original diary cover

Soane kept a notebook during the building of Number 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, now his Museum. We will be publishing the entries day by day to mark the 200th anniversary of this build - follow this link for more details.

September 1st 1812

Transcription & Scan

Sept[ember]. 1 Tuesday. This morning completed the fascia course, being the level of the Hall floor.
The Carpenters began putting on the timber floor of the Chamber
 

scan of sir john soane diary entry on September 1st 1812

Commentary

The timbers are being laid for the Chamber, or second, floor.