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  • image SM 31/3/26

Reference number

SM 31/3/26


[117] Design for the outbuildings and park, c. March 1801


Plan and section of the main villa and outbuildings, except Dance's wing


bar scale of 1/10 inch to 1 foot


A. necessary instead of that next Garden, B. take the scale x from the necessary in dog kennels, C. 2s of a Cistern is needful in this Situation 2s of Tank, labelled Cellars for Wood & Coals X, Wine Vaults, Dust hole, drying yard, wall / nutt / Tree, Pull down, door q[uer]Y, Beer cell, Washouse (twice), Brushouse, Recess, Ground to the Stables, Old Wine Vaults, brick arch, Kitchen floor, new building, Eating room floor and some dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • c. March 1801

Medium and dimensions

Pen, brown pen, red pen, pencil and sepia washes, pricked for transfer, on wove paper (350 x 563)


Soane office, Soane
SOANE, Sir John (1754--1837), architect
Soane office, Soane



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