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  • image SM 54/4/20

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SM 54/4/20


[85] Designs for the placement of windows at Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone, London, January 1826


On the right are a series of six part-plan, part-sections of the masonry framing the windows fo rthe lower and upper windows for: the north and south sides at the bottom, for the vestry and robing room and west staircase in the centre, and for the east staircase above On the left-hand side is an elevation of a transomed window set within a relieving arch. A recessed panel is at the bottom, and above is a sill and a square casement window with transoms divided by two mullions. Above is a recessed panel forming a transom. The upper window has an arched top. The square portion is transomed and is divided by four mullions and the arched top sees these mullions meet to form a fan In the middle are shown three versions of different windows for the church. In form these are nearly identical to the bottom in having masonry faced with Portland stone to form the panel, more Portland stone in the middle to form the sill and at the top of the window surround. A difference with the section on the left-hand side is a strip of Portland stone from the panel to the sill. Each section illustrates a differing thickness, with the section for the left-hand side being the thickest, and the right-hand side being the thinnest


to a scale of 7½ inches to 10 feet


(To be returned) / No..20/25 / Elevation of one of the Staircase Windows / Brickwork / Casement to / open / Casement to / open / Bath Stone / 14” Rough Cut Arch / Set in Mortar - / Section through one of / the Staircase Windows (West) / Section through Window / of Robing Room / Section through / Window of Staircases / (East) / The Whole of the Masonry of these Windows to be of Bath Stone / Plan of Windows in the North and South Flanks / of the Staircases (West)_ / 6” Portland Ashlaring / Plan of the lower Windows jaunts, & Ashlering [sic] / (in pencil) West door / (in pencil) As Assigned &executed] / Plastering / Plan of Upper Windows / Plastering / Plan of Windows of Vestry Room Robing Room / and Staircases (West) - / (in pencil) done / Plan of Lower Windows / Plan of the Upper Windows / Plan of Windows of Staircases_ (East-) / (in pencil) done / Plan of Lower Window / (in pencil) Stair Case East / Plan of Upper Window and measurements and some calculations given

Signed and dated

  • January 1826
    Lincolns Inn Fields / Jany 1826._

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen, wash, coloured washes of brown, blue, Payne’s grey, orange pink, stone and yellow, pricked for transfer on wove paper (749 x 544)


Probably Soane Office, draughtsman





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