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SM 54/7/1


[32] Design for the floor timbers for the gallery, St Peter's, Walworth, London, January 1823


Plan showing the arrangement of the floor timbers for the gallery of the church. The exterior is five-by-nine bays, with a tower on each corner. The arrangement of the upper gallery has beams laid vertically, with joists and slats laid horizontally. For the nave, horizontal laid timbers are shown without the vertical beams. Note the five blue pegs (indicating metal) keeping the timbers in place. There are some pencil corrections and additions


bar scale of 1/5 inch to 1 foot


Newington Church / Plan shewing the Timbers of the Floor of Gallery &c. / Plan shewing the Timbers of the Flat over Gallery &c. / oak /Roof see Drawing / See Drawing and many faint pencil inscriptions (illegible)

Signed and dated

  • January 1823
    Lincoln's Inn Fields. / January 1823.

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen, coloured washes of blue, orange, pink, and yellow, pricked for transfer on wove paper (747 x 529)


Possibly Charles Edward Papendiek (1801 - 1835), draughtsman
The letter types correspond with those by Papendiek in the Soane Office Day Book from January 1823





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