Old Photos of Witham

Two drawings from book of 1757 by Abraham Swan, used for High House

Ref: M1964

Two drawings (plate 15) from book of 1757 by Abraham Swan, ‘A collection of designs in architecture co9ntaining new plans and elevatins of houses for general use, with a great variety of sections of rooms, from a common toom, to the most grand and magnificent’. Used for elevation and plan of High House (5 Newland Street). There were originally three storeys. The top one was taken down, probably in the 1930s.

RefM1964
SourceBritish Library. Shelf mark 61 h5.
Posted on Full size 786 × 1654

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