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SM Adam volume 42/95


[3] Finished drawing for a scheme for the house, c1765-74, unexecuted


Plan of the bedchamber (second) storey of a house with a central block, which has five bays on the garden front, three bays on the principal front, and which is five bays deep, and the central bay on the principal front is slightly projecting. The central block is flanked by links, and three-by-three bay rectangular pavilions, and the house contains, bedrooms and dressing rooms in the central block, and service rooms in the pavilions


bar scale of 7/8 inch to 10 feet


Plan of the Bed Chamber Story of Fennells Place House. / belonging to Anthony Chamier Esqr (in the hand of William Adam) / Brew house &c continued / Laundry Maids room / Closet / Bed Chamber / Dressg room / Bed Chambr / Dressing room / Lobby / Bed Chamr / Family Bed Chamr / Mrs Chamiers Dressg room / Kitchen continued / Closet / Servants Bed room and some measurements given. and some rough calculations in pencil

Signed and dated

  • 1765-1774
    date range: 1765-74

Medium and dimensions

Pen and wash within a single ruled border on laid paper (518 x 342)


Adam office hand, possibly William Hamilton or Joseph Bonomi, with addition to title inscription in the hand of William Adam


5 / London May 9th: 1765 / Plan referred to by Article of this Date / Ant Chamier / Robt Adam / Number 20 (in brown pen) / Anthony Chamier Esqr 1st Design




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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