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Adam volume 44/78


[26] Design for farm offices at Merryfield, c1769-82, unexecuted


Plan of the ground storey of a farm building with a three-bay central block and a central canted bow to the rear, and containing a central circular dairy with four niches, the central block is flanked by three-bay quadrant links, behind which are stables and farm buildings. To the rear is an enclosed rectangular court flanked by five-bay barns, with the central bay projecting on the central and rear fronts, and between the bars is an additions five-bay shed, behind which is a segmental rick yard


bar scale of 1/9 inch to 1 foot


Plan of Farm Offices proposed to be built at Merryfield near Saltram / for John Parker Esqr / Rick yard / Privy / Sheds for Carts &c / Privy / Barn / Farm Yard / Barn / Yard / Dog Kennell / Dog Kennell / Cow Yard / Flower Garden / Poultry Yard / Pig Stye / Pig Stye / Cow House / Privy / Yard / Calves / Parlor / Scullery to Dairy / Dairy / Porch / Kitchen / Scullery / Hen House / Privy / Yard / Stable and dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 1769-1782
    date range: 1769-82

Medium and dimensions

Pen and pencil on laid paper (539 x 731)


Adam office hand


King, 2001, Volume II, p. 222
For full literature references see scheme notes.



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