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SM Adam volume 34/105


[2] Alternative design for the house, c1786, partly executed


Above - Elevation of a two-and-a-half storey, three-bay house as Adam volume 34/104. This is flanked by single-storey, single-bay link buildings, with niches containing urns. Beyond this there are projecting one-and-a-half-storey pavilions, each surmounted by a weather vane, and with a central pedimented window, set behind a Doric screen. This is surmounted by a tripartite, half-height window in the upper register. The pavilions are flanked by single bays, each with a niche containing urns Below - Plan of a three-by-one-bay house, as Adam volume 34/104. This is flanked by adjoining wings. The wing to the east contains a drawing room formed from a central square space with corner niches, and with windows facing to the north and south. The wing to the west contains a central, square bedchamber, with windows facing to north and south. This is flanked by rectangular spaces, containing a staircase and water closet to the east of the bedchamber, and a dressing room and closet to the west


bar scale of 1 inch to 10 feet


Lord Delavals House in the Country (in the hand of William Adam) / 106 (pencil, modern curatorial hand) / Drawing room center part 20 ft whole length 40 ft / Anti room / Breakfast room / Eating room / Bed Chamber / Dressing room / Closet

Signed and dated

  • c1786

Medium and dimensions

Pen and pencil on laid paper (490 x 259)


Office hand, possibly Robert Morison, with title inscription in the hand of William Adam




Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 53
King, 2001, Volume I, p. 139
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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