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SM 6/3/12


[7] Survey elevations of south and west fronts


Elevation of the South Front and Elevation of the West Front


bar scale of 1/15 inch to 1 foot


as above, Earl Poulett, Hinton St George and some vertical dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • Lincolns Inn Fields Septr 9 1796

Medium and dimensions

Pen and sepa washes, shaded on coarse wove paper with two fold marks (572 x 700)


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.


The principal (South) front is of two storeys and nine bays with pedimented windows spaced unevenly (3-1-5) and with a quatrefoil parapet. The offices on either side are (left) basement and two storeys and (right) two-storey stables, both wings are crenellated.The West front has pedimented windows and a pedimented door to the projecting octagon in the centre and is linked to the office wing by a two-bay set-back that gives on to the unevenly spaced nine-bay offices.



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