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Series:
Tasman's Peninsula - Architectural Drawings of Buildings at Penal Settlements on Tasman's Peninsula.
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Start Date:
01 Jan 1836
End Date:
31 Dec 1836
Source:
Tasmanian Archives
Creating Agency:
01 Jan 181831 Dec 1877
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Series notes:
These coloured drawings, by Henry Laing, a convict draftsman who was transported on the Thames in 1829, consist of block plans, plans, elevations and sections and purport to include all those buildings existing on the Peninsula in 1836: at Port Arthur itself, Point Puer, Eaglehawk Neck, Coal Point, Slopen Main, Norfolk Bay. Some buildings were proposed only, or only partly completed, and many no longer exist.

These records are part of the holdings of the Tasmanian Archives
Items:


Plan/Drawing No. 3 - plan of commandants quarters.
Plan/Drawing No.7- Commandants residence - elevations.
Plan/Drawing No. 13 - subalterns quarters - elevation and plan.
Plan/Drawing No. 179 - proposed addition (to boys barracks at Point Puer) . note - attached to CON87/1/56.
Plan/Drawing No. 19 - military barracks - block plan.
Plan/Drawing No. 25 - appropriation of tower over guard room
Plan/Drawing No. 21 - military barracks - elevation and plan
Plan/Drawing No. 23 - guard house - ground plan
Plan/Drawing No. 27 - front elevation of guard house etc
Plan/Drawing - design for a Military Barrack for 70 men at Port Arthur - elevation and plan
Plan/Drawing No. 33 - block plan of stores
Plan/Drawing No.35 - ground plan of Commissariat Stores
Plan/Drawing No. 37- commissariat stores upper floor
Plan/Drawing No.39 - commissariat stores - front elevation/section from A to B
Plan/Drawing No. 43 - free school - elevation and plan
Plan/Drawing No. 47 - surgeons and storekeepers quarters
Plan/Drawing No. 50 - surgeons and storekeepers quarters - elevation with proposed addition attached
Plan/Drawing No. 52 - surgeons and commissariat officers quarters - plan
Plan/Drawing No. 55 - bakehouse - plan
Plan/Drawing No. 57 - bakehouse- elevations
Plan/Drawing No. 63 - chaplains quarters - elevation and plan
Plan/Drawing No. 22 - solitary cells - elevation, section and plan
Plan/Drawing No. 71 - civilians quarters
Plan/Drawing No. 73 - ordnance clerks and master shoemakers quarters - elevation and section
Plan/Drawing No. 77 - block plan of hospital
Plan/Drawing No. 79 - hospital - plan
Plan/Drawing - Copy of drawings of hospital - section and front elevations.
Plan/Drawing No. 85 - block plan of stores
Plan/Drawing No. 87 - tool stores & plans
Plan/Drawing No. 89 - tool stores & entrances
Plan/Drawing No. 94 - superintendants quarters - section and elevation
Plan/Drawing No. 96 - superintendants quarters - plan
Plan/Drawing No. 100 - cookhouse - elevation, plan and section
Plan/Drawing No. 103 - work shops block plan
Plan/Drawing Nos. 106 & 107 - artificers shops - elevation, section and plan
Plan/Drawing No. 111 - blacksmiths shop - elevation, plan and section
Plan/Drawing No. 122 &123 - Prisoners Barracks and cells - elevations and section
Plan/Drawing No. 118 & 119 - plan of prisoners barracks and cells
Plan/Drawing No. 127 - chief constables quarters - plan
Plan/Drawing No. 129 - chief constables quarters - elevation
Plan/Drawing No. 136 & 137 - New Church - ground plan - now building at Port Arthur 1836
Plan/Drawing - (new church - elevation) not described
Plan/Drawing No.139 - New Church - front elevation - now building at Port Arthur
Plan/Drawing No. 141 - new church - section - now building at Port Arthur
Plan/Drawing No. 145 - rigging house - elevation and plan
Plan/Drawing No. 153 - dock yard
Plan/Drawing No.155 - master shipwrights quarters -dock yard- elevation and plan
Plan/Drawing No. 157 - boathouse and shed -dock yard- ground and upper floor plans
Plan/Drawing No. 159 - boat house and shed -dockyard- elevations and section
Plan/Drawing No. 161 - buildings in dockyard - elevations and plans
Plan/Drawing No. 163 - smiths shop -dockyard - elevation and plan
Plan/Drawing No.167 - shed in Brickfields Oppossum Bay - elevation and plan
Plan/Drawing No. 169 - Kiln in Brickfields and Overseers hut govt. garden - plan
Plan/Drawing No. 173 - Catechists Quarters Point Puer - elevation and plan
Plan/Drawing No. 175 - Superintendants Quarters Point Puer - elevation and plan
Plan/Drawing No. 179 - boys barracks Point Puer - plan. note - attached is CON 87/1/4 proposed addition.
