the end of these five bays, and with Corinthian pilasters in the first storey. The windows in the upper register are surmounted by additional half-height windows, being rectangular in the two end bays, and elliptical in the central five bays


bar scale of 1 1/2 inches to 10 feet


East front of Mamhead / of the Seat of the Right Honble Lord Viscount Lisburne (in the hand of William Adam and underwritten in pencil)

Signed and dated

  • 1777
    datable to 1777

Medium and dimensions

Pen and pencil on laid paper (488 x 349)


Adam office hand, possibly Joseph Bonomi, with addition to title inscription in the hand of William Adam


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 22
Rowan, 1988, pp. 88-89
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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