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SM Adam volume 37/12


[5] Design showing elevations of the principal and gardem fronts, 1772, unexecuted


Elevations of the north (principal) and south (garden) front of a three-and-a-half-storey, balustraded house, with a half-sunk basement, and thirteen bays on the principal front, and nine bays on the garden front, and with projecting end bays on both fronts, surmounted by an additional half-storey attic, and a pediment, and across the central three bays of the principal front is a Corinthian portico supporting a pediment, resting on straight stairs leading to a central door on the ground storey, and on the garden front the central three bays across the basement are projecting, flanked by curving staircases, and surmounted by a Corinthian portico and pediment, and the central block is flanked on the principal front by single-storey, three-bay links, with central arched doors, and two-storey eight-bay wings, with hipped roofs


bar scale of 4/5 inch to 10 feet


South Front of Floors Castle / North Front of Floors Castle toward the Court one of the Seats of His Grace The Duke of Roxburghe in the County of Tiviotdale (verso) Duke of Roxburgh / Fleurs Castle 1st Design

Signed and dated

  • 1772
    datable to 1772

Medium and dimensions

Pen and pencil on laid paper (962 x 602)


Adam office hand, possibly William Hamilton or Joseph Bonomi


D&CBLAUW and XD&CB within a cartouche


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



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