bar scale of 1/5 inch to 1 foot
Henry Peters Esqr Betchworth Castle, labelled Mr Peters Room, Mr Peters / Dressing Room, Lobby, Hall, Anti Room, A B C, The Breakfast Room, flue, D E FG H I, Qy [query] windows / straight on / the plan, Breakast room dimensions 19:6 and 31:11
Notes: A. The Centre of the present window at B / determines the Centre Line of the / Anti Room to the Breaskfast Room / Make A B equal to A C / Make the Wall between Anti Room & Breakfast Room 9 inches thick / Make the Walls next Mrs Peters Room D one foot 6 inches thick & leave a vacuity between the new wall & the old Wall / equal to the projection of the old plinth, so that the new work shall not rest on the old Work / NB The windows to be --- [indecipherable] Inches from the floor see drawing at large
Notes continued: E. this Door is to be in the / Centre of the Anti Room & / the Chimney Pl. directly / opposite / Divide the spaces from E, G, H, I, F, / into equal parts / The width of the Windows is / not given, it must be exactly / the same as the width of the / window in Mr Peters Room K
Signed and dated
Medium and dimensions
Pen, sepia and light red washes, pricked for transfer o wove paper with seven crease marks (557 x 682)
Henry Hake Seward (1778 - 1848)
Pupil and assistant May 1794 - September 1808. Henry Hake Seward with Thomas Sword. Information from Soane office Day Book.
Pupil January 1799 - 1804.
This design omits the porch of drawings [12-13] and includes the buttresses on the outside of the breakfast room sketched-in on drawing . The chimney piece - is placed as in drawing .
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