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  • image SM 54/2/16

Reference number

SM 54/2/16


[52] Design for the principal front of Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone, London, 1824


Elevation of the principal (west) front of a five-bay church in the Neo-Gothic style. There is a tri-portal entrance consisting of pointed Gothic arches with hood moulding and crockets. The end bay arch-topped windows are divided into lights. Across the front are buttresses with bulb finials, and across the top are square crenellations. The tower has a square base with square-topped crenellations, the first tier is tall with supporting flying buttresses, a lucarne and clock-face are on the front. The second tier has butresses and square-topped crenellations, the third tier is cylindrical and this is topped by a small dome with a finial surmounted by a cross


bar scale of 1 inch to 5 feet


Design for a Church to be erected in the Eastern Division of the Parish of St. Marylebone. -

Signed and dated

  • 1824

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen, wash, coloured washes of brown, Payne’s grey and orange, and pricked for transfer on wove paper (742 x 539)


Richardson, Charles James (1806--1871), draughtsman
Charles James Richardson signed the other two drawings in the series SM 54/2/17 and SM 54/2/18 and the writing is consistent with his, especially the D, and looped C and H


Carr, 1976, vol. II, p. 395-396; vol. III, p. 859 fig. 206
Port, 2006, p. 75, fig. 38, p. 77



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