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  • image SM 35/1/6

Reference number

SM 35/1/6


[6] Design for additions to ground floor


Plan of ground floor


bar scale of 1/8 ich to 1 foot


The Viscount Valentia, Design for the Alterations and Additions to the Manor at Camelin Park, Library, drawing Room Lobby, Staircase, Saloon or Gallery, Entrance Hall, Ante-Room, Eating Room, Staircase, Lord V's Dressing / Room, Lord V's Study, Water Closet and Closet

Signed and dated

  • 00/02/1815
    February 1815

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pink and black washes, with triple ruled and wash border on wove paper (574 x 915)


Soane Office, draughtsman
Soane office


There are four (surviving) schemes from the Soane office for enlarging the house. All were concerned with the principal storey and relied on adding to each flank. Soane's part-sketch plan (drawing [3]) has a portico and this was developed in subsquent drawings with four columns becoming eight columns. The link between exisiting and new work seems best when done on an arc (drawings [4] and [6].



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