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  • image SM 54/4/12

Reference number

SM 54/4/12


[69] Design for the interior of Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone, London, copied December 1825


Transverse section through two-and-a-half bays looking to the west. The section is from valut to roof level. The nave and gallery levels show the arrangement of masonry elements, windows, doors and vault openings, and the timber supports for the pews, with the risers for the pews on the gallery level. The nave shows a single metal post to support the organ gallery and next to it is a space for where the door would be placed. There are wooden supports to the left of the gallery in the centre, leading to a portal to the roof, and the timber arrangements for the aisles and central pitched roof are shown. Behind the roof is the base and part of the first tier of the tower


bar scale of 2 inches to 5 feet


One Half of the Section through the Organ Gallery looking West. / No 12 / 25 / Copy – To be returned / Finished Surface of Ground / Joists & Flooring for Pews / 3” Rubbed York Paving / Joists and Flooring for Pews / Opens of Door 6.0 / Bracketting / Stone Arch 1. 10 ½ Bed / Floor of the Organ Gallery - / Bath / quartering(?) / Portland / Portland / Bath Stone / Portland Stone / Skylight and some measurements are given

Signed and dated

  • December 1825
    L. I F / Decr. 1825

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen, wash, coloured washes of cerulean blue, blue, brown, Payne’s grey, orange, pink, stone and yellow, pricked for transfer on wove paper (745 x 544)


Probably Richardson, Charles James (1806--1871), draughtsman
The Soane Office Day Book shows from 23-31 December 1825 Richardson was copying drawings for Marylebone Church. On one occasion (23 December) he had assistance from Davis; but the letter types here conform to those of Richardson





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