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  • image SM Adam volume 44/47

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SM Adam volume 44/47


[2] Design for a new house, 1772, unexecuted


Elevation of the north (principal) front of the house, with a two-and-a-half-storey, nine-bay central block, with a hipped roof, and half sunk basement, and with a large pilaster or engaged column articulating every third bay, and with a screen of Ionic columns across the first storey in the central three bays, surmounted by three oval windows within a large panel of half figures. The central block is flanked by one-and-a-half-storey, three-bay wings


bar scale of 1/10 inch to 1 foot


North Front of a New Design for Thomas Gifford Esqr at Chillington (verso) 1 / Thos Giffard Esqr.

Signed and dated

  • 01/07/1772
    Adelphi July 1st. / 1772

Medium and dimensions

Pen and pencil on laid paper (598 x 509)


Adam office hand, possibly William Hamilton or Joseph Bonomi




Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 6
King, 2001, Volume II, p. 124
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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