Pain, William (1730?-1790?) / Pain's British Palladio, or, The builder's general assistant.
Estimate of Prices, for Materials and Labour, and Labour Only, Adapted to the Designs in Pain's British Palladio., pp. 8-14
14 Estimate of Prices &c Portland stone-chimney-pieces and slabs, not less than 1 inch and 1/4 thick, per ft superficial Ditto, 2 inches thick Ditto 2 inches and 1/2 thick Slit Ryegate stone hearths and covings at per ft superficial Whole ditto Purple marble covings 2 inches thick, per ft sup Black marble ditto, 3 inches thick Veined marble chimneys Veined marble, per foot cube Plain work to ditto Ditto, moulded work Veined marble slabs, jambs, mantles & c not less than 1 inch 1/8 thick, per ft superf Egyptian marble mantles and jambs, at per ft sup New dove marble, per ft Ditto, inch slab New purple marble, per ft Black and yellow plinths, per ft cube Plain work to ditto, per ft superf Sunk work to ditto, at per ft Ditto, plain jambs, and mantle, at per ft superf Statuary marble, per foot cube Lain work to ditto, per ft superficial Moulded work to ditto Ditto, circular work, per ft New inch and 1/2 statuary slabs, jambs and mantle, per ft New bastard statuary, per ft Sawing, statuary marble, per ft Jasper-marble in veneering, per foot superficial, from 1l 5s to Sienna-marble in veneering, per ft sup, 1l 5s to Painting Painting once in oil, per yard Outside painting three times in oil, per yard Inside new work, common colours, per yard If extraordinary colours, as olive & c per yard Prepared Prussian-blue per yard Greens per yard Sash-frames, done twice in oil, each 9d or Sash-squares, per dozen, 9d or Window-lights three times in oil, each Casements, each Iron-bars, each Cloak-pins, twice in oil, per foot run Sash-frames, three times in oil, each Ditto, sash-squares, per dozen Stucco, three times in oil, per yard Ditto, four times in oil, per yard Ditto, and sanded, per yard Fine flat-white, four times in oil, at per yard Sash-squares, dead-white, per dozen Mahogany-grained, per yard Ditto, and varnished. Per yard Glasier's Work Newcastle crown, per foot superficial Best London crown, per foot Crown-glass, in broad lead cemented, per ft Plumber's work Lead to gutters, flats & c per cwt Ditto, solder, per pound Ditto, per cwt Milled lead for hips, sashings, & c per cwt Three-quarter pipe, per yard Inch ditto Inch and quarter, ditto Inch and half ditto Two-inch ditto Three inch and half rain-water pipe, from 2s 4d to Blacksmith's Work done by Weight All sorts of hammered work as chimney-bars, stays, upright window bars, shutter-bars, pump-work bolts, saddle-bars, cramps, hold-fasts, dogs, gudgeons, and all black-work of the same kind, from 4d per pound to Casements, cross window-bars filed, and all such work, from 4d 1/2 per pound to Large screw-bolts, and nuts, at per pound Iron-doors and shutters, from 10d per pound to Weight of square iron bars one foot in length, very useful for estimating iron work Weight of iron bars one foot in length Plaisterer's work Lime and hair mortar on lathing, at per yard Labour only, from 3 d to Common rough casting, from 1s per yard to Labour only, from 4d to Setting common ceilings with fine stuff, per yard Rendering one coat rough, per yard Ditto and set per yard 4 d or Ditto groins, per yard Not set, but trowelled smooth for paper Floated rendering on brick-work, per yard 6d or Raised chambered rustics, per foot superf Plain raised fascia, per foot Counter ceilings on lath per yard Ditto, set and white Ditto with strong fir-lath and four-penny nails, washed for painters, at per yard Floated lath and plaister, set in plaister and putty, per yard Ditto in groins Stucco on bricks, per yard Ditto on lath Circular ditto Bead and quirk to quoins, per foot run Plain mouldings, 5 inches girth, per foot Circular ditto Plain plaister cornices, per foot superficial Dental ditto Black cornices, with leaves in the block and flowers in coffers, per foot Ditto, three members, enriched with flower and bands in the soffit, per foot Ditto with eye-dental, and whited Doric cornices, three members, enriched with flower and bands in coffers, per foot Plain Ionic modillion-cornice, per foot Ditto, two members, enriched modillions and flowers in coffers, per foot Plain Corinthian cornice at per foot Ditto, fully enriched Circular ditto, enriched Ditto frize, enriched with foliage and flowers per foot Vitruvian scrole, flower and husk, per foot superficial Circular ditto Guilochi and flowers, at per foot superficial The End
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