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  • image SM Adam volume 42/82

Reference number

SM Adam volume 42/82


[10] Finished drawing for the ground storey of a house and for the first storey of kitchen offices, c1784, unexecuted


Plan of the ground storey of a five-by-five-bay building, with one-by-three-bay wings to the east and west. There is a central entrance in the north front, which is set behind a portico. This leads to an apsidal ended hall, with a columnar screen. The principal staircase is positioned to the west. The drawing room is to the south, and contains a columnar screen at one end. The south front consists of tripartite windows, and a central entrance which leads to a stepped portico. The west-wing contains a dressing room, powdering rooms and closets. The east wing has a central entrance leading to a garden parlour, and there is an additional staircase. To the west is the roof line and upper storey of the kitchen courtyard, with servants bedrooms, closets and a wash house/laundry


bar scale of 1 inch to 10 feet


Plan of the Principal Story of a new Design for Brasted place in Kent / The Seat of Doctor John Turton. / No. 23. / Back Staircase / Dining room / Hall / Doctor Turton's Study / Powdering room / Closet / Garden Parlor / Principal Staircase / Mrs Turton's Dressing room / Water Closet / Closet / Drawing room / Mrs Turton's Bed Chamber / Powdering room / Closet / Area / Portico / Area / Area / Area / Area / Portico / Area / Staircase / Wash-house & Laundry / Linnen Closet / Servants Bed room / Staircase / Closet / Staircase / Closet / Servants Bed room / Closet / Servants Bed room / Staircase and some dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • c1784

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil, wash and Naples yellow wash within a single ruled border on laid paper (593 x 361)


Office hand, possibly Robert Morison


7 / 7


fleur-de-lis within a crowned cartouche


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index, p. 4
King, 2001, Volume I, pp. 106, 122; Volume II, pl. 120
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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