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Reference number

SM 62/9/14


[3] Survey section


Section on the line a b


bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot


as above, Bagshot Lodge, vertical dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 04/08/1798
    Lincolns Inn Fields Augst: 4th: 1798

Medium and dimensions

Pen and light red wash on thin laid paper with 3 fold marks, pricked for transfer (375 x 487)


Henry Hake Seward (1778 - 1848)
Pupil and assistant May 1794 - September 1808. Henry Hake Seward and George Mansfield. Information from Soane office Day Book.
George Mansfield
Surveyor 1 May 1797 - December 1808.


fleur de lis and IV


The section shows differing first floor levels so that the ground floor on left-hand side measures 14 feet 2½ inches high while the opposite side measures 12 feet 4½ inches. In the middle there is a substantial (4 feet thick) wall. Conventionally, a red wash shows new work, so that here, walls and floors are apparently all new?



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