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SM Adam volume 35/97


[2] Design for the ground storey of a house, possibly executed, c1786


Plan of the ground storey of a three-bay building, with the principal entrance to the right leading to a hall. Beyond this the front parlour has apsidal ends, which create an enfilade with the eating room beyond. The eating room has further apsidal compartments, with the rear apse forming the bowed rear front. Beyond the building, to a rear, there is a courtyard with a colonnade which contains a water closet. The courtyard links to the kitchen offices, which are shown to contain coppers, and is provided with stepped access to the basement level


bar scale of 1 inch to 5 feet


Plans of Lord Delavals House in Conduit Street (underwritten in pencil) / Plan of the Parlor Story / Parlor / Passage / Staircase / Eating room / Court / Kitchens and some dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • c1786

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and pink wash on laid paper (285 x 471)


Office hand, possibly Robert Morison






Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 36
King, 2001, Volume I, p. 423
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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