tenoned into stone steps ; each to have two inch butts and strong

lock, Norfolk thumb-latch, and two inch barrel bolts. Fix an iron spring to each door to prevent it from slamming. Internal Doors.—The internal doors to be inch four-paned square, with

inch butts, stout Norfolk thumb-latches rod bolts, and strong door springs, with fir wrought franied and chamfered door cases; those on stone floors or thresholds to be tenoned into same.

Head-casing to Feet of Door-cases. -Completely wrap round and separate from the stone the feet of all door cases tenoned into 'stone with a piece of milled lead. All the faces of the joiner's work to be wrought.

Provide here for all other Carpenter's and Joiners' works, such as to :

Stairs, with
&c., Closets
and shelves,
shutters, &c.
and borrow
ed lights,
Raising of
floor in steps
for class-
decks and
galleries, &c.

Stone. All the stone used in the mason's work to be

of the
best quality, free from shakes, flaws, rents, or other defects, and laid so as
to be compressed according to its natural bed.
Foundations of ,*-Bed for the foundations of

walls a complete course of

laid at the depth of below the finished surface of the ground.

Foundations of .t-Bed for the foundations of

String Courses.-Put to string courses of stone nches, moulded, mitred, and run with lead at all the joints therein. Water Table to Chimneys.--Put at the foot of each stack of chimneys a water table of

stone, wrought, weathered, and throated. Window Sills.- Put to the windows of

sills of inch inches wide, laid sloping, wrought fairly in front, and with tooled soffit ends and level tops beneath the sash sills. Landing to Doorways.-Put to

in landings and steps of stone back-jointed and fixed complete. Sills to Erternal Doors. Put to doors

sills wide, and 18 inches wider than the openings.

Slabs and Hearths.-Put inch rubbed slabs and hearths to fireplaces. Chimney Jambs.-Neatly point the jambs of chimneys

in cement as far as the top of the arch.

* If of stone.

+ If of stone.

Chimney-Pieces.-Put to the fire-places of chimney-pieces with jambs wide, shelves wide, and mantles

wide. Cramps. Labour.—Provide and fix, and run with lead, copper cramps and plugs wherever requisite. No cramps of iron are to be used. Run the joints with lead. Cut all requisite rebates, grooves, chases, holes, backjoints, fair edges, and perform the other labour usual or necessary to mason's work.

Leave the whole work perfect at completion, previous to which all the mason's work is to be well cleaned off.

Where good
stone is
cheap, to the
above may
be added,
clanses for
the execution
by the Ma.
son of

Walls and Gothic finishinge, Heads, mullions, and joints of vindows. Provide also for Internal paving, Capings to Ga. bles, &c., Corbels to fupportflues, &c., Granite bases to iron columns, &c.

Slates.-Slate the whole of the 'roofs with

slates, laid and cut close and overlapping inches, nailed with copper nails, two to each slate; point the under sides with lince and hair, and lay the eares

double. Then ridges are provided for as plumber's work; but may be formed of “ Imperial sawn slato 5 in. wide, laid and pointed with slate cement, and screwed to the ridge board," or they may be formed of ridge tiles by the Brick layer.


Ceilings.-Lath with double laths, plaster, float, set, and whiten coilings of

Ceilings.- Lath with double laths, plaster, set, and whiten ceilings


Timbers of Roof -Size white timbers of roof or ceilings where seen.
Walls.-Properly stop and colour the walls of

of a colour.

Walls, Brick-nogging, dc.--Render, set, and colour the brick-work of

Quarter Partitions.-Lath, plaster, set, and colour
Labour.-Execute all requisite beads, quirks, and arrises.
Dressings.* -Execute the dressings to

and the



Iron-work.-Paint times with the best oil and colour the whole of the iron-work, the first two coats of colour being red-lead paint, and the last coat being colour.

Woodwork.- Properly prepare, knot, and stop the whole of the wood-work usually painted, and paint times with the best oil, and colour all those parts thereof which are not described to be otherwise painted or finished in other clauses of this specification. .

Doors.-Grain extra in imitation of oak, and varnish twice with best copal varnish the

Provide for cxtra painting to timbers of roof where seen, Closet fronts and doors, sashes of windows, &c.


Glass.-Glaze all the windows and lights with good second Newcastle crown glass.

In Wood.-Properly bed, brad, and back-putty to all the sashes in wood, In Lead.-Glaze the windows of

with small squares set in strong church window lead, and secured to the saddle bars by strong copper bands.

Clean and leave perfect the whole of the glazing at the completion of the works.

Provide for glazing of skylights, fanlights, borrowed lighis, sash doors, &c.


Lay the gutters with 7 lbs. milled lead, turning up 9 inches against the wall and 12 inches up the roofs, with all requisite rolls and drips ; no part of the gutters to be less than 12 inches wide, and the fall not to be less than 14 inch in 10 feet. Provide proper lead shoots from the gutters to the rain-pipe beads. The flashings of the chimney shafts to be of 5 lbs. milled lead and inches wide.

* Cutting bricks or stone should be substituted for cement finishings, if practicable.

Cover the hips and ridges with 4lb. milled lead, 16 inches wide, properly

dressed and secured. Provide for a sink, with bell grating and waste pipe to privies, Rainwater butts, with service pipe to sink and overflow pipe to privies, Covering of dor: mers, &c. and flashings.

SMITH Iron Guttering.–Provide and fix inch cast-iron semi-circular guttering and brackets to the eaves throughout, and inch diameter down pipes, with beads and shoes, delivering into the drain.

Iron-work to Roofs.- Provide and fix all the necessary iron-work for the roofs.

Enumerate straps, bolts &c. to timbers of trusses.

Chimney Bar8.- Provide and fix No. chimney bars inch x inch caulked at both ends, and bent to the figure of an arch, if required by the design.

Cast-iron Gratings.* -Provide No. cast-iron gratings for ventilation in external walls inches x inches. No. with valves to open and shut in floors, inches x inches. No. with valves to be opened and shut by strings and pulleys in ceilings inches x inches.

Saddle-bars to Windous.--Provide and fix to windows wrought iron saddle bars t-inch square, not more than 1 foot 8 inches apart, and tailing into walls 4 inches.

* These gratings are for ventilation. Each wall-grating is to be set in the walls between the feet of two joists. The space between these joists will convey the fresh air to the floor-gratiog, which is to be let into some convenient part of the floor, between the upper surfaces of these same two joists. The ceiling-grating must also communicate with the external air, as by air flues.


LONDON : Printed by Willias Clowes and Sons, Stamford Street,

For Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

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