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  • image SM 54/2/15

Reference number

SM 54/2/15


[60] Design for the interior of Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone, London, October-November 1824


Axial section of a nine-bay church. The front porch has an Ionic columnin profile and on the ninth bay is a door, arch-topped window and handrail which are in elevation. The section shows the various tiers of the tower and to the right is the nave with iron posts supporting the organ gallery. Box pews extend across the length of the nave and a pulpit is shown at the end of the nave and in the chancel is a column in profile for the altarpiece. The gallery has an arcade of arches supported by Ionic columns at nave level. The windows are square at nave level and arch-topped at gallery level. Above is a long, low roof showing the trusses and timber arrangements


bar scale of 1 inch to 5 feet


Trinity Church. St. Marylebone / Section from West to East / (now North to South)

Signed and dated

  • 21 October 1824
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  • November 1824
    Lincolns Inn Fields / November. 1824.

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen, red pen, wash, coloured washes of cerulean blue, brown, green, Payne’s grey, orange, pink, sepia, stone and yellow, and pricked for transfer on wove paper (732 x 522)


Soane Office, draughtsman





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