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SM Adam volume 40/28


[39] Finished drawing for farm offices containing stables, c1763, unexecuted


Elevations of the exterior front of the principal range, and the interior front of the rear range. The rear range has a one-and-a-half storey, five-bay, arcaded central block with a hipped roof, flanked on either side by one-storey, three-bay links with semicircular-headed doorways, and two-storey, one-bay pavilions with domed roofs, cupolas and weather vanes, and showing the side ranges in section. The front range has a two-storey, five-bay central block with a central carriage arch flanked by doors surmounted by roundels, and with balustrading along the roofline, and with pedimented tower end bays with relieving arches over the ground-floor windows. The central block is flanked by single-storey, five-bay links with rectangular windows and pitched roofs, and by two-storey, pedimented and domed corner pavilions, each surmounted by a cupola and weather vane, and with a relieving arch over the ground-floor window


bar scale of 1 inch to 10 feet


Farm Offices at Kiddleston for Lord Scarsdale (in the hand of William Adam) and dimensions given (verso) 1 / Farm & Stable Offices

Signed and dated

  • c1763
    datable to c1763

Medium and dimensions

Pen, wash and pink and yellow ochre washes within a single ruled border on laid paper (643 x 438)


Adam office hand, possibly Agostino Brunias or Laurent-Benoît Dewez, with title inscriptions in the hand of William Adam


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 19
King, 2001, Volume II, p. 219
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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