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SM Adam volume 37/19


[6] Design showing a plan of the half sunk storey, 1772-73, unexecuted


Plan of the half sunk storey of a house, with a rectangular central block, being eleven bays across the principal front, with a central door underneath curving staircases, seven bays across the garden front, with a central tripartite window, and being three-bays deep, with a central door flanked by curving staircases, and with a one- by one-bay square tower on each corner, and flanked by quadrant links, connecting to wings, part of which is shown on this level, and part of which is shown in outline, with U-shaped courts in front of each wing, shown in outline as if the land is rising and these courts are above the rest of the ground storey


bar scale of 3/4 inch to 10 feet


Plan of the Ground Story of Fleurs Castle for his Grace / The Duke of Roxburgh (for his Grace / The Duke of Roxburgh in the hand of William Adam and underwritten on pencil) / Cellar / Cellar / Cellar / Store Room / Groom of the Chambers / Plate Room / Passage / Butler's Room / Pantry / Privy / Corridor / Cellar / Cellar / Cellar / Cellar / Steward's Room / Servant's Hall / Tennant's Room / Valet's Room / Strong Room for Papers / Store Room / Stile Room / House keepers Bed Room / Barrack for Strangers Servants / Stranger's Servants and some measurements given (verso) 3 / 3

Signed and dated

  • 18/05/1773
    Adelphi May 18t 1773

Medium and dimensions

Pen and pencil on laid paper (978 x 495)


Adam office hand, possibly William Hamilton or Joseph Bonom, with addition to title inscription in the hand of William Adam




Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 13
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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