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  • image SM 30/3/6

Reference number

SM 30/3/6


[141] Survey drawing related to the acquisition of additional land, 6 January 1803


Survey of Pitzhanger estate with block plan of house and outbuildings


bar scale of 3/10 inch to 10 feet


labelled Mr Soane Ealing, Green, House, Offices, Tool House etc etc, Old Stables, Kitchen Garden, Melon Ground, Road to Uxbridge, Shrubbery, Pond, water, Coach ho[use], Dog Kennel and scale of feet

Signed and dated

  • 6 January 1803
    Jany 6th 1803

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pale red and sepia washes, partly pricked for transfer within a double-ruled border, on laid paper (572 x 523)


Soane office



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