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  • image SM Adam volume 41/28

Reference number

SM Adam volume 41/28


[3] Design for a new house, c1761-65, unexecuted


Plan of the bedchamber (second) storey as Adam volume 41/26, but showing the roof of the links and pavilions


bar scale of 1/10 inch to 1 foot


Bed Chamber Story of a House for His Grace the / Archbishop of York at Brodsworth / Dressing Room / Water Closet / Bed Chamber / Closet / Bed Chamber / Closet / Bed Chamber / Passage / Water Closet / Passage / Passage / Dressing room / Bed Chamber / Bed Chamber / Dressg room / Water Closet / Anti room / Bed Chamber / Water Closet / Dressg room / Copy (in pencil) and dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • c1761-1765
    datable to c1761-65

Medium and dimensions

Pen on laid paper (604 x 477)


Adam office hand


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 5
King, 2001, Volume II, p. 123
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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