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RHP13256Architectural drawings of proposed houses and proposed improvements to houses in England, Scotland and France1711-1732
Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference RHP13256/14
Title Plan of roof garden of a house after the Royal Pavilion at Marly
Dates nd
Access status Open
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Location On site (Sighthill)
Description 'The covering of the roof of the atic story to be lead & that to be painted as grass & gravell like a parter & adorned w'th pots cases & tubs w'th trees & flowers...' No '15'. By John Erskine (d 1732), Earl of Mar.
No scale. 470 x 589 mm. Ink and colour wash.
Plan of roof garden showing walks, grass and fountains. 'Bibliotheque of 2 story high.' Note (on reverse): 'The four fronts of Marly, each being 136 makes 544 feet. The four fronts of this house , two of them being 170 & the other two of 80 makes - 374. So that this house is less in the four fronts than Marly 170, but that wch is abov te attic story is thus to be added.'
Level Item
Extent 1 plan, flat
Copies ;
Related material GD124
Archival history Papers of the Erskine Family, Earls of Mar and Kellie (GD124)
Associated places
NA1035France, Europe

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