Plan/Drawing No. 181 - boys barracks Point Puer - section and elevation
Plan/Drawing No. 185 - work shops Point Puer - plan
Plan/Drawing No. 187 - work shops Point Puer - section and elevation
Plan/Drawing No. 191 - buildings at Point Puer - plans
Plan/Drawing No. 193 - exempt room Point Puer - elevation and plan
Plan/Drawing No. 195- buildings at Point Puer - plans. note - with attachment proposed addition.
Plan/Drawing - new bakehouse Point Puer - elevation and plan
Plan/Drawing - new barracks Point Puer - elevation, section and plan
Plan/Drawing - proposed outbuildings to chaplin's quarters Point Puer - plans
Plan/Drawing No. 203 - buildings at Eagle hawk Neck - Commissariat Store and Guard House
Plan/Drawing No. 207 - buildings at Eagle Hawk Neck - boats crew hut, married soldiers quarters,'serjeants' quarters/bakehouse
Plan/Drawing No. 211 - buildings at Eagle Hawk Neck - military barracks and married soldiers quarters
Plan/Drawing - design for a new military barracks& at Eagle Hawk Neck
Plan/Drawing No. 215- buildings at Eagle Hawk Neck - school room, stable/store and poultry house
Plan/Drawing No. 219 - officers quarters Eagle Hawk Neck - elevation and plan
Plan/Drawing - constables hut Norfolk Bay and hut for 40 men on line of rail road - elevations and plans
Plan/Drawing - hut for Woody Island, station hut for constables (t.p.), signal mans hut 'yellow bluff, boat crews hut (e.h.n.) - elevations and plans
Plan/Drawing No. 227 - survey of jetties at Coal Point
Plan/Drawing No. 231 - officers quarters Coal Point - elevation and plan
Plan/Drawing No. 233 - outbuilding officers quarters - elevation and plan
Plan/Drawing No. 237 - military barracks Coal Point - elevation and plan
Plan/Drawing No. 241 - signal hut Coal Point, underground cells in coal mines, constables hut long point - elevations and plans
Plan/Drawing No.245 - buildings at Coal Point - (plan)
Plan/Drawing No. 247 - buildings at Coal Point prisoner barracks - elevations (re plan CON87/1/79)
Plan/Drawing - block plan of proposed buildings at Coal Point - copied from drawing returned approved 1837
Plan/Drawing - design for a new prisoners barracks - (plan)
Plan/Drawing - design for a new prisoners barrack - sections
Plan/Drawing No. 251 - buildings at Slopen Main - skeleton barn, dwelling house, stable - elevations and plans
Plan/Drawing No. 257 - constables hut-Norfolk Bay, hut for constables and military-Norfolk Bay to eagle hawk neck, and, buildings on woody island - elevations and plans
Plan/Drawing No. 259 - constables hut-Wedge Bay and signal station huts - elevations and plans
Plan/Drawing No. 249 - design for an office, guardroom and cell for Coal Point.