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Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference RHP13256
Title Architectural drawings of proposed houses and proposed improvements to houses in England, Scotland and France
Dates 1711-1732
Access status Open
Access conditions These records have been digitally imaged and will not be produced for readers. The digital images may be seen in the NRS Search Rooms on the 'Virtual Volumes' system.
Location On site (Sighthill)
Description Volume, entitled 'Ld. Mar's Plans 1700 &c.', containing architectural plans and elevations of proposed houses and proposed improvements to houses, drawn by John Erskine (d 1732), Earl of Mar, while on exile on the continent, including designs based on the royal pavilion at Marly [France], a house for the upper side of St. James's Park at London, Mr. Horace Walpole's house, Mr. Robinson's house at Rookby Park in Yorkshire, Sir William Wentworth's house in Yorkshire, Earl of Pembroke's house of Wilton, Wiltshire, Lord Weymouth's house of Longleat, Wiltshire, Duke of Queensberry's house of Drumlanrig, Dumfriesshire, and a house near Twickenham (Twitinhame), Middlesex: 1718-30. Architect: John, Earl of Mar. And including:- Plan of the grounds at Twickenham (Twitinhame): 1711. (No.67). Surveyor: John, Earl of Mar. Engraved architectural plans and elevations of Kingsweston in the county of Gloucester: 1712. (Nos.59-63). Architect: Sir John Vanbrugh. (In all, 91 plans bound in this volume.) Arranged in three portfolios: RHP13256/1-30, RHP13256/31-60, RHP13256/61-92
Level File
Extent Volume, 91plans
Copies Items 1a, 1b, 3, 6, 7, 9, 14, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 33, 35, 37, 38, 39, 41, 42, 47, 49, 50, 52, 55, 58 and 64 in this record have been digitally imaged.
Related material GD124
Archival history Papers of the Erskine Family, Earls of Mar and Kellie (GD124)
Associated places
NA1035France, Europe
NA550Middlesex, England
NA727Gloucestershire, England
NA728Wiltshire, England
NA807London, England
PL437Durisdeer, Dumfriesshire, Scotland

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