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SM 6/3/7


[3] Survey plan of the principal floor made on site


Plan of the Principal Story


scale of 1/15 inch to 1 foot


as above, The Earl Poulett, Hinton St George, rooms labelled: Hall, Salon, Yellow Room, Queen Anns Room, Queen Anns / Closet, Lady Poulett's Library, Billiard Room, Riding School, Stall Stable, Coach House, 6 Stall Stable, Harness Room, 2 Stall Stable, 4 Stall Table, Court, Anti Room, Drawing Room, Lord & Lady Pouletts / Chamber, Dressing Room, Entrance, Land Steward, Washouse, Farmers / Room, Dairy, Milk House, Drying Ground, Coals, Store Room, Still Room, Salting Room, Cheese, Bacon House, Cooks Court, Cooks Room, Stills Court and running dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • Sepr 1796

Medium and dimensions

Pen and sepia wash on coarse laid paper with five fold marks (516 x 653)


Thomas Jeans (c.1775-1866), pupil August 1792-25 August 1797.
The Soane office Day Book for 1796 shows that Thomas Jeans left London on the morning of 5 August 1796 to take plans of Hinton St George. He returned on the evening of 27 August. He then spent much of the time between 29 August and 12 September drawing out plans, elevations and sections. The expenses of his trip came to £4:17:9d for which Earl Poulett was billed on 19 September 1796.


As the sections (drawing [8]) show, there is a variation in the floor levels of the different parts of the house and offices so that the terms 'principal floor' and 'chamber floor' used by the draughtsman have been kept for this catalogue.



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