Working drawing for interior of octagonal dairy
Walter Payne was Soane's long-standing clerk of works. He was first employed as clerk of works at the Bank of England from 1789 and remained there until Soane's resignation in 1833. He was the clerk of works for Soane's Pitzhanger house and he and his wife were left an annuity in Soane's will.
D.Stroud, Sir John Soane Architect, 1984, pp.64, 73n, 76; G. Darley, John Soane, an Accidental Romantic, 1999, p.92
See also  for a letter by Payne.