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SM 36/1/11


[36/1/11] Copy of a design for the first floor of the Stone Building


The Second Plan / of / Westminster Hall / and / The adjoining Offices


as above, labelled: St Margarets Lane, Kings Bench Treasury, Ordnance Office, Court / of / Elections, Court of / Wards, Yard (twice), Court of Exchequer, Court of / Common Pleas, Custos / Brevium, Judges / Chamber, Records, Flat over / Footmens Room, Old Palace Yard, New Passage to the House of Commons, Room for Counsel, Court of / Chancery, Court of / Kings Bench, Westminster Hall, Stables, Teller and Usher / of the Exchequer, Court, Speakers Cloisters, Lobby of the / House of Commons, House of Commons, Clerk of / the House / of Commons, Garden (twice), The Duke of Newcastle / Auditor of the Exchequer, Land Tax Office, Tellers, River Thames, Garden

Signed and dated

  • 3 April 1824
    (Copied) April 3rd 1824

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia, pink and yellow washes on wove paper (545 x 755)


Soane Office



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