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  • image SM 54/4/19

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SM 54/4/19


[87] Design for the west portico at Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone, London, copied 24 December 1825


Plan on the left-hand side (from bottom to top) along line E to F showing the bottom portion of the portico, with masonry encasing the base of the pilasters. The plan along line E to F shows the level above which should have space for a blind window (see elevation), but it is absent. Plan along line G to H shows the masonry arrangement and the edge of the sill for the upper blind opening. Plan along line J to K shows the masonry arrangement with the top of the pilasters. The section on the right-hand side showing a column in profile supporting the architrave, and the wall has two arched blind windows, the smaller version is aligned directly above the taller one. The section is annotated with letters indicating the levels of each plan described above


bar scale of 2 inches to 5 feet


(Copy) / To be returned. / No. 19/25 / Plans shewing the Masonry &c.. of the Portico. West_ / Plan on the line C.D. / Base / Plan on the line E.F. / Architrave / Plan on the line G.H. /6” York / Plan on the line I.K._ / Section through Column & Pier on / the line A.B _ / York Landing / Portland Stone / Portland Stone / 6” York / Pilaster Cap / York Springer / Bath Stone / York bond Stone / Bath / Bath / Portland and some measurements given

Signed and dated

  • 24 December 1825
    24th.. Decr 1825

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen, wash, coloured washes of brown, Payne’s grey, orange and pink, pricked for transfer on wove paper (750 x 547)


Probably Charles James Richardson (1806 - 1871), draughtsman
The Soane Office Day Book for 24 December 1825 records Richardson as ‘Copying Drawings-’ for Marylebone Church





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