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  • image SM 46/1/3

Reference number

SM 46/1/3


[8] Design for plan in a Classical style, 'C'


Ground floor plan


bar scale of 1/9 inch to 1 foot


David Scott Esqr, C, rooms labelled: Hall, Principal / Staircase, Eating Room, Library, Drawing Room, Breakfast Room, Dressing Room, Powdering / Room, Water / Closet, Strong / Closet, Common Staircase, Passage (twice), Housekeeper's Room, Kitchen, Servants Hall, Scullery, Powdering / Room, Court, Landry (sic), Washouse and some dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 7/1795
    John Soane Archt / Lincolns Inn Fields July 1795

Medium and dimensions

Pen, black, sepia and blue washes with quadruple ruled and black wash border, pricked for transfer on laid paperwith one fold mark (435 x 567)


Soane Office


J Whatman and fleur-de-lis above cartouche with bar and below, ornate W


A segmental bowed drawing room faces the garden with a porch and twin stairs, a four column portico stands at the front. Generally, the plan is a variant of plan 'A No.2'.



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