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SM Adam volumes 50/75


[1] Design for the house, c1767


Plan of the principal storey of a house with a thirteen-bay central block, with an imperial staircase on the central axis, and a tapering staircase to the front and rear, and with the end three bays slightly recessed on one front, and dramatically recessed on the other, and the central block contains reception, domestic and service rooms, and the central block is flanked by narrower four-bay wings, one containing a brew house, and the other a scullery and coach house


bar scale of 1 2/5 inches to 10 feet


Plan of the Principal Story of a House at Layton in Essex belonging to Thomas Oliver Esqr (feintly underwritten in pencil) / Brew House / Drawing Room / Dining Room / Anti Room / Hall / Dressing Room / Parlour / Butlers Pantry / Kitchen / Servants Hall / Scullery / Coach House and measurements given in pen and pencil

Signed and dated

  • c1767
    datable to c1767

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and wash on laid paper (593 x 399)


Adam office hand




Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 41
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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