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  • image SM 3/5/36

Reference number

SM 3/5/36


[103] Design for finishings to the entrance hall, 12 June 1796


Plan and laid-out elevations; detail of scroll ornament for the ceiling; (verso) half-elevation of the hall; detailed section of the mouldings; detail of mouldings


bar scale of 1/5 inch to 1 foot; (verso) bar scale of 1/2 inch to 1 foot and 1/3 full size


William Praed Esqre, Sketches of Hall &c at Tyringham, (Soane): Symptoms of Sleep & Idleness, Sunk fillet / as in B. Stock Office, upper pannels / fixed / Qy Windows / or Porticos, dimensions and calculations given; (verso) More symptoms of Sleep & Idleness, Hall door, Window, Plain Stone back, Wood Cill, Stone, Stucco, 6 Inches, Boxing stiles, Inside / Tottenhoe / Ashlar, Box: for Shutt[ers], Boxg for Shutt[ers], Hall door, Recess Wall, Solid frame, 5'0" wide & 14:1 high, Outside Asharg, Boxg / for / Shu[tters], Reveal and dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 12 June 1796
    For Tyringham June 12. 1796 and June 12 1796; (verso) June 12. 96 and June 12. 1796

Medium and dimensions

Pencil and brown pen on laid paper (495 x 408)


SOANE, Sir John (1754--1837), architect
Soane, and some labels added by Soane office hand


fleur-de-lis and IV



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