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  • image SM 54/3/15

Reference number

SM 54/3/15


[49] Design for the interior of Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone, London, May 1823


Perspective of the interior of a church. The central nave is framed by an arcade of arches with a landing separating the nave from the gallery level. A stone balustrade runs between each arch at gallery level. Between each arch at both nave and gallery level are windows, rectangular and latticed below and square with a descending inner sill above. The vaulted ceiling is compartmentalised with recessed panels, with one at either side being a square latticed window, and an ogee moulding runs around the bottom. At the far end of the nave there are three double height arches, the central arch being higher, with the nave and gallery separated by a stone balustrade. The balustrade projects at the centre to house the pipe organ. There are arched portals to the sides and rear of the gallery and directly beneath. At the back of the nave is a panelled double-door


to a scale


View of the Interior looking towards the Organ Gallery. / No. 13.

Signed and dated

  • May 1823
    Lincolns Inn Fields / May. 1823.

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen, wash, coloured washes of brown, cerulean blue, olive green, pink, and stone on wove paper (446 x 338)


Soane Office, draughtsman



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