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  • image SM 29/2/19

Reference number

SM 29/2/19


[4] Survey drawing of existing house, Elevations, March 1791


Elevation of East Front and of (pencil) West front and (verso) Elevation of South Front / Extending 201 feet as SM 29/2/17 but more complete and with dimensions added


bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot


as above and The Marquiss of Abercorn - Baronscourt and (verso) as above and The Marquiss of Abercorn

Signed and dated

  • March 1791
    March 1791

Medium and dimensions

Pen on thin laid paper (528 x 650)


Richard Williams (clerk, 1789-1803)


H.Dixon, Gatherum 8: Soane and the Belfast Academical Institution, 1976 (12pp.)



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