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SM Adam volume 39/43


[1] Finished alternative drawing for the house by an unknown architect, N.D., unexecuted


Plan of the principal (ground) storey of a central block with a nine-bay principal (south-west) front, and a seven-bay garden (north-east) front, and five bays deep, with a projecting perron across the central three bays on the principal front, and a canted bay across the central three bays on the garden front, behind which is an octagonal room. The central block is flanked by five-bay colonnaded link walls enclosing courtyards, and seven- by five-bay pavilions, each with a central courtyard, one of which is a stables, and the other a domestic court


bar scale of 1/2 inch to 10 feet


The Ground plan of Offices _ 10 feet high / North West / North East / South East / South West / 1 / A / A / B / B / B / B / B / C / D / 2 / E / E / E / E / E / F / G / H / 3 / J / J / D / K / L / M / N / O / P / Q / R / S / T / 4 / U / W / X / Y / Z / & / A. is a Coal house / B. are Stables for 23 horses / C. a sadle house / D. a Water Closet / E. are Vaults for Beer + Wine / F. is the butlers pantry / G. Servants waiting room / H. Stewards Parlor / J. Covered way to offices / K. is the Kitchen / L. Scullery / M. Pantry / N. Larder / O. Wash House / P. Dairy / Q. Milk room / R. meal house / S. Bake house / T. porters Lodge / U. Brew house / W. Laundry / X. Servants Hall / Y. office for powering &c / Z. Housekeepers store room / & Closet to ditto / No 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 are Courts

Signed and dated

  • N.D.

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and wash on laid paper (539 x 241)


Unknown eighteenth-century architect


LVG surmounted by fleur de lis within crowned cartouche


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 13
King, 2001, Volume II, p. 125
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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